In bad weather

The sun cannot always shine from the sky and because hiking on a rainy day is no fun, there are highlights to discover in the Schladming-Dachstein Region even on cloudy days.

Games and Sportalm

In our games and sports alpine pasture, our hotel guests can let off steam on an area of approx. 800m². Here the whole family can duel in various games or let off steam in various sports. All exercise enthusiasts can let off steam with various ball sports such as basketball or football, gamblers will find what they are looking for in the high-tech gaming zone and those in search of challenges can test themselves on the climbing wall. Fun for the whole family is included here.

Premium Alpine SPA

What would a nature and wellness hotel be without a spacious wellness area. On rainy days you can enjoy the pleasantly tempered water in the Luxury Infinity Whirlpool, Rooftop Whirlpool and for the sporty ones in the 25m sports pool.  In addition to the pools, there are also numerous saunas in our alpine sauna village, which offer regenerating warmth especially on cool days. In addition, the SPA team of the Natur- und Wellnesshotel Höflehner is happy to pamper you with an extensive massage. For hotel guests, the Premium Alpine SPA (excl. massages) is of course included.

Out-of-town guests can take advantage of our Day SPA offer!

External tips in the Schladming-Dachstein Region

Adit hike in the Obertal

You can experience how hard the work in the tunnels used to be on the Bromriesenstollen gallery hike. This unique experience gives you an insight into the mystical and difficult life of the miners.
The mine guide leads you through the mining methods of the time. Firing, chisel work and blasting can still be seen today. You experience a rollercoaster of emotions when you enter the mountain: Good luck!

Address: Meeting point Hopfriesen car park | Obertalstraße 23 | 8971 Schladming (registration required: Tourist Office +43 3687 23310)


Lukas Lettmayer invites guests to look over his shoulder every Friday from 13.30 to 18.00 during woodturning demonstrations. Highest precision and attention to detail are the hallmarks of his work.
A visit to the workshop and a demonstration of the art of woodturning is possible at any time by prior arrangement!

Address: Turning workshop "Ois wird rund" | Weißenbach 85 | 8967 Haus im Ennstal

Winter Sports Museum Haus im Ennstal

Especially in winter, the Ennstal is known for its kilometres of ski slopes. But where are the origins of skiing? What did the first skis look like? The Winter Sports Museum offers its visitors a journey back in time to the beginning of winter sports. From the initial hunter, to the rural pastime, to the single pole technique, the development of the snow fort movement is shown to visitors in 3 different displays.

Address: Schlossplatz 189 | 8967 Haus im Ennstal


Further tips for rainy weather can be found here

Excursion destinations
A selection of places of interest in the vicinity

Not all glaciers are the same.
The Dachstein attracts visitors in winter, but also in summer with an interesting stay on the mountain.

We identify ourselves in many ways with our local mountain, the Hauser Kaibling - lots of nature experiences and excellent natural cuisine await its guests from home and abroad.

The adventure mountain for young and old, in Ramsau in the middle of Schladming Dachstein.

Many know you, but probably more from skiing. But it doesn't have to stay that way, because the Reiteralm also offers its guests hikes, via ferratas and mountain lakes in summer. So a visit is definitely not to be missed.

Fantastic hikes, the largest zipline in the Alps and rustic alpine huts - the Stoderzinken delights its guests in summer and winter.

The sun cannot always shine from the sky and because hiking on a rainy day is no fun, there are highlights to discover in the Schladming-Dachstein Region even on cloudy days.