Welcome to Rauris
Rauris is a picturesque market town situated within the Hohe Tauern National Park in Austria’s Salzburg province. Originally a gold miner’s village, Rauris lies in a quiet open and sunny valley just a short drive from the lakeside resort of Zell am See. All of our ski property for sale in Rauris is perfectly situated between Austria’s tallest peaks and prettiest valleys.
What We Love About Rauris
This dual season resort is close to some of Austria’s tallest mountains. It is therefore surrounded by a number of popular ski resorts including Zell am See, Kaprun and Bad Gastein which are all within 35 minutes’ drive. The tranquil location, great accessibility and family-friendly skiing make Rauris a perfect choice for first time skiers. It is also a favourite with those looking to avoid crowded resorts. With 33km of pistes to explore, all of our ski property for sale in Rauris benefits from a wide range of ski pistes to suit all levels of ability.
Summer activities available in the area include rock climbing, rafting and paragliding. There are also a wide range of hiking and biking trails for you to explore.
Rauris is just 65 minutes from Salzburg airport and 2 hours 20 minutes from Innsbruck, making it easily accessible throughout the year.
The pretty alpine village of Rauris is a great ski destination for beginners, snowboarders and families. The immediate area offers 33km of well groomed pistes, with 15km of blue runs, 13km of red runs and 5km of black runs. It therefore could not be better suited for learners looking to perfect their skills. Rauris also makes a fantastic starting base for skiing in this region, with several large ski resorts within a short drive.
Rauris also caters well for more advanced skiers. If you are looking for a change of pace, The Fun Park at the Hochalm lifts is a 700m long adventure with steep curves, waves, kickers and a snail tunnel. Snowboarders are also well catered for here with a boardercross course – and the magic carpet and gondola lift make it much easier for first timers to get stuck in.
Within half an hours drive, there are the plentiful and varied slopes in Zell am See which offers over 138km of pistes to explore. There is also the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier in Kaprun which offers summer skiing at the lofty heights of 3,000m. The Gastein Valley is also just 20 minutes away and is home to a further 200km of high quality skiing. These resorts also form part of the enormous Amade ski-region which boasts a total of 760km of pistes, all on one ski pass! With beginner slopes, challenging pistes and summertime skiing within easy reach, our ski property for sale in Rauris is some of the best connected in Austria.
Set within the breathtaking Hohe Tauern National Park, Rauris has plenty to keep you busy in the summer months. With over 150km of marked hiking paths, it gives you the perfect opportunity to explore this beautiful valley on foot.
With fantastic scenery and outstanding hiking, the nearby romantic Seidl winkel valley also offers fishing. It boasts a network of waters which extend over 45km and are home to brook and rainbow trout, as well as char. The quality of Rauris’s fishing waters is excellent. Pure, clear waters follow a natural, meandering course and are surrounded by lush vegetation and pretty copses of alder trees.
There are countless mountain bike routes here for cyclists too. With many lifts open throughout the summer months, you and your bike can be whisked to the tree tops in minutes and enjoy freewheeling down again. You can stop at one of the many picture perfect mountain huts along the way for a well deserved break! Other summer activities include nature trails, swimming in the local lido, white water rafting and weekly music concerts which are held in the town square throughout the summer. All of our ski property for sale in Rauris boasts an abundance of winter and summertime activities.