A winter holiday in St. Johann im Pongau is an experience for active athletes, families and those seeking relaxation. The Snow Space ski area, as part of Ski amadé, offers boundless skiing pleasure for everyone.

The St. Johann district Alpendorf is your entry point to the Snow Space Salzburg. The ski region is part of the "Ski amadé" and is known for skiing pleasures in a class of its own. With just one ski pass, 860 kilometres of slopes in five top ski regions are open to you. Discover new, exciting ski runs, snowboard parks, deep-snow slopes and countless opportunities for ski tours every day of your holiday in Salzburger Land.

Great ski slopes

& exciting party slopes

St. Johann scores points by day and night. The Après Ski Parties in the Alpendorf and in the centre of St. Johann are as popular as they are legendary. Turn night into day on your winter holiday in St. Johann's Snow Space and really party!

Away from the ski slopes, you'll find a lot of fun. Away from the ski slopes, the "Ski amadé" offers numerous alternative options for winter sports and wellness. Cross-country skiers appreciate the perfectly groomed trails. A real hit for families and groups is a toboggan run with a hearty stop in a hut. On the winter hiking trails and snowshoeing you can experience the magic of the winter landscape around St. Johann in a quiet, relaxing way.

Winter holidays at the Hotel Brückenwirt

Your ski hotel in the Salzburger Land

  • Ski bus stop right in front of the hotel
    • The ski bus stops 11 times a day directly in front of the hotel in the direction of Snow Space Salzburg (Alpendorf)
  • Around 760 kilometers of pistes as part of the Ski Amade and 120 kilometers of pistes in Snow Space Salzburg 270 modern cable cars and lifts
  • Guaranteed snow on the slopes from December
  • Daily visit of the ski instructor directly in the hotel
  • Ski pass service directly at the hotel reception
  • Winter hiking trails at the Hotel Brückenwirt
  • Cross-country ski trails 1.6 km away
  • Discounts for guests of the hotel when renting skis!

Starting the winter season

The ultimate skiing fun is only a few kilometres away from your Hotel Brückenwirt. In the alpine village of St. Johann im Pongau, you can start the winter season as early as the end of November.

At altitudes of up to 1,800 metres, you can experience the finest skiing pleasure in idyllic Salzburger Land. Whether it's a speed or race track, a practice slope on the Hahnbaum or a family-friendly downhill run - the St. Johann ski area has the right route for every skier. Above all, the Hahnbaum natural toboggan run provides you with a fun and at the same time active alternative away from the ski slopes in the Alpendorf.

Of course, romance should not be neglected during your winter holiday in the Pongau. Embark on a contemplative horse-drawn sleigh ride in a picturesque landscape around St. Johann im Pongau. The Advent season in Pongau is particularly contemplative. As a well-known "Christmas tree town", St. Johann presents itself in the most beautiful decorations and magnificent lighting. For wonderful moments in Salzburger Land.

Experience an extraordinary winter holiday in the alpine village of St. Johann when the winter season starts. Whether in the skiing area of St. Johann, in the picturesque landscape of the Pongau or directly in your 4 star Hotel Brückenwirt.

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Snow Space Salzburg

Our ski area in St. Johann

Since the winter season 2017/2018, the ski region around the Hotel Brückenwirt has joined forces to form the association Snow Space Salzburg.

Three resorts, Flachau, Wagrain and St. Johann become one top ski area. Our ski area offers 100% snow guarantee from December and is known as a venue for international events. The Salzburg Snow Space is part of the Ski Amade and thus part of one of the largest ski areas in Austria.

Get your skis on!

Get even more information about our top ski resort in Salzburg on the website of the Snow Space Salzburg.

Bigger. Better. More unforgettable - Snow Space St. Johann im Salzburg

Ski touring

in St. Johann

In winter, St. Johann im Pongau is the ideal base for countless ski tours. Whether you opt for easy ski tours in our Snow Space Salzburg ski area or more difficult "off slope" ski tours with a ski guide - you'll get your money's worth at the brückenWIRT.

What is ski touring?

Ski mountaineering or ski touring means climbing the slopes without the help of lifts. Arrive at the top with a good feeling and then proudly look down into the valley. Ski touring is trendy. Popular ski tour routes are not far from the Hotel brückenWIRT.

Weatherproof equipment is important for ski mountaineering. We would be happy to recommend good specialist dealers and ski guides from the region.

Winter family holiday

Families are in good hands at the Snow Space Salzburg ski resort. 

Not only is there a selection of blue and red slopes suitable for children, but small amusement parks such as the winter world of "Wagraini" are also very popular. This is an insider tip, especially for the little ones. You will find tyre carousels, a tubing track, a magic carpet and a Kids Beginners Snowpark.

Now when the kids are a bit older, our next tip is the Family Freestyle Weekend in the Snowpark St. Johann. On these days the kids can get a taste of freestyle. Coaching for kids as well as information and test stands are available for our guests.

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cross-country ski

in St. Johann

If the snow conditions are good, you can cross-country ski in St. Johann on three different trails. Whether skating or classic, beginner or advanced - cross-country skiers will find the right challenge here. One trail (Plankenau) is in town and the other two are on the mountain in the district of Alpendorf (Alpendorf and Obergass).

All routes are flat and only have a few meters in altitude.

Winter hikes

in St. Johann

Enjoy calm athmosphere away from the slopes and the beautiful winter landscape. When winter hiking in St. Johann im Pongau, winter shows itself from its most beautiful side.

In St. Johann we have some prepared hiking trails just waiting for you. Wrap up warm and enjoy the cold winter air.


Tobogganing for young and old

Discover an underrated facet of St. Johann im Pongau (and the surrounding area): tobogganing fun! Away from traditional winter activities, our region also offers unexpected alternative entertainment and adventure on toboggan runs. The toboggan runs in St. Johann and vicinity are perfect for families or those looking for a pleasurable change of pace. Enjoy the clear mountain air and snow-covered surroundings as you glide down our toboggan runs. Discover tobogganing in St. Johann im Pongau – a hidden delight for guests seeking a relaxing winter activity.

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