1'000 m a.s.l. >>Matrei in Osttirol is situated next to Felbertauern Road, which crosses the main chain of the Alps from the north. The municipally is characterized by the surrounding mountain regions of Hohe Tauern National Park. More than 150 3000-metre peaks and the 2 highest mountains in Austria, the Grossglockner (3798 m) and the Großvenediger (3674), are at your doorstep. Matrei has the second largest area in Tyrol and is the centre for shopping, culture and varied activities on the mountain and in the valley. Here, you find intact nature and an almost unlimited offer of sports activities for both young and old guests. Large, well-known resort with 5'000 inhabitants, 19 km north from Lienz. In the resort: supermarket, shops, bank, evening entertainment.
Heated outdoor swimming pool. Tennis, squash. Minigolf. Riding. Paragliding. Cableways, hiking paths, mountain hikes, mountain tours, climbing. Bicycle paths, mountain bike routes. Leisure park. Fishing, archery, canoeing, rafting.. it is possible to obtain the Tirol card.
Due to the merging of the ski areas "Kals am Grossglockner" and "Matrei", you can now ski in the largest ski area of East Tyrol (1350- 2600 m a.s.l.) with 110 km of ski runs in the world of the 3000-metre peaks. Ski-region Großglocknerresort Kals Matrei. 3 cable cabins, 6 chair lifts, 5 drag lifts. Total 110 km ski runs (27 % easy, 58 % intermediate, 15 % difficult), snowboard slope. Ski school, children's ski school, ski kindergarten. Cross country ski tracks, winter walking paths 25 km. Toboggan runs, floodlit. Artificial ice rink, curling, squash. Ski bus.