Winter activities

In Vorarlberg, ideal conditions await winter sports enthusiasts for the perfect winter break in in the heart of the Austrian Alps. You can reach the Mellau-Damüls ski area from Bezau in just 10 minutes by car.

Enjoy the winter


The Bregenzerwald is one of Austria’s ski regions with the most guaranteed snowfall. The options are enormous and range from flat beginner’s slopes to high Alpine slopes at 2,100 metres above sea level or challenging off-piste ski routes. In total, there are 31 ski areas available to you in the Vorarlberg Alps.

Unlimited skiing pleasures

Ski resorts in the Bregenzerwald

  • Mellau-Damüls: The Mellau-Damüls ski area is a 10-minute drive from Bezau. The possibilities range from flat beginner slopes to high alpine slopes at 2100 m altitude
  • Andelsbuch / Niedere: It takes no more than five minutes from the hotel to the valley station of the cable car that leads you to this absolutely family-friendly ski area.
  • Au-Schoppernau / Diedamskopf: The area around the Diedamskopf is very sunny and offers 40 km of slopes for all levels of difficulty, a diverse freeride area and a fun park.
  • Warth-Schröcken / Lech-Zürs: The gondola lift Auenjet connects the Bregenzerwald with the Arlberg. In total there are more than 400 km of slopes and 88 lifts available.

Trails in the Bregenzerwald

Cross-country skiing and ice-skating

Thanks to its location in a Bregenzerwald valley, Bezau is the ideal place for cross-country skiing and ice-skating in Vorarlberg in the winter. A shared cross-country trail concept for Bezau, Bizau and Reuthe offers you 20 km of connected trails. And if that still isn’t enough, there are a further 200 kilometres of trails available in the Bregenzerwald.

Tracks in the snow

Winter hiking

Whether on prepared trails with winter shoes or off-trail with special snowshoes: you’ll find the silence you’re looking for with every step while winter hiking in the Bregenzerwald. Guided snowshoe hikes are offered seven days a week in Bezau and the surrounding municipalities.

Family fun


Tobogganing is fun at any age. You’ll find a natural toboggan run just a 5-minute walk from the hotel. The illuminated run is open daily until 11pm or you can ride the Bezau cable car as far as Baumgarten and take the 3 km-long natural toboggan run down to neighbouring Sonderdach.