The Gerlitzen ski area is close to the regional capital Villach and accessed by the Kanzelbahn gondola. Wide open pistes and a great area for beginners in the middle of the station make this area ideal for school groups. Arriving at the middle station ski classes spread out across the mountain. One thing to note is the lack of queues here, you are onto the slopes in no time.
Hand-picked for schools because…
Wide open pistes and good for beginners
Good après ski activities in nearby Villach
Very little queuing to access the slopes
Vertical Drop 1,392m
No. of Lifts 17
No. of Runs 26
Easy Runs 30%
Medium Runs 64%
Difficult Runs 6%
Kilometres of Piste 70
Longest Run 8km
Coach Transfer Time 16hrs from Calais Flight time 3hrs
Jugendhotel Egger ***
Surrounded by the ski slopes of the Cynthia region the Jugendhotel Egger presents an ideal base for students groups to access Gerlitzen at just 1.9 miles away. The hotel has a philosophy of maximising the time guests spend enjoying a great range of sports activities in the area, the Jugenhotel Egger team creates an energetic atmosphere suited to the school ski market.
All rooms feature bathroom facilities to minimise queuing in the morning. Following a healthy eating ethos of ‘Vit’s for Fun’, teachers can rest assured students are appropriately fuelled up before a day on the slopes of Gerlitzen.
As well as providing multi-functional rooms suitable for sports, teachers also have a chance to unwind in dedicated supervisor rooms. The Jugendhotel Egger provides 24-hour care putting teachers’ minds at rest when away.
- Ski storage
- Movie nights
- Table tennis and games room
- Shuttle service
- Mini-market on-site
- TV area and lounge