Nauders is an authentic winter sport village on a sunny location in the valley of Ski Paradies Reschenpass. The village is due to its high altitude (1400m) the most snow certain destination of Austria. Nauders is a mountain village and was built thousands of years ago and up until today the village has still kept its historic character. The ancient centre is protected by the Austrian heritage centre – the farmhouses, small alleys and stone carved fountains define the townscape.
The village of Nauders offers all necessary facilities like a supermarket, ski rental, ski schools, bars, restaurants and wellness. However, you will not find lively après-ski here. Nauders is a perfect destination for families with children, as the destination has facilities for children like Kinderland with a winter playground, a snow tunnel, a practice run and a children’s’ restaurant. The lifts are also adjusted to children as all the chair lifts have an extra protection strap.
At 1.5 km from Nauders the cable-car is situated, which can be reached by free ski bus. From here the cable-car leads to the ‘Bergkastel Nauders’ ski area. In this area ca. 75 km of pistes are offered with exhilarating runs for skiers and snowboarders of each degree. The slopes in this area are very long and wide – the widest piste of Austria can also be found here (300 m width). Via two challenging 9 km long runs you can ski back to the village. From Nauders you can take the bus towards Italy where you can enjoy the ski area ‘Schöneben-Haideralm. In total 'Skiparadies Reschenpass' consist of 140 km of pistes.
If you are looking for more kilometers of piste, Nauders is also the place for you. The multi-day ski pass is valid in the entire Zwei Länder Skiarena, and therefore you can ski in four other ski areas, including: Schöneben-Haideralm (65 km piste), Watles, (18 km piste) Trafoi am Ortler (9 km piste) en Sulden am Ortler (44 km piste). In total you have access to 211 km of slopes.
Furthermore, a trip to the ski area of the Swiss Samnaun, that is connected to the Austrian Ischgl, is also worthwhile. Here you will find another 239 km of slopes. Samnaun is located about 25 km from Nauders.
Nauders offers plenty of other activities, besides skiing and snowboarding, like cross-country skiing, sledding and hiking. There are ca. 30 km of cross-country trails situated in Nauders and even more in the region. Also for hikers there is enough adventure offered – you can hike to the ‘black lake’ at an altitude of 1725 metres and the ‘green lake’ at an altitude of 1836 metres. In the area you can find several sledding runs, the ‘Bergkastel run’ with a length of 8 km is one of them. Some toboggan runs are lit by night.