Kleinarl and surroundings

Kleinarl in de winter

Kleinarl is a small traditional village at an altitude of 1,014 meters above sea level. Time in this village of only 750 inhabitants, seems to have stood still long ago. The beautiful surroundings and its friendly people create this typical Austrian feeling. Under the watchful eye of the local mountain “Ennskraxn” you will feel at home immediately. Kleinarl has direct access to “Ski Amade”, one of the largest ski areas in Austria

General information about Kleinarl

In Kleinarl you will find a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere. Mainly families spend their holidays here as therefor are perfect conditions and options. There are some nice restaurants and cafes in the village.

For more party and après-ski you have to go to Wagrain or Flachau, which are only a few kilometers away. There are big après ski locations and lots of bars and dance clubs.

Kleinarl is high up on the mountain at an altidute with more than 1000 meters above sea level which designs perfect conditions for lots of snow constantly in winter. It might rain in Wagrain but snow in Kleinarl.

It is not without reason that one of the villagers is well-known. Kleinarl is the place of birth of Annemarie Moser-Pröll, winner of the gold medal in the downhill at the Winter Games of 1980 and all time skiing legend.


If you want to go to Kleinarl you have to take the exit Flachau on the motorway A10. From there it is only a 10 min drive to Wagrain, where you than take the Kleinarlerstraße which leads you directly to Kleinarl. At the beginning of the village you will find Stockhamfarm on the right hand side. It is also possible to take the bus from Wagrain to Kleinarl which drives every hour (the bus stop is only a 2 min foot walk away from Stockham).

robinson club amade kleinarl oostenrijkRobinson Club Amade

The Robinson Club hotel chain, with a reputation of having hotels only in the most beautiful places on earth, has fallen for the beauty of the valley of Kleinarl, where, on the outskirts of the village, they have a beautiful hotel resort.

Summer in Kleinarl

Summer in Kleinarl means nature, lush meadows, wide forests, enchanting scenery, fresh mountain light and crystal-clear lakes and streams. All under the scenery of the local mountain of Kleinarl, the “Ennskraxn”.

Find out more about the summer activities in Kleinarl:

Ski lifts (Bergbahnen) in Kleinarl

The Bergbahnen of Kleinarl are situated on the outskirts of the village. Kleinarl itself has 4 lifts and is also connected to the lifts of Flachauwinkl.

They are called:

  • Champion Shuttle
  • Bubble Shuttle
  • Fürstwand Lift
  • Beginners Lift Kleinarl

The ski resort of Kleinarl is centrally located in “Ski Amade”. There is a direct connection to Flachauwinkl and Zauchensee. The ski resort of Wagrain, which is connected with Flachau and St. Johann im Pongau, is just a 10 minutes drive away.

wagrain kleinarlWagrain

Wagrain is a cozy village situated at the bottom of the valley of Kleinarl with two major ski mountains: the Grafenberg and the Grießenkareck. It is famous for its iconic G-link, which connects the two mountains.

The village is situated at the bottom of the valley of Kleinarl which is connected with a direct road. Wagrain is easily accessible from the A10 motorway Exit Flachau and it takes you about 15 minutes to get there.

In the slightly higher area of Kirchboden you will find the „Wasserwelt Wagrain“, a big indoor and outdoor swimming pool with waterslides and a spa center for relaxation. If you stay at Stockhamfarm you get the entrance for the whole family for free (every day!).

Flachauwinkl KleinarlFlachauwinkl

There is a big parking area on both sides of the highway. One parking lot offers direct access to the ski resort of Flachauwinkl and Kleinarl. The parking lot on the other side provides access to the ski resort of Flachauwinkl and Zauchensee.

The Flachauwinkl ski areas are more challenging than those of Flachau because of the high amount of black pists. In high season the slopes of Flachauwinkl are normaly calmer than those of Flachau.

Ski Legends Hermann Maier and Michael Walchhofer were born and raised in Flachau and Zauchensee and started their unprecedented careers here. Perfect conditions for your skiing experience and adventure in your winter holidays.

jaegersee kleinarlJägersee

The Jägersee is a beautiful lake at the end of the valley of Kleinarl. The cross-country trail ends here and guests can sit back, have a well deserved Glühwein and relax in the Jägerseehaus.

A beautiful walking trail runs around the Jägersee and leads to the Tappenkarsee, which is a 2 hours hike uphill in summer.

Several walking trails and one of 8 cross-country skiing trails run along the property of Stockham. Below is a list of all the trails in the valley of Wagrain – Kleinarl so you can check out the numerous possibilities here:

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The Tappenkarsee is located high in the mountains. It is a picturesque lake surrounded by high peaks. Here the clouds disappear before the sun. The most famous mountain is the Glingspitze (2433 meters).

According to an ancient legend, in the depths of the lake, a dragon (Lindwurm) is steadily eating its way through the rocks of the natural reservoir. One day this will result in water flowing across the valley of Kleinarl.

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