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Tobogganing

Toboggan fun and hut magic!

In our region there are over 30 toboggan runs, 5 of them in the immediate vicinity of Lienz. You can choose between natural paths and well illuminated man-made runs, some of which can be reached using aerial ropeways.

Tobogganing is very much a convivial pastime for young and old and for families, a popular activity on excursions.

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Lienz Dolomites toboggan run

The course is located at the foot of the Rauchkofel mountain in the community of Amlach, with the finish almost exactly on the political border between Amlach and Leisach. On account of the shady location (gets very little sun in winter) the run can be used fairly reliably provided that the temperatures are right and there is sufficient snow.


Because the run is not all that high up the mountain there is not always enough natural snow every winter. The bends are all made safe and no vehicles are allowed on the track. The run is on the short side, so it is easy to walk up to the start (on the path itself) even for children. What's more, the run is floodlit every evening until 11 p.m..

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Dolomitenhütte toboggan run

The Dolomites Hut is one of our most popular destinations for tobogganers. The more sporting guests pull their sleds up to the hut in about 2 hours. There is also a non-complimentary toboggan shuttle for those who prefer a more leisurely adventure. The Dolomites Hut is 1,620m above sea level and just 12km from the Lienz town centre.

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Hochstein toboggan runs

Buchwaldweg: To get to the start you can use the bottom section of the aerial ropeway (gondola). The length of the floodlit run is 2.5km and there is no charge for using it. Degree of difficulty: moderate.

Schlossberg: Take the Lienzer Bergbahnen gondola lift and then the chairlift up to the start at the Sternalm. The course is 6.5km long. There are a few places you can stop for refreshments - the Moosalm holiday hotel or the Edlinger Bierkeller restaurant. Moderately difficult run.

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Osttirodler

If you are looking for something a bit more daring then why not take a ride on the Osttirodler? Treat yourself to an unforgettable ride on this spectacular Alpine Coaster. A breath-taking roller-coaster trip on this incredible 2.7km run with lots of fast steep curves, jumps, dips and loops - and that 8m above the ground! Feel the adrenaline pumping!

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Leckfeldalm toboggan run

Nestling between two mountains, Sillianer Sattel (2,122m) and Mürbenknoten (2,339m), the Leckfeldalm Hut stands on this big, flat mountain pasture. The run itself is 7km long. Degree of difficulty: moderate.

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St. Leonhard toboggan run

This children's toboggan run in St. Leonhard in the Defereggen Valley is the perfect place to go for families. The run is 320m long and you can walk to the start. It is an easy course and therefore ideal for even young children.

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