Bärenhütte rental information & environment


  • The prices stated are per week/day, including VAT, excluding the obligatory cleaning costs.

  • Extra bed 20 euros p.p.p.d. extra (maximum 1).

  • Cot and highchair are free.

  • Bathrobes for children and adults are available; ask the caretaker on arrival.

  • Standard arrival and departure on Saturday. Requests for other arrival dates are only possible out of season (period 1 and 3).

  • Out of season there is a minimum stay of 3 days.

  • Standard arrival time is after 15.00 hrs and standard departure time is before 10.00 hrs.

  • Linen package: € 10.00 per person per week. A linen package consists of bedding and towels and tea towels, washcloths and cleaning cloth.

  • The linen package is not mandatory, but easy. Otherwise bring your own.

  • The final cleaning is mandatory, € 60, - per stay.

  • The deposit is € 150, - per reservation, to be paid 1 week after reservation or at the same time as the total rent payment.

  • Remaining rent to be paid at least 8 weeks before arrival or in case of a late reservation at least 1 week before arrival.

  • The apartments are not rented to groups of young people.

  • Pets are allowed on request (possibly with a small extra cost).

  • You can always contact the caretaker during your stay if you have any questions.

The location

An undiscovered part of Austria: Turracher Höhe

Turracher Höhe is located on the border of Carinthia, Salzburg and Steiermark. At this three-country point, you will find the accommodation around the lakes of Turracherhöhe, the Turrachsee, the Grünsee and the Schwarzsee. The landscape of Turracher Höhe is beautiful.

Look at the webcam of the ski resort.
Information about hiking in the Nockberge nature reserve including maps. Hiking map with walks from the apartment`.

Information about hikes in Turracher Höhe:
In the summer there are plenty hiking options (whether or not guided). Nature lovers can indulge themselves in the adjacent nature reserve Die Nockalm. The altitude is 1,760 meters which means that there is snow from December to late April.

Wintersport Barenhutte Thurracher Hohe

Skiing in the environment

Skiing fun in Turracher Höhe

As an innovative, high-quality ski resort that is constantly boosting tourism while introducing new standards, Turracher Höhe starts with a clear added value in the 2015/2016 winter season. The new Schafalm ski run is a nice addition to the popular ski resort, which scores well with its perfectly prepared, varied, extensive and wide slopes. It’s clear, the skiing guests have even more slopes at their disposal.

Turracher Höhe has been offering its skiing guests the new Schafalm run since December 2015, as well as four new runs with a total of four extra kilometres of slopes. The ultimate expansion of the ski resort on the Schafalm with two more slopes (2 kilometres of slopes) on a total of 20 hectares will take place in the summer of 2017.

The winter sports area Turracher Höhe offers optimal conditions for skiers, carvers and snowboarders.

More information on Turracher Höhe ski resort

Information on skiing in Turracher Höhe:

  • 42 kilometres of slopes - full of variety and with different levels of difficulty

  • 14 funiculars and lifts (a combination of 6-seater chair lift and 8-seater cabin lift, three 6-seater chair lifts, 8 drag lifts and 1 tow rope).

  • Opening hours ski lifts: 09.00 to 16.00

  • Ski schools for alpine and cross-country skiers, carvers and snowboarders

  • Ski equipment for hire

  • Snow & Funpark

  • Night skiing every Wednesday from 20.00 to 21.30 at the elevator on the practice ground

  • Cross-country skiing trails (15 km from easy to difficult) – Cross-country skiing trail plan (pdf)

  • Nocky-Flitzer - the spectacular Alpine roller coaster

  • Ice skating on the Turracher See

  • Winter hiking routes (25 km)

  • Guided snowshoe hikes

  • Child expedition

  • Night tobogganing every Tuesday and Thursday from 20:00 to 21:30 at the Sonnenbahn

  • Ice stick shooting

  • Museum "Mythos Edelstein" with special exhibition

In the environment

In the vicinity of Turracher Höhe there are many cities and places that are worth visiting. Below you will find a number of links to the sites of the cities and places in the area:

Shopping in:
Judenburg (shopping centrum Arena)
Villach (shopping centrum Atrio)
Klagenfurt (shopping centrum in centrum)

Shopping for groceries in:
Patergassen (Billa)
Murau (Billa/Spar)
Tamsweg (Eurospar/Billa/Hofer/Liddle)
Ebene Reichenau (Spar)
Feldkirchen (Eurospar/Billa/Hofer/Liddle/Hervis)
Bad Kleinkirchheim (Spar/Billa/Hofer/Hervis)
Turracherhöhe (Shoppy) 

The Bärenhütte in brief

  • Is an extremely comfortable apartment
  • Is suitable for 4 people and a small child. The extra facilities include a baby’s cot and a highchair.
  • Available all-year round based on reservations
  • Is about 1,100 km from Utrecht
  • Is located at an altitude of approximately 1,800 metres
  • Is easily accessible by car (with 2 private parking spaces)
  • Is located in a developing winter sports location
  • Satellite TV, wireless internet access
  • Wood for the fireplace
  • Prices include energy use and tourist tax
  • A local surprise on arrival is waiting for you
  • Sandwich service possible (at your own expense)
Chalet Bärenhütte Turracher höhe Austria for wonderful hiking


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