Lake Wörthersee is the ideal starting point for a multi-faceted ski safari. You can reach beautiful ski regions in the direct vicinity through 20-60 minute drives.www.gerlitzen.com - Travel time from Velden: about 20 mins.
The Gerlitzen mountain range rises directly from the banks of Lake Ossiacher; You reach the summit at an altitude of 1911 meters by using the Kanzelbahn cable car in Annenheim. Thanks to ist wide and always excellently prepared ski slopes, Gerlitzen is a well known paradise for family skiing fun.
DREILÄNDERECK [Border Triangle] - www.3laendereck.at - Travel time from Velden: about 25 minutes
The border triangle is located exactly at the intersection between Austria, Italy and Slovenia. The Ski Kindergarten with its very own Children’s' ski lift, welcomes all little slope funsters from 3 years of age.
BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM - www.vondenpistenindiethermen.com - Travel time from Velden: about 50 mins
The Nockberg mountain range is full of enticing round, soft mountain tops, the innocent appearance of which has foxed many a skier. The slopes are as varied as they are challenging. Bad Kleinkirchenheim is a must see, with its world cup championships and other exciting events. Skiing fun in a new dimension of well-being: First you race down the cold mountain slope, then you dive into lovely warm water. Nowhere can you switch from ice-cold snow to pleasantly warm water as fast as in Bad Kirchenheim.
KRANJSKA GORA - www.slovenia.info - Travel time from Velden: about 40 mins
The ski region can be reached easily. It is located on the main road - just over the Austrian border. Thanks to its low altitude (base station at 813 m), this mountain boasts beneficial weather and snow conditions. The mostly easy to intermediate slopes in Kranjska Gora and Gozd Martuljek are suitable for beginners and hobby athletes, while the "black slopes" in Pokdoren should be visited by excellent skiers only. The latter is where the world cup in mens' slalom and mens' giant slalom take place.
TARVIS - www.tarvisiano.org - Travel time from Velden: about 30 mins
Tarviser region: breath-taking slopes such as the "Super Canin" at Sella Nevea, "B" and "Florianca" at Tarvis, "Di Prampero" at Camporosso. All slopes are equipped with snow-making machines The ski schools offer innovating, entertaining and easy-to-learn programmes. They are designed to children, individuals and groups.