Rauris Apartment 20. The valley of Rauris, with its five side valleys, stretches for 30 kilometers with its many unique features. In this picturesque setting lies the Hotel Sonnhof Rauris. Rauris lies in the embrace of the Alps, 950 meters above sea level, with approximately 3.000 inhabitants. In the 14-19 centuries rich gold deposits were operating in the area. It is attested by the stone houses of that time and the gold panning areas built for the tourists. The hotel is located in the Hohe Tauern National Park, with 1.800 square kilometers of land, and is the largest natural reserve in Central Europe. Hotel Sonnhof’s experienced ski instructors and tour guides help find the best leisure activities for you, whether it is winter or summer. From July to September, Monday to Saturday, we can partake in 26 different hikes, each of them being led by tour guides from which we can learn a wealth of interesting information about the natural treasures. Restaurant: At the base of our hotel you can find the restaurant, with abundant swedish dinner, soup, warm appetizer, two types of meat, salad and dessert. On request ( 5 days prior to your arrival) lunch, kids menu, vegetarian meal, or even birth day specialities. The cozy restaurant is ideal for any other kind of events! You can also choose an all-inclusive service, where from 10:00 to 21:00 you have unlimited drinks. Beer, white and red wine, soft and fizzy drinks. At lunch time we serve our guests from a menu, if you choose to take your lunch at our restaurant then you can enjoy, home made pizza, soups, fresh steaks, ice cream and cocktails. Spa: The indoor swimming pool has to offer a unique view of the 3.000 m tall mountains. The minutes spent in the sauna can help not only your body, but also your spirit. In order to maintain our health it is a must to do regular exercise and have a healthy diet. Our hotel can grant all these. Wellness open hours: Sauna: 7:30 – 9:30 in the morning, and from 14:00 – 20:00 in the evening. Pool: 9:00 – 18:00 and 20:00 – 20:45. Winter programs: In the season a bus runs from the center of Rauris to Seidlwinkltal. From Zell am See to the valley end, at Kolm Saigurn. Ski Alpin (Alpine Skiing) and Snowboard at Rauris Hochalmbahnen Ski Resort. 30 km of winter hiking trails. Guided snowshoe hikes by trained National Park guides: “Rauris old-growth forest”, “Magic Winter Experience”. Free with the guest card. Ski tours: Particularly popular among skiers is the Kolm Saigurn with its 3.000 m tall Hocharn mountain, as well as Hoher Sonnblick and Schareck. Guided tours: Hohe Tauern and Bergwolf ski schools Cross-country skiing: 30 km of prepared tracks (skating and classic). Sledding: Natural sledding tracks in Kolm Saigurn and Kreuzboden. Ice climbing: Ice Arena Kolm Saigurn, Ice Tower at the Naturfreundehaus. Free valley bus from Rauris to Bodenhaus in the back of Hüttwinkltal. Horse drawn sleigh and torch tours. Apartment 20 - Well equipped, renovated, comfortable, 6 person apartment, with balcony. Apartment detailed informations: 48 m2 maximum 6 persons 2 bedrooms 1-1 double bed 1 kitchen-living, with pull-out sofa well equipped kitchen: refrigerator, freezer, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, other kitchen equipment tables and chairs in the living room led tv shower wc balcony wifi 1st floor The Rauris Valley is surrounded by mountain peaks over 3.000 meters tall, and it is no wonder that in the winter and summer it has become a paradise. From Hotel Sonnhof, you can also walk to the 30 km long ski slope, and in summer you can choose from several walking, hiking or biking trails. The highly visited Bernkogel peak (2.352 m), starting from the hotel, can be reached in 4-5 hours. With our tour guides you can get to the top of Hoher Sonnblick (3.106 m) at the end of the valley to see the highest meteorological station in Europe! In addition, from nordic walking to horse riding and various extreme sports, you can try dozens of other activities in the winter and in the summer. Get directions from Hotel Sonnhof’s experienced, well-informed tour guides and ski instructors! Everyone can try their luck in one of the remaining gold panning spots: Hüttwinkltal: the history of the gold mining and the end of the valley Kolm Saigurn, located at the foot of the Hoher Sonnblick (3.106 m). Seidlwinkltal: “Valley of pilgrims”: 500 year old Tauern house. It runs through Seidlwinkl through the annual Glockner pilgrimage through Hochtor to the Großglockner Hochalpenstraße in Heiligenblut. Krumltal: “Eagle Valley”: In 1986 this valley was chosen to repopulate the bearded eagle. Since then we have been able to admire in these places not only the glacier, but also the eagle, the European eagle, the mountain eagle and many wild animal species in their natural habitat. Forsterbachtal and Gaisbachtal: Simple. Real. Holidays in the wilderness of the Rauris Valley. – “Valley of Springs”: thanks to this project, 60 springs from 300 natural springs were made available to visitors, thus illustrating the watercourses of the Rauris Valley. Sights: Ancient spring of Rauris at the Bodenhaus (Boden House), waterfalls in Kolm Saigurn and Kriml, water information route at Seidlwinkl, a water playground at Summererpark. Goldberg mountain range – Hocharn – 3.254 m and Hoher Sonnblick – 3.106 m. On the peak of Sonnblick can be found the highest meteorological station in Europe from the last 128 years. The group has received its name from the gold mining, which has been operating here for over a century. Places to visit: 38 “Almhütte” / Alpine hut and “Jausen- station” near the hotel (in the summer season) – 6 of which are certified “SalzburgerLand Almsommer-Hütte”. Kolm Saigurn: One of the most beautiful valley trails in the Hohe Tauern National Park. During winter: snowshoe hikes, ski tours, ice climbing. During summer: hiking, mountain climbing. Rauris old-growth forest: With over 80 dark moors, huge spruces, mosses and romantic meadows, the Rauris old-growth forest is an intact area, a true natural treasure in Kolm Saigurn. Rauris springs: The idyllic spring paradise is only 30 minutes walk away from Bodenhaus. It’s ideal to collect strength during your trip, and take a sip of fresh Rauris water directly from the source. The Valley Museum: Interesting things about historical gold mining by Ignaz Rojacher. Exhibition objects from the Rauris valley, mineral hall. „King of the air” National Park House: Here you can find useful information about the stunning predatory birds such as the bearded eagle, griffon vulture and the golden eagle, which can be observed in Krummel in Rauris during summer. Trips in the area: Action & Fun: Nugget park, Fun Slope and Kreuzboden sleigh track. Moonlit sledding on Mondays and Thursdays 19 – 20:30. Gastronomy: Kreuzbodenhütte, Waldalm, Hochalm and Heimalm, Sportalm, Miaslau-Alm. Free ski bus. Ski schools: Karl Maier, Adventure Rauris, Hohe Tauern. Practical informations Reception opening hours (subject to modification): 07:45-19:45. Arrival: from 2 pm. Departure: before 10 am. The hotel is open from: Summer Season: October 29, 2017 (last departure day) Winter Season: 14 December 2017 - 2 April Summer 2018: May 18, 2018 - October 23, 2018 Services: Deposit - 100 Euro Tourist tax - 2 Euro/night, for children over 15 years old Free Heated Boots and Ski Holders! Breakfast: for adults 6 € / person / day, 6 - 15 years 4 € / person / day, 3 - 6 years 4 € / person / day. Exclusive half-board is available on request (buffet-style breakfast and buffet-style dinner with salad bar) for adults: 20 € / person / day, 6 -15 years € 17 / person / day, 3-6 years 10 € / person / day. Menu service between 12-14 hours: 3- 15 years: 7 euro. Adult: 10 euro. You can make an option booking of a maximum of 48 hours, if you choose an arrival date more than 7 days in the future. You can make your reservation definite within these 48 hours or cancel it if you wish. Within 7 days of arrival it's not possible to make an option booking. All reservations within 7 days of arrival are definite and cannot be canceled without charge. Please note: the rates do not include the mandatory hirers' liability insurance. This small amount is a percentage of the rental sum starting from 10 Euros per reservation.