Coronavirus: News from the Ybbstaler Alps

Due to the current situation regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) we will be happy to inform you about all measures, restrictions, etc. in the immediate vicinity.

We are trying to keep you always up to date and to pass on all newly received information. Questions and answers about Coronavirus can also be found at!

updated on 18.03.2020, 15:26 Uhr

In the Ybbstaler Alps, too, current developments mean that the authorities feel obliged to implement certain prescribed measures to contain the spread of the corona virus.

Excursions & Events

According to the recently announced official regulation, the following major events, among others, had to be cancelled and excursion destinations closed:

  • FIS World Criterium Masters Ski-Alpin | 23 to 28 March 2020 at the Hochkar
  • 2nd Hervis Ötscher Attack | 14 March 2020 in Lackenhof
  • Genuss Wedeln | on 28 March 2020 at the Hochkar
  • (the advance sale tickets will be refunded, please contact us at with your name and bank details)
  • Dirndlskitag | 4 April 2020 at the Hochkar
  • Easter market | 4 and 5 April 2020 in the Charterhouse Gaming
  • Lower Austrian snow treasure hunt | 11 April 2020 at the Hochkar
  • Opening of the special exhibition "Einfach Spitze" | 25 April in the handicraft museum Lunz am See

All bars, restaurants and cafés have to be closed.

Indoor pool and sauna gaming as well as the Emotion Life Centre Göstling/Ybbs are closed until further notice.

The Ybbstaler Solebad is closed from 14 March to 3 April.

End of the season in the skiing areas

Operation of Hochkar and Ötscher was discontinued prematurely.

Opening hours & accessibility

Also our offices in the Ybbstal Alps (Göstling, Lunz am See, Lackenhof and Waidhofen/Ybbs) must be closed until further notice.

Telephone & electronic availability: Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 16:00

Dealing with cancellations

As a matter of principle, the standard cancellation conditions of the respective accommodation facility apply in the event of non-commencement of the journey. Details of the exceptions can be obtained directly from the accommodation booked or, if applicable, from the travel company.

If you have any questions, please contact us at +43 7484 93049 or by e-mail at We will be happy to help you!

Despite the greatest possible care no guarantee for completeness.