Exceptionally good location Hotel on the Schlossberg of Lienz

Winter holiday in Hotel & Guesthouse Gribelehof

Snow and ski enjoyment

Walk casually through a snowy winter world far from the noise of the city? Or race down the slopes laughing out loud with the fresh air in your face? Whether you’re searching for peace or looking for fun on skis on your winter break, the Gribelehof is the ideal starting point for your winter holiday in East Tirol.

The ski area of Hochstein lies directly next to the Hotel & Guesthouse Gribelehof, the station of the Lienzer cable car is just a few steps away. Venture into the cold outdoors on skis or a toboggan, on ice skates or cross country skis – a warm tea awaits you at the end of the day in the Gribelehof. We will spoil you with our heart-warming service.

On the ski slopes


16 Kilometres | 4 lifts


The Hochstein lift is split into 3 sections: a cable car, a nostalgic double-chairlift and a drag lift. On arrival at the top you can enjoy a view of the Lienzer dolomites at 1.999 metres above sea level. One of the longest runs in Europe awaits you directly passing the Gribelehof.


21 Kilometres |6 lifts


A ski resort like a sun terrace: The family friendly resort of Zettersfeld is surrounded by 3000m high peaks and is classed as the sunniest ski resort in the Alps. Due to its generous and leisurely slopes it is an ideal area for a family ski holiday in East Tirol.



218 varied ski tours in East Tirol


The area surrounding the capital city Lienz has plenty to offer for mountaineers and skiers. Directly behind the Gribelehof is the area of Tristach with a choice of 8 ski tours: The tours take you to the Dolomiten hut, to Auerlingsköpfl, to Ödkarscharte and into Lasertörl. Please ask as to which routes are available at the time.

On the ski slopes
On the ski slopes
Our tip

The Hochstein is equally popular with skiers and for ski touring. You like to end the day with an enjoyable drink? Stop off in one of the quaint huts directly on the slopes – you don’t have to rely on the lifts for the final descent. Alternatively you can enjoy a pleasant of wine of beer in our bar in the Hotel & Guesthouse Griblelhof.

Away from the slopes


2 Ice rinks.


Within 15 minutes walking distance you will find the floodlit ice rink in the Pustertaler Street. Ice skates are available for hire.  The natural ice rink on lake Tristacher offers a remarkable natural spectacle. It’s simply a wonderful place to make a few turns.


3 kilometre cross country circuit.


The golf course in Lavant offers a 3 kilometre circuit of cross country track. It’s an ideal place for beginners to give it a go. There are many more tracks to be found around the Lienz region such as the Blusenrunde, the Erlsbach track and the Grenzlandloipe.


5 Toboggan runs


Directly next to the Hotel & Guesthouse Gribelehof are two interesting toboggan runs, with many more runs in the surrounding area: for example the natural toboggan run between the Dolomiten hut-Kreithof and Kreithog-Tristach.

A true winter wonderland awaits you on the Hochstein.
- Margit Nothdurfter-Stotter, Hostess -
Breathtaking architecture and atmosphere
Rich in stories and secrets
An Art Nouveau Villa situated above the rooftops of Lienz with a beautiful view over the city. Alongside the farm where it all begun: For a century, guests from all over the world have been welcomed in the Gribelehof. The house was used as a summer residence for aristocrats. For several decades it has been a family residence. Discover how the farm and house have progressed.
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