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Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Riverside Retreat

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Ideal secluded location

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Riverside Retreat cottage is ideally situated for the popular ski resorts of Speiereck, Katschberg-Aineck, Fanningberg and Obertauern, which are all accessible using just one ski pass for the Lungau region. The large ski resorts of Turracher-Hohe and Kreischberg are also nearby. The cottage is in the village of Ramingstein which is one of the stops along the Murtalbahn - a narrow gauge railway line which provides free transportation for skiers to the ski resort of Kreischberg. The views from the property are outstanding. The cottage is a cosy alpine experience with stylish modern facilities. There is a very well equipped kitchen.There is plenty of room for vehicle parking. For railway enthusiasts there is a steam train runs 3 times a week throughout the summer months it runs from the nearby town of Tamsweg to Murau the journey takes about 2 hours as it meanders through the valley alongside the river Mur, this is well worth a trip.

Situated near the picturesque town of Tamsweg which has lots of great restaurants/bars and also supermarkets. For summer visitors there are a number of outdoor swimming pools available in the area also a number of the ski lifts are open in the summer for those who wish to do some alpine walking. Tamsweg offers an excellent Spa facility.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Saltzburg 120 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking

About this location

The Salzburg Region

The ski season in the area starts at the end of November this is when the ski lifts open the snow usually begins end of October. During the summer the climate in the area is generally good with temperatures reaching around 30edg C.


There are many places of interest in the area to visit, activities such as outdoor swimming pools,golf courses and fishing and horse riding are available close by. Alpine walking is very popular in the summer months. Kreischberg the ski area nearby held the world snow board championships there in 2009 and also the world Telemark skiing championships.

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16 Nov 2013


"Cosy home-from-home retreat in beautiful location"

We stayed at this delightful cottage before heading up to Salzburg for the Christmas markets. The cottage is furnished in a contemporary style with a very well equipped kitchen although the number of… More

15 Nov 2013


"Delightful riverside retreat surrounded by the stunning scenery of the Austrian Alps."

We took the family (inc 3 children under 10) and had a fantastic half term's skiing in 2012. This tradition chalet is located in a rural setting and the children loved waking-up each day and seei… More

9 Nov 2013


"A quality, relaxing ski holiday retreat that caters for all the family."

We stayed here in February 2013 while taking a week's family ski holiday at nearby Krieschberg. The comfortable accommodation was well located for the ski resort, a range of good restaurants and … More

Thank you for your very positive comments. Glad the family enjoyed their stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

23 Aug 2013


"Great cottage with really good location."

Riverside Retreat was recommended to me through a friend who's already been there. We visited in summer and had a great time. The cottage is small and cosy - perfect as a base for exploring the surrounding area. The cycle path which runs past the cottage is a great way of reaching other villages along the valley, we used it to get to the open air swimming lake at Stadl and also to visit Tamsweg. The cottage was clean and had everything we needed. Overall a great holiday and I would definitely like to visit again in the winter season.

Thank you for your much appreciated comments. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

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    • 5 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:16 Feb 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

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