Modern holiday apartments with a genuine holiday feeling, next to the valley station in Rauris
Since 1 July 2021, Raurisertal, the “secret jewel of Hohe Tauern National Park”, has become one gem richer: in the form of ALPS Residence Carpe Solem Rauris. It skillfully unites the flexibility and independence of a holiday apartment with hotel comforts and exclusivity. In other words, perfect for those who long for privacy and plenty of space during their holidays, without having to forgo the conveniences of a hotel.
This premium apartment resort convinces with 79 high-quality holiday apartments and its outstanding location, right next to the piste as well as the valley station of the Rauriser Hochalmbahn family ski area. Look forward to the 1000 m² wellness area with a selection of saunas, heated infinity pool, indoor children’s pool and Alpine roof garden. Aside from the fully equipped kitchens you find in the apartments, our resort’s own restaurant guarantees an array of culinary highlights: whether breakfast, lunchtime snacks or dinner accompanied by fine wines – here, no wish is left unfulfilled. Furthermore, the Nationalpark Sommercard is also included.
Spacious holiday apartments with mountain view
Ranging from 35 to 105 m², the ultra-modern apartments offer ample space for 2 to 10 people. Which makes Carpe Solem Rauris the ideal retreat for you and your family. Summer or winter, you are able to recharge your inner batteries in the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park Holiday Region and relax completely. That’s why we have also brought nature indoors for our guests: in the apartments and public areas of this new ALPS Residence resort, we have incorporated high-quality local materials such as natural rock from Rauris and larch wood. From each of the apartments, you are bound to be captivated by the glorious sight of nature and the mountains of the Goldberg Group.
Soothing wellness area within infinity pool and saunas
The many amenities of Carpe Solem Rauris bear comparison with any hotel. For example, the spacious 1000 m² wellness area provides all kinds of pampering opportunities. Immerse yourself in the heated infinity pool with magnificent views of the Goldberg Group, or refresh yourself in the Ice Grotto or under our spa showers. The infrared cabins and saunas (Finnish sauna, organic sauna, steam sauna) invite you to relax for a while enveloped in a soothingly warm atmosphere. The entire wellness experience is capped off by a charming Alpine roof garden. Here, you are treated to incomparable views of the mountain scenery which surrounds you.
Holiday apartments by the piste: Ski-in/Ski-out in Rauris
At Carpe Solem Rauris, you also have the opportunity to give your car a bit of a vacation as well. In winter, 32 km of perfectly groomed pistes – courtesy of the Rauriser Hochalmbahnen lift company – lie right there at your feet: a ski area sure to excite families with children as well as beginners and returning skiers. A ski-touring route begins next to Carpe Solem Rauris, making it ideal for anyone wanting to enjoy a first taste of this compelling winter sport. In addition, a shuttle for cross-country skiers runs all the way out to Alpengasthof Bodenhaus, where you will be greeted by a tracked alpine XC trail.
Hiking in the Hohe Tauern National Park Holiday Region
Whether hiking, biking or extended walks – Raurisertal offers you a wide array of multifaceted outdoor activities. The National Park Valley Taxi will bring you to Seidlwinkltal, a valley once traveled by pilgrims and merchants – better known today for its traditional mountain huts and hearty snacks. The public bus will also bring you to the entrance of Krumltal, the “Valley of Vultures”, and to Kolm Saigurn valley head with the Hoher Sonnblick, the Rauris Virgin Forest and the Bodenhaus gold-panning site. The Rauriser Hochalmbahnen lifts operate from mid-May until October (also on a daily basis during low season).
National Park Sommercard included
With the National Park Sommercard, which is included free of charge, you are able to visit one of the area attractions inside the Hohe Tauern National Park Holiday Region for free every day: The opportunities include Grossglockner High-Alpine Road, numerous summer lifts, outdoor swimming facilities, museums as well as Krimml Waterfalls. Furthermore, this guest card also allows you to ride public transportation for free.
Shopping and ski school right at Carpe Solem Rauris
Are you looking for the perfect pair of skis or hiking shoes for your next mountain tour? At Intersport Pirchner here at our hotel resort, you will be in the best of hands. Upon arrival, you will also receive a €15 voucher per booking and stay, which you are welcome to use when shopping at Intersport Pirchner (valid on purchases of € 60 or more). Also on site: Ski School Adventure. The ski instructors there give an added boost to all your holiday skiing experiences. The children’s practice lift is also located right next to our premium apartment resort Carpe Solem Rauris.
Wide culinary selection
Restaurant "Das Albert" at Carpe Solem Rauris: At the resort’s very own restaurant, you will be able to savor breakfast, lunch or dinner to the full. The standard menu with innovative pasta creations, premium steaks and modernized classics is supplemented by a rotating weekly menu of seasonal dishes.
Farm-direct products in Rauris: The homemade delicacies produced by our local farmers are not to be missed! Your mouth will begin watering at the very thought of fresh farmhouse breads, potted cheeses, full-flavored bacon and so much more. A list of farms in Raurisertal who sell their products directly to consumers – along with valuable culinary tips – is available at our reception desk.
Bread baking with Roswitha Huber: Roswitha Huber has made quite a name for herself in Raurisertal. The author of various books about bread baking, she offers bread-baking classes at the Kalchkendlalm in the Wörth section of Rauris. Roswitha will teach you how to make sourdough the right way as well as bake your own breads. Simply delicious!
Holidays in the “secret jewel” of Hohe Tauern National Park
30 km long, Raurisertal is actually the largest National Park community in SalzburgerLand by area, though home to only 3000 permanent residents. The people of Rauris are proud of their traditions and genuine authenticity. You, too, will be able to experience deeply rooted local folk customs during your holiday at Carpe Solem Rauris, including the Perchten Parade in January, the legendary Stallion Drive in June and Harvest Festival in September.
In Raurisertal, you are greeted by a holiday away from the big tourist meccas, amid intact nature and the Austrian mountains. For centuries, this was also a center of gold mining, which is why today’s visitors still find interesting traces of those days in the distant past: on theme paths in Kolm Saigurn, in the Rauris Valley Museum and at two different gold panning sites. In the center of Rauris, you will walk past several buildings once owned by well-to-do mine owners. A town map with historical details is available at our reception.
Outstanding location in Rauris
- Village center: only a 5-minute walk away
- Nearest train station: Taxenbach (13 km)
- Nearest bus stop: at the Rauriser Bergbahnen
- Nearest airport: Salzburg W. A. Mozart (90 km)
- Nearest grocery stores: Billa (650 m), Spar (1.5 km)
- Ski pistes: right next to the resort
- Hikes: possible from our front door, by hiking taxi or public transportation