Known to many as the ski capital of the world, Austria is a paradise for skiers and snowboarders alike. With its magnificent mountain ranges and stunning alpine scenery, this is the birthplace of downhill skiing.
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Bad Gastein - Gastein Valley
Bad Gastein is a bustling resort with excellent ski and snowboarding facilities and a lively apres ski scene. It is also a flourishing health resort whose thermal waters are said to guard against many illnesses including rheumatic conditions.
Bad Hofgastein - Gastein Valley
Quieter than Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein is a charming town with cobbled streets and a relaxed atmosphere. Its public thermal spa, the Alpen Therme, offers a huge selection of indoor and outdoor pools, saunas, steam rooms, whirlpools and jacuzzis - even two slides and an unusual pool-cinema for children!
Kirchberg, Set in the
heart of the 'Kitzbühel Ski
Circus,' it is fast becoming a
favourite destination with
The internationally famous ski resort of Kitzbuhel, scene of the famous Hahnenkamm World Cup Downhill Race, offers an excellent range of skiing for all abilities and superb apres ski.
Lermoos and Ehrwald are two of nine villages that form part of the Zugspitz Arena, all
covered by the same lift pass and easily reached by regular free ski bus or train. Both are
traditional Tirolean village resorts with a good mix of gentle and challenging skiing,
efficient ski lifts and friendly local hospitality, ideal for families and skiers and boarders
of all abilities.
The main town in the beautiful Zillertal Valley, Mayrhofen is considered one of the world's foremost ski and snowboard resorts. It has two ski areas - Ahorn and Penken - forming part of the vast Ski-Zillertal 3000 region, with 159km of pisted runs.
Nestled at the top of the Oetz Valley, Obergurgl is one of the highest ski areas in Austria, wih an excellent snow record from
November to May, uncrowded slopes and plenty of skiing for mixed ability groups. There are two linked areas where skiing takes
Host to the 1991 World Ski Championship, Saalbach is part of the extensive Ski Circus, one of Austria's greatest linked ski areas.
Offering an almost infinite variety of slopes and trails suitable for all levels of ability and
experience, Sölden, one of the annual Alpine World Cup venues, is one of Europe’s most
popular ski resorts.
Soll - The Ski Welt
The lively resort of Soll occupies a vast and sunny region at the foot of the Hohe Salve and Wilder Kaiser mountains.
boasts fantastic and varied terrain for skiing and snowboarding. The vast Arlberg
“ski circus” offers over 260km of piste, all covered by the same lift pass and easily
reached by the interconnecting lift system or ski bus. The area is most suited to
intermediate and advanced skiers but has excellent tuition for beginners. Maybe the best in Europe!
St.Johann in Tyrol
One of the most popular ski resorts in Austria, St.Johann lies at the foot of the towering Kitzbuheler Horn.
Westendorf - The Ski Welt
Traditionally Tyrolean in character, the unspoilt village of Westendorf is located in the beautiful Brixen Valley and offers a friendly welcome and a lively apres ski scene.
Obereau/Niederau - Ski Jewel
The resorts of Niederau and Oberau are set within a picturesque area of the Kitzbuheler Alps known as the Wildschonau Valley. The NEW ski area is known as the ‘Ski Jewel,’ this
is more than double the size
of the Wildschönau ski area and
become one of the Top 10
largest ski areas in the Tirol. A
network of free ski buses (with
guest card) links all the Ski
Zell am See
The narrow cobbled streets and pedestrian centre of Zell am See give it an old world charm which is quite unique.
Please note: Accommodation in Austria is usually in Austrian Twin Rooms, comprising two separate mattresses contained within one bed frame.