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Best Ski Resorts in Austria

Best Ski Resorts in Austria

Austria is probably the best destination in Europe for skiing. World famous for the quality of its ski slopes, its very good snow cover, the quality of its hotels and the family atmosphere of its ski resorts, Austria is, with France, the country with the largest number of world-renowned ski resorts.

 

Book your flights and accommodation at the best prices and ski in Austria's best ski resorts.

  


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Kitzbuhel

Innsbruck - Tyrol

This ski resort, which has won the title of World's Best Ski Resort many times, is obviously considered the best ski resort in Austria.

 

Kitzbühel, the most legendary sports destination in the Alps: this self-confident slogan stands for a town that effortlessly combines tradition with sophistication. The legendary Hahnenkamm, a long sporting tradition and pioneering ventures in Alpine golf and winter sports have all contributed to Kitzbühel's worldwide reputation.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Salzburg (1h by car), Innsbruck (1h30) or Munich (2h).

 

Where to stay:  “Lebenberg Schlosshotel” the hotel is as beautiful as its name long.

 

 


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Saalbach Hinterglemm

Salzburg

The Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn is not only one of the largest ski areas in Austria, with an extensive range of exciting activities, international flair and breath-taking natural landscapes, it is the coolest ski area in the Alps. 270 km of slopes and much more are waiting to be discovered. 

 

The Skicircus offers all winter sports fans ultimate fun in the snow: 270 kilometres of pistes comprising of 140 km blue runs for beginners, 112 km red runs for intermediates and 18 km black runs for the more advanced. With 70 lifts, more than 60 cosy mountain huts, numerous Snowparks, Freeride Parks, flood-lit pistes and toboggan runs, the region is one of the most diverse ski areas in Austria.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Salzburg (1h30 by car).

 

Where to stay: Das Rivus Nature Suites” The hotel features ski-to-door access. 

 


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Bad Gastein

Salzburg

200 kilometres of slopes await you in one of the best ski resorts in Austria. Bad Gastein is a perfect resort for beginners as well as intermediate levels or experts. Why choose to ski in Bad Gastein? The resort offers kilometres of ski slopes which cross magnificent forests.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Salzburg airport (1h20 by car) and your transfer.

 

Where to stay: "Residence AlpenHeart” offers a sauna and fitness facilities. 

 


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Mayrhofen

Tyrol

Children, teenagers and parents love this world famous Austrian ski resort for the quality of its 130 km of slopes. Mayrhofen-Ahorn is certainly the place where to book your stay if you want to keep your children busy with quality activities such as an Eagle's stage with birds of prey shows, adventurous escapades along Ahorn Sinnespfad Trail... Come discover the Fun-Zone Mayrhofen , a recreation park for young and old with indoor and outdoor pools.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Innsbruck (1 hour by car).

 

Where to stay: Zillertalerhof Alpine Hideaway”. The hotel has a heated indoor and outdoor pool.

 


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Ischgl

Paznaun Valley

It is not without good reason that Ischgl has been known as the lifestyle metropolis of the Alps for many years. The winter sports resort impresses with its top class snow fun and emphasizes new features each year in its high caliber entertainment program. The highlights of the coming season include the Top of the Mountain concerts featuring international music stars, the ‘Forms in White’ snow sculpture competition and the Chefs ’Star Cup.

 

The cross-border winter sports resort of Ischgl is one of the largest continuous ski resorts in the Alps and impresses discerning winter sports fans with its perfectly prepared pistes and extensive fun parks.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Innsbruck (1 hour by car).

 

Where to stay: Superior Hotel Post Ischgl” and its 1000m2 spa is made for you.

 


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St Anton Am Arlberg

Tyrolean Alps

St Anton is one of the most beautiful ski resorts in Austria, it is also known as one of the best ski resorts for snowboarders.

With your ski pass you have access to the most beautiful slopes of the region (Lech, Zürs, St Christoph) with snow of exceptional quality and infrastructure at the top.

 

St Anton is also known for the quality of its après ski evenings and nightlife. Book your stay today at the best price guaranteed in St Anton. Also book your flights to Innsbruck Airport, the closest airport to the ski resort of St Anton.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Innsbruck (1 hour by car).

 

Where to stay: Banyan” 100 m from ski lift.

 


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The Hintertux Glacier

Hintertux

It is the only ski resort in Austria where you can ski anytime of the year. Thanks to its unique position, at an altitude of over 3000 metres, Hintertux is the perfect destination for those who want to ski before or after everyone else.

 

Come and enjoy more than 60 kilometres of ski slopes by booking your flights to Innsbruck and your accommodation at the best price in Hintertux.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Innsbruck Airport and drive to Hintertux (1h20 by car).

 

Where to stay: Hotel Neuhintertux” directly at the ski slope.

 


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Stubai Glacier

Stubai Gletscher

Stubai Gletscher is a perfect ski resort for families and high level skiers as well as for snowboarders. It is possible to ski all year round at Stubai Gletscher. During your stay, do not miss to visit the “Stubai Glacier Ice Grotto”, a tunnel built under an impressive glacier.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Innsbruck (50 min) and your accommodation at the best price.

 

Where to stay: Gletscher-Chalet Stubai”. Comfortable chalets with  private Finnish sauna.

 


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Ellmau

Söllandl

Ellmau has already been selected by travellers from all over the world for the beauty of its landscapes at Christmas and in particular for its magnificent little Christmas tree, as frail as it is charming.

 

The whole village of Ellmau is authentic; it is located in Austria, at the foot of SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser ski resort, one of the best ski resorts in Europe.

 

Ellmau, thanks to its location facing the mountains of "Wilder Kaiser" offers magnificent landscapes but also one of the largest ski areas in Austria.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to one of the three nearest airports: Salzburg (1 hour by car), Innsbruck (1 hour) or Munich (1 hour 30 minutes).

 

Where to stay: Sporthotel Ellmau In Tirol” located next to the ski lift into the Wilder Kaiser-Brixental ski area.

 


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Soelden

Tyrol

Ranked among the best ski resorts in Europe but also the best ski resorts for snow guaranteed, Sölden is one of the best ski resorts in Austria. In Ötztal's renowned skiing paradise the winter term already has three seasons made to measure for early winter fans, passionate endurance sportsmen and après-ski aficionados.

 

Linked ski areas in the eternal ice The glacier slopes in the upper Ötztal, towering high above the skiers village, offer perfect snow conditions already from early September.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Innsbruck Airport as well as your accommodation in Sölden.

 

Where to stay: Vaya Sölden”. This hotel features panoramic views of the Ötztal Alps.

 


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Innsbruck

Innsbruck - Tyrol

Considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe but also one of Austria's cities with the most beautiful Christmas market, Innsbruck is a trendy destination that attracts travellers from all over the world.

 

Located just 2 hours by plane from major cities like London, Innsbruck is a perfect destination for travellers who want to combine skiing and city break. The city of Innsbruck offers free shuttles from the city centre to the peaks to enjoy a high-quality ski area in a resort which has hosted the Olympic Winter Games on several occasions. Book your flights and accommodation at the best price and ski in Austria's most beautiful ski resorts.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Innsbruck.

 

Where to stay: "Hotel Maximilian - Stadthaus Penz". This family-run hotel also has a restaurant serving typical Austrian Tyrolean food.

 


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Lech am Arlberg

Vorarlberg

This ski resort is ranked by travellers around the world as one of the best ski resorts for guaranteed snow as well as one of Europe's best ski resorts for snowboarding.

 

Lech am Arlberg is THE paradise for winter sports lovers in Europe, with slopes ranging from 1450 to 2450 metres above sea level and a very good snowfall rate in January. More than 350 km of slopes await you for cross-country skiing, sledding or just for pleasant walks.

 

Lech am Arlberg is a destination of choice for gourmets, with the highest concentration of gourmet restaurants in the world! Book your stay today at the best price guaranteed in Lech am Arlberg, one of the best ski resorts in Austria.

 

How to get there: Book your flights to Innsbruck (1 hour 20 minutes by car) as well as your accommodation in Lech am Arlberg.

 

Where to stay: Robinson Club Alpenrose Zürs”. Guest love its top location.

 


 

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