Whether you are a novice or a seasoned skier our Austrian ski holidays offer you the chance to ski or snowboard on some of the world’s best north-facing slopes – but some of the most uncrowded ones as well. Against a backdrop of traditional alpine charm, you’ll experience unspoilt picturesque villages and ski resorts which cater for all levels.
St Johann, set at an elevation of 670m, offers lots of red and blue runs which vary from wide open slopes to woodland glades. With 17 chairlifts and gondolas, St Johann is an excellent resort for a group of skiers with mixed abilities.
Skiing is traditional in Kitzbühel. As it has been for over 125 years. The Kitzbühel ski area is extensive, stretching across the states of Tirol and Salzburg as well as seven municipalities. Skiers can choose between 57 cable cars or chairlifts to take them up to the snow-covered mountains 2,000 metres above sea level. Awaiting them are a total of 230 kilometres of slopes covering all levels of difficulty – from easy and moderate slopes right through to difficult, more challenging pistes. In Kitzbühel, it is possible to ski for a whole day without having to use the same lift twice.
Whether you are a beginner or an expert, the Kitzbühel ski area is diverse and offers perfectly groomed ski slopes for every ability. The free practice lifts in the valley, where children or those getting back into skiing can enjoy a first skiing experience, are a great service for everyone. More experienced skiers can easily use the cable cars to make their way up the mountain, where they can also find a wide range of easy slopes in an extensive ski area.
The ski resort Lofer – Loferer Alm (Almenwelt Lofer) is located in the Salzburger Saalachtal (Austria, Salzburg (Salzburger Land), Pinzgau). For skiing and snowboarding, there are 46 km of slopes available. 10 lifts transport the guests. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 640 and 1,670 m.
Continuous further development characterizes the Almenwelt Lofer ski resort. Since the 2012/2013 winter season, the Schwarzeck has been accessible by the Almen 8-person Schwarzeck lift, which is a state-of-the-art 8-person chairlift. This family-friendly lift is the first child safe 8-person with footrests, weather protectors and seat heaters in the world. The lift goes up to the peak and provides a fantastic panorama of the surrounding mountains as well as access to additional slopes, significantly increasing Lofer’s offering. In the children’s area, there is a 140 m long covered magic carpet, which guarantees optimum comfort in all types of weather. The Lofi Funline provides provide action for all freestylers and snowboarders. Additional investments were made in improving the machinery for artificial snow production. Furthermore, they built one of the largest water reservoirs in Salzburg with a capacity of 135.000 m³ .Last but not least, the “Kechtalm”, a rustic restaurant of typical regional style, was opened
If you want to go further afield and discover more resorts in the area, we can help you with all the arrangements. Just ask. We look forward to welcoming you to Austria this winter!
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