Here are the Top 10 Best Ski Resorts in Austria :
If you’re taking young children to the Alps you want guaranteed snow cover at village level throughout a long season. At 1,930m, very high for a resort at the eastern end of the Alps, Obergurgl is a very popular winter destinations for families .
Mayrhofen is very popular destination for snowboarders. They are drawn here by Austria’s most highly rated terrain park, as well as wide-open slopes above the tree line that are heaven for powderhounds after a fresh snowfall.
Söll is the unofficial capital of SkiWelt, a dozen villages with linked and largely intermediate skiing with 250km of skiing and 94 lifts. If that’s not enough for you, the region is directly linked through Westendorf and Kirchberg to Kitzbühel. This adds another 54 lifts and 168km to the tally.
Saalbach is the best resort for intermediates skiers. It’s located only 90-minute drive from Salzburg airport and share the most sophisticated lift system in Austria. The skiing here is ideal for adventurous intermediates who want to feel that they are actually going somewhere each day.
Alpbach has a special relationship with British skiers that began more than 50 years ago. Thousands of them have learned the basics of skiing at its two schools and many return year after year. In good snow conditions, there’s enough challenge here for all standards for at least a week. This is an ideal resort for beginners and you should really visit Alpbach if you feel that you want to give ski a chance.
Ischgl is Austria’s second most important resort and is surprisingly overlooked by the British visitors. This is the place to ski if your main objective is partying. If you like your après as much as your skiing, and think you might be too old for St Anton, then put it on your list.
Skiing like it used to be is the proper approach to Galtur . When nearby resorts such as Ischgl and St Anton are packed, the slopes of Galtur remain a powder-filled oasis of calm . Nature lovers are gonna love this resort .
3 . Innsbruck
Finding a hotel in the Alps that will take bookings of less than a week is not always easy. Innsbruck is the capital of Tyrol and has plenty of accommodation alternatives . It’s also a ski resort with incredible charm and some fine restaurants. You can take a ski lift from the centre and be on the slopes within an hour of leaving from the airport.
2. St Anton
St Anton combines some of the most extensive and extreme skiing in the Alps with some of the most extreme après-ski drinking. The resort also boasts great food, service , charm and scenery.The ability to ski like a god and party like a devil helps to make your stay more enjoyable in this wonderfull resort witch receives the second place in our Top 10 Best Ski Resorts in Austria .
Kitzbühel is a medieval city in Tyrol, Austria, situated along the river Kitzbühler Ache, now best known as a ski resort . Kitzbuhel is considered the “Pearl of the Alps” and is the most famous holiday resort in the Austrian Tyrol. Today Kitzbühel is the undisputed king of Austrian ski resorts. It’s also the most glamorous and expensive. Kitzbühel also lives up to its reputation as one of the most beautiful Alpine towns in Austria, and one of the hot spots for apres-ski and excellent intermediate skiing. Kitzbühel grabs the No1 spot in our top Top 10 Best Ski Resorts in Austria.
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