SKI HOLIDAY RESORTS IN AUSTRIA
We have visited over 100 of the leading ski holiday resorts in Austria and have selected what we think is the best skiing in Austria. There are ski holiday resorts from east of Salzburg to the Swiss border, most of which are anything between good and great, depending on what the visiting skier or snowboarder requires. There are some big name ski holiday resorts listed below as well as some lesser known skiing outposts. If you need any help or advice then feel free to contact us - we would be very happy to help.
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ST ANTON AM ARLBERG
The world famous St Anton am Arlberg enjoys some of the best snow in the Alps, has some of the toughest skiing in Austria and has apres ski that is tough to beat anywhere.
A near 2km vertical from its twin glaciers, FIS races, ski-in, ski-out hotels and apres ski that is rarely matched anywhere in the world make Solden one of the very best in the Alps.
LECH AM ARLBERG
Great intermediate skiing coupled with some of the best snow in the Alps make Lech am Arlberg an outstanding intermediate ski destination. Lech shares a ski pass with Zurs and the Arlberg.
Legendary around the world for its Hahnenkamm downhill ski race, Kitzbuhel offers a stunning medieval resort centre, amazing apres ski and endless skiing in all directions.
One of the biggest names in skiing, Ischgl lives up to its ever growing reputation with stunning skiing resources and apres ski that is unmatched anywhere in the world.
Mayrhofen has skiing on both sides of the resort, the original iglu bar hangout and year round skiing just south of Mayrhofen on the Hintertux Glacier. Then its time for apres ski!
Saalbach has just about everything - massive skiing resources shared with the neighbouring resort of Hinterglemm and apres ski that is unequalled in the entire region.
With skiing to over 3200m, superb lifts and facilities and a season that runs from September until July, the Stubai Glacier is possibly the best glacier skiing area in the Alps.
Innsbruck is a 2 time host of the Winter Olympics and is as dramatically located as any Alpine city in the world. A ski funicular leaves the historic old town to access 1 of the many resorts.
KAPRUN / KITZSTEINHORN
With skiing on the doorstep of the resort and high on the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier at over 3000m, Kaprun has a great skiing resources, a charming resort and a wonderful Alpine setting.
Skiing to over 3000m on 2 lift-linked peaks and views to drop jaws, Obergurgl is as snow sure as it gets. Hochgurgl its smaller neighbour is the highest ski holiday resort in Austria.
Still relatively unknown outside of Austria and Germany, Serfaus is an intermediate skier’s paradise with endless interconnected valleys and skiing to over 2800m. Serfaus is also superb for families.
Soll is located in the heart of the biggest ski region in Austria and has some of the best apres ski in the region. To top it all, Soll offers some of the best value in the Alps.
Offering some of the best steep skiing in the Ski Welt ski region and links into the Kitzbuhel ski area, Westendorf has a wonderful relaxed setting as well as some really great nightlife.
ZELL AM SEE
Few ski holiday resorts can match the incredible location and charm of Zell am See with its lakeside setting, towering local ski area and distant glaciers - Zell also does apres ski very well!
AUSTRIAN SKI RESORTS MAP
- Axamer Lizum
- Brixen im Thale
- Dachstein Glacier
- Hintertux Glacier
- Kaunertal Glacier
- Kitzsteinhorn Glacier
- Lech am Arlberg
- Pitztal Glacier
- Solden Glacier
- St Anton am Arlberg
- St Christoph am Arlberg
- St Gallenkirch
- St Johann in Tirol
- Stubai Glacier
- Stuben am Arlberg
- Zell am See
- Zell am Ziller
- Zurs am Arlberg