|City||Resort altitude||Total ski lifts||Slope length||Night skiing|
|Ischgl||1400 - 2990 m||40||152 km 152 km||View|
|Brixen im Thale||2400 - 2400 m||69||128 km 128 km||View|
|Hinterglemm||2000 - 2000 m||55||95 km 95 km||View|
|Kitzbuhel||800 - 2000 m||53||77 km 77 km||View|
|Mayrhofen||700 - 900 m||57||40 km 66 km 30 km||View|
Skiing is without a doubt one of the most popular sports in Austria, the ski resorts here attract tourists from all over the world. Experience the country's ski culture with our wonderful holiday homes for winter sports in Austria!
The Austrian Alps are spectacular, and the ski areas on them are very well organized, with all sorts of transportation and interconnected valleys. Snowboarders will be right at home in Austria too, and the skiing season is pretty much sure to last between November and April.
Nowadays skiing is no longer just skiing, so expect to have a winter sports holiday in Austria with exciting nightlife options, parties and fun activities, child-friendly environments and very welcoming people.
Austria is the cradle of Alpine skiing, offering a fantastic value for the money in its more than 420 resorts with modern facilities and ski lifts.
Choose your "place to be and ski" this winter in the beautiful ski areas:
- Vorarlberg, suitable for the serious skiers, with more steep and challenging slopes
- Eastern Tyrol, where you find the best apres-ski parties, and great slopes for all level skiers
- Salzburg, a varied region for skiing, suitable also for families, with various wellness facilities
- Carinthia and Styria, which are real family-friendly areas. The ski regions are gentle and suitable for beginners and intermediates.
The most popular winter sports resorts in Austria are:
Sölden is one of the largest, liveliest and most popular ski resorts in the country. It has ski-season opening festivals and World Cup races each October and November. It offers:
The skiing season in Sölden lasts here typically between mid September and early May.
Kaprun is part of the Europa Sport Region ski area, and it shares a ski area with Zell am See. It offers its guests:
The ski season in Kaprun usually lasts between mid September and mid May.
Kappl is a pretty hillside village, very suitable for families, offering its guests:
The ski season in Kappl lasts between mid December and late April.
Mayrhofen is one of Austria's top resorts and it has the ambiance and architectural integrity of a traditional Tyrolean village, offering its visitors:
The skiing season in Mayrhofen lasts here typically between the end of November and the end of April.
Flachau is part of one of Austria's largest ski areas. It offers thus fantastic skiing and:
The ski season in Flachau usually lasts between early December and mid April.
Zell am See is a small town on the shores of Lake Zell. It has a wide range of shops, restaurants, off-slope activity options. It also offers its tourists:
The ski season in Zell am See usually lasts between late November and late April.
Ellmau is a key resort in the Ski Welt, one of Austria's largest inter-connected ski areas, and it offers:
The ski season in Ellmau usually lasts between mid December and early April.
Ischgl offers great night life and high-quality intermediate pistes among others:
The ski season in Ischgl usually lasts between late November and early May.
Bad Gastein is a historic and rather grand spa resort, with more sophisticated après ski, and world renowned skiing that includes many delightful wooded trails. It offers:
The ski season in Bad Gastein usually lasts between late December and mid April.
Whether you're looking for a Merry Christmas with parties, or one with fun activities for children, a glamorous one or a traditional one, a Christmas ski holiday in Austria will not disappoint you.
- Ischgl offers great night life and snow-sure pistes, perfect for intermediates especially
- Obergurgl is a small, traditional village with great ski schools, ideal for families
- Westendorf is ideal for beginners, with a unique and authentic Christmas atmosphere
- Innsbruck has a wonderful Christmas market and in nearby Igls you can shop and go sightseeing
- Alpbach, a resorts they say is ideal for lovers, with a stunning mountain scenery and beautiful traditional bars and restaurants
Choose your ideal Christmas ski resort in Austria and surprise your loved ones this year with a very Merry Christmas.
A New Year's Eve among Austria's friendly locals, with an unforgettable party or a nice festive dinner and atmosphere will be something special for sure.
Enjoy a wonderful firework display in Kitzbühel's village centre, some of the Danube Waltz in Ischgl, the quiet family-friendly slopes in Obergurgl, the night-life, parties and glacier skiing of Mayrhofen, the family-oriented Zell am See with sensational views, glacier skiing, beautiful Lake Zell.
Choose the best deals for a New Year's holiday home in Austria in plenty of time and get the best value for the money too. Challenge winter's fun moments with a memorable vacation this year!
A winter sports holiday with children requires patience, a well-organized trip and stay, and of course, appropriate facilities. That is if you intend to have fun as well.
In Austria you have plenty of family-oriented ski resorts to choose from:
They offer fantastic facilities for children and adults alike:
A wonderful family skiing holiday awaits for you in Austria, and it's one that really allows you to enjoy the snowy slopes as well. Don't wait any longer! Surprise your little ones and your entire family this year with a great new winter wonderland adventure!
Relaxation can have a different meaning for everyone: it can though include a warm swimming pool, a sauna, a massage after a day spent skiing and exploring the slopes.
Choose a winter sports holiday home with a swimming pool in Austria, or one with a thermal pool, even a sauna, and enjoy some well-deserved relaxation in the evening.
There are ski resorts in Austria that offer great wellness centers too, such as Arlberg, Zell am Ziller, Saalbach, Turracher Hohe, Obertrauns, St. Johann, Gerlos, Langenfeld, and many others in regions such as Carinthia, Salzburg, etc.
Enjoy a well-deserved pampering after a day on the slopes and rejuvenate your body and soul for a new day on your Austrian winter wonderland.
Austria is world-renowned for knowing how to throw some great parties. The apres-ski in Austria is like a world in its own. Youngsters and not only will very much appreciate the many bars, clubs, restaurants and dancing places, especially after a few shots of Schnapps and Jäger – Austrian.
The best apres-ski resorts in Austria are:
There are of course numerous other options for fantastic apres-ski resorts, such as Soll, Kitzbuhel, Saalbach and others.
Austria is a world-renowned ski destination, and a top choice for many tourists. Check out our best offers for winter sports holiday homes in Austria and choose the location that is right for you.
Hurry! The offers are limited and this is a very popular destination, so book your accommodation in plenty of time to make sure you get to enjoy your winter break in the exact place you want.
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