Meteora, Greece is a rare geological wonder. It is a town of large, natural rocks, atop which are buildings which are truly a feat of engineering. This area was first settled by monks in the 11th Century, who were originally living in caves embedded in the rocks. During the Turkish Continue Reading
Are you planning to visit a ski resort during your next holiday? If so, there is a pretty good possibility that Austria will be considered since there is a growing popularity among ski lovers from all around the world. It is obvious why. All that you have to do is look around and you will see stunning photographs from wonderful ski resorts in the country.
Mayrhofen – Tirol
A quite fun packed ski resort. Everything here is basically geared towards snowboarding and free skiing. There are many slope types that are available and we can say that the entire mountain side is beautiful.
You should consider a visit during the famous Snowbombing Festival, which is quite massive from a musical and cultural point of view.
Mayrhofen is great if you want to relax or just cut loose. We recommended the festival because the atmosphere is even better and the entertainment options are numerous during that time. The experience is definitely memorable.
Saalbach – Salzburger Land
Saalbach is great for families that have children, groups of travelers, snowboarding lovers and those that love après ski. You can do a lot here and it is a guarantee that you will actually have a vacation.
While in the area, make sure that you check out the Ski Circus Snowboard Park. It offers many different fun filled activities for both non-skiers and skiers. You will love the fact that there are slopes that are suitable for intermediate, expert and beginner skiers or snowboarders.
The only problem is that this resort is quite popular at the moment. You need to book your stay in advance. Check pages like the Saalbach Travel Austria one so that you can see what is available based on the accommodations that you are after.
St Anton Am Arlberg – Tirol
The resort is quite close to Switzerland and it has a really long skiing history with various local teachers going to USA to popularize this sport in the country. There are various royals from Europe and celebrities that can be seen here during their holidays. This is a highly popular Summer ski resort in Austria as it is nested at an altitude of over 1,300 meters.
Due to the fact that the ski resort is popular for different types of tourists (including those that would not ski), there are many different small cafes and bars. You can expect a friendly small town atmosphere that is fueled by the history of the region.
Kitchberg – Tirol
The Kitchberg resort is found in Kitzbuhel Alps. It is a resort that is well renowned for the scenic landscapes that are visible, together with the highly diversified list of ski routes. You will always find something to do thanks to the 65 kilometers of ski routes. There is also a large selection of snowboarding opportunities if you do not actually like skies.
Ischgl – Tirol
There are different stars that love Ichgl so if you go during the on-season, it is almost a guarantee that you will see some world renowned stars. The resort is integrated in the Stubai SuperSki/Innsbruck Glacier Ski Austrian area. You automatically gain access to downhill skiing, 12 km of slopes and there are 7 ski lifts, marked slopes and 11 pistes.
Besides the options that are available in Ischgl, you can also go skiing to everything in the Stubai SuperSki/Innsbruck Glacier Ski area.
Choose The Best Austrian Ski Resort For You!
The 5 resorts that we mentioned above are just some of those that are available in Austria. You should try to allow yourself enough time to consider all the options that you can find. Have patience and use the internet in order to basically learn all that you can about the accommodations that are available at the moment. If you have the necessary time, leave a comment and let us know of the options that you loved in the past. Also, offer tips for the resorts we mentioned if you know them.
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