The majestic Alps occupy two thirds of Austria’s territory, which makes the country one of the most popular ski destinations in the world. There are 22 thousand kilometers of downhill and 16 thousand kilometers of cross country ski trials, and 528 ski schools. Most of the ski centers are open till May. Welcome to ski paradise. Car hire is the best way to get there:) We have prepared a short list of the best ski resorts.
Salzburgerland (Car hire in Salzburg)
Salzburger Sportwelt. The largest ski region in Austria with 276 ski lifts and 865 kilometers of trials.
Zell am See – Kaprun. Ice skating and hockey on a frozen Lake Zell. A popular glacier region with 56 ski lifts available in one ski pass.
Styria (Car hire in Graz, Salzburg)
Dachstein – Tauern. Highest peak: 3,004 meters; over 100 modern ski lifts. Ski resorts in the region: Haus in Ennstal, Schladming, Ramsau, Rohrmoos, Pichl, and Donnersbachwald.
Tyrol (Car hire in Innsbruck)
Silvretta and Ischgl. The resort offers routes for both skiers and snowboarders. The trials are located at a hight of 2,000-2,872 meters.
Zillertal. Ski terrain of 1,000 square kilometers, 639 kilometers of various trials: for beginners and advanced skiers. The area has a perfect snowboard infrastructure. Sport centers: Glacier Hintertux, Hochfügen, Speljoch, Hochzillertal, Zillertaler Arena, and Ski Ztillertal 3000.
Tyrol glaciers: Kaunertal, Pitztal, Sölden-Ötztal, and Stubai.