Best Ski Resorts for Beginners in Austria
Find out which Austria resorts are best suited for skiers on their first winter holiday. With pros and cons for each of the five different choices.
Snow Conditions in Austria
Snow Conditions in Austria | It can be difficult to get an honest up-to-date idea about what is happening in any country when it comes to the snow conditions – unless you have a good friend who has just returned from the same resort. And, even then, their information can be wildly out-of-date. LEARN MORE >>>
Skiing In Austria.
Why snow reports might not be the whole story… Tourist offices and lift operators want to show their resorts in the best light – and don’t forget that they are in competition with other resorts in their region – so their own reports can sometimes err on the, umm, optimistic side. Tour operators, travel agents and accommodation suppliers all have their own agendas as well. Read more >>>
Austrian snow reports – how to read them
Austrian snow reports – how to read them | It can be difficult to find a decent record of what is happening in your favourite Austrian ski resort. How many lifts are open? How deep is the snow? When was the last time it really snowed. During the winter season we have regular snow depth updates on the skiing pages of each resort. We try to keep up with the snow reports – and add our own local sceptical eye – here at Ski-Austria. Read more>>>
High Altitude Austrian Ski Resorts
Austria has glacier ski resorts in spades – great for when you want to ski early or late in the season (or even ski during the summer). But, by their nature, glaciers tend to be a fair way away from the villages and sometimes those looking for a snow-sure ski holiday just want accommodation and be on skis. The ski resorts below offer real ski-in ski-out accommodation and are high enough in altitude to ensure that visitors should be able to enjoy a ski break at any time during the winter…
Five snow-sure ski resorts in Austria
Five snow-sure ski resorts in Austria | The ski resorts below offer real ski-in ski-out accommodation and are high enough in altitude to ensure that visitors should be able to enjoy a ski break at any time during the winter : Obergurgl | Sölden | Kühtai | Obertauern | Zauchensee
Austrian Ski Resorts with a ‘Snow Guarantee’
Austrian Ski Resorts with a ‘Snow Guarantee’ | Austria has glacier ski resorts in spades – great for when you want to ski early or late in the season (or even ski during the summer). But, by their nature, glaciers tend to be a fair way away from the villages and sometimes those looking for a snow-sure ski holiday just want to be able to tumble out of the accommodation and be on skis as quickly as possible.
What are The Best Austrian Ski Resorts for Nightlife?
How to have fun when you're not on skis. Part of what makes a great ski holiday is not just spending the time between dusk and dawn getting as many kilometres under your feet as possible. One of the most attractive facets of choosing Austria for a ski holiday is that you are not confined to a small concrete box in a soulless purpose-built resort in the high mountains for the time you are not on skis.
Top 5 Party Ski Resorts In Austria
Part of what makes a great ski holiday is not just spending the time between dusk and dawn getting as many kilometres under your feet as possible. Here are 5 of the best party ski resorts in Austria.
Non- Skiers Info For Innsbruck Austria.
Innsbruck makes it onto this list while Salzburg doesn’t because it is possible to access the ski slopes from the centre of the city. So while the skiers can head up to Igls or the Nordkette, non-skiers are in their elements exploring the interesting nooks and crannies of the capital of the Tyrol. Read more >>>
Non-Skiers in Austria
Non-Skiers in Austria | There is plenty of information out there for skiers: which are the best ski resorts for beginners, or Austria’s best resorts for experts, for example. But it can be difficult to find information about the best resorts for non-skiers in a skiing party. So, without further ado…
Top 5 Family-friendly ski resorts in Austria
Top 5 Family-friendly ski resorts in Austria | Detailed tips & info on Seefeld, Tyrol, Zell am See, Salzburg, Obergurgl, Tyrol, Serfaus, Tyrol, & Ellmau, Tyrol... and why each are might be a great fit for your needs.
Obergurgl, Tyrol for family skiing.
Obergurgl has long been a high-altitude favourite for family skiing. British ski families have been taking the journey up to the relatively isolated and exclusive resort since the first package holiday boom. Part of the answer to why its perfect for families lies in the standard of services on offer. The local ski school has a reputation which is second-to-none and the standard of accommodation on offer is outstanding. LEARN MORE>>>
Best Family Skiing in Austria
Family-friendly ski resorts aren’t just about finding a good children’s ski school. How far is the resort from the airport? How does it cater for different skill levels? Are there non-skiing activities for different ages? So here are – at least in our opinion – some of the best options for a family ski holiday in Austria. READ MORE...