Kappl ski resort is one of the most beautiful ski resorts in the Silvretta region. Kappl resort is situated on the sunny side of Paznaun valley 1258 meters.
Located 90 km from Innsbruck, about 69 km from Imst and 60 km from Otz, the resort is at 1342 m altitude and is known for its high mountains, beautiful valley, forest and local traditions.
The area is one of the largest ski regions in Austria. In this region we find the longest trail in the world with a length of 14 km, BIG3 Gaislachkogl platform at an altitude of 3058 meters.
You don't have to be partying endlessly to consider your winter holiday a success? Are you looking for relaxation and a lovely, unique mountain panorama? Then you will surely find Vent to be exactly what you are looking for. A warm welcoming, great hospitality and a special location await you here. Surrounded by the impressive mountains of the Ötztal Alps the Waldspitze, Similaun and other peaks attract many mountaineers, snowshoe hikers and especially families every year. Let yourself be pampered and relax from everyday life in cosy guest houses or during a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride.
Only a few kilometres from the German-Austrian border is Breitenbach, nestled between the Inn Valley's soft hilly landscape, the steeply rising mountain peaks in Alpbachtal and the impressive panorama of the Kitzbühel Alps. Customs and tradition are looked after here, which earnt the village the "Europagemeinde" (Europe community) accolade. Restaurants and "Stuben" parlours spoil with Tyrolean delicacies. The winter hiking paths around Breitenbach invite you to explore the wonderful snowy landscape. Two cross-country tracks are available - one of which even has a seal of approval, and the ski areas Alpbachtal, Reith and Kramsach are quite close by.
Via Innsbruck - Inntal-motorway A 12 - exit Ötztal - Längenfeld (about 100 km)
Via Bregenz - motorway A 14 - Bludenz - Landeck - motorway A 12 - exit Ötztal - Längenfeld (about 190 km)
To Innsbruck main station. By train to Ötztal station and with local bus to Längenfeld or by bus directly from Innsbruck to Längenfeld.
Innsbruck airport: 100 km - international connecting flights
Salzburg airport: 350 km - international connecting flights
Munich International airport: 350 km
General informationFließ im Oberinntal has 3035 inhabitants and is situated by a lake at an altitude of 1073 m. It lies on a sunny plateau on the Austrian-Swiss-Italian border, in the middle of the alps. Sunny slopes, clear blue skies, magnificent kaleidoscopes of colours in clear brooks, fresh air - that's Fliess in summer.
St. Anton, situated between Verwall Alps and the Lechtaler Alps at the foot of the Alberg Pass, offers everything the perfect ski holiday needs: a colourful mix of accommodations, from cosy bed & breakfasts and guest houses to hotels of various categories. St. Anton is also impressive not only for its approx. 306 km of piste of all levels of difficulty, but also for its fantastic pedestrian area, which is great for strolling and wandering about. The diverse leisure activities offered away from the ski slopes is also persuasive: one example of many is the large spa centre. The après ski scene in St. Anton is legendary. The selection of party locations is huge, either directly on the mountain or in the resort: even in the early afternoon you can hear the music pumping in the countless bars, where you can clink glasses and get swaying and dancing.
Niederau is situated at 824 m at the valley entrance to Wildschönau, only about 7 km from Wörgl, the nearest city. The typical Tyrolean alpine village, located on the edge of the Kitzbühel Alps and the foot of the Markbachjoch (1,500 m), sets standards for cosy winter sports. The parish church, with its distinctive, pointed church tower distinguishes the townscape, which has enjoyed the skiing tradition since 1947.
The resort wins guests over with fair prices and a rustic, romantic charm. A family-friendly selection of activities, as well as varied cuisine, ensure an enjoyable holiday! Several lifts run from the centre into the ski area, and you can easily reach the other pistes in Wildschönau with the free ski bus.
How to get thereBy car:Inntal motorway A12 from Kufstein to Innsbruck, exit Kufstein Sud (toll-free coming from the north) or Worgl Ost, continue via federal road B312; coming from Innsbruck Inntal motorway A 12 to exit Wörgl Ost, and then local road B 312; from the west west-motorway A 1 to exit Lofer and then local road to St. Johann.
St. Johann in Tirol is an express train station.
By plane: the nearest airport is in Innsbruck or Salzburg.
At an altitude of 1,154 km in the Stanzer Valley lies Flirsch, only around 12 km from the internationally known ski paradise, St. Anton. In this picturesque resort, it is slightly calmer than its raucous neighbour. This resort is ideal for those who prefer a more relaxed holiday away from the hustle and bustle. St. Anton is 12 k m away and and can be easily reached via the free ski buses. Alongside the many leisure activities available in St. Anton, Flirsch also has plenty to offer with leisure and evening programme e.g. an illuminated natural toboggan run.
General informationBiberwier with its 610 inhabitants lies 989 m above sea level. The small valley within the Zugspitzarena has a lot to offer the active visitor, in summer as well as in winter.
The cosy main resort of Alpbach (975 m), was declared the "loveliest village in Austria" in the 1980s and was voted "best small skiing village in Europe" in 2004. The village lies in the inner Alpbachtal on a sunny plateau with a heavenly view and direct access to the ski area at the Wiedersberger Horn. As Inneralpbach forms the head of the valley, peace and tranquillity reigns here, without disturbing traffic. Alpbach entices its guests with its historic ambience and a whole lot of recreational activities, such as tobogganing or winter hiking. The splendid guest houses promise a hearty atmosphere before you even set foot inside them.
Oberau is situated at 936 m on the edge of the Kitzbühel Alps, in the centre of the sunny Wildschönau upper valley. The pretty and typical Tyrolean village is a main resort in the upper valley and impresses guests in particular with its 250 year old Baroque parish church. It offers many cosy and rustic guest houses, where guests can let themselves be spoilt. Oberau exudes an especially lovely charm, making it a favourite. There are five drag lifts at Roggenboden in resort and a very good ski bus connection ensures a comfortable start into the "Wildschönau" ski area. Let yourself be spoilt by hospitality and peace! If it's too still, guests can also have fun on the toboggan run at Roggenboden or in the "Stadl-Ápres Ski Bar".
With its picturesque surroundings and inviting atmosphere, Söll (703 m) lies between the Wilder Kaiser mountains (2,344 m), and the Hohe Salve (1,829 m). A cosy, casual atmosphere dominates the scene during the day, and there are also things to experience here by night. Above all, Söll is known for its great après ski, and its discos and bars ensure a colourful nightlife. Whether you like bowling, squash, ice skating, tobogganing both day or night, guided snow-shoe tours or an excursion to a panoramic bath, Söll's sport and leisure offerings are sure to offer unlimited fun!
The wonderful mountain village Ischgl is located at approx. 1,377 m altitude in midst of the Paznaun Valley in Tyrol, right between the Silvretta and Verwall massifs, and is not only popular with winter sports fans because of it's legendary après ski. Visitors from all over the world come to Ischgl every year to spend their holidays in 4- and 5-star luxury hotels, as well as in the quaint and quiet guest houses and pensions. Ischgl stands for urban lifestyle, first class events and, of course, pure winter sports fun! Skiers and snowboarders for instance, have easy access to the three valley stations through a pedestrian tunnel with moving walkways, which enables you to cross from one side of the village to the other quickly and easily. The new 3S-Pardatschgrat gondola is now in service, being the world's first lift to cover such a large difference in altitude and transporting the guests from the Eastern edge of the village directly to the Pardatschgrat.Once the lifts close in the afternoons Ischgl has lots to offer to remain active during the day. Be it a quiet evening in a spa, café or restaurant, or rather hot parties in the countless bars, clubs and discos - there is something to do for everyone. With the "Top of the Mountain" concerts which take place annually for season opening, Easter and season closure, Ischgl brings international music top stars on to it's stage. No matter if you are skier, boarder, cross-country fan or just want to indulge in the atmosphere - Ischgl is the place to be. Because the motto here is: "No two days are alike!"
The small, yet fine resort of Maurach is located at 980 m on the southern shore of Achensee. Snow enjoyment and relaxation are top priorities here. The village's rustic Tyrolean charm is very inviting and many restaurants offer culinary delight. Particularly nice is its close proximity to the ski area. Guests can comfortably reach the Maurach ski area with the Rofan lift. A "flight" with the new sky glider "Airrofan" ensures an adrenaline rush; soar like an eagle over the Gschöllkopf, down 200 m at 85 km/h! Off-piste, guests can relax with sport activities such as tobogganing, or go on a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride along the lake. The Notburga art museum is also definitely worth a day trip.
How to get therecan be comfortably reached by car and is well connected to public transport.
The nearest airports are in and .
Away from mass tourism you will enjoy the hospitality in Itter, whose townscape is mainly shaped by the old castle. The friendly Tyroelan village with its approx. 1,100 inhabitants, is situated at the foot of the Hohe Salve on a sunny plateau in a wonderful landscape. Here you can enjoy the beauty of the mountainous landscape away from the hustle and bustle. The Salvista gondola offers winter sports fans direct access to fun on the slopes, and practice lifts are located near the resort. The idyllic location offers numerous cleared hiking paths and cross-country ski trails, as well as a lit up natural toboggan run and refined cuisine, making this resort an ideal spot for a relaxing winter holiday.
The ideal location of Itter within the Brixental offers its visitors perfect conditions for a successful winter holiday. The ski area comprises approx. 284 km of prepared pistes – a great selection for both beginners and more experienced riders. The 90 lift systems ensure that both skiers and snowboarders can easily access the desired terrain without detours. After the skiing day has ended you can enjoy some sociable apres ski. In the "Salvista-Stadl" dancing, laughing and having fun is possible way into the early morning hours. A visit to the nearby ski resorts Söll and Hopfgarten are worth the trip. For getting to the resort you can either travel by car, catch a train or even fly to a nearby airport. The train station Hopfgarten is only approx. 6 km away, and the nearest airport, with approx. 75 km distance, is Innsbruck.
In a quaint valley, embedded in the High Tauern National Park in Eastern Tyrol, lies the idyllic village of St. Jakob at an altitude of 1.389 m. Even though today the Defereggental is one of the nicest Alp valleys of Tyrol and has become a popular holiday destination, it has not lost any of its natural charm. Here you will still find enchanting winter scenery in nearly untouched nature. Therefore, winter hikers will definitely get their money's worth.The centre of St. Jakob is shaped by beautiful old stone buildings from the time of the squires. The famous alpine village Jagdhausalm, also known as "Klein-Tibet", is worth a visit as well. Furthermore, the surrounding ski area does not leaves anything to be desired! Reliable snow conditions and a romantic alpine panorama make your winter holiday extraordinary!
General informationSerfaus is situated in the mountains, at an altitude of 1427 m, and has 1024 inhabitants. The magnificent, colourful flower meadows in summer, the shining forests in autumn; bracing climate and fresh mountain air! Relaxing Wellness facilities, laughing children at play: a holiday paradise, where quality isn't just a word, but is assured down to the last detail. Serfaus has lots that is both distinctive and unique: its sunny location, the 'Murmli' children's club, the mixture of cosy pensions and top hotels, the combination of international flair and the charm of a small village.
With its wide spectrum of activities for the whole family, Seefeld inspires you to enjoy the good life to the full. Take a stroll through the lively pedestrian area with its charming shops, or enjoy an evening of entertainment in the casino or in one of the many restaurants, bars, cafes and nightclubs.
Novices, experts and kiddies alike will love the award-winning cross-country ski trails, while Alpine skiers and snowboarders will delight in the three well-developed ski areas around the Rosshütte and Gschwandtkopf.
The 18-hole Seefeld-Wildmoos championship golf course and the 9-hole Golfacademy in the village centre, ensure optimum playing pleasure, while the Olympia Sport and Congress Centre and the “Strandperle” bathing area at the Wildsee lake offer the perfect place for a refreshing swim after a day’s hiking in Seefeld’s breathtaking mountain countryside.
Nauders is located in the tri-border region Italy-Austria-Switzerland on a sunny plateau between Finstermünz pass/Switzerland and Passo Resia/Italy and can look back on a long history.
The small resort of Pertisau is idyllically located on the west bank of the lake Achensee. At 950 m, you can enjoy the lovely Tyrolean lifestyle without the crowds. The village is at an ideal location for cross-country skiers as well as winter hikers, which is thanks in part to its proximity to the ''Karwendelgebirge'' range, one of the largest interconnected nature reserves in Tyrol. Aside from the pistes, there is a plethora of other activities, for example, a visit to the modern activity centre, or the opportunity to be delighted by the homey regional cuisine. Pertisau is also known for its cross-country offers with various tracks to follow, whilst enjoying the magnificent view of the surrounding mountains.
Surrounded by the Stubai and Ötztal Alps, Sautens is located at 812 m altitude at the entrance to the ötz Valley. The quaint resort impresses its visitors with the wonderful location, which offers tranquility and relaxation and a welcome change to the hectic winter sports arenas. Also the close by Piburg lake is worth a visit. Even though the idyll is predominant, skiing fans will nevertheless find what they are looking for in Sautens. The manageable and family-friendly ski area "Hochoetz" is located in close proximity to the neighbouring resort Oetz. The younger generation will enjoy a visit to the Ski World Cup resort Sölden, which especially offers fun away from the piste.
Fendels, eines der kleinsten Dörfer von Tirol, thront über dem Inntal und wurde zunächst als "Venels" erwähnt im Jahre 1288 AD. Glockturmkamm Fendels in Ridge, Teil der Ötztaler Alpen aufgenommen. Im Jahr 1959 eine Straße machte dieses Bergdorf zugänglicher, bevor es kann nur mit der Seilbahn zu erreichen.
Zams, situated peacefully between the snow-covered peaks of the Venet Massif in the heart of the TirolWest holiday region, promises typical Tyrolean holiday flair. The cosy resort has retained its original character and exudes a heart-felt charm that attracts holiday makers again and again, due to its colourfully painted farm houses, rustic guest houses and the Kronburg, throning a hilltop. You can best enjoy an unforgettable panorama from the 2,212 m high Krah mountain, from which you can see the Zugspitze. Winter sports fans will get their money's worth in the small, family-friendly Venet ski area. The ski area, with 22 kilometres of piste, lies directly at your door and is quickly reached with the cable car starting in resort! A varied selection of numerous bars and restaurants, diverse spa areas and the opportunity to toboggan and ice skate don't allow boredom to become an issue.
General informationOberndorf, known as the 'family nest', has 1700 inhabitants and is a holiday resort amid unspoilt nature. Situated at a sea level of 700 m, surrounded by the magnificent Kitzbühel Alps and the picturesque 'Wilder Kaiser' mountain range.
How to get thereBy car:
Munich - Kufstein - St. Johann - Fieberbrunn- St. Ulrich (toll free)
Vienna - Salzburg - Lofer - Waidring - St. Ulrich.
the nearest train-station is in Fieberbrunn.
the nearest airports are in Innsbruck or Salzburg.
Walchsee is located right on the shore of the lake at an altitude of 658 m. The sunny resort is situated in the centre of a picturesque landscape at the foot of the Zahmen Kaiser. Winter hikers and cross-country skiers can take off from the Walchsee on vast tours, curling fans and ice skaters will thoroughly enjoy the lakes that have frozen over and adventurers will get their money's worth with an extensive snowshoe hike! Not only children's pulses will be racing at a tobogganing party at the local tobogganing run. Skiers can get to the Zahmer Kaiser lifts in a matter of minutes, and the lower mountain pastures can be reached by ski bus.
General informationThe idyllic town of Lienz, set 673 m above sea level is surrounded by a stunning Alpine scenery - the renown Dolomites in the south and some of the highest peaks of the Alps in the north.
The small town (13.000 inhabitants) and its surrounding villages have still remained their origins and enjoy favorable weather conditions, influenced by the Mediterranean climate.
The town center is lined with old houses with colorful facades, street-side cafes and small shops decorated with flowers.
No industrial plants, no motorways, no traffic jams destroy the harmonic atmosphere of this town.
Lienz - the ultimate resort for recreation, action and comfort.
General information1584 m above sea level
Location: in the mountains, next to a skiing area
The community of Kramsach (520 m) lies in Tyrol's lower Inn Valley, on the northern shore of the Inn, and scatters itself on the alluvial fan of the Brandenberger Ache across from Rattenberg. Due to the six surrounding lakes, it is also known as "Seendorf" (Village of Lakes), and offers the perfect atmosphere for a rejuvenating holiday. Numerous leisure activities, e.g. ice skating or ice hockey on a frozen lake ensure entertainment, and restaurants, lodges and typical taverns offer culinary variety. Kramsach has specialised itself on beginners and skiers wanting a refresher, but also has a large range available for advanced skiers, snowboarders and cross-country fans. With the Sonnwendjoch chairlift, you soar up from 520 to 1,900 m, directly up into a skiing and snowy heaven.
General informationAt an altitude of 1050 m lies See im Paznauntal, with its 1030 inhabitants.
Sun, fun, pleasure and of course unspoilt nature - the holiday region of See-Pians is a little pearl in the Paznauntal valley with a lot of personality. Experience the charms of traditional Tyrolean customs with all the conveniences of a modern tourism industry.
General informationUderns, lying 549 m above sea level and with 1502 inhabitants, is situated in the mountains, by a river and a skiing area. In the heart of the Zillertal valley, where the valley is at its broadest and where the sun shines for the longest, lies the lovely area of Uderns.Take a look around, the town has retained its village character, in peace and tranquility.
At the foot of the "Wilder Kaiser", Ellmau (820 m), together with the neighbouring resorts, comprise Austria’s largest connected ski region. Winter dreams come true in the tranquil resort! In addition to fun on the piste - some of the runs reach into the centre -, Ellmau offers many other activities, e.g. curling, tobogganing, snowshoe hikes and horse-drawn sleigh rides. The "KaiserBad" awaits you with a great pool complex with activity pools and large sauna area. On the 55 kilometres of winter hiking trails, guests become more familiar with the region in a whole new way.Further bonus points are the unique surroundings, an advantageous climate and of course the typical Tyrolean hospitality. The little ones won’t miss out either: numerous activities keep our smallest guests entertained!
Lermoos is an attractive village with a small but interesting ski area. Part of the draw as a destination for holiday skiers is the inclusion on the Happy Ski Card lift ticket, which also offers the nearby resorts of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Ehrwald (amongst others) for those who have a car available. It is also an appealing destination for intermediate skiers and beginners as well as those who are looking for a typical Austrian village holiday.
The idyllic town of Achenkirch lies at an altitude of 916 m and is made up of many scattered districts. Located at the northern opening to Lake Achen, the gorgeous view offers a look at the mountains and one of Tyrol's largest lakes. The amazing ski area, one of Europe's largest enclosed conservation areas, the "Karwendal", is waiting to be discovered. Besides snow bikes and tobogganing, the possibility to try snow golf is also available.Those looking for romance shouldn't miss the horse-drawn carriage rides through the sparkling snowy landscape. Culinary highlights can be found in the first-class restaurants after an exciting day.
The small sunny town of Imst is embedded into the Oberinntal valley in the holiday area Pitztal and Oetztal.
In the heart of the Tyrolean Zugspitz Arena, at a snow-sure 1,342 m, is the idyllic Tyrolean mountain village of Berwang. Family and winter holiday paradise, an insider tip for snow lovers of all ages. Only a few steps away you will find the lifts, cross-country ski tracks, an ice rink, toboggan run and winter hiking paths. No need for a car here. A ski school and guest kindergarten, sports and grocery shops, apres ski bars and restaurants are all nearby and provide everything you need for a perfect winter holiday. The highest located resort in the Tyrolean Zugspitz Arena lays on a sunny plateau with a wonderful view of the mighty Zugspitze, just a few kilometres from the German-Austrian boarder.
The traditional Tyrolean resort of Ehrwald is located in a sunny valley at 994 m altitude and is framed by the imposing Zugspitze, Mieminger and the Wetterstein mountain ranges. Pistes of varying difficulty levels await you in Ehrwald. Experienced skiers and snowboarders and beginners all get their money’s worth here! In the Ehrwald Alm there is great scope for children to learn to ski in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. In addition to the unlimited skiing-fun, you can also descend to the Ehrwald Alm valley with a night-time toboggan ride, ski bob or Snowfox ride.
The municipality of Jerzens extends in the anterior part of the Pitztal valley on both riverbanks of the Pitze river.
Hintertux in winterabsolutly snow-safe because of the Hintertuxer glacier, 67 cable-cars and lifts, 236 km pistes. The ski-areas Rastkogel - Eggalm - Penken are connected to the greates skiing-area in Zillertal. Après ski and several restaurants are waiting for you. Subject to alterations.
General informationSituated at an altitude of 828 m in the mountains and close to a skiing area, the Wildschönau high valley, with its 3800 inhabitants, lies to the south of Wörgl in the Kitzbühel Alps area. In total, the valley is 24 km long. A community with 4 church villages, each harbouring a colse relationship between agriculture and people's culture, the Wildschönau is a varied winter sport and walking area.
Telfs is located at the foot of the 2,662 m high Hohe Munde, a mountain that belongs to the Mieminger mountain chain. Bairbach, Birkenberg, Brand, Buchen, Hinterberg, Lehen, Moos, Mösern, Platten, Sagl, St. Veit and Wildmoos make up the municipality of Telfs. Boasting some 15,000 inhabitants it is the third municipality of Tyrol in terms of size, after Innsbruck and Kufstein. For a long period of time Telfs was a centre of textile industry.
General informationTourists are drawn to Kufstein by its lakes and medieval castle.
The "Pearl of Tirol" offers a wide range of sporting facilities, cultural attractions and events of all kinds at the castle.
Come spend wonderful holidays in Kufstein!
The municipality of Eben am Achensee is made up of the main village of Eben, as well as Maurach am Achensee, Buchau and Pertisau.
The cosy village of Scheffau (approx. 754 m) lies nestled in the idyllic winter landscape of the Wilder Kaiser. Savour a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains. From Scheffau you can directly access the "Wilder Kaiser-Brixental" SkiWelt via two modern gondolas.
Peace and relaxation can be found on a winter hike through the glittering winter landscape around Scheffau. If you prefer some action, you could go on a tremendously fast night run down the lit tobogganing trail or take part in curling. There are also countless other opportunities for recreational activities in the surrounding area. During or after skiing, the regional cuisine treats its guests with delicious specialities.
General informationRamsau im Zillertal, with its 4000 inhabitants, lies 600 m above sea level, in the mountains and by a river and a skiing area. Due to its favourable location - in the centre of the Zillertal valley cable car - Ramsau is the ideal starting point to explore the Zillertal mountain world. The romantic holiday paradise is a magical little village with lovely hotels, guesthouses, pensions and farmhouses, lots of sun, broad meadows and pure mountain air, which all offers refreshment for your body and soul. Enjoy the warm welcome and the hospitality, as well as the excellent offerings from cellar and kitchen! All this is what makes the holiday region so endearing!
General informationRied im Zillertal, at an altitude of 572 m, has 950 inhabitants and is situated in the mountains, by a river and close to a skiing area. Ried lies in the middle of the Zillertal valley and is the ideal starting point for all kinds of excursions. Whether by bike along the Ziller river, or by car on the Zillertal high-alpine road, every day is a real experience.
Pfunds in the Oberinntal valley is located in a tri-border region close to Switzerland and Italy. The municipality of Pfunds comprises the villages of Stuben and Pfunds-Dorf, connected by a wooden bridge that has been established in 1950, as well as the hamlets Wand, Vorder- and Hinterkobel, Birkach, Lafairs, Stein and Greit. Since the 1980s Pfunds attaches great importance to ecological community policy, establishing solar panels, focusing on energy recovery in winter gardens as well as pollution-free heating systems with biomass and wood chips.
Mieming is located on the Mieminger plateau at the foot of the homonymous mountain chain. At the foot of the Mieminger mountain chain, there is the the village of Mieming with its 3,000 inhabitants. The component localities Untermieming, Weidach, Fiecht, See, Tabland, Zein, Obermieming, Barwies, Zirchbichl, Krebsbach, Fronhausen and Freundsheim belong to the municipal area, extending to the Gaistal valley.
Reutte is a marketing town (Marktgemeinde) lying adjacent to the Lech River approximately 45 miles northwest of Innsbruck, Austria and southwest of Munich, Germany. Reutte is the Capital of the northwestern (Ausserfern) region of the Austrian Tirol.
At a height of 817 m, Landeck is located in the middle of the TirolWest holiday region. The resort is surrounded by idyllic villages, picturesque fortresses and castles and the wonderful backdrop of the Venet Mountain. The town's landmark, "Schloss Landeck" was built on a towering rock above the River Inn and still watches over the town today. You can enjoy an unforgettable panoramic view at its best from Krahberg, at 2,212 m high, where you can also enjoy the view of the Zugspitze mountain. Winter sports fans have access to manageable pistes, therefore families find the Venet ski area appealing. With Landeck being a city of shopping and tourist attractions, it really makes for a charming holiday destination.
Small but quaint are the resorts located at the entrance of the Pitz Valley. The main resort Wenns /982 m altitude) lays in the bottom of the valley and is perfectly connected to the ski area Hochzeiger with the complementary ski bus. Due to the rising number of guests every year the tourist infrastructure is constantly modernised and sports offer is expanded regularly. Hotels have been erected and have changed the appearance of the villages, but considering all the ongoing change, Wenns could maintain its original mountain village charm. The inhabitants are friendly and the atmosphere is welcoming. The landscape around the valley entrance is towered-over by the Plattenrain (1,476 m) and the Venet (2,512 m). A visit to the "Burg Hirschberg" (castle on stag mountain) originating from the 13th century is worth while. It crumbled considerably in 1921, but in winter it provides a very romantic sight.
Hainzenberg in summerHolidays in the Zillertal-valley mean no stress and no hectic. Enjoy the clean nature, flora and fauna. Hiking tours, high-alpine tours, biking (Zillertalradweg), mountain-biking, swimming, tennis, riding, etc. - you have free choice. Different restaurants will appreciate you and offer home-made cost as well as various menus.
General informationSea level: 994 m
Population: 1300 inhabitants
Location: Telfes is the sunniest village in the Stubai valley
In midst of the beautiful Tyrolean mountain landscape lays the sun-drenched allround ski area Kühtai. Austria's highest located winter sports resort is located at 2,020 m and is only approx. 30 km from Innsbruck. Thanks to the altitude you can expect perfect snow conditions from December until the beginning of May and if the snow line goes low enough you can also ski down to accommodation or even start your skiing day directly in front of the door. The discovery of this resort as a ski station actually occurred more than 100 years ago. Today the resort presents itself as cosy village with hotel and apartment houses, and diverse offer of apres ski facilities.
General informationJungholz, situated in the mountains and close to a skiing area, lies 1058 m above sea level and has 302 inhabitants. There are many out of the ordinary holiday destinations, but only here can you find places so rich in the charm of the Tyrol and Bavaria. The cosy Tyrolean mountain village in Oberallgäu is still a real secret tip for unlimited holiday fun. It is children and family-friendly, sunny, and has no through-traffic.
General informationOn a plateau above the Thiersee valley and surrounded by forests and meadows lies Hinterthiersee, at an altutide of 860 m and with 470 inhabitants. The picturesque, romantic mountain village is surrounded by a fascinating moutain panorama.
Hinterthiersee is a sociable village which both seeks and values contact with its quests. You'll certainly feel at home here.
General informationPrutz, lying 866 m above sea level and with a population of 1924, is situated by a glacier and a river, and close to a skiing area. The holiday region in the Tyrolean Oberland offers its guests a holiday Eldorado of relaxation and activity. Surrounded by towering mountains, here there is a world of variety.
The Tyrolean Oberland 'Summer Card' opens up many possibilities: guided walks and biking tours (inc. bike), free entry to the bathing lake, activity outdoor pool, indoor pool, tennis courts, curling and bowling facilities. There is also a fantastic children's programme (from July to August).
Located on a sunny plateau at an altitude of 650 m above the Inn Valley is Bad Häring, the first recreational bath and spa resort in Tyrol. The village is characterized by typical Tyrolean charm, exuded by lovely houses, a small church, and the picturesque market place. At the foot of the nearly 1,600 m high Pölven, the district offers a lovely panoramic view and invites its guests to enjoy many various activities. As Bad Häring is known to be one of Austria’s most renowned spa resorts, you can enjoy excellent relaxation and spa offers to unwind and escape the stress of day-to-day. The area makes possible activities such as winter hiking, cross-country skiing, and of course alpine skiing. The "SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental" offers a huge area of skiable pistes and attracts high numbers tourists every year. Away from the slopes there is also a varied selection of leisure activities, e.g. tobogganing, curling, and much more.
The picturesque village Thiersee is embedded in an idyllic mountain scenery on the extensive high altitude plateau of the Thier Lake Valley on 678 m altitude and lies around 9 km from Kufstein am Inn. The highest point of the valley is the peak of the Hinterer Sonnwendjoch with 1,986 m, which is also the highest mountain of the Mangfall mountain range which in turn is part of the Bavarian foothills of the Alps. Thiersee, which is situated at the lake of the same name, is the centre of the valley and offers the perfect opportunity for holiday makers to retreat surrounded by a stunning mountain panorama and unspoilt nature. Traditional guest houses and restaurants invite guests to enjoy the typical Austrian hospitality and Tyrolean unhurried lifestyle.
Hinterthiersee is part of this municipality and offers both the small, easily navigable Thiersee-Mitterland family ski centre as well as the Tirolina ski area, which are ideal for beginners and families alike. Moreover, the Thiersee Valley is known for its cross-country and hiking possibilities. A range of hiking trails and cross-country trails of different difficulty levels leads through this magnificent natural landscape.
The picturesque Tyrolean village Ebbs lies at 475 m altitude, just below the Zahmer Kaiser. The resort is only approx. 8 km from Kufstein, which is therefore ideal to drop by for a visit. In Ebbs there are not only numerous shops and cosy restaurants, but also some impressive sights to visit: the dome for instance, the nature reserve "Kaisertal", and the world-famous "Fohlenhof" Haftlinger stables. Furthermore, with the large SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental ski area, Ebbs provides great conditions or Alpine winter sports fans and cross-country skiers.
General informationThe commune Bruck am Ziller is situated at the sunside of the Zillertal. Bruck is the place where the sun is shining very long. If you see Bruck am Ziller geografically it is ideal to make trips to the Zillertal, to the Achental at the Achensee, to Rattenberg, to Innsbruck or in the intact nature.
The municipality of Spiss is located in the Samnauntal valley at the border to the Swiss canton Grisons (Graubünden). Spiss, located on the sunny side of the Samnauntal valley, is not only the highest located municipality of Austria, but is also one of the smallest with a number of some 150 inhabitants.
The cosy village of Auffach is the Wildschönau winter centre with the Schatzberg ski areal. The town situated at an altitude of 875 meters is primarily know for its countless hiking trails and also for the Schatzberg gondola, one of the longest single circuit trains in Austria. Far away from the hectic everyday, Auffach offers a relaxing holiday experience in the midst of beautiful natural scenery. Traditions and local culture are an important part of the charm. While on your holiday don't forget to try the "Krautinger" a Wildschönau speciality, in one of the many local inns.
Wörgl is a town in the Tyrolean Inntal valley located close to the German border. With 13,000 inhabitants Wörgl is one of the larger towns in Tyrol and has much to offer. It is situated at the mouth of the Brixental valley and the mountain pass road leading to the high plain. Thus Wörgl is located not far from the lift network Skijuwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau und SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental. The lively Tyrolean town might not have direct access to the ski area, but offers great leisure activities and shopping opportunities in return. Travellers looking for a good infrastructure and numerous possibilities for going-out are at the perfect spot in Wörgl in Tyrol.
The typical Tyrolean village of Heiterwang is located at almost 1000 m high in a wide valley at the entrance to the Tyrolean Zugspitz Arena. Surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery and dotted with sun-convenient lodges round the lovely Heiterwanger See Lake, the resort makes a perfect base for THE ultimate winter holiday! The ski area is close proximity and offers runs of all difficulty levels. Heiterwang also provides great off-piste enjoyment, with its marked winter hiking trails, a prepared toboggan run and a natural ice skating rink with curling area.
In close proximity to the Inn curve, only approx. 10 km from the German boarder, one of the oldest towns in the lower Inn valley can be found: Kirchbichl. At 250 m altitude you can enjoy the cosy Tyrolean lifestyle in peace and quiet. The village offers the ideal access point for cross country skiers and winter hikers, but also Alpine skiers will find what they are looking for in the "Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental". Away from the pistes a diverse offer of leisure time activities awaits you: traditional guest houses and modern coffee bars invite you to linger. Those who prefer to stay sporty, can try the ice rink, the tennis courts or curling.
The endearing alpine village of Kartitsch lies nestled between the Dolomites and the Carnic Alps, in a side valley of the Alta Pusteria and at an altitude of approx. 1,356 m. The Italian border is around 12 km away. Defined by its charm and cosiness, the small village of Kartitsch is the ideal location for families and those seeking relaxation. From the village centre you can easily reach the various with the free ski bus. Night skiing fans also have the opportunity to indulge in this passion. One special attraction of this village is the frozen Obstans waterfall, on which a fascinating ice-climbing venture can be partaken in.
Gries in summerYou will find everything in the middle of the alpine-world, clean air and sun - enjoy relaxing. Gries offers its guests several hiking- and walking tours as well as alpine tours to the glacier of the Ötztaler- and Stubaier Alps. Different alps invite you to eat or relax.
Steeg, with a population of 680, is the last municipality visitors travel through before they reach the end of the Lechtal Valley. It comprises several hamlets, the westernmost of which (Lechleiten and Gehren) are located at the end of the impressive Lechschlucht gorge, right on the border with the neighbouring province of Vorarlberg.
How to get thereBy car: coming from west via Sillian, Lienz to Lavant. From the south via 'Plöckenpass', Kötschach and Oberdrauburg to Lavant. From the nord via Felbertauern, Lienz to Lavant. From the east via motorway til exit Spittal an der Drau and then local road to Lavant. By train: to Lienz and from there by taxi. By airplane: the nearest airports are in Klagenfurt and Innsbruck.
General informationStams is a village in the western part of Tyrol on 671 m of lake height and has 1454 inhabitants. The town is known for its monastery of the Cistercian order. For those who look for a relaxing place for their holidays Stams is the right choice but also sport activities are high on the list!
Schwaz lies in the middle Lower Inn Valley at an altitude of 545 m and is home to about 14,000 residents. Schwaz is the district capital of the court district of the same name in Austria's Tyrol and is only about 30 km away from the state capital of Innsbruck. The Kellerjoch (2,344 m) is the local mountain of Schwaz and is a part of the Tux Alps.
Nature-lovers will enjoy breathtaking views of the Upper Inn Valley as well as the surrounding mountains. With snow-covered forests throughout the region, Schwaz elevates your winter holiday to a whole new level. Furthermore, one of Tyrol's first lifts was built on the Kellerjoch, and the family-friendly ski area is pleased to enjoy ever-growing popularity with both the locals and tourists.
Not only is the picturesque natural landscapes very popular, but the historical old town is as well. Schwaz is one of the oldest cities in Europe and the buildings and streets with their medieval flair, as well as the numerous sights to see, get culture enthusiasts excited. The history of the city is influence by mining and ever since miners struck silver in the 15th century, Schwaz has been referred to as the "Silver City" of Tyrol.
The quiet and romantic Tyrolean village is situated at an altitude of approx. 500 m covered in an incredible mountain world at the foot of the Kaiser Mountains. It is located approx. 10 km north-east of Kufstein at the border of Bavaria and is towered over by the Niederndorferberg and the Hechenberg, which has been crowned "Maria Heimsuchung" (Mary visitation) due to the famous pilgrimage church. Spacious hiking routes invite you to relaxed winter hiking in the fresh and clean mountain air. Enjoy the view of an impressive mountain landscape with breathtaking scenery. An access point to the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental, which offers an incredible 284 km of piste for the whole family, is located approx. 25 km away. A day trip to Munich is also possible, as it is only approx. 85 km away.
The idyllic resort Erl is only a few kilometres from the German boarder and is situated at an altitude of approx. 470 m. Surrounded by the Kaiser mountains, the famous passion play resort invites its guests to ski, hike and sledge. The resort at the boarder offers many possibilties to enjoy winter sports. no matter if you choose the Bavarian Alps or the largest interconnected ski area in Austria - the Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser/Brixental - there are no limits to skiing fun here! Alternatively you can also enjoy the lovely winter landscape on a horse-drawn sleigh ride and at the same time recharge you energy reserves for your everyday life.
In the heart of this wonderful mountain landscape lies the Hochzillertal with the resort Hochfügen - one of three districts that form the community Fügenberg. Hochfügen's speciality lies in its perfect location in a high Alpine valley with wonderful views and pistes which nearly end at your front door. Via the panorama road you can access the resort via Fügen and from here you can start directly into world of skiing. At an altitude of 1,500 m the resort is known as snow-sure and additionally provides a magnificent view of the Zillertal Alps. Here, you are in the middle of it all: directly from your hotel door it is only a few steps to the ski lift, to cross-country or winter hiking trails - and the valley run ends directly at the parking lot. You couldn't come any closer!