Salzburg is the base for a unique ski vacation! Hundreds of ski vacation resorts dot the country to the west of Salzburg. Skiing in Austria is surprisingly good value and lift tickets, accommodation and après ski are competitively priced. Your ski adventure will let you ski in a different area each day. This is a unique way to see Salzburg and ski some of the best resorts in Austria.
A modern coach will take you from your hotel to a different ski area every day and the guide will make arrangements for your lift pass and ski hire. Salzburg is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with its Baroque architecture and you can savor its many attractions at leisure.
You can choose to spend your vacation at any of the resorts around Salzburg. These ski resorts offer terrain for skiers at all levels of skill and you can even enjoy glacier skiing and back country skiing. Most vacation resorts also offer tobogganing, night time activities and exciting après ski. Skiers and snowboarders will be delighted with the Gastein Valley. It offers five extensive ski areas up to 2,700 meters with powder snow and hilly pistes, carving tracks and freerides.
Apart from skiing and snowboarding you can relax in many ways on the snow and ice in Gastein. This is the perfect place for climbing, enjoying a horse drawn sleigh ride or snowshoe walking in the idyllic winter landscape. A day on the slopes can be concluded with unique après ski in the traditional huts and comfortable lounges.
Families can enjoy a carefree vacation here. Ski Kindergartens in the Gastein Valley take care of kids from the age of three. A special children’s Ski School will make experts of the kids by the time the vacation is over. The Fun Center at the Stubnerkogel, situated at a height of 2,200 meters, is the perfect place for ski fun for kids and teenagers alike. Oberndorf is an hour from Salzburg and is one of the smaller ski vacation resorts. It offers 60 km of slopes suitable for beginners and intermediate level skiers making it perfect for a family vacation.