An Austrian ski holiday is the perfect winter destination for any keen skier, perfect for people who are fed up with France and want to try somewhere a little different, Austrian ski holidays promise not to disappoint. Skiing holidays to Austria is the second most popular country for skiing holidays after France, and offer many picturesque and charming villages, Austria is known for it quality of skiing and lively après ski. Please check out our latest Austrian ski deals or have a look at our top 10 Austrian ski resorts and book your ski package holiday to Austria today. If you are unsure which resort is best for you, Please call our experts for advice and booking.
Ski Resorts in Austria are known for their excellent snowfall, beautiful scenery and modern lift systems, perfect for any winter sports enthusiast. Austrian ski resorts are also known for their friendly locals, quality of their ski instructors and outstanding mountain cuisine.
Austrian ski resorts are famed for their lively and vibrant après ski, the most talked about is St Anton and Ischgl, but all have there own charm and character. St Anton is home to the world famous Mooserwirt and Crazy Kanguruh, quite possibly the best après ski bars on the planet. These bars are located just at the top of the pistes that runs into the town and are made famous by their table dancing in ski boots and countless Jager bombs. Many of the Top après ski resorts are in Austria, making it perfect destination for any group ski holiday in Austria. Austrian après ski is common in most Austrian ski resorts and is a lot of fun, and will have you booking back next year, if you can remember it.
The most popular ski areas in Austria, the most popular Austrian ski area is the Arlberg Ski Area this links St Anton, St Christoph, Zurs and Lech. The Silvretta Ski Area links Ischgl to Galtur and Kappl, with superb high altitude skiing for all levels. The Ski Welt Ski Area provides over 250kms of piste linking Soll, Ellmau and Scheffau. The Europa Sport Region offers plenty of glacier skiing and links the village of Kaprun to the beautiful lakeside village of Zell am See. The Zillertal Superski forms a massive ski area linking Mayrhofen, Finkrnburg and Tux. The Ski Circus connecting Saalbach and Hinterglemm, a 200km playground to explore.
We have plenty of ski chalets in popular resorts such as St Anton, Ischgl, Lech, Solden, and plenty of other resorts please call to see which resort best suits your group. Ski hotels are much more common in Austria than chalets, and we have a large number of ski hotels in Austria including many luxury hotels as well as a good cheap ski hotels in Austria. Many of the hotels are half board but for those who want to experience the local cuisine there are also a large number of bed & breakfast hotels in Austria.
One of the most attractive things about your skiing holiday to Austria is that the resorts all have a short transfer times. Most resorts take between 1– 2hrs by coach to get to and are generally serviced by Innsbruck, Salzburg and Friedrichshafen.
Please note you might not need the full area pass if you are a beginner skier. We can pre-book lift passes over the phone or you can do it with your rep in resort.
The ski resorts in Austria offer some of the best skiing in the world. Resorts such as Lech and St Anton are world famous for a reason! They offer loads oif skiing all on one lift pass and they have good snow fall year after year. Other resorts such as Ischgl are equality as popular and also offer great skiing and good snow records. The Austrians are also a very friendly bunch and the atmosphere that you get in the resorts in Austria is always very welcoming to Bristish skiers!
One of the questions that we get asked alot is whether the Austrian ski resorts offer enough height to guarantee snow security. The answer to that question is YES the resorts in Austria are indeed high enough for you to be able to be sure of snow during your holiday. As with any country some of the resorts are higher or lower than others but if you pick the right resort and travel at the right time of year then neary all of the resorts that iSki feature in Austria will have snow. Generally the famous resorts are the ones that offer the best snow security such as St Anton, Lech, Ischgl, Obergurgl, Solden, Saalbach etc etc. The list goes on on and on.