Ski holidays to Saalbach are in one of Austria’s premier ski resorts, it is a picturesque village located within the Glemm valley situated 4km from Hinterglemm. Both these villages form part of the massive Ski Circus ski area, and if you’re a confident intermediate you will achieve a massive buzz from skiing the whole area which covers 4 resorts (Saalbach, Hinterglemm, Leogang, Feiberbrunn). As of Dec 2015 the area has offered 270km of piste thanks to a €20 million investment in a new lift to link Hinterglemm to Fieberbrunn. From Dec 2019/2020 the link over to Zell am See opens up even more skiing. If you buy the Alpin Card Lift Pass there is 408km of piste on access making Saalbach part of one of the biggest ski areas in the world! We have a wide range of ski holiday packages to Saalbach so please call our experts to help you decide on the perfect skiing trip. We have a wide range of Saalbach ski hotels and bed and breakfast hotels to choose from where you can fly from your local airport.
Saalbach is la charming traditional village that is full of stylish shops and cafes. During your skiing holiday to Saalbach you will experience traditional Austrian après ski and it is in one of our top après ski resorts. There are many slope slide après ski bars including the legendary Hinterhagalm and the Costello tavern. A Saalbach ski holiday is perfect for families and groups alike, as it is an all round resort offering great atmosphere something for everyone there are also plenty of off slope activities to enjoy. Please our experts on 02037780123 to book your ski holiday to Saalbach today.
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Skiing in Saalbach is fantastic offering a wide variety of slopes with great skiing for all levels, and is widely considered one of the best Austrian ski resorts. With 270km of well-groomed pistes and 55 ski lifts skiing in Saalbach is part of the Ski Circus there really is something for everyone. More adventures skiers will love that there is now even more skiing that can be accessed now that Saalbach has been linked up with Zell am See. If you purchase the Alpin Card Lift Pass there is a total of 408km of piste on offer!
Saalbach Skiing is found on both sides of the valley, the runs on the north side (south-facing) is often preferred for beginner and intermediates as these are the slopes that get the most amount of sunshine. Slopes on the south side (north-facing) are normally in the side and hold the snow better in late season.
The nursery slopes are located right in the center of the village and the ski schools have a fantastic reputation.
Saalbach and Hinterglemm are perfectly suited for intermediate skiers alike. There are an extensive number of blue and red slopes over a variety of different terrains, easily accessible from both village centers. Intermediates will be particularly interested in the Kohlmais, Bernkogel and Reiterkogel areas.
For Expert skiers the runs that drop off from the Schattberg cable car offer some great mogul and off piste routes. Others areas that will excite advanced skiers are the Nordabfahrt and the world famous piste in Hinterglemm the Zwolferkogel, that appears in the skiing world cup circuit.
Saalbach is widely considered to be one of the best resorts in Austria for snowboarding, with its wide well maintained blue and red runs. There are also two snow parks, one smaller one in Hinterglemm but more experienced freestylers prefer the snowpark in the adjacent valley in Leogang. This snowpark boasts some large kickers, rails and jibs to play on.
Saalbach has been votes by some travel guide books in having the best après ski in the Alps. With over 30 bars and pubs to choose from and 9 discos and clubs, there really is something for everyone. Après ski in Saalbach usually kicks off around 3 in the afternoon and carries on until the early hours of the morning, with most bars offering live bands or DJs, with and unrivaledatmosphere. Don’t be surprised to see people still wearing their ski boots, well after dark.
The most popular après bars in Saalbach are the Hinterhag Alm and the Goasstall.
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