Austria Ski Holidays
Austria ski holidays are second only to France in popularity. Austria skiing resorts are renowned for their picturesque locations, high level of service, and the quality of their skiing and snowboarding facilities. We at Coop Travel have Austria ski deals at some of Austria’s most popular and beautiful resorts, among them Alpbach, Zell Am See and much-loved Lech.
In Austria, snowboarding and skiing enthusiasts of all abilities are looked after with traditional Austrian hospitality and charm, in areas of great beauty and with a fantastic après ski scene. The only problem is knowing which Austria ski resort to choose. If you’re planning to go in the early or late season, however, it’s best to choose one of the higher Austria ski villages such Kuhtai, as Austria pistes are generally lower than those of France.
Obergurgl, situated in the breath-taking Ötz Valley, is another good choice for end-of-season Austria ski deals. The highest parish in Austria, this beautiful unspoilt village has no through traffic, and has direct access to the slopes and lifts from the hotels. The attractive town centre offers plenty in the way of traditional entertainment, too.
The best known Austria skiing area is the Arlberg Ski Circus, which includes such resorts as Lech, Zurs and St. Anton - renowned for its bars and lively atmosphere. In fact, the après ski entertainment dominates most Austria ski holidays, with plenty of Gluhwein and dancing on tables!
Zell am See is an attractive lakeside Austria skiing resort which, together with the scenic village of Kaprun comprises the Europa Ski Region. Both of these Austria ski resorts offer firm, sure skiing on the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier. Popular with families, the quiet, picturesque town of Finkenberg overlooks the Austria ski resort of Mayrhofen, in the beautiful Zillertal valley.
We at Coop Travel also book Austria skiing holidays in the Ski Welt area, which links the Austria skiing resorts of Ellmau, Soll and Scheffau to offer 250 km of varied piste. If you want to try something new, remember in Austria, snowboarding is second only to alpine skiing for popularity.