austria ski holidays
alpine and divine!
Find the latest deals on Austria Ski holidays, and book an unforgettable experience at The Co-operative Travel. Austria ski resorts have hosted the Winter Olympics twice and the FIS World Championships on six occasions; testament indeed to the sheer quality of the snow and super skiing facilities in the Austrian Alps. Suitable for skiers of all abilities, Austria skiing holidays offer tourists the chance to ski at all the places the pros found so challenging - on some of the world’s best slopes.
Of course, the focus of the daily activities on any Austria ski holiday is the skiing, but the second most important part is the après-ski. Kitzbuhel is sublime when it comes to both. Enjoy a day’s skiing on demanding slopes that have tested numerous championship skiers. Then party the night away in the in this top-class ski resort’s plethora of pubs and clubs; gluvine never tasted so good!
Around Salzburg the cracking resort of Zell am See is all things to all skiers. Established in the 13th century the gorgeous little town at the centre of this top Austria ski resort is transformed in the evenings into a cosmopolitan playground. Situated at the edge of a deep lake and surrounded by a glorious mountainous backdrop, winter ski season for this town sees the influx of some of the world’s most ardent skiers. As well as the usual massive collection of graded runs, for the more adventurous this area offers the opportunity to partake in glacier skiing and a little exciting off-piste activity.
skiing in st anton
But for the mecca of off-piste Austria skiing head to St. Anton. This resort definitely appeals to thrill-seekers and in the evening it is positively thumping with après-ski activity. A resort that almost equals St. Anton for boisterous behaviour is that of Mayrhofen in the Ziller Valley. Popular with young skiers it also offers the opportunity to indulge in glacier skiing on the impressive Hintertux Glacier.
For those looking for a spot of early Austria Ski action, the high-altitude charming resort at Obergurgl is ideal. This perennial favourite has recently undergone major renovations and offers a superb ski experience for all classes of skier.
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