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Ski holidays austria

More fun on your ski vacation

Are you still in search of the perfect location for your next ski holidays? In addition to the best slope conditions, Austria also offers heaps of fun. Ötztal is the insider tip for everyone who wants a winter vacation with absolute snow guarantee. Because the valley amidst the winter wonderland of Tirol, home of the legendary Ötzi, has several top-class ski areas already waiting for you.

High quality skiing fun

Skiing instead of "ski waiting" is the slogan of Tirol's longest side valley. Here winter sports aficionados will find everything their heart could possibly desire. There are 6 different ski areas within Ötztal, including 2 glacier ski mountains, 90 ultra-modern mountain lifts and 363 kilometers of perfectly groomed ski runs, where also international ski stars improve their skills. A classic winter sports resort with family-like charm is Oetz. At 2200 meters altitude, the Hochoetz ski region invites you to give skiing and snowboarding a try. Three chairlifts, five T-bar lifts and two mountain gondolas make it possible. High elevation on sunny slopes between 1800 and 3080 meters plus snow guarantee promise superb conditions in upper Ötztal. It is not for nothing that Gurgl is called the Diamond of the Alps - prime quality for maximum enjoyment. And what’s best? Limitless ski-in and ski-out convenience is just normal here. And Sölden ranks among the most popular ski and snowboard centers in Europe, offering two glacier ski areas and loads of fresh powder. It is known far and wide as one of the most famous ski areas in all of Austria.

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With an average of 64 sunshine days per season, the Hochoetz ski area is one of Austria’s 5 sunniest ski regions in Austria. Big and small ski heroes will be surprised by many special highlights here. In the all-day kindergarten for the youngest snow fans from 2 years of age and the children's restaurant, individual care and the highest quality offer are a top priority. WIDIs Kids Club is geared towards the needs of the little ones with modern practice lifts and future freestyle heroes will feel at home in WIDIs FUN PARK. While WIDIs MOVIE SHUTTLE, the children's course, the WIDI Rally and the Children's Theater are attractive highlights of a day on the slopes. If you book your stay at one of the WIDI partner lodgings or take advantage of the Happy Family Weeks for vacation days in lower Ötztal, you will also save ready cash.


Sölden makes it possible

ski holidays austria

If you want to spend your ski holidays in Austria where several national teams also use the wonderful slopes in glacier ski areas, you should head to Sölden. Two glaciers accessible on skis that can be found in the Sölden ski area even make glacier skiing possible from late September to late April or early May. You don't have to take off your skis to get from Rettenbach Glacier to Tiefenbach Glacier, as both areas are connected by a spectacular ski tunnel. An experience that should be on every to-do list for a ski vacation in Sölden. Only in Sölden ski holidays are so spectacular in Austria!

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Skiing pleasure for maximum enjoyment at the Diamond of the Alps

Thanks to altitudes between 1800 and 3080 meters, Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is one of the first winter ski areas in Austria to open its slope already in mid-November. Absolute snow guarantee, state-of-the-art mountain lifts, wide-open slopes and long runs promise top conditions in upper Ötztal. Other highlights within the ski area: Top Express Gurgl connecting gondola between Obergurgl and Hochgurgl. Fun mountain in Obergurgl with Fun slope, Fun cross and Snow parks as well as Fun slope in Hochgurgl and "First Line", where early risers can enjoy the ski area (almost) to themselves in the light of the morning sun.

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Stop for a bite, feel at ease & let the fabulous mountain panorama enchant you

Do you need a break between the long downhill runs? Yes? Then stop at one of our rustic ski huts and recharge your batteries with delicacies from Austrian cuisine. What’s best - the view from our sunny terraces is already included. The matching accommodation is essential for successful ski holidays in Austria. Believe it or not, in Ötztal there are over 1500 suitable lodgings of all types and categories. Enjoy a ski vacation in Austria, even better - enjoy real ski holidays in Ötztal.

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