The extremely popular resort of Ellmau is found in the heart of the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental, Austria’s largest ski area, in the shadow of the Wilder Kaiser mountain range in Tirol. Linked to 8 resorts, Ellmau is an easy place to return to skiing. Wide, gentle nursery slopes are close to the centre of the resort, and a ski bus links with the main lift, the Hartkaiserbahn, which is Austria’s longest cable railway. To round your holiday off, there is a varied après-ski scene withlively bars and traditional Austrian events. Non-ski activities include sleigh rides, tobogganing and snowshoeing. With nearly 5,000 guest beds, Ellmau is so idyllic that it’s not unusual to see a film crew scouting the area!
Inghams Mountain House Station Road, Godalming GU7 1EX Surrey Telephone: 01483 79 11 11 www.inghams.co.uk