Snowy Alpbachtal

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    Cosy, Traditional & Family-Friendly

    Ski Juwel in Tirol truly is a gem of a ski resort: Located less than an hour’s drive from Innsbruck, it has retained all the original, down-to-earth charm that makes Alpine skiing so beloved. Spend a fun family day on the slopes, explore Alpbach – officially Austria’s “most beautiful village” – or try something unusual like building your own igloo. Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau has got it all.

    Why Visit Ski Juwel?

    • Perfect for families: wide pistes for every level, children's areas in the middle of the ski area
    • Great value for money
    • Charming Alpbachtal and Wildschönau valleys within easy reach
    • 109 km of pistes
    • Local delicacies - try the "Heumilchkäse" cheese!
    • A collection of lovely villages
    • Just 45 min from Innsbruck

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    Top 3 Mountain Experiences in the Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau

    • Night skiing in Skijuwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau

      1. Night Skiing on Reither Kogel

      Floodlit, pristine slopes under a star-studded night sky - a perfect end to a great winter day.

      Nighttime adventures
    • Fun parks in Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau

      2. Fun & Snow Parks for the Whole Family

      Take your pick from six different snow parks and fun slopes offering runs for all levels, from absolute beginners to snow pros.

      Have some snowy fun
    • Tobogganing with the family

      3. Tobogganing

      How about an afternoon of tobogganing fun with the family? Pick one of four runs in the area and go! On certain days, you can even go night sledding.

      Whoosh down the mountain
    • "Kristallbrauerei" micro-brewery in Alpbachtal

    Want to feel like you've walked into a storybook?

    • Snowy Alpbachtal

      Explore Austria's prettiest village: Alpbach...

      Its traditional wooden farmhouses - balconies spilling over with flowers in the summer, roofs decked with snow in the winter - have earned Alpbach the title of "most beautiful village in Austria".

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    • Thierbach village in Wildschönau

      ...or lovely Thierbach village

      Quaint and romantic: In Thierbach, the village with the highest altitude in the Kitzbühel Alps, you will find nothing but a church, a primary school, and a handful of traditional farms.

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    Or would you like to try something new?

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    How to Get There

    By plane:

    The closest airports are Innsbruck (65 km to Alpbach), Salzburg (144 km), and Munich, Germany (160 km).

    By train:

    • For Wildschönau, take a train to Wörgl railway station, then continue on by bus to Niederau (10 km).
    • For Alpbachtal, take a train to Jenbach railway station, then take a direct bus to Alpbach (15 km).
    • Direct trains from Innsbruck (30 min), Salzburg (1 h 20 min), and Munich (1 h 10 min).

    By car:
    45 min from Innsbruck via motorway A12

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    Skiing Area

    Altitude: 850 – 2,025 m

    109 km of slopes:

    • 26 km blue slopes
    • 54 km red slopes
    • 13 km black slopes
    • 16 km ski routes

    45 lifts:

    • 9 cable cars
    • 3 chairlifts (6-seater)
    • 4 chairlifts (4-seater)
    • 24 drag lifts
    • 5 practice lifts

    10 ski schools

    25 cosy huts

    More than 100 km cross-country tracks

    Time for lunch! Stop into the region's top huts...

    ...and try the region's most delicious dishes

    If you visit, be sure to have a taste of these local favourites:

    • The best Kaiserschmarren the Alpachtal offers on the hut Zottahof
    • "Brezn" soup in Wildschönau
    • Wildschönau Krautinger Schnaps
    • Hay-milk dairy in the Alpbachtal, cheesemaker Hubert Rendl

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