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Skiing in Austria

Known for warm hospitality, love of après-ski and passion for smooth pistes and deep powder, no one does skiing better than the Austrians.

Serfaus © Österreich Werbung / Peter Podpera Serfaus © Österreich Werbung / Peter Podpera

Why go anywhere else?

10 Reasons to Ski in Austria

From a huge variety of skiing options for all levels on snow-sure pistes to unrivalled après-ski, hospitality and off-the-slope activites, unbridled variety and first-class ski instruction, there are so many reasons to choose Austria for your next skiing holiday. Not to mention the breathtaking Alpine views you will encounter along the way.

One thing is for sure, carve your curves on the perfectly groomed slopes here once and you're guaranteed to want to return time and again. We've managed to whittle down the list to the top 10 most important reasons, so take a look for yourself here.
 

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A Selection of Our Favourite Ski Areas

Being the first on the slopes © Österreich Werbung / Peter Podpera Being the first on the slopes © Österreich Werbung / Peter Podpera

Austria's Best Ski Areas

From large ski areas with high peaks and exciting après-ski to family-friendly resorts with relaxing spa options.

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A untouched slope in Soelden © Ötztal Tourismus / Ernst Lorenzi A untouched slope in Soelden © Ötztal Tourismus / Ernst Lorenzi

Ötztal in Tirol

Three mountains over 3000m, two glacier ski areas, and one of the longest guaranteed snow seasons in the Alps.

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Snow-covered winter landscape around Lake Zell © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH / Nikolaus Faistauer Snow-covered winter landscape around Lake Zell © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH / Nikolaus Faistauer

Zell am See-Kaprun

Your winter getaway in Zell am See-Kaprun mixes glacier, lake and snowy mountains with an action-packed choice of activities.

Discover a Unique Location
Being the first on the slopes © Österreich Werbung / Peter Podpera Being the first on the slopes © Österreich Werbung / Peter Podpera

Hochkönig: A Ski Region Just for One

How do you fancy being all alone on the ski slopes for a change? Carving the very first tracks of the day through the freshly groomed snow? In the Hochkönig ski region you can make this dream come true.  You’d just better not be a long sleeper.

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The Skicircus of Salzburg – Austria’s 4-in-1 Giant Winter Playground

Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn: Discover a giant adventure playground with an almost endless offer of winter activities in a stunning winter setting.

Austria’s 4-in-1 Giant Winter Playground
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The Ski Juwel of Alpbachtal Wildschönau – The Winter Gem of Tirol

From the ski trails of champions to Austria's most beautiful alpine village, find out what makes Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau one of Tirol's top 10 ski resorts.

The Winter Gem of Tirol

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