Winter in Tirol is all about new beginnings. Whether you are completely new to the sport or picking it up again after a few years out, the skilled winter sport instructors with their innovative teaching methods will have you skiing or boarding in no time. There’s nothing to fear carving your first turns on the perfectly prepared white slopes, as long as you have the proper gear and a bit of motivation to help you along. There are more than 220 Tirolean ski schools, with many specifically trained to teach beginners, as well as those looking to improve their skills. Many regions offer special packages to make sure that the key elements of fun, safety, ability, success and affordability are covered. So there’s nothing to stop you now!
A special program designed exclusively for lapsed skiers is being offered in the Wilder Kaiser region. With a money-back guarantee, this offer provides a gentle launch back into fun on the slopes. With up-to-date equipment and helpful tips you'll be up to speed in no time. In the Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau area a similar course provides guaranteed enjoyment. If that isn’t the case, the cost of the ski course, ski rental and ski pass will be reimbursed. The trend continues in the Pitztal Valley which also offers great packages for those who haven't skied for some time, intended to guarantee an enjoyable re-introduction to the slopes.
The first ski course for visitors was held in Zürs am Arlberg in Vorarlberg in 1906. Things have steadily progressed and nowadays Vorarlberg's nearly 2000 ski instructors are ‘ambassadors' of contemporary skiing. They have refined skiing techniques and set new standards in instructing children. Today, 39 ski schools offer a wide range of different courses with ever new elements for snow kids, daredevils, free-riders and comeback skiers. Non-German speaking guests benefit from the many ski instructors with foreign language skills.
Stuben am Arlberg, one of the oldest mountain “resorts” in the world, was founded in the 14th century.Stuben am Arlberg
We have selected a number of hotels in the Arlberg region to make your vacation planning easier.