Host to two Winter Olympic Games, Innsbruck is a haven for winter sports lovers. Nine ski areas provide varied terrain for all levels of skiers. Each is served by a free shuttle bus service from the city.
Innsbruck’s proximity to guaranteed snow at Stubai glacier and the lofty Kühtai resort make this a superb destination for skiing in Austria. More than a ski resort, Innsbruck is a fascinating and vibrant city with a long and fascinating history. Be sure to enjoy the cultural best of this 800-year-old city, such as the famous Golden Roof, Ambras Castle, palaces, grandiose theatres, magnificent opera houses, museums, and some great dining possibilities.
The sheer number of slopes, easily accessible from Innsbruck, makes it a great destination for all levels of skier. Innsbruck-Igls, just six kilometres from central Innsbruck, is a good starting point for beginners.
The breathtaking Tirol region is home to some of the best ski resorts in the world – including the largest ski area in Austria, the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental. It is easy to pick the perfect place for your level of skiing, across more than 100 resorts. Visit beautiful Alpbach, the twin resorts of Obergurgl and Hochgurgl or the superb festival-friendly Mayrhofen. Slopes are groomed to perfection, from Kitzbühel to St Anton, and range from easy greens and shallow blues to difficult reds and terrifying black runs. All resorts are within an hour’s drive from Innsbruck, so take advantage of the famous Tirolean hospitality, delicious cuisine and mouth-wateringly good glüwein during your stay.
|Innsbruck ski season||December - April|
|Piste area||300 km|
|Resort height||570 m|
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