Best Ski Resorts in Austria

Looking for a great Austria ski resort? We've listed the great places to ski along with the best ski resort to stay at in that spot. There is definitely some great skiing and great resorts here.

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Here are our top recommendations for skiing in Austria:

Salzburg, Austria Ski Vacations

Like all other countries the best time to Ski in Austria depends on the conditions that year. While there is often more snow later in the season. 

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Top gateway to ski vacations in Austria is Salzberg.

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Zell am See Austria Ski Resort

Zell em See is in Salzburg and has lots of ski area - it's great for both professional level and beginner level skiers.

All about Zell em See.

Recommended place to stay here:

Hotel Tirolerhof

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A luxury resort with full-service spa, indoor pool, free ski shuttle, ski storage, health club, airport shuttle and more. Excellent reviews for this spot with many many return visitors.

Bad Gastein Austria Ski Vacations 

Located in Salzburg, Bad Gastein has great skiing for families, all levels and is a good spot for beginners to practise. There is also an area that is great for freeriders and off-piste skiers. You'll also find challenging runs here.

Read all about Bad Gastein, Austria here.

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"Skiing in amazing Bad Gastein, Austria":

Recommended resort in Bad Gastein:

Hoteldorf Gruner Baum

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Hotel Village Gruner Baum is indicative of many ski resorts in Austria. Made of five houses with a total of 80 pleasant rooms, in the amazing surroundings of the Gastein Mountains. The Hotel Village is spread over an area of 70 acres, and is located in between the pure nature and car-free environment of the Kotschach Valley. 

Skiing Ischgl Austria Ski Packages

Ischgl, together with adjoining Swiss ski resorts in the Alps, have some of the largest ski resorts in the Alps. It's a huge ski area with lots of great winter events.

Read all about Ischgl, Austria.

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Ischgl Ski Resort in Austria:

Recommended resort in this spot: 

Hotel Fliana

VIDEO: Hotel Fliana Urlaub mit Hund in Ischgl

This is a luxury ski-in/ski-out resort with really excellent reviews from past guests. Besides the great ski hill access, this resort features a full-service spa, indoor and outdoor pool, nightclub, sauna and more.

Get more information and see the latest reviews for Hotel Fliana.

More great accommodation options in Ishgl.

Mayrhofen Ski Resort

Challenging, diverse wit a pass covering the whole Ziller Valley by the Hintertux glacier to Kaltenbach. Mayrhofen is the in the Ziller Valley has 625kms of diverse ski terrain is a nightlife central.

It's about an hour from the capital city of Tryol, Innsbruck and a diverse skiing spot. There are 2 ski mountains, steep slopes, a number of ski schools and more. 

More about Mayrhofen here

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Video: Mayrhofen & Hintertux review; what people think of this Tirolean ski resort.

Sporthotel Strass

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A 4 star, luxury resort with lots to offer - especially skiing! Get more information on Sporthotel Strass.

Obergurgl, Austria skiing

Obergurgl is another great ski village in Tryol. Read all bout Obergurgl, Austria here.

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Recommended Austria ski resort here:

Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl

Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl, Austria

An excellent ski-in/ski-out resort in Obergurgl. Reviews from past guests are outstanding. Highlights include a beautiful spa, 21 peaks at over 3000m, lifts next to the hotel and more. 

Get more information and see the latest reviews for Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl.

Hochgurgl Austria Ski Vacations

Similar area to that above. All about Hochgurgl, Austria.

Hintertux Austri Ski Resort

At 3250 meters Hintertux Glacier is open all year. A great spot for year-round skiing in Tryol with altitudes up to 3250 m. It's a spot that works for beginners, experienced skiers and a good spot for snowboarding as well. 

Read all about Hintertux here.

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Recommended Hintertux, Austria ski resort:

Hotel Alpenhof Hintertux

Hotel Alpenhof Hintertux, Austria

This resort has a variety of suites, breakfast buffet, 6 saunas, gym and more. It gets excellent reviews from past guests. 

Get more information and see the latest reviews for Hotel Alpenhof Hintertux

Best accommodation options in Hintertux.

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Falkensteiner Schlosshotel Velden

Capella Hotels and Resorts is reopening the legendary Schloss Velden, a historic lake-side hotel, located in the breathtaking Alpine basin  of southern Austria in the town on Velden. Poised gracefully above the blue-green waters of the stunning Lake.

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About the Authors—Sarah, Mark and Ricky

Sarah loves to check out all-inclusive resorts and find great packages and report about what real travelers are saying, Sarah is an indicative character created for the purpose of providing insights uncovered during our research.  These reviews are indicative of others first-hand experiences using our research methodology designed to uncover the best  (as opposed to those that are simply marketed as the best).

While our reviews are founded on real accounts and stories and thoroughly researched do your own research and exercise your best judgment when making travel decisions. And keep in mind all-inclusive packages are always changing.