Discounted Alpbach ski & snowboard holidays take you to very pretty Alpine village in the heart of Austria. The traditional Tyrolean wooden houses and the steepled church lie nestled amid pine clad hills topped by craggy mountain peaks. It really is an idyllic spot with a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere that makes it perfect for families and couples.
As Alpbach is now linked by gondola to the Wildschonau ski area, there is a total of just under one hundred and fifty kilometres of runs. The resorts include Inneralpbach, Niederau, Oberau and Auffach. There are seventy runs of which fifty percent are rated as intermediate. Twelve of the runs are classified as difficult with black runs found in Weidersbergerhorn. To access these, take the free bus to the gondola there. Advanced skiers will find demanding off piste terrain which should only be attempted with an experienced mountain guide. Novices, with the help of good tuition, can gain confidence on the gentle slopes of Inneralpbach or at the top of Weidersbergerhorn. There are three snow parks in the area. The park most suitable for families and beginners can be found on the Weiderbergerhorn. Cross country skiers have seventy kilometres of trails. The ski runs lie between the altitudes of nine hundred to twenty-one hundred metres. Although the snow record is good, if there should be a shortfall, eighty-six percent of the slopes have snowmaking facilities.
Alpbach offers ski and board tuition from Enlish speaking instructors. Lessons include children from four to twelve. For lessons in ski boarding the minimum age is eight. There is a ski kindergarten from the age of four to six and baby sitting services are also available.
The Alpbach season opens a few days beforre Christmas and closes at the end of March. Fly direct from several regional airports to Innsbruck and have a transfer time of only one hour. You can look on Cheekytrip price comparison site to check if there are direct flights from your own local airport. The summer season brings an influx of visitors. Among them are climbers, hill walkers and cyclists as well as those who just want to bask in the sunshine and admire the stunning vistas.
You can choose your accommodation from hotels or apartments, chalets or guest houses. You'll find, whatever the tariff, that standards of comfort and service are high and all offer a good range of amenities. The many restaurants, including almost thirty slopeside, serve a wide variety of menu that caters for all tastes and budgets. Although there are a number of lively venues, Alpbach is not a resort that parties into the night.
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