Maria Alm is a quiet little town that is also known for its fabulous skiing conditions. Although it is situated just an hour away from Salzburg, it still only receives fairly low numbers of tourists visiting each year. That is beginning to change though, with new ski lifts being integrated into the area in recent times as well as more hotels opening up. Maria Alm is definitely one to watch.
Budget-friendly holidays to the Austrian part of the Alps are available from most major airports in the UK. The best way to gain access to Maria Alm is to fly into Salzburg Airport with the resort being located just an hour away from there. Check the Cheeky Trip comparison site for the best deals to winter ski resorts around the world. Flight duration to Salzburg is usually around the 2-hour mark on direct flights.
The best time to visit Maria Alm is during the peak ski season but this charming little village can actually be a great place to visit all-year-round. There are no major tourist operators operating in this region (yet) so no matter what time of year you decide to visit, you can expect a ski holiday away from the crowds which is always a bonus. Maria Alm is the largest ski resort near the famous Hochkonig ski area and has a variety of awesome routes for skiers of all levels.
Beginners will find Maria Alm to be the perfect resort to begin learning how to ski. Not only is it nice and quiet but it also has some great nursery slopes and easy blue runs to progress to when you get a little more confident. Intermediates will also find this a superb place to ski. The majority of slopes in this region are blue or red runs which is the intermediate’s ideal balance between challenging and fun. Even more advanced skiers will find some good runs nearby to Maria Alm. There are some difficult black runs from Schneeburg to Muhlberg and off-piste guides to show you more challenging routes.
Accommodation options in Maria Alm include budget B&Bs and mid-range hotels with breakfast buffets such as Hotel Sepp. Some of the hotels in this region even have their own saunas and wellness centres which are the ideal ways to unwind after a tough day skiing! There are a number of trendy and affordable place to eat out in Maria Alm too. Steinbockalm features rustic huts and a terrace area and Tom includes a first-floor balcony area with a glass roof to allow the sun to stream in.
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