Alpin ski resorts
There are many high-quality resorts that attract winter sports enthusiasts. When they offer something extra the beter it is from them. Hintertuxer Gletscher resort, or simply Hintertux, offers something extraordinary.
Austria, Skiing in the Alps III – Endless Ski Slopes in the Resort of Skicircus – Leogang, Hinterglemm
After riding down the slopes around Saalbach we move to mountain Wildenkarkogel’s northern ridge. We follow the directions to Leogang.
Last time we introduced you a family ski resort. Were the red ski slopes not enough for your skiing ambitions and you prefer black ski slopes then move 100 kilometers to the southwest where is the fabulous town of Saalbach (460 km from Prague).
The winter is here but there is not much snow in our country. If you are not satisfied with our pistes covered with artificial snow then go to the Alps.
Righteously it is one of the most popular areas in Italian Dolomites. In the last years it has become a true magnet for Czech tourists. Val di Fiemme is an ideal place for easy vacation in any time of the year. Even for the Czechs who are known for not being much fluent in foreign languages.
It is winter again. The season condemned by many not only for below the zero temperatures or snow, but because of shorter days which makes some people depressed. However, as for me like many other winter sports fans, I am not afraid of below the zero temperatures.
At the end of the year, we managed to visit Kötschach-Mauthen, a picturesque mountain town in the district of Hermagor. What we loved about this place, and what it offers its visitors is the content of this very article!
This winter was not rich on snow. Those who love winter sports had a hard time in finding places suitable for an active winter vacation.
If you belong to fans of winter sports, it is not necessary to reintroduce you to Skicircus resort. It is one of the best ski areal in neighboring Austria
Winter is here again. For some, it is perhaps too cold and harsh, but to me it is the most popular season of the year. Everything is hidden under a fluffy white blanket of snow and acts somewhat calmer, and even cleaner than the rest of the year. It is also a time of winter holidays in the mountains, meeting with friends over a glass of mulled wine or it is a time of a great cabbage soup, which will warm you up in this season.
While in Slovakia ski resorts in the pipeline snow cannons in Austria is already normal skiing season. Owe it might geological conditions, natural conditions and weather.
Mitterbach is a small village situated in charming nature, in Federative County of Lower Austria. The visitors from Slovakia as well as from the Czech Republic discover this community again, not only for its position, deep in the nature, rather easy accessibility and good transport connection, but also for many sightseeings and places of interest in the outskirts.
Small town of Mariazell belongs to most important shrines (places of pilgrimage) of Central Europe. Anyway, Mariazell is also mountain balneologic spa at the same time. Close to this locality, popular ski resort is situated there, and it is, thanks to its easy accessibility, visited by skiers from Czech Republic as well as from Slovakia.
One of latest stops of our walking along glacier ski winter resorts will be dedicated to Pitztal in Tirol, placed in the same valley, borderd with Otztal Alps massif. The valley, situated 60 kms in western direction from Innsbruck, is 45 kms long and its dominanta is Wildspitze Mountain, with its 3770 m the second highest mountain in Austria.
Swiss village and winter sport resort named Zermatt is situated in massif of Wallis Alps. This resort became a legend, especially thanks to its position nearby imposing mountain of Matterhorn.This is a main temptation of local slopes. Ski Paradise Resort is visited by lovers of winter sports each year, imposing more than 35 peaks exceeding 4000 m.
Winter season in this year is, however, too mild, and not too favourable for skiing. You have to look for the snow and skiing possibilities abroad where the conditions for your activities are more favouirable as in Czech Republic. This time, you travel to Hintertux skiing centre, 550 kms distant, on border of Austria and Italy.
"Alps Slopes - Czech Level of Prices" - so you can characterise the skiing in Slovenia. It is true that this region does not belong to absolute cheapest destinations as far as the prices are concerned. Anyway, Slovemia is unjustly omitted ski-resort territory. In spite of this, many very good profi-skiiers triumphed in World Cup competitions during last year and at present.
St.Anton ski resort is a Mecca of skiiers of the whole world. It is situated in the western part of Austria in Lachtal Alps, in region of Valluga massif, placed in Federal Regions of Tirol and Vorarlberg. This part of Alps, round of peak of Parseierspitze (3036 m) is, in comparison with the rest of this range, less influenced by human activity.
Oberstdorf is an important spa and ski centre.This place is famous especially thanks to Ski-Jumping Competition of „ Four Ski-Bridges Jumping Races“ taken place each year, which is the start of ski season at the same time. Anyway, only a few ski-jumpers are coming here for ski-jumping.
The slopes of Osterfelderkopf, Kreuzeck and Hausberg in the ski resort Classic offer most number of rope-railways and descent routes. On the other hand, the snowboardists meet especially in a centre of Zugspitzplatt, offering unique, 140 kms long U-Rampe, entertainment snowpark and jumps point. Ski-saison starts at the beginning of October and offer 22 kms of routes for skiiers.
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