Ski Holidays in Saalbach, Austria
Saalbach is set in the province of Salzburgerland. This magnificent ski area is renowned for its excellent range of pistes and efficient lift system.
Skiing in Saalbach
In winter 2015/16 a new high speed gondola named ‘Tirol S’ will connect Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang with Fieberbrunn increasing the ski area to 270km making it one of the largest ski areas in Austria.
On powder days you'll also find tremendous off piste through the trees, and local guides eager to show you the way. Saalbach itself is a superb ski resort with an attractive village centre and a lively, traditional atmosphere. The area has an excellent snow record as well as some wonderful sun traps where you can sit out on the terraces of rustic mountain restaurants, relax and enjoy the views on your ski holidays in Saalbach.
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Ski holidays in Saalbach allow you to explore the large ski area, with over 200km of pistes in the Alpine Circus and is linked to the neighbouring ski resort of Leogang. With such a large ski area there is terrain to suit all levels on ski holidays in Saalbach, although it does favour the intermediate cruiser.
Snow conditions in Saalbach
Almost all of the ski circus ski area has snow making facilities which contribute to the natural snowfall for more guaranteed skiing throughout most of the season.
Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Saalbach
Saalbach has a reputation for superb nightlife and boasts a number of popular haunts • Hinterhagalm • Bauer's Ski Alm • Ötzi Bar • Castello • Zum Turm • Bobby's Kegelbar • Kings.
Other activities include:
• Floodlit skiing (Hinterglemm)
• Ice karting
• Sleigh rides
• Over 50kms of cleared footpaths and FREE weekly guided walk.
Eating out in Saalbach:
• Schattberg Stub'n
• Hinterhagalm, Del Rossi
• Bäckstätt Stall
• Gasthof Post
• La Trattoria
• Restaurant Peter
• Spielberghaus (at the top of a toboggan run)
Other amenities in Saalbach:
• Banks and cash points
• Excursions to Salzburg.
Saalbach-Hinterglemm has recently been voted to be the "Best Après Ski Resort in the Alps" by a travel guidebook. The villages have more than 30 pubs and bars and 9 clubs/discos. During the day top-prepared, beginner-friendly but selective slopes – right down to the village. But as soon as dusk falls the party fever in Saalbach Hinterglemm begins-side bars come to life, followed by the villages' pubs, bars and clubs with DJs and regular live music - taking you through until the early hours with your ski boots still on.
Complete your ski holiday with one of these wonderful Saalbach hotels that suit everybody from those on a budget to those searching for luxury breaks.
Transfer time in Saalbach
Just 86 km away is Salzburg international airport which is a short drive or bus transfer from resort. Innsbruck and Munich are also close by.