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OBERGURGL, AUSTRIA

Ski Holidays in Obergurgl, Austria

Set in the stunning Otz valley in Tirol, Obergurgl offers some of Austria’s top skiing experiences with incredible views and a variety of runs to suit all abilities.

With small crowds, wonderful scenery and excellent facilities, it is easy to see why people from across the world flock to this magical resort for a relaxing break on the snow.

Resort Statistics

Obergurgl ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 16
Intermediates 18
Advanced 6
Snowboarders
Total Runs 40
Good for
  • Families
Resort features Ice Rink Health Spa Skidoo Walking Trails Gym Parapenting Snowshoeing Snow sure Glacier Resort High altitude skiing High altitude resort Lively après ski New To Skiing Supermarket Tourist Office
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1930m
Km of Piste 110km
Directions of Slopes N, N/W, E
Longest Run 9km
Drag Lifts 9
Ski Lifts 24
Highest Lift 3080m
Uphill Capacity 22000
Chairlifts 12
Gondolas/Cable cars 3

Obergurgl ski resort

With a charmingly traditional feel and fantastic hospitality, the village here provides a fantastic cosy atmosphere that is far removed from the hustle and bustle of larger resorts. It’s a great place to try out the sport without having to queue for long periods of time.

The village remains largely unspoilt - there is no through traffic and the attractive centre has plenty to offer in the way of traditional nightlife.

What’s more, with excellent cafes, restaurants and shops to explore, you will have everything you need in a truly magical winter paradise.

Snow conditions in Obergurgl

The resort offers extraordinary ski conditions between December and April, with all runs immaculately maintained across the season. Obergurgl is one of Austria’s highest ski resorts and has an excellent snow record.

Skiing in Obergurgl

With plenty of excellent options for visitors to choose from, you will be sure to find runs to suit your ability no matter what your experience level is. With beginner, intermediate and expert routes to choose from, it will be easy for travellers to improve their skills and slowly increase the difficulty levels.

There is a total of 110km of piste accessible across Obergurgl, with the resort altitude reaching as high as 1930m. To travel around the runs, there are 12 chairlifts available, while the longest route stretches 9km.

Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in Obergurgl

There are plenty of excellent activities to enjoy across the resort, including snowshoeing and walking over the glorious surroundings, along with ice skating and curling on the resorts ice rink.

If you’ve had your fill of physical activity on the slopes, there is a wonderful health spa on the site where you can put your feet up and enjoy a pampering.

When it comes to dinner time, there are several excellent restaurants to choose from, including Wiesenthal and Belmonte, where visitors can enjoy a selection of amazing local foods.

Transfer time to Obergurgl

The closest airport to Obergurgl is Innsbruck, which is around one hour and 30 minutes away.