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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.

Resort Statistics

Ski holidays in Saalbach Austria
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 140
Intermediates 110
Advanced 20
Total Runs 270
Good for
  • Off piste
  • Families
  • Groups
Resort features Nightclub Indoor Pool Health Spa Skidoo Walking Trails Gym Parapenting Snowshoeing Snow sure Traditional village resort Lively après ski Picturesque Supermarket Tourist Office
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1003m
Km of Piste 270km
Directions of Slopes N, S
Longest Run 7km
Drag Lifts 20
Ski Lifts 70
Snow Parks 5
Highest Lift 2096m
Uphill Capacity 84748
Chairlifts 22
Gondolas/Cable cars 28

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.

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:

    • Skidooing
    • Tobogganing
    • Floodlit skiing (Hinterglemm)
    • Ice karting
    • Bowling
    • Sleigh rides
    • Over 50kms of cleared footpaths and FREE weekly guided walk.

Eating out in Saalbach:

    • Schattberg Stub'n
    • Wallner
    • 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
    • Shops
    • Supermarkets
    • 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.

Saalbach Hotels

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.