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ST JOHANN IN PONGAU, AUSTRIA

Ski Holidays in St Johann im Pongau

Based in the incredible Austrian Alps, St Johann im Pongau is a small ski town in the state of Salzburg. The resort lies within the St Johann-Alpendorf ski area with access to 300km of downhill skiing.

Resort Statistics

St Johann-Alpendorf
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 7
Intermediates 9
Advanced 4
Snowboarders
Total Runs 20
Good for
  • Families
  • Groups
Resort features Snowshoeing Traditional village resort Picturesque New To Skiing
Resort Statistics
Altitude 600m
Km of Piste 300km
Directions of Slopes 0
Drag Lifts 17
Ski Lifts 44
Snow Parks 1
Highest Lift 2000m
Chairlifts 16
Gondolas/Cable cars 11

St Johann im Pongau Ski Resort

With a stunning selection of bars and restaurants, it is easy to see why thousands of winter sports fans visit the area to work on their skills and get away from it all in truly extraordinary surroundings.

What’s more, some amazing attractions are nearby, including the Liechtenstein Gorge, which is one of the longest and deepest wild water ravines in the Alps. The magical environment and beautiful display of colours as sunlight reflects off the water is a really unique sight.

Skiing in St Johann im Pongau

There are a total of five ski regions across the larger Alpendorf region, including 25 villages and 760km of slopes. Routes are available for beginners, intermediates and experts, making the area particularly appealing for those wanting to boost their skills.

Thanks to the diversity of runs, it is a great place for more experienced skiers to teach newcomers to the sport, even the young ones who are trying it for the first time.

Snow conditions in St Johann im Pongau

The runs across the resorts are immaculately maintained and high levels of snowfall in the area means visitors can enjoy the slopes from December to April every year. In the event that the region goes through a dry spell, snow cannons are also available.

Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in St Johann im Pongau

There is a selection of activities for visitors to enjoy in St Johann im Pongau, including breathtaking winter trails and some amazing bars and restaurants. Among these is Mamasitas, where travellers can expect delicious food and a range of drinks, while the Ukos Hoam Alm also serves delicious local cuisine.

Transfer time in St Johann im Pongau

The closest airport to St Johann im Pongau is Salzburg, which is around one hours away.