Ski holidays in Altenmarkt
Lying in the middle of the Ski Amade area and part of the Salzburger Sportwelt area, Altenmarkt is a small village, 10km away from Zauchensee and neighbouring the village Randstadt. It also includes the resorts of Flachau, Wagrain, St Johann, Filzmoos and Eben as well as a whole more in the larger area which offers 760km of slopes.
Altenmarkt is a beautiful alpine village that has hosted World Cup races and is a hidden treasure for all skiing and snowboarding abilities.
Skiing in Altenmarkt
Altenmarkt is connected with five ski areas so the options are so diverse! These areas are Salzburger Sportwelt, Schladming-Dachstein, Gastein, Grossarltal and Hochkönig. Shuttle bus services connect the areas to each other and with Salzburg too.
Skiing and snowboarding here is ideal for all levels and especially families. From large nursery areas, to challenging blacks over in Zauchensee and long cruisy runs in between all served by modern lifts means everyone will be satisfied.
There is a children’s ‘Playground Snow’ fun park which consists of a 6 metres long Speedboost, followed by rollers before skiing through a 7 metre long tunnel. It also has a number of small jumps and a double wave track.
For snowboarders, there is a snowpark and Altenmarkt/Radstadt also has 160km of cross country ski trails.
Snow conditions in Altenmarkt
Its ski lifts reach as high as 2600m so snow coverage is generally reliable. Snow coverage is at its best during February but the average snow depth during the season at the summit is 39 inches and 28 inches at its base. The area is also covered with numerous snow cannons to ensure optimum snow conditions for bad winter seasons.
Après ski, restaurants and other activities in Altenmarkt
The town itself has many shops and boutiques to wander around and there a few restaurants and bars in the area which offer a low key apres ski atmosphere. There are however alternative apres ski and off the slope activities such as the Therme Amadé aqua park which has a new aqua loop slide with a rocket start and a 26 feet free fall section for those who dare to brave it! Other winter activities include tobogganing, sleigh rides, fitness and wellness centres and ice skating.
Transfer times to Altenmarkt
Salzburg (SZG) - 50 mins
Munich (MUC) - 2 hrs
Innsbruck (INN) - 2 hrs 20 mins