Ski Holidays in Niederau/Oberau, Austria
Set within the romantically named Wildschönau valley, party of the newly formed Ski Juwel area along with Alpbach lies the picturesque resorts of Niederau and Oberau. In this truly unspoiled snowy corner of the Tyrol, you are afforded an opportunity to experience life and skiing at a very relaxed pace on a ski holiday in Niederau or Oberau.
Ski holidays in Oberau and Niederau are attractive to friends and families with skiers of varying standards. Niederau is the first and largest resort in the valley and Oberau, which is only 3 km away, is a smaller village comprising a magnificent church and some fine old buildings.
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Skiing in Niederau/Oberau
Ski holidays in Niederau and Oberau are most suited to beginner and intermediate skiers. the Wildschönau valley is a great place to learn how to ski or board with its broad nursery slopes and highly rated tuition. An eight-person gondola leaves from the centre of Niederau and brings you to the Markbachjoch novice's plateau (1,500m) which has challenging runs back down to Niederau. A free ski bus links Oberau and Auffach, the latter having its own half pipe which complements the boarder cross course in Niederau. There are a limited number of black runs from the upper slopes of Schatzberg suitable for advanced skiers.
Real Resort Reviews: Wildschönau (Niederau & Oberau):
Snow conditions in Niederau/Oberau
Niederau has 17 snow cannons spread across its pistes along with natural snowfall for more guaranteed snow throughout most of the season.
Apres-ski, restaurants and other acticities in Niederau/Oberau
Après ski and evening entertainment is lively and varied for ski holidays in Oberau and Niederau, with something to suit all tastes, whether it is a fondue evening, moonlight sleigh ride or music and dancing at one of the local nightspots or bars.
- Ski holidays in Niederau aren't short of off piste activities with two nightclubs, evening entertainment in the Cave Bar under Hotel Staffler and restaurants offering Austrian and Italian cuisine.
- Ski holidays in Oberau have a less hectic atmosphere which is very warm and informal.
Other activities in Niederau/Oberau:
There are also a number of sporting activities such as skating, bowling, fondues paragliding, tobogganing and the magical moonlight sleigh rides which are not to be missed on ski holidays in Oberau and Niederau.
Transfer time in Niederau/Oberau
Both Niederau/Oberau are easily accessible via three main airports - Innsbruck, Munich and Salzburg which are all within driving distance or a bus transfer.