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.
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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.
Ski Hire in St Johann in Pongau
There are normally a number of shops where you can pick up your pre-booked ski or snowboard equipment from. Which shop you go to will depend on where you are staying in St Johann in Pongau. Here is a guide to ski or snowboard hire in St Johann in Pongau:
|Ski Hire Type||Adult 6 days||Child 6 days|
|Bronze - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£81||£51|
|Silver - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£96||£57|
|Gold - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£113|
|Platinum - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£131|
You can book your ski hire for your trip to St Johann in Pongau here