Bad Kleinkirchheim is one of Carinthia`s largest ski regions located in a sunny valley at the altitude of 1100 m at the border of the national park Nockberge. Surrounded by magnificent nature of woody mountains reaching the height of 2440 m, the resort features two large thermal springs and is the place where Word Cup series and other ski competitions traditionally take place. The main advantage of Bad Kleinkirchheim is the possibility to combine skiing (and other winter sports) with various health promoting thermal treatments. The thermal springs of the region have been known since the Middle Ages and now provide for relaxation and health enhancement in St. Kathrein thermal spa (24–33оС) and thermal spa Roemerbad Therme (28–36оС). In addition to other health-promoting components, the spring water contains radon, which contributes to the overall positive therapeutic effect. None the less, it is due to gentle wide slopes and various adventurous pistes, that Bad Kleinkirchheim became a very popular ski resort. Here the guests can find everything – from steep high-speed FIS-slopes to gentle flatter pistes. The ski season starts mid-December and continues until April. The skiing area Bad Kleinkirchheim lies at the altitude 1100 - 2055 m and offers 32 slopes counting 103 km and 25 ski lifts in total. A very special slope – “FIS K 70 Franz Klammer“ – a 4200 m long piste with altitude drop of 920m attracts numerous professionals year after year. Naturally, in this region you can ski day and evening. Lovers of cross-country skiing, tobogganing and skating will also be pleased with the offer of the area. A 90 m evening-lit half-pipe with music, a fan park, dual slalom and free style facilities, weekly snowboard shows and various competitions wait to be discovered by the guests of Bad Kleinkirchheim. Bars and discotheques work until late hours and a free après ski bus brings the guests home from 18:30 until 00:30. Enjoy the wide slopes and the thermal waters of the resort and return home revitalized and full of new energy!
One of the famous high-mountain valleys of Austria is located in the eastern part of Tirol, 50 km from Innsbruck airport and 140 km from Salzburg airport. Zillertal valley is very popular among winter sports’ fans because of the giant choice of pistes (different difficulty to choose from), modern well-organized tourist infrastructure, big amount of evening entertainments and rich excursions possibilities. The valley is divided into 4 big regions: First region, ZillertalArena, Mayrhofen and Glacier world Zillertal-3000. Popular destinations Fuegen, Kaltenbach, Zell am Ziller, Mayrhofen, Hippach and others are located at a height of from 550 till 1500 meter. Zillertal offers its guests 489 km of pistes and 177 modern ski lifts. There is one single Skipass for the valley. There is train connection between different resorts in the valley (ski buses are also available). Ski season begins in the end of November and lasts till April. Glacier Hintertux is the only Austrian full-year ski zone. Zillertal valley starts with the villages Fuegen and Kaltenbach which are the part of the First ski region with ski areas Hochzillertal-Hochfuegen and Spieljoch with the level difference from 500 till 2500 meter and 99 km of ski pistes. Interesting skiing is guaranteed due to the various red (32 km) and black (13 km) pistes, comfortable lift system and assured snow. Cross-country skiing fans can enjoy 50 km of tracks, special fun parks are organized for the snowboarders. Ski lift to the ski area Spieljoch is located in the very center of the cozy village Fuegen. Slopes here are wide and easy, being the good solution for the beginners or intermediate skiers. There is a free bus to the lifts of ski area Hochzillertal-Hochfugen. Highlight of the region is the thermal complex Erlebnistherme Zillertal with the pools of healing water, saunas, thermal water, whirlpools and waterslides. Zillertal-Arena is believed to be one of the most interesting ski areas in the region. It includes villages Zell-am-Ziller (580 meter), Gerlos, Krimml, Wald-Koenigsleiten. The total length of pistes is 139 km (99 km are red), there are illuminated slopes, toboggan route (7 km), attraction “Russian mountains”. Special training pistes and lifts for beginners attract the first-timers and parents with children. The most popular ski area in the valley is located in 10 km from Zell-Gerlos. 133 km of pistes are here to find (41 km of blue ones, 63 km of red ones, 29 km of black ones). Area consists of villages Mayrhofen, Hippach, Ramsau and Shwendau. Mayrhofen is the most famous, the biggest and the funniest one. Skiers like the local slopes Penken and Ahorn. Aqua-park Erlebnisbad is one of the highlights here. Finkenberg and Tuchs are the last villages in Zillertal, which are part of Glacier world Zillertal-3000 with the level difference from 1500 till 3250 meter and 86 km of ski pistes (23 of easy ones, 47 of intermediate ones and 16 of difficult ones). Fun-park for snowboarders is also available. The special sightseeing attraction is ice palace Natur Eis Palast (on Hintertux). There is plenty of facilities in Zillertal apart from skiing: pools, ice rinks, indoor courts, squash places, toboggan excitement, paragliding, panoramic flights on planes and aerostats, billiards, bowling etc.
Nassfeld is one of ten most popular ski resorts in Austria and is located in the South, next to Italy in Carinthia`s Dolomites. Here after starting your ride in Austria you can find yourself at the end of the slope in Italy. The altitude in the resort varies from 1300 to 2020 m above the sea level and the guests can reach its peak by the longest ski cable car in Europe – „Millennium Express“. Nassfeld is definitely a resort which welcomes families with special warmth and caters for children`s needs: numerous kids clubs, children ski schools, and several hotel-own kindergardens among other things contribute to most enjoyable winter holidays for the young guests. There is a number of gentle slopes ideal for skiing with the entire family as well as training slopes. However, adult skiers and snowboarders are as well offered best conditions for enjoying the wonderful wintertime with over 110 km of perfectly groomed slopes for different skill levels. The viewing platform opens a breath-taking panorama; lovers of cinema can watch movies open air throughout the season, which lasts from November to April (core-season: December to March). When the winter is cold enough, Pressegger Lake turns into a wonderful large skating rink. Lovers of tobogganing will discover a large number of slopes, perfectly lit even in the evening. For even more adrenalin, you will find snow bikes and scooters at your disposal at the Day Park. If you are up to enjoying the nature of Carinthia in a more romantic setting – take a horse sledge ride. Naturally, Nassfeld features further sports and entertainment facilities such as indoor swimming pools, tennis courts, playgrounds, a snow park, health centres, discotheques and cinemas. Modern and well-organized Nassfeld surprizes with the longest cable way, the longest lit slope, the mountain cinema, après ski parties, romantic dining in cable cars etc– so many creative ideas are difficult to find anywhere else. Last but not least – Nassfeld provides for the most important elements of great skiing - snow and sunny weather!
Telfsis located 30 km from Innsbruck, the population - about 14,000 people. This area is not a ski resort, but it is close (15-20 minutes by ski bus) from the ski area Seefeld. Gives you a chance to combine a ski holiday and visiting the city of Innsbruck.
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