While the winter season is still a few months away, you can never be too prepared. Some ski enthusiasts will have had their 2013 ski break planned and booked for months but others will be utilising the summer deals and making the most of the bargains. You don’t have to worry about going far to enjoy a stint on the slopes, with the Austrian Alps being perfect, whatever you’re looking for.
From the glistening groomed pistes to the après ski facilities, you can take your pick from a variety of Austrian resorts that will suit you and your personal tastes perfectly. Take a look at these three fantastic alpine retreats and start making your skiing dreams a reality.
Mayrhofen holidays are perfect for everyone. From beginners to experts, the range of terrain on offer is both varied and of excellent quality. Families, couples and groups all head here for their stint on the slopes, accessing 671km of ski area in the heart of the Zillertal Valley.
Home to an absolutely legendary ski resort, Kitzbuhel is ideal for those who have tried skiing before. There is a plethora of excellent runs that will appeal to those looking for a bit of challenge, with intermediate and advanced skiers catered for perfectly. Excellent quality ski schools are available to help people hone their skills while the après ski facilities wait at the bottom of the slopes for a good old booze up.
If you fancy a little more of an authentic alpine break, Ellmau is the resort for you. Unassuming, quiet and awash with Austrian tradition, the facilities for intermediate skiers are incredible, with plenty of blue and red runs to choose from.
The Austrian Alps offer an idyllic opportunity to enjoy a skiing break in a remarkable destination, perfect to help build memories of an unforgettable holiday.