The 6 largest ski-resorts in Austria

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Number 1 Ski Arlberg 305KM of slopes

the largest skiing resort in Austria ski Arlberg home to the famous towns of Sankt Anton am Arlberg and Lech is also one of the most Populaire skiing resorts. Besides challenging slopes that are perfect for the advanced skier / snowboarder the towns are a perfect source for après-ski. Wintersport fans from over the whole world visit ski Arlberg every year. The skiing resort stretches over 2 states of Austria. Vorarlberg and Tirol and is a famous Schnee-loch. Because of the geography around the ski resort the Arlberg massif snowfall is much more frequent then in the surrounding skiing resorts. Because of this snow conditions are almost always perfect. The ski has been connected by ski lift in the last years and now stretches more than 300 km. ski Arlberg as said is a perfect location for the more advanced winter sport enthusiast. With a lot off exciting slopes skiing routes and off-piste possibilities.

But if you are looking for small scale mountain restaurants and huts ski Arlberg is not the perfect skiing resort for you. that said if you want to have a busy nightlife/ après-ski sankt anton am Arlberg is the perfect town for you!

Number 2 ski welt wilderkeiser brixen 284 km

Skiwelt wilder kaiser has everything a winter sport enthousiast can look for. A large and variating skiing resort, a lot of amazing mountain huts, traditional villages and a busy nightlife with apresski

The ski resort wilder Kaiser-brixental lies within the heart of the Kitzbühler Alpen. And is the 2nd  largest skiing resort in Austria. The ski resort offers amazing skiing tours. Like the kaiserrunde ( 12.5 miles ) or the westendorfrunde ( 18.75 miles ) with beautiful panoramic views.

this part of Austria the alps are less steep and this results in a lot of blue and red slopes so perfect for kids and the beginning skier. A large part of the skiing area lies beneath the tree line so even with bad weather the sight is good. All villages have a kinderland. A place where kids can learn how to ski with its own slopes and lifts.

Wilder kaiser resort is a modern result with modern ski lifts. but even though the resort is modern it has over 70 mountain restaurants with a lot of authentic small mountain huts.

Number 3 saalbach hinterglem leogang fieberbrunn 270 km

No high peaks but a perfect allround ski resort. Saalbach hinterglem leogang fieberbrunn, this ski resort is number 3 on the largest ski resorts of Austria. With its 270 km of slopes there is something to do for everybody. The villages of saalbach and hinterglem are 2 really pleasant towns with a busy apres skiing mostly in saalbach. The towns of leogang and fieberbrunn are more small scale.

The skicircus as it is called is one of the most complete skiing resorts of Austria. The beautiful mountains with a lot of slopes below the tree line create a unique sencery. The only thing missing in this skiing resort are slopes with more snow security that lay above 2000 meter.

The ski resort is perfect for ski tours with the ability to ski on both sides of the mountains. And because the 2 largest villages of saalbach and hinterglemm lie in the middle of the ski resort the skiing tours take you around the two villages which makes a beaufiul trip for the more advanced winter sporter.

Within the auto free center of saalbach you can find authentic apartments hotels shops bars and restaurants all on walking distance the lifts.

Number 4 silvretta arena ischgl 238km

The austrian ischgl and the swiss samnaun combine in to the silvretta arena with 238km of slopes but skiing is not the only thing they offer in this resort. The slogan of ischgl says relax if you can. As you may expected this resort offers great apresski and other big events.

almost 90 % off the slopes lie above 2000 meters this makes it extremely snow secure.

Silvretta arena offers a wide range of winter fun for starting skiers and snowboarders. This is because the beginnersslopes lie high on the mountains which often results in good snow quality and easy learning. Besides this silvretta arena offers great lopes for advanced skiers and offpiste possibilities.

Apresski is ischgl the capital of the alps if you want to party this is the place to be. With clubs bars and at the start and end of the season a concert called top of the mountain.

Samnaun is a different story the in switserland located villages is a whole lot quitter. It lies in a duty free village so you can buy a lot of luxury items here.

Number 5 schladming dachstein 234  km

Schladming dachstein or 4-berge-skschaukel stretches over 4 mountains that are all connected by skilifts. The 5th largest skiresort in austria offers a perfect amount of ski tours for more advanced skiers. But also beginners can have a great time in this ski resort.

For freestylers there is a nice funpark with everything you would love to see in one. Besides just skiing and boarding a 60km langlauf loipe is ready to go and for a special experience are multiple slopes eluminated for night skiing.

Schladmin dachstein has less apresski but if that is what you are looking for in the village of schladming is where you can find acactly what you are looking for.

A day trip to the hoher dachstein can not be excluded if you visit this ski resort. With the almost 3000 meter high dachstein and the surrounding mountains you can take a look at the panoramic platform to see from border to border, and eat in restaurant with the most beautiful

Number 6 salzburger sportwelt 225 KM

The salzburger sportwelt is a group of villages that together make up 225km of slopes. Not all these slopes are connected to each other but this offers a wide verity of choices. The ski resort is less mass tourism as the other 5 ski resorts in this top 6. The focus is on gemütlichkeit. Having a authentic and austrian bite to your holiday.

The slopes it self are perfect for the allround skier. From beginner to expert you can find it here. And because not everything is connected and every village has its own identity you get the feeling you can ski in a whole new area every single day.

Even though not all slopes are combined you can access the entire sportwelt with the same ski pass. If you love to make large skiing tours this is not the perfect resort for you but if you do not mind to take a ski bus now and then you will have an amazing time.

Flachau and wagrain are the two villages to be if you want to have a great apresski all other villages are nice an calm.

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