One of the biggest interconnected ski areas in Austria can be found in the Paznaun Valley in Tyrol. The old farming village of Ischgl is situated right on the base of this massive ski resort. Ischgl is sometimes called the Ibiza of the Alps and is not only well-known for its huge ski area. It gained a lot of popularity over the years by hosting huge concenrt on top of the mountain, with big names like Rihanna, Beyonce, Elton John, Katy Perry. Whether you come for the skiing or the après ski, Ischgl will never get boring!
In the beginning of the Zillertal you will find the small village of Kaltenbach. It does not have the traditional Tyrolean ambiance, like most of the ski villages in this part of Austria, but the skiing is good. Since it is also part of the Zillertal 300 lift ticket it is a popular place to go skiing. Interconnected with Hochfügen, the ski resort is called Hochzillertal.
Looking for endless groomed runs? Then head to SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser Brixental where 90 lifts connect 280km of tracks! The is the biggest interconnected ski area in Austria connects 8 little villages that all have their own valley run. This is one of the reason you will find numerous huts on the mountains and this area is well-known for its charming atmosphere.
This well-known village in the Zillertal offers great skiing opportunities and is a popular tourist destination. The town got bigger over the last years and development is still going on. Though the center is still very traditional and has a great atmosphere. Located between the Ahorn and the Penken mountains Mayrhofen has a lot of variation to offer from beginners to experts. In total there are 135km of groomed runs, including Austrians steepest groomed run the Harikiri! On the mountain you will find plenty of traditional huts that serve local food for a decent price.
Outnumbered in most tourists per year only by Salzburg and Vienna, Sölden is an extremely popular winter sport destination in Austria. Tucked away almost at the end of the Ötztal, this village still didn’t lose its charm. The village is stretched out along the river, with peaceful hiking trails on its side. Sölden is a true paradise for people that love to go on a winter holiday. The opportunities are plenty. The ski area is phenomenal with 3 peaks above 3000 meter and the highest point on 3,250m. The modern lift system will take you up the mountain where you can enjoy 145km of groomed runs stretched out over a huge area. The best feature is the glacier ski area, which is connected by lifts from the village.