Winter sports Upper Austria
Skiing in one of the most beautiful ski regions
Winter sports in small and major ski resorts.
If you're looking for a good destination for winter sports for the coming winter, then your mind initially almost certainly is not going to Upper Austria.
Indeed, it is one of the lesser known parts of Europe, but Upper Austria is just the destination you're looking for.
Winter sports in Upper Austria takes place around charming villages, which are during the winter months transformed into a perfect combination of great atmosphere, and excellent ski resorts.
Although the ski resorts partially are smaller than in the famous ski destinations, but in Upper Austria there are are a few very pleasant surprises.
For ski resorts such as Gossau - Dachstein West, Feuerkogel - Ebensee, Hinterstoder, Forsteralm - Waidhofen / Ybbs Gaflenz, Kasberg - Grunau im Almtal, Krippenstein - Dachstein - Obertraun and the Wurzeralm can compete without any doubt with the major ski resorts in for example Tirol.
However, Upper Austria offers additional two huge advantages, that the major ski destinations do not have. Tranquility and much cheaper!
First, the ski resorts in Upper austria are much less touristy, what you can notice at the waiting time at the modern lifts, such waiting times are scarce.
On the other hand you'll notice the prices. Because accommodations and ski passes are usually much more favorable than in other parts of the Alps.
Top ski resorts - Winter Sports Upper Austria
Nice Winter sports Villages
A good après ski and child friendly.
The ski resorts and ski villages offer a wonderful combination of family and Child friendliness, and a good après ski. This combination makes a winter holiday here surely unique.
Then there are the good facilities both ski villages and ski resorts have, so you have as much leisure available as in the large and famous ski destinations.
Other Winter Sports
Other winter sports are offered everywhere.
The other winter sports such as cross country skiing, skating, sledding or snow tubing, are available at most ski resorts and also the real adrenaline sports like paragliding and off-piste skiing and snowboarding are available almost everywhere.
Upper Austria also has a few very nice possibilities for tours through the mountains.