Alpbach is a delightful village
in the Austrian Tyrol and it offers plenty of activities to enable you to have a memorable winter break
. Alpbach is approximately 9km from the ski resort of Oberau and 17kms from Zellam Ziller.
Alpbach is one of Austria’s most beautiful resorts and is ideal for couples and families.
Novice skiers can use the superb wide nursery slopes beside the village and the nearby slopes on Wiedersbergerhorn. For intermediates there are a variety of runs to enjoy, the main skiing on the Wiedersbergerhorn and down to the Inneralbach slopes.
Expert skiers can enjoy the black runs on Wiedersbergerhorn and the off pistes run down to Hygna, for this run you are advised to have a guide. Snowboarding is enjoyed here and with the wide easy slopes riders of all abilities get pleasure and from the snow park.
There is a good ski school at the resort with English speaking instructors for complete beginners or those wanting to improve their technique, both skiing and snowboarding courses are available. The children’s ski school teaches beginners and the kids clubs provide plenty of fun and exciting activities. The very young children can be well looked after at the local kindergarten.
The ski area has 19 lifts and 45kms of trails, 10kms blue, 30kms red and 5kms black. There are 58 snow canons; the highest lift is 1,900m. A photograph is required for your lift pass. Alpbach has an adventure indoor pool which will provide plenty of fun for all ages.
Other resort attractions and activities you may want to try out are snowshoe walking, sleigh rides, tobogganing and torchlight walks. There are a good variety of restaurants here; on average a 3 course meal is €18 you might like a Fondue evening at Rossmoos one evening, enjoyable and fun. The resort has some lively bars; popular are the Postalm and the Jakober!
There are some excursions from the resort to Innsbruck, and to see the sights in Salzburg which may interest some of you. Alpbach is a charming resort with over 20km of cleared winter trails you may want to take a relaxing walk and simply enjoy the scenery.