The main reason for visiting Austria in the winter is skiing. This country has some of the most fantastic ski areas of the Alps, mainly south of Salzburg.
There are numerous ski resorts to choose from, but these are the ones that attract thousands of tourists each year.
1. The Saalbach Hinterglemm LeogangFieberbrunn Ski Resort
Together with the neighboring Tyrolean Fieberbrunn ski area, these two ski resorts are the largest interconnected and the most varied among ski areas in Austria, with almost 270 km of ski slopes and 70 lifts.
2. Ski resort Obertauern
This ski resort is open from the end of November until the beginning of May and it offers 100 km of ski slopes and 26 km of cross-country trails.
3. Ski resort Flachau
It has received seven awards at Skiareatest 2014/15 and tourists can enjoy here broad, well-kept slopes, as well as spacey lifts. It can be easily reached via the Tauern motorway or with the free ski bus from the city of Salzburg.
4. Ski resort Zauchensee
Situated at an altitude of 1.350 m, the ski resort offers highly modern lifts and cable cars and snow slopes for all levels of difficulty.
5. Ski resort Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl
This is the perfect ski resort for both freestyle snowboarder and sporty families with children. It also has a winter sports park for all ages.
How to get there
You have several options for airport transfer in Salzburg to your ski resort. The fastest and the most comfortable one is to hire a shuttle through a private company. They offer private, luxury or shared transfers, as well as private coaches for larger groups.
By taking a holiday shuttle you will not have to worry about taking a train and two different buses to get to your ski resort. With prices starting from €30 euro per person you will have to worry only about the consistency of the snow on the ski slopes. Simply make an online reservation at least 12 hours before your flight or even more in the busy winter season. Just be careful when you read the term and conditions because each company offers different services.
By choosing a private company to provideairport transfer in Salzburg you will get to your destination in no time. You will not pay extra for your luggage or your skis, and many of these companies offer child seats and boosters free of charge.