Holidays to Saalbach
Saalbach has one of the more extensive ski areas in the Alps, with slopes runs covering both sides of the mountain and offers great opportunities to ski off piste. Skiing in Saalbach is a popular with locals as well as tourists yet never feels over crowded or busy, mainly due to its very efficient lift system. Only one and a half hours drive from Salzburg airport, you don’t have to worry about long transfer times like some of the other popular resorts in Austria, and upon arrival you can be guaranteed a warm welcome by the locals.
What level of ability is Saalbach best suited to?
With such a large ski area, over 200km of slopes, there is something for everyone from beginners to experts, especially when you put the off piste areas in the equation. However, expert skiers may be slightly limited as the number of black runs is much lower than red and blue, so for more advanced skiers, Saalbach may be better suited for a weekend skiing holiday to ensure you don’t tire of the slopes. For those of you completely new to skiing, the nursery slopes in Saalbach are a great place to start as they don’t get over crowded like many other Austrian resorts. Intermediates can flourish in Saalbach with a wide range of red runs to choose from and after a few days could gain confidence to try a black!
Saalbach is a great location for a family skiing holiday with a friendly atmosphere and some great ski schools to choose from. Snowboarders should also consider Saalbach for their skiing holiday as the slopes are snowboarding friendly and the ski school offers lessons in boarding if you want to brush up on your technique.
Staying in Saalbach is great as the town offers everything you would need for your skiing holiday on your doorstep. There are rental shops if you don’t own your own equipment, supermarket to stock up on supplies and a great range of cafés and restaurants to re-fuel after a few hours skiing.
In the evenings in Saalbach you can partake in the town’s great Après ski, with several bars to choose from that open late into the night, and Saalbach recently won ‘best Après Ski resort in the Alps’ so you will be sure to find somewhere to socialise in the evening. If you’re travelling with a family, you can rest assured that in the evenings the town is safe, and whilst Après Ski is a big part of Saalbach’s lifestyle, it is well monitored and controlled.
Book your Saalbach holiday today
If you want to go on a skiing holiday that will keep you fully entertained both day and night than Saalbach is the place for you. With such a vast area of skiing to choose from you won’t get bored going on the same slopes day after day. And since the town has so much to offer after dark as well, if you have the energy you can be sure to have a jam-packed holiday. Getting to Saalbach is relatively easy and affordable if you book at lastminute.com so why not book online now and bag yourself an inexpensive ski holiday for you, your friends or your family today. Book all your holidays to Austria with lastminute.com