Ski and Walk in the Austrian Alps

Ski or walk in in the dramatic Austrian Alps at Sölden, Hochgurgl, Ischgl and Wirl, and experience the warmth of the Austrian people. With lifts up to 10,660 ft, snow is guaranteed every year. Winter walking trails are in each area. Stay in 4* family- run hotels, which have all the after-ski luxuries and include half-board. Private transportation is included. Sightsee in Munich, Innsbruck and a Bavarian village.

The Austrian ski resorts of Sölden and Hochgurgl (10,600) have 54 lifts, including a 6-mile run dropping over 5,000 ft.  Walkers can ride many of the lifts.  The ski-in Alpina Hotel is sure to satisfy everyone with 12 after-ski wellness options.  You will remember the beautiful presentation of their gourmet 4-course dinners and breakfast buffet.  After enjoying the skiing here,  journey to Innsbruck for lunch and sightseeing and a great trail to hike up to view Innsbruck and the Inn river.

Then travel to Galtür where Christian and Sabine welcome you at their 4* hotel.  For skiing/walking, Ischgl, Wirl and Samnaun have 101 lifts, (9,500 ft) and the best-every apple-strudel and smoothest vanilla sauce.  Complete the Smugglers runs and/or take the all day back-country ski circus (Weather and snow conditions permitting). Samnaun, Switzerland is a duty free village.

Before departing Europe, exploring Munich is possible.

  • Suitable Activities: Backcountry Skiing, Cross-country Skiing, Day Hiking, Global Adventures, Snowshoeing
  • Seasons: January, Year-round, February, March, April, December
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous, M1-M2 Intermediate-Advanced Ski, G-XC 3 Intermediate Groomed
  • 10,600 ft
  • Parking Permit Required:
  • Recommended Party Size: 14
  • Maximum Party Size: 14
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
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