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Saalbach Ski Holidays
The attractive villages of Saalbach and Hinterglemm are situated 4km apart and form what is known as the vast 'Ski Circus' in the picturesque Glemm valley. The Saalbach ski resort is well known for its incredible variety of pistes which makes this ski holiday destination ideal for beginners or advanced skiers. This ski resort also has an efficient lift system which connects this resort to the neighbouring areas of Hinterglemm and Leogang. The lifts cover over 200km of glorious pistes. Saalbach has joined up with a few other ski resorts to form one of the largest ski areas in the world. The Fieberbrunn and Tyrol ski resorts are connected via the gondola to make travelling much easier and more convenient.
The Saalbach ski resort is known to have an excellent snow record which means there is a longer skiing season for the late skiers. Within the mountains of Saalbach there mountain huts dotted all over the region where you can relax and enjoy the sun, or have a drink on the terraces.
Saalbach ski holidays offer the perfect balance of tourism and activities which is ideal for any type of skier. This resort has a traditional and attractive village centre with stylish shops and cafes.
Après Ski: Ski holidays to Saalbach offer much more than just skiing and snowboarding. This resort has a reputation for superb nightlife and boasts over 20 venues. It can get lively from mid afternoon until the early hours staring at the slopes at the ‘Hinterhagalm’ in Saalbach. Other recommended bars include Bauer's Ski Alm, Ötzi Bar, Zum Turm, Bobby's Kegelbar and Kings to name just a few! Castello's is thought to be the best by some.
Activities: Skidooing, tobogganing, floodlit skiing (Hinterglemm), ice skating, bowling, sleigh rides, over 50kms of cleared footpaths and free weekly guided walk.
Eating Out: Most visitors to this ski resort choose to take the Half Board option in one of the many hotels. There are also numerous restaurants catering for all tastes, for example , the Schattberg Stub'n, Wallner, Hinterhagalm, Del Rossi, Gasthof Post and the La Trattoria. The Restaurant Peter is atmospheric and the Kohlmais Stub'n is also recommended.
Other Amenities: Banks and cash points, shops, supermarkets, excursions to Salzburg.