Austria, The Ski Juwel Area

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Oberau Ski Piste Map
Oberau Ski Piste Map


Classic Tyrolean charm, full of character and unspoilt scenery

Austria’s Wildschönau (“wild” valley) easily accessible from both Innsbruck and Salzburg. Yet it retains its quiet, picturesque ambience. The delightful little hideaway resort of Oberau, with its colourful baroque church, has an idyllic rural charm, but at the same time access to a lot of skiing. At 3065ft it‘s the highest of the three Wildschönau resorts, with a good snow record, and nursery slopes in the heart of the village. While the local slopes, served by seven lifts, are not particularly extensive, big resorts in either direction along the valley are both reachable by a free bus service. Niederau (just a couple of miles away)and Auffach can also access another celebrated Austrian gem. A link between Alpbach and Auffach has produced the “Ski Juwel” resort network, with a total of 47 lifts serving some 90 miles of pistes.

Snow Report
Joshua in Oberau
23 February
Open Lifts
Last Snow
22 Feb
Runs to Resort
Excellent / fresh snow
Off Piste
Fresh powder
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Aktiv Elan Hotel

The family-run Aktiv Hotel Elan in Wildschönau is situated in a beautiful and quiet location with view of the surrounding mountains.

£ 399 Per person
Hotel Tirolerhof

The Tirolerhof is an attractive, family-run, traditional hotel with excellent facilities, a popular après-ski bar and an unbeatable location for all skiers.

£ 529 Per person
Gasthof Kellerwirt

Currently closed for refurbishment and due to reopen as a four star hotel in November 2015. Originally an old monastery, the Kellerwirt is a traditional inn, full of warmth and character.

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