(age at the date of return)

Ski holidays in Alpbach

Picture-postcard Tyrolean village with extended ski area

Ski Alpbach! This delightful, award-winning, quintessentially traditional Austrian village with its onion-domed church, narrow streets, and minimal traffic is one of the most attractive villages in the Austrian Tyrol. Its traditional wooden farmhouses are set against the backdrop of the Gratlspitz peaks. The resort has won awards for being “Austria’s most beautiful village”, and having the “purest air” in the country A gondola  links Inneralpbach with the Wildschönau ski area, giving beginners and intermediates an even wider selection of runs to choose from. Non-skiers can enjoy a variety of activities and in the evenings horse-drawn sleigh rides to the Rossmoos Inn for a mulled wine are great fun. All guests receive the ‘Alpbach Seenland Card’ which gives either free participation or reductions on activities such as snowshoeing, guided cross-country skiing, ice-skating and torchlit walks.

 

Added value

Groups - Up to 1 in 6 go Free 

Early Booking Offers at selected hotels

Free Child Lift Passes W18/19 children born 2013 or later

1 Free Child Ski & Boots when 2 adults pre-book skis & boots

Inghams Rep based in the resort

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Ski and Snowboard Information

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country

Beginners skiing in Alpbach

Learn on the gentle slopes at Inneralpbach, or at the top of the Wiedersbergerhorn.

Intermediates skiing in Alpbach

A variety of runs for intermediate skiers is available on the Wiedersbergerhorn and the connecting Inneralpbach slopes, with a free ski bus linking the centre of Alpbach with the Wiedersbergerhorn gondola and the Pögl gondola in Inneralpbach (5 minutes' ride) as well as the Reitherkogel gondola in Reith (10 minutes' ride). A gondola connects Inneralpbach with Auffach in the Wildschönau Valley, which adds an even wider choice of runs for intermediate skiers who want to explore the Niederau, Oberau and Auffach ski areas.

Advanced skiing in Alpbach

Although not extensive, advanced skiers will enjoy the black runs and especially the off-piste run down to Hygna, returning to Alpbach by postbus. Ski route no. 53 or 56 gives easy access to some off-piste and there are four exciting black runs and several off-piste routes for the adventurous skier in the Wildschönau ski area.

Snowboarding in Alpbach

There is a snowpark for beginners and families on the Wiedersbergerhorn and the wide open, easy slopes lend themselves to beginner and intermediate snowboarders. More experieced boarders will enjoy the 'Race n Boarder' Arena in Niederau which has permanent race track and offers professional training.


Mountain Facts
  • Area 109 km
  • Resort Altitude1000m
  • Ski Alt. From830m
  • Ski Alt. To2100m
  • Runs
    26
    54
    13
  • Run Information

    26 km blue runs, 54 km red runs, 13 km black runs.

  • Lifts , Chairlifts 7 , Draglifts 29 , Gondolas 9
  • Lift Times

    8.30 - 16.00

  • Lift Ski LockersNo
  • Whole Area Pass Lifts45
  • Night Skiing IncludedNo
  • Mountain Restaurants23
  • Snow Cannon Coverage80%
  • Cross Country Trails

    20km in Alpbach, 70km in the whole area.

  • Night Skiing

    in Reith 

  • Nursery SlopesSome in Alpbach, others in Inneralpbach
  • Off-piste OptionsYes
  • Slope Direction,N,E,S,W
  • Snowpark Info

    2 (1 in Alpbach, 1 in Niederau)

  • Walking40

  • from£806pp
  • 56 rooms
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The traditional Hotel Alpbacherhof is proud of its four star superior rating and remains a firm favourite with Inghams guests. Its location beneath the Gratlspitze mountains means you can enjoy stunning views of the valley. Expect a welcoming service from the English - speaking staff, they take great pride in the extensive facilities on offer.

  • from£899pp
  • 72 rooms
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Centrally positioned in Alpbach with lovely views of the mountains and close to the nursery slopes and ski bus stop, the four star superior Hotel Böglerhof is lovingly run by the third generation of the Duftner family. Dating back to the 15th century, it is beautifully and traditionally decorated and has superb spa and leisure facilities.

  • from£309pp
  • 11 rooms
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Frau Moser has been welcoming guests to her attractive and informal Haus Edelweiss in Alpbach for many years, in the best traditions of Tyrolean hospitality.

  • from£309pp
  • 11 rooms
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Frau Moser has been welcoming guests to her apartments in the Haus Edelweiss in Alpbach for many years. in the best traditions of Tyrolean hospitality, you are sure of a warm welcome and personal service.

Things To Do

  • A full programme of après-ski events
  • Horse-drawn sleigh rides
  • Snowshoeing
  • Tobogganing
  • Day excursion to Salzburg
  • Winter walking (marked and cleared paths)
  • Guided walks and torchlit walks
  • Ski kindergarten from 4-6yrs bookable locally. Booking in advance recommended.
  • Resort bus free with lift pass in Alpbach valley 

Ski Extras

Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

SPECIAL OFFER ON EQUIPMENT HIRE
Save up to £52 per person

Book your lift pass with us and we’ll give you 50% off equipment hire or carriage. See our Ski Bundle page for details. 

Lift Passes W19/20 Days Season Adult  Youth
2001-2003
Child
2004-2013
Area Pass 6 L £196 £157 £98
H £218 £174 £109

Covers Alpach, Reith, Auffach, Niederau & Oberau. L ( 14 Mar -end of the season),  H (All other dates). A child born from 2014 free only if adult pre-books the same. Beginners should book in resort for reduced prices.   

Equipment hire (6 days)  Please see here for a description of hire categories. 

Equipment Description Blue Red Black
Adult Skis £67 £83 £97
  Ski Boots - £24 -
  Skis & boots £85 £107 -
  Snowboard&boots - £88 -
Youth (13-15yrs)

Skis & boots

  £54 -
 Child (6-12yrs) Skis & boots - £37 -
  Snowboard&Boots* - £66 -
Child (4-5 yrs) Skis & Boots £37 - -

 *Child snowboard equipment from 7 years 

Tuition Days Times Adult Child (4*-14yrs)
Ski 3 10.00am-12.00am
& 1.00pm-3.00pm
£156 £119
Snowboard* £156 £156
Ski 5/6** 10.00am-12.00am
or 1.00pm-3.00pm
£179 £188

 Ski school might be closed on Christmas Day & New Year’s Day. *Child snowboard tuition from 6yrs; 

**6 days ski school is for children. Ski school lessons 4h per day and snowboard lessons 4h per day. 

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down. Correct prices will be advised at the time of booking.

 

Useful Information

Resort Code: ATAL

Languages spoken: German/English

Time difference: GMT+1

Currency: EUR

Travel and Transportation

Flights depart Saturday

To Innsbruck

From Gatwick
Manchester
Stansted
Edinburgh
Bristol
Heathrow
Birmingham.

Transfer 1 hr by coach.

Flight supplements may apply.
Private transfers are available, supplement applies.
Reductions are available for self-drive

Car hire available: No

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: No

Good to know

  • 1,000m resort with skiing up to 2,100m
  • Linked to the ‘Ski Juwel’ Ski Area
  • Short transfers from Innsbruck Airport
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