Friday, January 28 2022

6. Ischgl

The small village of Ischgl is known for its skiing and location along the Swiss border. The Silvretta Arena Ischgl-Samnaun ski resort is the largest in the Alps.

It offers more than 238 kilometers of pistes and is serviced with 40 different lifts. The village is also well-known for its annual pop concerts which are held to celebrate the end of the skiing season.

ISCHGL photo
Photo by Lawrence Chard

7. Kaprun

Situated along the northernmost slopes of the Mt. Großes Wiesbachhorn, the small city of Kaprun is known as a popular ski destination.

It is located at the base of the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier which offers visitors many fine sporting options all year round. It is also home to the largest dams in Austria which itself has attracted countless visitors every single year.

KAPRUN photo
Photo by Batikart… off !!!

8. Saalbach-Hinterglemm

Known as a popular skiing destination in the state of Salzburg, the towns of Saalbach and Hinterglemm offers a small resort which is home to 3 pistes.

Saalbach-Hinterglemm is known for its role as host to the 1991 Alpine Ski World Championships. Even the coat of arms features two golden skis in commemoration of the important skiing industry in the area.

SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM photo
Photo by sky#walker

9. Neustift im Stubaital

The town of Neustift im Stubaital is the 3rd largest municipality of Tyrol and is known as an important tourism center for the region.

Annually, more than 1 million people spend the night in the hotels and resorts located throughout Neustift im Stubaital. There are 5 nearby glaciers that cover an area of 15 square kilometres of ski slopes that are serviced by 42 different lifts.

NEUSTIFT IM STUBAITAL photo
Photo by lopnicolas

10. Bad Gastein

Located in Salzburg state, the town of Bad Gastein is known for its spas. The history of the town as a popular health resort dates back many centuries.

The all natural thermal hot springs which can be found in Bad Gastein have been sought after by many over the years for their healing properties. Countless tourists make their way to this small town every year to get some much needed rest and relaxation.

BAD GASTEIN photo
Photo by mattitiainen

 

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