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Post from 15/10/2009

Slopes, party and powder snow

More than 1,700 kilometres of slope in more than 22 ski regions guarantee endless winter fun. Many winter sport regions present themselves in this way but the Salzburger Land has much more to offer!

This popular holiday region in the heart of Austria is not only an ideal travel destination for sport enthusiasts. Those seeking adventure, relaxation and nature will find this place to their liking. You can expect breathtaking landscapes, hospitable people, numerous recreational activities and of course top class ski regions with terrific infrastructure – these are the perfect conditions for an enjoyable winter holiday.

Holiday house in Saalbach-Hinterglemm

Ski circuit and mountain lodge magic
Lay the first tracks on the freshly prepared piste early in the morning, afterwards enjoy sun and snow and later in the evening join in one of the many après ski parties. The ski circuit Saalbach-Hinterglemm offers all of this and only recently can call itself “The most developed ski region in Europe”. This prize was awarded by the English magazine “Where to Ski and Snowboard”. A variation of pistes, 55 modern lift complexes and a large snow park ensure that nobody will be bored! The offer is rounded off by events such as big snowmobile races and traditional Christmas concerts as well as interesting live acts and probably the best après ski of the Alps. atraveo helps you find the right winter accommodation in Saalbach-Hinterglemm.

The region Salzburger Sports World has no reason to hide. The group “Ski Amadé” is in close proximity and provides perfect conditions for winter sport enthusiasts. Regardless whether silky verves on the easy blue or thrills on difficult black downhill - you have the choice. Alternatively you can explore the large slope network and numerous toboggan runs. A perfect starting point is the Ski World Cup venue Flachau. Here you can find modern apartments close to the World Cup downhill. Maybe you will set the best time?!

Be active with all the family

Be active with all the family
It is more contemplative in this region which is around the 2,941 metre high Hochkönig. This ski region is beautiful and numerous ski schools help you improve your skills. The villages at the foot of this massive mountain range have been able to retain their original character and are the perfect setting for an atmospheric vacation. In this fairytale like world the whole family will be happy. Beyond this there are many things to do like sleigh rides or ice stock sports. These are all good reasons to choose a holiday property in the Hochkönig region. This comfortable holiday house with a lovely panoramic view over the Alps was rated by one of our customers: “A delightful house in a terrific location. We were really pleased and will book it again. The adjacent garden surrounded by farmhouses is ideal for children. The furnishings are perfect for a cosy family vacation.”

The region Dachstein West-Lampertal is a real insider tip. Families will find this place to their liking. Whether Sumsiland, bear or kids group – here all children will feel at home. Who does not dream of sitting in front of the fireplace in the evening and telling everyone about the adventures of the day. Should the hut also provide a nice view then everything will be perfect.

Vacation in the largest nature reserve in Europe
Have you ever drifted with a kite through the snow up to a speed of 75 km/h? This new trend sport is known as snow kiting. It will pull you with power of the wind through the glittering powder. The frozen Zeller Sea is the perfect terrain for attempting this sport for the first time. Experienced trainers will surely be able to turn you into a snow kite specialist. Europa Sport Region Kaprun-Zell am See offers next to snow kiting numerous other attractions. All this can be found in one of the most impressive high mountain landscapes on the globe: The National Park Hohe Tauern. It is a paradise for hikers, skiers and snowboarders. Numerous hiking routes and nine ski regions which are connected by free ski busses are there to be explored. You only need the “Salzburg Super Ski Card” for all of this. Particularly nice is the moonlight ski tour: In the company of a mountain guide you can be enchanted by the magnificent mountain scenery. Those who are looking for a challenge will find that “Pinzga Loipe” to their liking which is a connected route of more than 200 kilometres. Very popular with all ages is the longest lit toboggan run of the world in Wildkogel. Close by there is this comfortable holiday house. Our customer Boris D. has already been there and was impressed by this house, the friendly property owner and lovely location with an extensive range of activities: “A really nice holiday house which met all our expectations. We will surely come back next year!”

Pure relaxation

Pure relaxation
Should you want to relax Lungau or the Gasteiner Valley are the ideal places for this. Vacation for your soul, mind and body is the slogan for this region. Due to its special and wind protected location with a guarantee for fair weather in the winter the climate of Lungau is very healthy. A day in the Gasteiner thermal baths or the renowned Gasteiner Heilstollen will let you forget the stresses of every day life. You can continue the relaxation process in your cosy holiday accommodation.

There is a lot to explore in the regional capital Salzburg. The birth house of Mozart, the palace Hellbrunn and the cathedral are just some of many highlights. The city appears particularly picturesque in the winter and is often referred to being Europe’s most beautiful city. Take a seat in one of the traditional coffee houses to be found at the splendid market place and enjoy local specialities such as “Einspanner” or “Fiaker”. Should one want to reside in Austria’s oldest city then atraveo is the right place to look. This apartment is directly in the old city centre which was declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

All winter properties in the Salzburger Land