Роскошные горнолыжные шале Австрии

Австрия, будучи родиной современного горнолыжного спорта, предлагает туристам большое разнообразие шале класса люкс, которые послужат идеальной основой для организации вашего роскошного горнолыжного отдыха в Альпах.

Роскошные горнолыжные каникулы в Австрии

С огромным выбором шикарных горнолыжных шале и, возможно, самым оживленным в мире апре-ски, Австрия стала одной из наиболее популярных стран для роскошного горнолыжного отдыха. С отличными возможностями для катания и продвинутым системой подъемников, Австрия принимает гонку White Ring, соединяя Лех с соседними курортами Цюрс, Цуг и Оберлех.

Лыжный регион Arlberg в Австрии описывают, как колыбель горнолыжного спорта - это один из пяти крупнейших взаимосвязанных горнолыжных регионов в мире, предлагающий гостям 305 км взаимосвязанных трасс, а также 200 км трасс с глубоким снегом. Протянувшись от многонационального Санкт-Антона и традиционного Санкт-Кристофа на юге, этот район охватывает не только Штубен, Цюрс и Лех, но и Оберлех на севере, а также Варт на северо-востоке.

Luxury ski holiday in St Anton am Arlberg in AustriaФото: Josef Mallaun/TVB St. Anton am Arlberg
Off piste skiing in AustriaФото: Josef Mallaun/TVB St. Anton am Arlberg
Luxury ski resort in Austria at nightФото: Lech Zuers Tourismus
Scenic horse & carriage ride in AustriaФото: Christoph Schoech/Lech Zuers Tourismus
Luxury ski chalet in AustriaФото: Chalet Uberhaus, Lech

В Австрии находятся одни из самых роскошных горнолыжных курортов, включая Санкт-Антон - традиционный оживленный курорт, и Китцбюэль - Тирольский курорт, известный в том числе исторической гонкой Hahnenkamm. А являвшийся когда-то скромной деревушкой Лех также превратился в атмосферный элегантный курорт с одними из самых эксклюзивных роскошных шале в Альпах.

Среди прочих курортов в Тироле стоит отметить Альпбахталь - “Самая красивая деревушка в Австрии”, и Бад Кляйнкирххайм - курорт, где проходит Кубок мира. Последний, но не менее важный - Циллерталь; просторная долина недалеко от Инсбрука предлагает гостям 515 км ухоженных лыжных трасс.

If you are looking for a more refined trip, the luxury resort of Lech may be the perfect fit. Lech has some of the finest ski lodges in Austria such as Chalet N and Chalet Uberhaus, as well as one of the best snow records in the Alps with an altitude ranging from 1,450m to 2646m and a seasonal snowfall average of seven metres. Skiers will have plenty of ski terrain to discover in the Arlberg ski area with four lifts linking this glamorous resort to the neighbouring stations of St. Anton, Zürs and Stuben, providing 305 km of pistes as well as 200 km of ungroomed ski trails.

For a skier's paradise, Kitzbuhel, a Tyrolean resort famous for its historic Hahnenkamm downhill ski races, could be a perfect option. This charming medieval town is found in the Austrian province of Tyrol and has a long skiing history dating back to 1893. First skied down by Franz Resich, the Kitzbuheler Horn is one of the most popular mountains in the Alps with skiers today continuing to push their limits in the world's most dangerous downhill ski race of the Hahnenkamm World Cup. True fans can watch the race from the Austria luxury chalet, Hahnenkamm Lodge.

Other impressive resorts in the Tyrolean region for luxury holidays in Austria include Alpbachtal, arguably the “Most Beautiful Village in Austria” and Zillertal is a diverse valley close to Innsbruck with 515 km of groomed pistes to discover.

Skiing in Austria

The Arlberg ski region in Austria is one of the five largest interconnected ski regions worldwide, offering 305 km of interconnected downhill skiing and 200 km of deep-snow runs. Stretching from cosmopolitan St. Anton and traditional St. Christoph in the south, the area also covers Stuben, Zurs and Lech, as well as Oberlech in the north and on to Warth in the northeast.

Best Luxury Austrian Ski Resorts for Beginners - Lech

When skiing in Lech, you can expect well-groomed pistes, fast lifts and great snow. Beginners have a large choice of both blue runs and nursery slopes on which to practise their technique, while intermediates and experts can enjoy the famous White Ring as well as extensive off-piste terrain and heli-skiing.

Divided into three sectors, the ski area of Lech has an extensive array of terrain waiting to be explored. On the mountain above Oberlech, a majority of blue runs act as a good beginner’s base, whilst the second sector on the other side of Lech has some beautiful off-piste descents and intermediate runs. Connected by the Auenfeldjet gondola, Warth-Schröcken has a combination of challenging black runs, with more intermediate and easy runs.

Best Luxury Austrian Ski Resorts for Intermediates - Kitzbuhel

With 40% of ski terrain in Kitzbuhel most suitable for intermediates, red runs can be found at every corner of the mountain, while experts and intermediates looking for a challenge can take on the famous World Cup downhill course of the Streif. Those who are looking to explore as much of the area as possible will also enjoy the KitzSki Line covering 47 km of runs.

Should you wish to try some alternative winter activities, Kitzbuhel has plenty to offer including tobogganing and cross-country skiing, as well as snowshoeing and horse-drawn carriage rides.

Best Luxury Austrian Ski Resorts for Off Piste - St Anton

St Anton really comes into its own for advanced skiers with several black runs; the steepest being Run 34 Fang at the bottom of the Gampen. If you want to test your knees then mogul enthusiasts can tackle the Mattun and Schindler Kar mogul fields. However, for experts, St Anton is all about off-piste skiing. Some of the best-known routes are in the Valluga/Schindler Spitz sector but there are off-piste opportunities all over the mountain, best explored with a guide.

For a fun long-distance challenge, the Run of Fame is a spectacular 85-kilometre-long ski circuit from St Anton/Rendl via Zürs and Lech to Warth and back again. The circuit takes around a day and can be entered at almost any point in the ski area.

Luxury Catered Ski Chalets Austria

The convenience of a luxury catered chalet in Austria is hard to beat when it comes to choosing accommodation for a luxury Austrian ski holiday. Wake up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee and set yourself up for a day on the slopes with a cooked or continental breakfast prepared for you by your very own private chef. Both Lech and St Anton are fantastic options for a luxury Austrian catered ski chalet with many chalets boasting classic cuisine with authentic Austrian charm.

Best Catered Ski Chalets Austria

Best Luxury Ski Resorts in Austria for Foodies

If you are looking for more freedom on your luxury ski holiday in Austria than a luxury self-catered Austrian chalet could be a perfect choice for you. Staying in a self catered chalet allows you to explore the local restaurants and eateries Austria has to offer and sample classic Austrian cuisine.

Our Top Recommendation in Lech: The Stube at The Arlberg Hotel

Perfect for a cosy Alpine evening, The Stube serves typical Austrian cuisine including fondue and schnitzel in traditional surroundings. Due to a small number of tables, reservations are strongly recommended. For a finer dining experience, The Arlberg Hotel has a second restaurant serving classic European dishes in elegant surroundings.

Our Top Recommendation in St Anton: The Museum

The historic Trier villa, dating back to 1912, serves as a museum by day and a charming, candlelit restaurant by night, spread across four central rooms. Serving a fusion of seasonal Austrian-international cuisine and signature dishes such as grilled Tyrolean beef tournedos in Béarnaise sauce, the Museum also offers a sophisticated wine list and is ideal for celebratory occasions