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Saalbach skiing is great for...

Apres ski
Big ski area
Traditional charm

Welcome to Saalbach Ski Resort

Modern lifts, an excellent snowmaking system and miles of perfectly groomed beginner-friendly pistes make the classic Austrian resort of Saalbach a super popular choice for families and the party crowd. The resort gives access to a massive linked area known as the ski-circus, which is Austria’s second largest ski area. That’s 270km of pistes around the resorts of Saalbach, Hinterglemm, Fieberbrunn and the summer-time mountain-biking playground of Leogang. Just 10 percent of the slopes are graded black – the rest are in the intermediate and easy range. There’s also a gondola to nearby Zell am See which gives access to even more skiing, just make sure you’re back in time to enjoy some of Saalbach’s legendary après.
Saalbach ski map
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Resort Information

Resort Altitude
Total Piste KM
No. Skilifts
Snow Range
Saalbach ski runs & ratings
TOTAL: 347km
Beginner(Distance: 170km)
Intermediate(Distance: 140km)
Advanced(Distance: 37km)

Best time to ski in Saalbach

When skiing in Austria, it’s important to consider whether you’re a glühwein kind of person or you’re more of a ‘Jäger bomb’ fan. The country’s signature hot mulled red wine is more usually drunk around Christmas and January, around the festive Christmas markets. If that’s your vibe, go then. The skiing at that time can be amazing. The days aren’t too long which means you really get the most out of them. Later in the season, the days get longer – and so do the nights. March and April is when the après really kicks off and with skiing up to 2,100m there’s always reliable snow.

Things to do in Saalbach

One of the joys of skiing in Austria is the traditional mountain hut, which is alive and well, serving such delicacies as curried sausage, Kasnock’n, a kind of cheesy pasta-like dumplings, and the legendary Kaiserschmarrn – sweet pancake. There are over 60 huts in the area. When you’re done skiing, eating and partying, there’s tobogganing, horse-drawn carriage rides, ice-skating and winter hiking. Saunas are also an Austrian tradition and you’ll find one in most hotels.
Couple enjoying an Apres ski beer in Austrian ski resort Saalbach Hinterglemm

Hotels & Apartments in Saalbach

Our top recommended hotels and apartments. To find the perfect one for you, speak to one of our specialists

AlpenParks Hotel & Apartment Sonnleiten

Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria
  Ski-in / Ski-out

Alpinresort Sport & Spa

Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria
  3 minute walk

Apartment Saalbacher Perle - SLB350

Saalbach Hinterglemm, Austria
  4 minute bus

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