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Top 5 Ski Resorts in Innsbruck

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Skiing is one the most fascinating winter sports. Some people ski for pleasure, others for the adrenalin feelings while other ski for competition. The reason you ski is not that important, it’s more essential that you enjoy it. We’ve made a list of top 5 ski resorts in Innsbruck.

  1. Obergurgl

This resort ski is ideal for families and children because the resort has only 1,930 m, therefore there aren’t so many risks. Besides, if you don’t know how to ski, you have the chance to learn the basics of this sport because there is a ski school. The instructors speak well English and they teach children but adults too. If you want to take a break from skiing, you can visit the motorbike museum, take the gondola or eat at the restaurant. It’s a one hour journey from Innsbruck.  Moreover, there are 24 lifts and a six-day lift pass costs 268 euros.

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  1. Ischgl

Ischgl is well known for the concerts that were hosted here. Artists like Kyle Minogue, Mariah Carey, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Sting Bob Dylan, Muse, Beach Boys, Robbie Williams and many others performed here and gathered millions of people. If you want to ski and party this resort is perfect for you and your friends. In 2014-2015 they improved the gondola and now it has 28 seats. There are 45 lifts and a six-day lift pass costs 240 euros.

  1. St Anton

St Anton is known by all the professional riders and skiers from Europe. The highest lift is at 2,810 m and is called Valluga. Although is approximately one hour car drive from Innsbruck, it’s worth the ride. Besides skiing, you can spend some time in the cafés and sports shops that are near the resort. There are 97 lifts and a six-day lift pass costs 262 euros.

  1. Innsbruck

Nordkette is a ski area in Innsbruck and you can get there by a funicular and a cable car from the city in 20 minutes. Moreover, Nordkette is included in the Olympic World lift pass and this means that the pass is available in the ski areas from Innsbruck such as Patscherkofel,Muttereralm,StubaiGlacier,Kuhtai, Axamer Lizum. There are 90 lifts and a six-day lift pass costs 215 euros.

  1. Alpbach

This resort is dedicated to beginners and you can arrive here in only 40 minutes by car from the Innsbruck airport. There is a single slope in the center of the village that is suitable for the beginners to practice. There are 3 ski schools, so you can learn more about skiing. There are 47 lifts and a six-day lift pass costs 221.50 euros.

If you’re looking for a fast and reliable mean of transportation, you can choose private Innsbruck airport taxi services. They offer inclusive and fixed prices. Besides, you have the chance to choose in which vehicle you will ride. They have a vast selection of low cost and luxury buses, minibuses, minivans and sedan cars.

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