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Alpbach is regarded as one of the truly classic ski resorts within Austria and with good reason – offering oodles of tradition and character at every turn.

Easily accessible thanks to the short transfer time from Innsbruck, the alpine village not only offers a varied mix of skiing for all abilities, but also acts as the gateway to the many delights of the surrounding area – including the castles of Brixlegg and the medieval town of Rattenburg.

Part of the Ski Jewel ski area, Alpach is linked by gondola to the popular resorts of Niederau and Oberau, which means it’s ideal for those who want to enjoy a multi-resort trip in the snow.

Once named the ‘Most Beautiful Village in Austria’, Alpach is one of those resorts that you’ll want to visit again and again, with the local hospitality and the picture postcard views combining helping to create an first class skiing experience.

On piste, there is skiing for all abilities, with beginners and intermediate level skiers being particularly well catered for.

A true jewel in the crown when it comes to alpine skiing, Alpbach is a resort where a fun filled winter break is guaranteed.

Off Piste Skiing in Alpbach

Alpbach is home to a selection of challenging off-piste runs, which is advisable to tackle with the assistance of one of the local guides – who can help ensure you get the best from the conditions.

Family Skiing in Alpbach

Quite quiet compared to a number of other alpine resorts, Alpbach is ideal for a family ski break, with a wide open nursery slope on which youngsters can hone their skills and a ski school that will help to get them up to speed.

Apres-Ski in Alpbach

The traditional nature of the resort is reflected in the après-ski that is available, with a selection of restaurants both on the mountain and within Alpbach itself that serve local cuisine, and a range of bars in which to relax with a drink.

Non-Skiing Activities in Alpbach

A range of winter activities are available away from the ski slopes, which include snowshoeing, tobogganing and winter walks.

There are also spa and wellness facilities within some of the hotels in Alpbach for those who want to relax, whilst the likes of Innsbruck and Salzburg can be visited on special day trips.

Nearest Airport in Alpbach


Transfer Times in Alpbach

50 mins (Innsbruck)

Resort Details

  • Resort Altitude: 1000 m
  • Highest Lift: 2025 m
  • Total Piste: 145 km
  • Longest Run: 7 km
  • Directions of Slopes: SW, W, NW, E
  • Total Lifts: 47
  • Gondolas/Cable cars: 7
  • Chairlifts: 8
  • Drag Lifts: 31
  • Snow Parks: 3
  • Good for Families
24 runs
34 runs
11 runs

Flight info

Approx flight time:
1 hour 40 mins (Innsbruck)
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Innsbruck Airport
Calais Ferry Port