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Axamer Lizum

Axamar Lizum is a beautiful traditional ski town located on a plateau above Innsbruck. Guests can enjoy the stunning views across the Tyrolean Alps. The resort shares the ski area with Gotzens which is linked by pistes and a bus. Incase you didn't know, Axamar Lizum was a major part of the 1964 and 1976 Innsbruck Olympics hosting the downhill races.

The main Olympic site has a variety of slopes to suit everyone. There are some challenging runs of the championship courses. Extending above Igls is the Patscherkofl, the second of the Olympic sites.

Whether you are a beginner or advanced skier, family or a single traveller, Axamar Lizum has something for everyone. For families there is a ski kindergarten and a ski school for children aged 4 and above, short transfers and excellent facilities. For beginners there is a nursery area which is served by a drag lift and at the base area at Axamar Lizum is where the ski schools practice.

For advanced skiers there are a few black runs like the men's Olympic slalom run from Birgitzkopfl. May try your hand at the off piste routes from the top of Hoadl which is led by a guide. Long cruising pistes can be found at the Glungezer area at Tulfes. For a more varied terrain, the Stubai Glacier has 1,474m of vertical and Schlick 2000 above Fulpmes is accessed via a gondola and t-bar lifts.

Snowboarders are not forgotten, there is a snow park to play in and practice tricks. The long tree-lined runs into Gotzens and Axams are perfect for snowboarders with natural jumps.

Apres-Ski in Axamer Lizum

Apres ski is lively in Austria! For a lively scene try the Lizumstubn or the Alte Muhle and Disco Beiler clubs.

Dining in Axamer Lizum

There are many restaurants to choose from. Grab a pizza or a snack in one of the cafes. Maybe treat yourself to a more upmarket meal in one of the fine dining restaurants.

Things to do in Axamer Lizum

In Axamar Lizum guests can enjoy the ice skating, curling, bowling, tobogganing as well as swimming. Maybe head to Innsbruck for a city break in the valley.

Nearest Airport in Axamer Lizum


Transfer Times in Axamer Lizum

50 minutes

Accommodations in Axamer Lizum

Resort Details

  • Resort Altitude: 868 m
  • Highest Lift: 2340 m
  • Total Piste: 75 km
  • Longest Run: 7 km
  • Directions of Slopes: N, W, E
  • Uphill Capacity: 12042
  • Total Lifts: 10
  • Gondolas/Cable cars: 1
  • Chairlifts: 6
  • Drag Lifts: 3
  • Snow Parks: 1
  • Good for Off Piste
  • Snow Sure Conditions
3 runs
11 runs
2 runs

Flight info

Approx flight time:
1 hour 40 mins
Time zone:

Innsbruck Airport
Calais Ferry Port