Saalbach is rapidly growing in popularity as a great ski holidays destination with its extensive ski network. Whilst pensions dominate the village, a select number of catered ski chalets ensure a relaxed, warm and all inclusive ski holidays experience.
Saalbach's wide slopes are well suited for beginners and intermediates. Whilst more geared for beginners and intermediates, with over 250kms of skiing those more advanced wishing to venture farther afield will find plenty of pistes and off-piste areas to ski.
Saalbach is a picturesque village nestled in the heart of the valley with a traditional Austrian feel. The main church dominates the centre with its beautifully decorated buildings. Hotels dominate the main street with pretty ski chalets and farmhouses the surrounding streets and alpine meadows,
Expert and Off-Piste Skiing and Snowboarding
Easily accessible off-piste skiing and more advanced off-piste available for those happy to take a short hike.
Eating Out On The Mountain
Eating out on the mountains surrounding Saalbach is a joy. A variety of huts are on offer from 300 year old basic to modern rustic offering a tasty array of Austrian cuisine including the Wieseralm, Alte Schmiede and Pfefferalm to name but a few.
There are two snow parks to choose from in the Ski Circus. The first located in Hinterglemm at the foot of the WestGipfel mountain contains everything for beginner to expert. Professionally designed the park is open Monday to Saturday until 21.30. Further afield is the Nitro Snowpark on the way to Leogang.
Furstauer and Ski Academy ski schools are both located centrally and offer ski packages including lessons and ski hire.
Once voted ‘Best apres in the Alps’ Saalbach boasts an array of apres ski bars. Choose from live music or Austro pop DJ’s at Spitzbub, Hinterhagalm, Goasstall and Burgi’s bar.
Choose from a variety of restaurants including Del Rossi, Schattberg Stub’n, Mangos and La Trattoria.
Saalbach is awash with nightlife offering music for everyone. Castellos, Bobbies, Otzi bar and Underbar all offer a variety of live music and DJ’s. Bobbies also shows live sport.
Getting Around The Valley
The resort is easy to navigate on foot however a ski bus runs through the valley during the day between Lenagu – Hinterglemm – Saalbach and Jausern. Taxis are also readily available in the evenings should you venture out of Saalbach
Horse drawn sleigh rides, “Baumzipfelweg” treetop trail with Golden Gate bridge, sledging run, three indoor tennis courts, curling, snow-shoe walking, snow tubing run, Ice go-carting, quad course, snowmobile City (skidoo and snowmobile driving), archery and paragliding
Saalbach Hinterglemm Ski Map
With 250km of pistes, the Saalbach Hinterglem in Austria has become an extremely popular destination for Beginners and intermediates looking to explore its vast array of blue and red slopes.