Just over the mountain from its famous neighbour, Kitzbuhel, Westendorf itself is fast become known as a great ski holiday destination with the extensive SkiWelt ski network (280km of linked pistes) right on its doorstep, and a careful blend of traditional hotels and ski chalets in the resort and hills that flank it. a fabulous ski resort that is particularly well suited to beginners and intermediates.
Skiing Westendorf - SkiWelt
The SkiWelt sits in the Kitzbuheler Alpen region, where Westendorf is perfectly located to explore the 280km of pistes on its door step. Good for beginners, it provides an outstanding ski holiday destination for intermediate skiers and competent family ski groups.
Boasting Austria’s largest interlinked ski area, the SkiWelt is today one of Europe's most popular Austrian ski holidays destinations. With 90 modern cable cars and lifts it provides a fast uplift to maximise your time on the slopes and not in lift queues!
There is also 13km of floodlit pistes that ensure that when the sun goes down, it doesn't mean you have to stop skiing!
The village itself is a mixture of Tyrollean Farmhouses and Pensions with a stunning church that epitomises ancient Austrian architecture, ornate and stunning centre piece to this village. All in all Westendorf is a small and restrained affair, with stunning rolling hills, dotted with old farmhouses and chalets that date back decades and often hundreds of years. Bars and restaurants are predominantly part of the Pensions and shops are predominantly ski related in the winter.
Westendorf and the SkiWelt ski region boast 3 fun parks
SkiWelt Restaurants and Apres-Ski
The SkiWelt ski area isn't just about skiing with over 70 rustic, family-run huts, mountain restaurants and après ski bars to choose from, this is a ski region that has something for everyone.Other Activities The SkiWelt provides 3 floodlit toboggan runs (with day and night tobogganing until 3 am) as well as 196,5 km cross-country ski trails and 250km of winter hiking paths so there is plenty to do for non-skiers or those looking to maximise their actives during their ski holiday.
The SkiWelt provides 3 floodlit toboggan runs (with day and night tobogganing until 3 am) as well as 196,5 km cross-country ski trails and 250km of winter hiking paths so there is plenty to do for non-skiers or those looking to maximise their actives during their ski holiday.
Ski Map Westendorf SkiWelt
With 280kms of pistes and 90 ski lifts, the SkiWelt has plenty of skiing for most, particularly beginners and intermediates.