Innsbruck, capital of Austria’s western state of Tyrol, is a city in the Alps that's long been a destination for winter sports. Innsbruck hosted the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics as well as the 1984 and 1988 Winter Paralympics. Skiing region contains 525km of slopes combined all together, which are reached by 190 ski lifts. This place particularly is well known among skiers, who enjoys going down the slope each day on a different mountain. Ski season starts in the mid December and lasts till the beginning of April, nonetheless Stubai Glacier (ger. Stubaier Gletscher) is open all year through.
There are nine different ski zones in Innsbruck, which are open for you, with a season-ticket obtained:
-Axamer Lizum - a village in Austria, located 20 km southwest of Innsbruck. The ski zone here is in altitude of 1560 - 2340 m. 40km of slopes combined awaits skiers here, with the longest being 6,5 km length. Here's also a snow park and possibility to slide on the unmarked slopes.
- Kuehtai area - located 40km from Innsbruck. Austria's highest ski resort (based in 2020m high) is known for its snowy slopes and family-friendly facilities. Ski season opens at the end of November till mid April.
- Mutters area - located 10km from Innsbruck. The ski zone here is in altitude of 950 - 1800m.
- Patscherkofel area - located 7km from Innsbruck. The ski zone here is in altitude of 900 - 2250m. The main town in the area is Igls, situated in a breathtaking valley by the river Inn. There are 15km of slopes combined in this area, included the famous olympic fast downhill slope.
- Nordpark - Seegrube - area closest to Innsbruck, the ski zone here is in altitude of 856 - 2334 m. There are 9km of slopes combined and a snow park with a possibility to slope on the unmarked slopes.
- Stubaier Gletscher (Stubai Glacier) area - best skiing area in all Innsbruck region - located 35km from the city. The ski zone here is in altitude of 1750 - 3333m. There are 106km of slopes combined: 43km of blue slopes, 36km of red slopes, 27km of black slopes. Open all year long.
- Schlick 2000 area - located 20km from Innsbruck. The ski zone here is in altitude of 937 - 2220 m. Blue and red slopes are ready for the skiers, and as for professionals - rather steep slopes of Sonnjoch mountain.
|Best time to travel:||From December To December|
|Price without flight||760 Eur|
|Flight duration||About 4 H|
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