SAALBACH - HINTERGLEMM HOTELS
SAALBACH - HINTERGLEMM TOURIST INFORMATION & TRAVEL GUIDE
This famous resort, situated at an elevation of 1 000 meters, emphasizes on relaxation, recreation and both - summer and winter sports. It is located sixty-five kilometers southwest of Salzburg, 400km southwest of Vienna, and 185km southwest of Linz. The nearest railway line is at Zell am See. Here one will have to transfer to one of the numerous buses that travel up the winding valley road. Buses depart from the railway station at Zell am See about every hour throughout the day, stopping first at Saalbach (half hour trip) and then continuing on to Hinterglemm (forty minutes). If you are driving, take Route312 southwest from Salzburg to Lofer and then take south at the junction with Route311.
Saalbach - Hinterglemm Accommodation
One of the most popular tourist regions in Austria is a place known as Saalbach-Hinterglemm which is situated in the Zell am see district in the state of Salzburg. Like many other states in Austria, this state is also famous for skiing and other adventurous sports. Most of the winters in almost all of the states in Austria are famous for skiing due to the icy slopes and snow that accumulates in the region. Due to this many people who love the winters and who love to ski are attracted to this particular region. For tourists there is a direct route from the Salzburg airport to provide them with easy access.
Saalbach-Hinterglemm is a famous tourist attraction since just twenty kilometers away is the city named Zell am see where numerous hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions are present, so when you plan your visit to Saalbach Hinterglemm you aren’t only confined to that town only. You also have the opportunity to explore nearby towns and cities as well, that are themselves a hot location for tourists. So plan your next trip and make sure that you have booked the perfect accommodation for your trip. The right accommodation allows you to enjoy your trip greatly since if the place where you are saying is homely and comfortable you will be able to refresh more easily. Furthermore if the place is nearer to the city you will be able to cut down on massive transportation costs, which will bring down over your overall expenses by a great deal.
Apart of skiing, there are many walking tracks that let tourists explore the entire area. These walking tracks extend to the north, west and southern part of Saalback Hinterglemm. The area also hosts chair lifts and cable cars for you to enjoy the view from an elevated level, so book your trip today.
Saalbach - Hinterglemm Skiing Holidays
Saalbach has been rapidly growing as a winter-sports resort in recent years. Hinterglemm, its twin, is about a ten minutes drive west on an unclassified road that is signposted at the head of the valley. Often the region is generalized as a unit – the Saalbach-Hinterglemm ski area. The resorts are linked by a lift system and ski bus. Saalbach has many lifts close to the center of the town. There is one cable car big enough to carry a hundred passengers, along with forty tows and chairlifts that provide access to a variety of well-groomed slopes and deep-powder runs. The major lift, the Schattberg cableway, leaves from the heart of Saalbach, taking skiers to the top station (2000 meters), where an excellent restaurant boasts a sunny terrace with a panoramic view. Summer visitors can also take the cableway and enjoy the magnificent scenery. The Saalbach-Hinterglemm visitors’ racing course is open Tuesday through Sunday with slaloms, giant slaloms and parallel slaloms being held. Both resorts provide their guests with ski schools and ski-circus runs. In the winter, also popular are tobogganing, sleigh rides, ski-bobbing and curling. Many cross-country ski tracks start from here. From spring until late in the autumn, one can take quiet walks or extended hikes along about 260 kilometers of well-laid-out footpaths, as well as go mountain climbing, horseback riding or bowling, or play mini golf and tennis. A nearby lake is great for swimming and sailing. A kindergarten takes care of visitors’ children. Saalbach is and a good starting point for exploring the neighboring resorts of Kaprun and Zell am See.
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Saalbach Hinterglemm Ski Piste Information
Saalbach - Hinterglemm Ski Area Map
Summit Elevation: 1003 Meters
Vertical Drop: 2316 Meters , 1260 meters
Area: 800 acres
Beginner: 29 Runs (30%)
Intermediate: 25 Runs (60%)
Expert: 5 Runs (10%)
Total Runs: 59
Total Length: 200 Kilometers
Longest Run: 8 Kilometers
Surface (t-bar, etc): 32 lifts
Chair Lifts: 13 chairs
Cabin (tram, gondola, etc): 5 lifts
Capacity: 75000 skiers per hour
Halfpipe - 2
Terrain Park - 1