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Winter vacation in Mayrhofen. Skiing and snowboarding: lifts, pistes and ski-passes

Mayrhofen is suitable for skiers of different level – the resort offers 159 kilometers of trails for both newbies and professionals. Tourists, who only master the basics of alpine skiing, will find suitable trails in Ahorn Spitze . The majority of trails in this area are flat and broad. The length of the longest trail is 5.5 kilometers. Visitors, who already have experience of alpine skiing, will have more fun in the area of Penken . The majority of trails are red there, so they are a perfect choice for advanced sportsmen. This popular skiing area borders with two more no less popular regions - Hippach and Pinkenberg. Don’t forget to explore them as well to find many beautiful trails.
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There is also a suitable area for professional skiers – Finkenberg that is famous for its steep and complex slopes. Fans of the free ride might not like the areas mentioned above, but there is a special region for them as well, Gerent . The majority of trails open for visitors are marked red (nearly 60%), while the share of blue trails is around 25%. Fans of extreme skiing will also be impressed as nearly 15% of all trails in Mayrhofen are marked “black”.
It’s also important to mention that the most extreme ski tail in whole Austria, Harakiri , is open in Mayrhofen. Only the most experienced skiers are recommended to visit it because in some parts of the trail the gradient is 78 degrees. Many tourists are interested in another ski trail - Höhenmeterfresser Runde. It’s a perfect choice for fans of long and relaxed skiing. Höhenmeterfresser Runde consists of several trails connected by chairlifts. The total length of this trail is impressive – more than 45 kilometers. Copyright
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Guests of Mayrhofen can easily move between different ski areas. The resort has 53 chairlifts in total, and some of them are quite unique. It’s important to mention Ahornbahn cable road that is the longest in Austria. Ahornbahn takes skiers to the top of Ahornspitze. The Penkenbahn cable car will take you to the top of Mount Penken. The top of this mountain is the start of many popular trails for skiers of a different level. The total capacity of the resort’s funiculars is approximately 65,000 people per hour, so tourists will enjoy comfortable and exciting relaxation rather than standing in queues.
Mayrhofen In Mayrhofen, there are several types of ski passes that will help to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The most active tourists usually purchase Zillertaler Superskipass that entitles its holder to free access to all cable cars of the Tuxertal glacier and Zillertal valley. The price of this pass is around 120 euro for 4 days, and the pass for 7 days costs 185 euro. Mayrhofen ski pass allows using all chairlifts of the town, as well as funiculars of the nearby regions, namely Rastkogel, Finkenberg, and Eggalm. The price of this pass is approximately 47 euro a day. It’s also important to mention that there are special discounts for children and teenagers, reducing the price for up to a half.
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Besides skiing, guests of Mayrhofen are welcome to try many other sports activities. In winter, an outdoor skating rink traditionally opens in the resort. This skating rink is located not far from Erlebnisbad water park – another popular entertainment of Mayrhofen. This water park works all year round and has many attractions, some of which are, indeed, very exciting. For example, there is a slide, the height of which is more than 100 meters. Fans of shopping will be pleased to visit interesting shopping pavilions. In the evening, numerous restaurants and nightclubs wait for guests.
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From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
The mountain regions have a lot of touristic routes. Most people come here in spring in order to admire with the rare blooming orchids. Also, forests are rich with animals. It is home for brown bears, martens, hairs and rare varmints. Not everybody knows that the park has several interesting historical areas. Lagazuoi region is one of them. At the time of the First World War, there was made a huge system of underground tunnels. Also, you there had saved several traces from the torn bombs. … Read further

Harakiri Ski Slope

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The name of 'Harakiri' ski slope, located on the territory of the Austrian health resort Mayrhoven, speaks for itself and completely reflects the level of its complexity. 'Harakiri' is considered to be the steepest ski slope in Austria. On some of their routes the inclination forms 78 degrees. Not even all professional athletes manage to overcome such a difficult run, not to mention self-assured amateur athletes. … Read further
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Winter recreation, skiing and snowboarding in resorts near Mayrhofen

Guide to the infrastructure of the ski resorts around Mayrhofen: rental services, pistes, ski passes, accommodation, restaurants and prices. We help you to organize your winter vacation in best possible way - where to rent the skiing and snowboarding equipment in Mayrhofen, which slopes and pistes to take, and, most importantly, how to relax after intensive skiing day. A week of recreation in a sunny winter, what can be better? Mayrhofen is waiting for you! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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