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

The resort area Saalbach - Hinterglemm - Leogang is considered as a coherent whole. Furthermore, most of popular ski routes and lifts start exactly on the territory of Saalbach. The total length of ski runs is almost 200 km. There are routes suitable for both the youngest resort guests and experienced skiers. The most distant ski district is Leogang . It is a perfect recreation place for novice skiers and guests with children. There is a worthy choice of wide and gentle runs, as well as several slopes with the rugged relief, which experienced skiers will certainly appreciate.
The purchase of ski equipment in Saalbach is a good idea. There are nearly three dozen sports equipment stores here and in nearby Hinterglemm. Their products fit any preferences, size, and … Open
The resort area Saalbach — Hinterglemm includes more than 120 routes of different levels, most of which are marked in red and blue. At the resort, there are also “black” ski runs, the total length of which is almost 15 km. The difference in elevation in the resort area Saalbach — Hinterglemm is almost 1 100 m. The skiing area is maintained by 55 modern lifts, including chair and rope tow ones, and cable railways with comfortable vans.
The beginners are recommended to improve their skills on “blue” routes situated on the northern slope of Mount Shpilekkogel. The most popular runs in the area are well illuminated. You can train here with pleasure even in the early morning. Those who have already mastered the skiing should pay their attention to the slope called Schattberg West . Here, you can find more difficult and more interesting routes, one of which is considered to be the Nordabfahrt run. It should be also noted that this area is distinguished by fabulous landscapes that will make your vacation here even more pleasant. Copyright
Saalbach, one of the most upscale and popular ski resorts of Austria, is often regarded as an entity with the nearby resort areas, Leogang and Hinterglemm. The three resorts lie in the … Open
The travelers who prefer spending their time in a calmer area will be delighted with Kolmayskopf - Vildenkarkogel. It is located at a significant distance from noisy and crowded recreation areas. Tourists can have a pleasant time in its peaceful atmosphere and enjoy ski routes running along picturesque forests.
Snowboard fans will not be bored too, as routes of a total length of 15 km are intended exactly for them. Besides, on Mount Bernkogel, the excellent half-pipe is situated. Also, snowboarders can visit the upscale fan park located in the Hinterglemm district. Leogang is famous for its broad ski routes that are perfect for snowboarding. There are also several great mogul ski runs. The total length of flat routes in Saalbach is relatively small and is almost 10 km. It is important to note that they run along the magnificent terrain. Exciting ski tours along the surroundings of the resort area are organized for tourists.
Children who are used to modern gadgets and attractions will be bored in Saalbach. There is everything for active recreation and introducing the child to the basics of skiing. But quiet and … Open
The vacationers can purchase a ski-pass that applies to all three main resorts of the region. Its price is about €45 per day. The ski-pass for 6 and 13 days costs €225 and €365 respectively. It is important to mention that the single ticket gives a right not only to use lifts, but also to travel by ski bus for free. The novice skiers can take advantages of services of 7 ski schools. One of the best schools is considered to be Aamadall Snow Academy. Vacationers can diversify ski tours by visiting interesting leisure and sports centers. The youngest guests of the resort can visit the Thomas Wolf & Bartl Gensbichler kindergarten.
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From the series “The Most Mysterious Geological Formations on the Planet”
The discoverer of the cave was Australian naturalist Anton Posselt; he has made this unique discovery in 1879. The cave is open to visit only from early May to late October. Even in summer, visitors have to wear a winter outfit. The cave is equipped with comfortable wooden walkways and platforms from which you can admire the picturesque view over ice sculptures. Before entering the cave visitors are warned that nobody can take pictures inside, but some neat-handed tourists still manage to make some spectacular photos of this amazing place. … Read further

The Historic Center of Salzburg

From the series “Top 15 Unesco Sites in Europe”
While strolling around the historic district of Salzburg, you can see many old majestic palaces and gardens. You can also visit the legendary fortress of Hohensalzburg. The area of ​​this fortress is 30 000 square meters. That’s one of the largest medieval fortresses in Europe. A number of museums and galleries in the old town can’t be calculated precisely. The Mozart Residence, the Baroque Museum in the Mirabell Garden, and the Stiegl-Brauwelt beer brewery are considered the most amazing. … Read further
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

The Hilton Kyoto hotel will be attractive to a wide range of guests. Leisure travelers will appreciate the close proximity to famous attractions such as Heian and Yasaka Temples, the Kyoto Imperial Palace, and the scenic Gion Historical District. In a few minutes, guests can reach the metro stations, the path to the sights of interest will not take much time. Read this


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Winter recreation, skiing and snowboarding in resorts near Saalbach

Guide to the infrastructure of the ski resorts around Saalbach: 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 Saalbach, 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? Saalbach 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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