Skiing and Snowboarding Holidays in Mayrhofen

Mayrhofen (633m) is a vibrant young popular ski and snowboarding resort located about and hour from Innsbruck in the Austrian Tyrol. Renowned for its Tyrolean hospitality this party resort offers something for everyone and even a non skier will find plenty to occupy them during the day including a large leisure pool, wellness facilities, tobogganing and ice skating, to name but a few.

Ski Holidays to Mayrhofen

At night the apres ski is a big draw with a large selection of bars, clubs and restaurants including the Ice Bar located at the Hotel Strass next to the Penken godala station as well as a good selection of other bars and late night clubs to party the night away.

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“The Slopes Wont Know What Hit Them” Snowbombing is a popular week long festival held every year in Mayrhofen featuring world class DJ’s and Bands in a unique alpine location, you can check out the Snowbombing website for this years dates and events and join in with the fun!!!

As for the basics the local area is covered by a ski pass known as Ski- & Gletscherwelt Zillertal 3000, which covers in excess of 245 kilometers of well maintained pistes from 630m up to an altitude of 3250m on the Hintertux Glazier and includes 65 lift systems. Great skiing and boarding for all levels from beginner to advanced with more than enough challenging runs for everyone.

Mayrhofen is a great resort for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities which makes it the ideal resort if you are thinking of planning a group visit.

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There are three main area’s for skiing and snowboarding accessible from Mayrhofen and all covered by the area’s super ski pass, which at the time of writing cost €254.00 for a 7 day pass.

Hintertux Glazier (3250m)
Offers some of the best glazier skiing anywhere in the world, all year round. With over 59km of well kept runs catering for all levels from beginner to advanced, it is the only place in Austria offering 365 days of skiing!

Ahorn (2000m) Reached by the Ahornbahn cable car. The ski area of the Ahorn is particularly suited to the beginner or intermediate the later and advanced skiers may well be tempted to try the downhill run all the way back down to Mayrhofen (snow conditions permitting). The White Lounge with its outside Ice Bar is a great place to chill after a day on the piste and also offers accommodation if you fancy a night in an igloo hotel!

Penken (2500m) Home of the infamous Harakiri a challenging black run and the steepest maintained pieste in Austria. The Penken ski area is reached by a gondola lift located next to the Hotel Strass. Apart from Harakiri and some other challenging black runs the Penken also offers a great selection of well maintained piste for the intermediate.  

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How to get to Mayrhofen

A number of UK tour operators offer package holidays to Mayrhofen including Crystal Ski, Inghams and Neilson, if you are prepared to travel during the early or late ski season bargains are often available, so please give us the opportunity to quote the best deals for you on any package holidays to Mayrhofen.

Flights are available from many UK airports to Innsbrook via Easyjet and also to Munich from London Heathrow and Gatwick via British Airways, Lufthansa and Easyjet.

If you prefer to drive from the UK, World of Transport Travel can provide great rates on Channel Crossings as well as over night accommodation on the way should you decide to break your journey.

If you’re considering a ski holiday in Europe and looking for a great value ski resort then Mayrhofen is well worth considering, especially if you are looking at options for a group holiday of mixed ability. World of Transport Travel can help you find the best deals on holidays in Mayrhofen or just flights or accommodation in the resort.

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