Austrian Skiing Resorts
One of the most popular skiing areas is Arlberg, reaching from Vorarlberg to Tyrolia With its small villages and quaint towns like Lech, St. Anton, Stuben and Zürs this region attractes skiers from all over the world. The Arlberg is also known for its luxurious accommodation and long skiing history. Because of the altitude of its tracks at around 2200m, good snow conditions are almost guranteed from December through until April. It is also a very popular skiing resort for the Royal British Family.
Kitzbühel and its neighboring towns Lechberg, Kirchberg and Mittersill offer skiers a large and modern skiing area. The famous "Hahnenkamm" race, one of the most important skiing events, has been held here once a year since 1931 and its the reputation as an Apres Ski town, makes Kitzbühel a very popular and exclusive skiing resort. Additionally, parts of the 1965 movie "Help!" starring the Beatles were filmed in Kitzbühel.
The towns of Saalbach and Hinterglemm in Salzburg offers 200km of tracks and around 60 lifts. Like many of the Austrian skiing resorts, Apres Ski and Nightlife are offered to tourists as a refreshing change at the end of a gruellings day's skiing and snowboarding.