Westendorf Austria – Europe’s Most Beautiful Village!

Westendorf Austria

While the Skiwelt Pass offers a huge range of ski runs at Westendorf Austria, the 43km of prepared pistes provide enough skiing for those not wanting to venture too far from the Village.

For those who would like to do a bit of exploring, getting around couldn’t be easier as Westendorf is located on one of the main train lines in Austria.


Snow Range: 789m - 1882m

Pistes: 43km in Westenfdorf, more than 250km prepared
...........ski runs on the Skiwelt Pass

Town Altitude: 789m

Cross Country: 60km of prepared runs

Highest Lift: 2000m

Lift Capacity: 15 000 people per hour

Lifts: 12 in Westendorf itself, more than 93 on the Skiwelt

Lift Pass: Your passport to the slopes! Access to all lifts and ski buses

Ski School: Yes. A maximum 10 students per class

Season: Dec 2012 to March 2013 (subject to snow!)


Ski Team In Westendorf Austria

Westendorf Ski Resort

Ski Representatives will be based in Westendorf for the entire ski season. They will be your hosts and will ensure you have an unforgettable holiday.


Guided Ski Tours

Ski Reps provide an excellent programme of Guided Ski Tours, otherwise known as a ‘Ski Safaris’. These outings are a wonderful way to familiarize yourself with the ski areas before taking off on your own.


Map of the Ski slopes in Westendorf


Beginners - Very Good

With the convenience of the slopes and a ski school that specialises in teaching beginners even those of us with two left feet will be negotiating the blue slopes with confidence.

Intermediate - Very Good

With so many lifts to choose from, queues are rarely a problem. Pistes are wide open and scenic with evenly sloping gradients in every direction.

Advanced (Skiwelt is Excellent)

With 250km of skiing, even advanced skiers will be happy with the choices. At certain times, the off-piste skiing is great! Guided services availalable to neighbouring resorts.


Après Ski
The Après Ski (after ski – although for some that’s just a suggestion) activities will form an important part of your holiday. Join the locals and your fellow travellers in swapping stories about the days skiing (was it REALLY a black run??) over a spicy glüwein or a hot chocolate (rum optional) and get your legs out of the snow-plough position!

Pubs in Westendorf:
> The Village Pub (or as they say in Austria …. The Willage Pub)
> The Wunder Bar… you know where that’s going don’t you…? okay here it is – The Wonder Bra!
> The Moskito Bar
> Inns Moment where you can enjoy live music
> Gerry’s – get up on the tables and dance
> The Kibo Bar for a more chilled out atmosphere

Resort Activities:
If you’re not taking to the slopes you might want to try one or more of the following:

> Sleigh Rides
> Ice Skating
> Tobogganing
> 9 Pin Bowling
> Winter walks
> Tyrolean evenings
> Pop across to neighbouring Kitzbühel (17km away) for the day
> Day trips to Innsbruck and Salzburg!

Eating Out:
Tyrolean fare is robust, extremely tasty and very filling – not much is Weigh-less approved! Favourites include Tyroler Grostl, a combination of potatoes, onions, bacon and cheese cooked slowly and served in a pan, strudels, pancake soup and the typical schnitzel and pommes. Because the resort is small, you may find yourself sharing a table with patrons from other countries – a huge amount of fun, especially when interesting translations surface! Please remember that pork is the main ingredient in most meals – as an alternative, chicken is available. Price wise, your average meal will set you back Euros 8-12 and a soft drink approximately 2-3.50 Euros at Westendorf Austria. Beers would be around 3.50. For those who feel peckish or those in self catering accommodation, there is a friendly Spar close to the centre of the village where you can pick up all goods relative to the prices in South Africa.


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