Ski vacation in St. Johann in Tirol

Come to St. Johann in Tyrol and enjoy the peace and hospitality

It is so easy to get to your ski holiday in St. Johann, which is close to several airports and is also not far into Austria, so find Munich and drive straight into Austria. Keep going until you are in St Johann. What’s with all the GPS?
St. Johann is a quality-conscious, family-friendly ski resort with a sense of quality.
It is not the world’s largest ski resort per se, but with a cheap add-on to the lift pass, you can take on even the darkest slopes and get a lift pass to Austria’s largest ski area. For example, on the other side of the mountain, where hip Kitzbühl with its own casino and high-life after skiing is located and hosts one of the world’s toughest downhill races, the Hahnenkamp Rennen (every year in early  January).

St. Johann, skiing in Tirol, Austria

St. Johann, skiing in Tirol, Austria

St. Johann, the quick overview

It is a family-friendly ski area that offers 60 varied kilometers of pistes of all levels of difficulty and 17 lift facilities.
The Ski Cross Movie route and the Ski Cross Parcour offer the opportunity to test yourself in this new, exciting discipline.
Austria’s largest ski carousel, the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental, and the Kitzbühel ski area, are just a stone’s throw away. In St. In Johann in Tirol, there is thus plenty of antics on skis.
In St. Johann awaits  270 kilometers of cross-country trails. Tirol’s large, international Koasa race is held here every year with over 2000 participants.

After skiing comes the reward

After a day skiing, you can relax in the panoramic water park with a sauna and wellness landscape, or you can let yourself be spoiled for culinary delights and experience Tyrolean hospitality in one of the rustic restaurants.
The beautiful Marktplatz (market square) of St. Johann with the beautiful baroque church is also the town’s meeting point and center, and the surrounding shops invite you to shop and stroll.
In one of the 4,500 guest beds in the most diverse categories, you can dream sweetly about the day’s experiences.

Angerer-Alm-St.-Johann-in-Tirol-breakfast buffet

17 mountain cafes and restaurants on the mountain in St. John

In St. Johann, you will find a multitude of mountain restaurants, a reputable ski school, and kilometers of pistes in a quite quiet area. And if you are up for bigger challenges and lots of piste km. in the legs, then you have also come to the right place: Austria’s largest ski area and thus one of the world’s largest, SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental and the Kitzbühel ski area, are just a ski bus away.
St. Johann in the Kitzbüheler Alps is a manageable and extremely well-kept area that offers great value for money, with a relaxed atmosphere and lots of loving Tyrolean hospitality.

The ski area is located on the snow-sure north side of the Kitzbüheler Horn and is nicely compact, but at the same time has a lot to offer. It makes you feel like maybe a better skier than you and I are, with its many blue pistes, especially in the lower regions, and the red pistes are delicious and the selection is suitably large. A special highlight is thrown on the area’s only black run, a 3.5-kilometer-long FIS section with the most beautiful panoramic view and a 1,000-meter height difference. The highest point is Harschbichl, which is 1,600 meters above sea level and can be reached by cable cars from three different sides. Snowboarders and freestylers can frolic on the sumptuous Funslope, which runs parallel to the lower part of the Harschbichl course. For children and beginners, there are even several free practice lifts that make it easy to experience the joys of skiing.

“Help I’m a beginner: How to start?”

It is also the answer to and great help for Beginners who have been coming here for years (no not the same ones:)  to develop on the gentle school slopes, and under the careful guidance of the reputable ski school in St. Johann, they learn quite quickly. And so do you. So St. Johann is also the place to get started with a lifelong passion.

The Schneewinkel area has over 170 km of pistes

The resort is far from restricted to beginners and its true strength lies in appealing to those who want to take it easy, mentally get into gear, and enjoy the skiing, nature, food, and the total experience of the perfect holiday. The Schneewinkel area passes over 170 km of pistes, across several ski areas, which are connected by ski bus and offer an exquisite mix of effortless blue and red pistes. With several mountain restaurants per kilometer of pistes than any other Austrian resort, St Johann’s atmospheric mountain restaurants offer the perfect respite after a morning on the slopes.

Go to Visit St Johann

Here is the link to the weather forecast day by day in St Johann.

Schneewinkel’s Winter Magic Shines in 2022

In 2022, Schneewinkel, the picturesque winter wonderland nestled in the Austrian and Bavarian Alps, showcased its enchanting allure and captivating winter magic to visitors from around the world. As snow enthusiasts flocked to the region, they were greeted by pristine snow-covered landscapes that seemed straight out of a fairy tale. The 2022 winter season brought abundant snowfall, creating perfect conditions for a wide range of winter sports and activities. Skiers and snowboarders reveled in the thrill of the well-groomed slopes, while families enjoyed delightful snowshoe hikes and exhilarating sledding adventures. In addition to the exhilarating outdoor experiences, the charming alpine villages in Schneewinkel offered cozy accommodations and delicious traditional cuisine, providing an authentic and unforgettable winter holiday experience. The year 2022 was undoubtedly a special one for Schneewinkel, as it continued to cast its spell on visitors, leaving them with cherished memories of a magical winter escape in the heart of the Alps.

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