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Skiing and Snowboarding in Obertauern, Austria
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Snowboarding and Skiing Breaks in Obertauern, Austria

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Drive time : 58 miles or 1hr 5mins drive time from Salzburg

Obertauern is a modern resort with plenty of accommodation for those looking for a short ski break. Whether you want a weekend skiing break for beginners, intermediates or advanced skiers, you will find the ideal slopes here. Steep black pistes cater for expert skiers, intermediate terrain is plentiful and there are good nursery slopes for beginners.

The popular resort is split into two communities, Tweng and Untertauern with a great variety of slopes to keep all levels of skiers and snowboarders entertained. Plus it is only just over an hour from Salzburg Airport so you won’t be waiting long before you’re hitting the slopes.

Short Weekend Ski Breaks in Obertauern

Take a short ski break in Obertauern and you will find slopes for all abilities, a variety of mountain restaurants serving great food and good reliability of snow due to the resort's altitude. The resort also offers lively aprés ski venues, without being over-intrusive for those who prefer to relax rather than party all night long.

There are 100km of slopes to tackle aided by 26 ski lifts as this resort provides a modern skiing break destination but with enough reminders of a more traditional heritage.

Perhaps it is worth trying the Tauern round on the ski lifts. It is possible to end up back where you started simply by hopping on and off the different lifts. Along the way, if you actually fancy a bit of skiing there are black, red and a handful of black runs to choose from.

Specialist Snowboarding Schools at Obertauern

The well-linked network of slopes make Obertauern an ideal venue for a short ski break and you might also choose to visit for a snowboarding weekend break. A specialist school (Blue Tomato) is available here so why not give skiing and snowboarding a go when on a ski break in Obertauern?

Something a Little Different on a Ski Break in Obertauern

When on a skiing break in Obertauern visitors should also allocate some time to appreciate the scenery of a resort deemed good enough for the Beatles in their film HELP. There is also the Cemetery of the Nameless to visit which gives an indication of the intrigue this resort has always had.

Whether you are looking for a short ski break or a weekend snowboarding break, give Obertauern a go. Book your cheap ski flights to Salzburg, Austria online with Jet2.com.

Obertauern Stats

Obertauern | Austria | Ski & Snowboarding Resort Stats:
Length of Pistes: 95km
Highest Peak: 2350m
Cable Cars/Gondolas: 1
Chair Lifts: 19
Total Lifts: 26


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