Winter holidays in Austria

Fresh mountain air and snow-capped peaks that sparkle in the sun. Carve the first turns over a freshly groomed slope. Listen to the sounds of nature while threading carefully through the beautiful winter trails admire the stunning winter landscape of the mountains while snow hiking or cross-country skiing. Sitting in front of a crackling log fire while sharing your days activities with friends and family. The possibilities are endless: the Austrian Alps are a paradise for winter sports fans – whether you prefer to snowboard, ski or spend time off the slopes. The hotels and apartments of the VAYA Group are your home from home in the Austrian Alps. You will find them in the most beautiful winter sports locations in Austria. Rooms, suites, chalets, penthouses and apartments some located directly on the slopes ideal for ski-in and ski-out are just waiting to be discovered.


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"What fire could every equal the sunshine of a winter’s day?"

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Fun in the snow

Winter in Austria is action packed and fun for all. Especially that you can use your ski pass in many regions of the country for many winter sports, so offering you and your friends maximum flexibility. With many of our hotels and apartments located directly on the slopes and at the cable car stations – or just a few minutes’ walk away – allow you to wake up with a stunning view of the mountains and start your ski adventure with just a click into your skis and off you go! At VAYA hotels we offer a full range of both self-catering apartments to apartments to full-service hotels, there is something for everyone. Modern cable cars and lifts take you comfortably to the highest peaks and the longest runs.

The slopes offer fun for all levels from experienced skiers to the beginner with both on and off-piste skiers from blue runs to challenging black runs. For snowboarding fans there are countless ski parks and many options for free style skiing, fun is guaranteed for all. In the many mountain huts and restaurants, you can experience the best in local cuisine during a pit-stop and don’t forget to leave some time for some après-ski festivities. The perfect destination for cross-country skiers is also – drum roll – Austria. Around 169 cross-country skiing areas and more than 1,100 km of groomed trails make the country a paradise for cross-country skiers. Some of the most popular off-piste winter activities include tobogganing, snowshoeing and winter hikes, ice skating and curling.

Explore our ski safari with VAYA

With over 400 ski resorts, Austria is the country with the most winter ski resorts the entire Alpine region. A special feature is the VAYA ski safari. It takes you to a different hotel of the VAYA Group in some of the most beautiful resorts in the Austrian Alpine region. Spend a few days in each one of the different VAYAs hotels and apartment and get to know your favorite or pick a new one to explore both the many resorts and beautiful hotels on your next trip.