Skiing is great fun but maybe not for everyone. That’s why we present you with our top 5 trips excursion trip around our Vaya hotels and resorts – in the middle of the ski resorts but away for the slopes.
The top 5 hotspots
#1: Top Mountain Star in Hochgurgl
The fully glazed Top Mountain Star sits on a narrow ridge on the Wurmkogel peak at an altitude of 3080 m above sea level. The architectural masterpiece with the futuristic look is the observation deck, restaurant and bar. Here you can enjoy excellent cuisine as well as the stunning view of the Ötztal Alps and the Dolomites. Every Saturday there is a live band playing. If you are looking for an unusual place to hold a party this is the perfect spot, as you can rent out the area exclusively.
#2: Gipfelwelt 3000 at the Kitzsteinhorn in Zell am See – Kaprun
Easily reached by a comfortable cable car ride, the Gipfelwelt 3000 is a popular excursion destination all year round. The view from the viewing platforms „Top of Salzburg“. at 3,039 meters and “National Park Gallery” is marvellous. The glaciated peaks of the Hohe Tauern National Park glisten in the sunshine and Austria’s highest mountain, the Grossglockner, peeks at eye level through the clouds. Austria’s mightiest mountains are at your fingertips here.
#3: ICE CAMP at the Kitzsteinhorn in Kaprun
The world of ice and snow,consisting of three interconnected igloos with a diameter of 12 meters, you can reach the camp either on the slopes of the Kitzsteinhorn or on the 30-minute, signposted ICE CAMP Trail. In the igloos you will find a bar, a sun deck and an art installation which changes every year. The camp is open from January to June and is built in eight weeks from 60 tons of ice and 3,500 m³ of snow.
#4: James Bond Museum and ice Q in Sölden
To ensure that your holiday in the Ötztal is guaranteed to be unforgettable, there are many excursion destinations in and around Sölden to choose from. One of the most famous is the James Bond world of experience 007 Elements. Even the location is breathtaking, because it is located inside the 3,048 meters Gaislachkogl summit. Here you will get insights into the world of the famous secret agent. From the BIG3 viewing platforms, you can enjoy impressive views over the mighty mountain peaks. As a fan of excellent cuisine, you can’t miss the two-toque restaurant ice Q right next door.
#5: Family Taboggan run at the Schneisenfeger in Serfaus
If you feel like a really fast winter toboggan run, you will find it at the Schneisenfeger: On a total of one and a half kilometers, old and young (from 3 years) whizz down the slopes at up to 40 kilometers per hour from the Alpkopf to the Högsee. It’s not just downhill, the action-packed ride has adventurous jumps, spectacular hairpin bends and exciting 360-degree turns. Bet one day there won’t be enough for you?! And even the way up is not a waste of time: While you are pulled up, you can marvel at the magnificent mountain scenery and are the observation tower at the end of the trail provides the perfect panoramic view with lots of information on the timber industry as well as on the surrounding mountain landscape.
Off to the top hotspot
Have you got the urge, like we have, to take off for one of these hotspots as soon as possible?
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