The Tiroler Zugspitz Arena offers uncrowded pistes, charming resorts and an impeccable snow record, all in the midst of some of Europe’s most impressive peaks. The area’s seven villages; Ehrwald, Lermoos, Biberwier, Berwang, Bichlbach, Heiterwang am See, and Namlos, are all picture-perfect Alpine towns which make the perfect base for a relaxing ski holiday.
Each resort offers easy access to the several varied ski areas that form the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena, which is named after the huge glacier-topped mountain that dominates the skyline at almost 3,000m above sea level, marking the border between Austria and Germany.
Varied is exactly the right word to describe this destination, with its vast 142km of piste providing the ultimate adventure for skiers of all abilities. Gentle, tree-lined runs are perfect for families, providing younger skiers with the perfect opportunity to develop their skiing on progressive slopes. In addition, the ski schools are highly recommended and there are numerous off-slope activities to keep kids entertained!
Looking for a ski school? Take your pick of these excellent institutions in the local area: Skischool Lermoos- post office, Skischule Berwang, Tiroler Skischule Ehrwald, Tiroler Ski- und Schneesportschule Biberwier
If mum and dad do want to take on a bit more of an adventure (without the kids!) they can explore the area’s plentiful off-piste offerings and more challenging steep black routes.
The area’s many resorts are served by quick, modern lifts and free ski buses, allowing easy travel around the entire area.
What’s more, holders of the Top Snow Card can not only explore the impressive skiing of the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena but also the slopes of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Mittenwald and Grainau, bringing the total skiable area to an impressive 213km.
Winter joy awaits no matter where you are in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena, whether you’re a skier or not. Get your heart rate up cross-country skiing on the 130km of freshly groomed trails, tobogganing down exhilirating descents or try winter hiking in this snow-covered wonderland. Wrap yourself up in blankets on a magical horse-drawn sleigh ride with your loved ones or experience the unique peace of the mountains while snowshoeing in nature.
Stay: Ehrwald, Lermoos, Biberwier, Berwang, Bichlbach, Heiterwang am See, Namlos
Ski: Wettersteinbahnen Ehrwald, Marienberg Biberwier, Ehrwalder Almbahn, Grubigstein Lermoos, Tiroler Zugspitzbahn (incl. Zugspitzplatt), Bergbahnen Berwang/Bichlbach.
Images © Tiroler Zugspitz Arena – C. Jorda
Tiroler Zugspitz Arena
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