The Pillerseetal Valley is in the Austrian Tyrol on the border with the state of Salzburg and close to the German border. Holiday rentals in this area are popular year round for winter sports and summer sightseeing.
The Austrian Tyrol offers a host of activities and things to do from holiday chalets in Pillerseetal. Hiking, mountain climbing, cycling and walking through the alpine meadows are a pleasure for summer visitors. The lakes in the area offer boat trips, beaches, fishing and walking paths. Dining out in the area is a delight and visitors will want to sample the wiener schnitzel and apple strudel for sure! White wines, cider and perry from Lower Austria make the perfect accompaniment, or try a shot of schnapps (fruit brandy) to keep out the cold. In winter, alpine and cross-country skiing, racing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, sledding, sleigh rides and skating can all be found around your Pillerseetal holiday chalet. There are good ski schools, efficient ski lifts, equipment rentals and 90km of ski slopes. Pillerseetal hosts a World Cup Biathlon of skiing and shooting each December.
The genteel city of Salzburg is a must-see from your holiday rental at Pillerseetal. The birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and home to the musical, the Sound of Music, it has many music festivals during the summer. Visit the Hohensalzburg Castle overlooking the city and river or enjoy shopping and sightseeing in the narrow streets and cobbled plazas around the city. Innsbruck is also within easy reach and is in a breathtaking alpine setting. Explore the Alstadt (Old town) and look for the unique Golden Roof on the Herzog Friedrich Strasse. Ischgl draws many skiers in the winter and hosts “Top of the Rock” Concerts for summer visitors. Hitler’s mountaintop home the “Eagles Nest” is a great day out at Berchtesgaden.
Pillerseetal holiday rentals enjoy pleasant sunny weather from June to September. Summer temperatures average 24°C (75°F) but the higher altitudes are always cooler. Winters are cold and snowy in the Alps, reaching -6C (21°F) or lower with temperatures below freezing for much of December through March. Precipitation is steady throughout the year, falling as snow in the winter.
The nearest main airport serving Pillerseetal holiday rentals is Salzburg (SZG) Airport which is 55km away. The airport serves as the main gateway to the numerous ski resorts in Austria and the Tyrol with regular trolley buses connecting travellers to the public transport system. The easiest way to reach Pillerseetal is by hire car along the B21/B178. Salzburg Airport is served by many low-cost airlines including Ryanair, FlyBe, Jet 2 and Easy Jet along with other major international airlines.