Königsleiten is a village on Gerlospass, in the Austrian state of Salzburg. It’s a prominent ski destination and part of the Zillertal Arena, which offers more than 160 kilometres of ski runs and modern winter sport infrastructure. Königsleiten holiday accommodation is also well worth visiting in summer when a range of outdoor activities are on offer.
Königsleiten self-catering holiday rentals would be ideal for a winter sports holiday. Here you’ll have a total of 50 lifts with a capacity for 76,000 every hour, serving a wealth of prepared pistes, as well as more than 40 kilometres of cross-country ski tracks. For freestlyle enthusiasts there’s also plenty to keep you entertained. Ten kilometres are devoted to black diamond ski runs, but there’s also plenty to keep children occupied, with nine ski and snowboard schools in the area.
At Gerlos there’s also a newly redesigned snowpark, in Kreuzwiese you’ll be able to make the most of a brand new Woodpark complete with jumps and steep turns. Meanwhile on the doorstep og your self-catering ski rental in Königsleiten is a permanent ski or boarder-cross course offering an action packed challenge for between two and four riders.
Other winter facilities near Königsleiten ski accommodation include a large ice-skating rink, a seven-kilometre tobogganing course, as well as indoor tennis and squash. Meanwhile, if you head for the area in the summer months you’ll find a transformed landscape, ideal for an active holiday. Recreation on offer in the warmer months include hiking, mountain-biking and climbing. There are also action-packed attractions close by, including the Arena Skyliner, which is the equivalent of a zip line or flying fox and offers tremendous views of the mountain landscape.
The Hohe Tauern National Park is within 45 minutes of Königsleiten self-catering ski rentals. It’s the largest national park in the country and is the most expansive nature reserve in all of the Alps. The Grossglockner High Alpine Road is one of the main attractions here, taking in 48 kilometres of fantastic mountain scenery.
At Königsleiten holiday accommodation you’ll be able to expect wintry conditions perfectly suited to skiing from around mid-December to mid-April. The mountain sees around 230 cms of snow at the peak of the winter season and temperatures tend to sit well below freezing. Summers here are moderately warm, with daytime highs around the low-20s.
Innsbruck Airport is around an hour from Königsleiten self-catering holiday rentals, and offers flights to and from a host of UK cities including London-Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI) with Monarch, Flybe, British Airways and easyJet.