Holidaymakers looking to get away to an incredibly picturesque destination need look no further than Serfaus – Fiss – Ladis in Austria. Located in the Tyrol region this holiday resort offers many things for visitors to do and see all year round. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, guest houses, apartments, B&Bs, chalets and campsites.
This region offers many exciting activities throughout the year including fantastic skiing during the winter. As well as downhill skiing, holidaymakers can also try their hand at cross country skiing, snowshoeing, tobogganing, and snowboarding. There are also ice skating and curling facilities in the area during the winter. Visitors can enjoy several hiking and mountain biking trails in the area enabling visitors to enjoy the wonderful scenery in the resort. Golf is enormously popular in Tyrol and as a result there are numerous courses in the region. The area also offers indoor and outdoor tennis in the summer as well as miniature golf, cycling, horse riding, archery and swimming. There are many bars, cafes and restaurants in the area offering local and international cuisine. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks at the local stores and supermarkets. Visitors will find several different stores selling arts and crafts, jewellery and sports equipment as well as many other products.
Visitors to the area will find a number of historic buildings including the Burg Laudegg Castle or the Lourdeskapelle Chapel. There are a number of attractive parks and gardens in the region and even a crystal related theme park in Wattens, home to Swarovski Crystal. Innsbruck is a wonderful city well worth visiting with features such as the Goldenes Dachl and the Triumphbogen. The smallest town in Austria, Rattenberg and Kufstein with its fortress or Kitzbühel can all be reached in a very short time.
Temperatures in the Tyrol region of Austria vary sharply during the year with July the hottest month. The average maximum is 25 degrees centigrade in July with June and August almost as hot. December and January are the coldest months with temperatures regularly dipping below zero degrees centigrade and a good deal of snowfall occurs too. Ironically June and July also have the most rainy days per month.
The biggest airport in the Tirol and the nearest to the Serfaus – Fiss - Ladis area is Innsbruck Kranebitten Airport (INN), which is approximately 90 kilometres away. The airport handles regional flights around Austria and Germany as well as seasonal flights from other European destinations including London, Amsterdam, Dublin and Moscow. Car rental offices are located in the main hall and on the ground floor of the multi-story car park. Alternatively Munich Franz Josef Strauss Airport (MUC) is about a three hour drive away and handles more flights to and from cities such as Amsterdam, London, Paris, Madrid, New York, Toronto and many more. Again there are car rental firms located at the airport.