Located in the heart of the Austrian Tirol, all holidays in Saalbach-Hinterglemm will be spent in some of the most serenely beautiful mountain landscapes in the whole of Europe. These are two separate villages; both able to offer plenty of winter sporting activities or a chance to relax and re-charge those worn-out batteries. Self catering accommodation in Saalbach-Hinterglemm can only be described as quaint and cosy and all properties offer luxurious facilities.
If you’re looking for the perfect winter skiing resort, holidays in Saalbach-Hinterglemm may well work out to be the perfect answer for you? There are some excellent skiing runs to be found throughout this area and plenty of lifts to carry you effortlessly up the mountain slopes. Aprés ski facilities are more than plentiful too. If you are taking your holidays in Saalbach-Hinterglemm during the much warmer summer months, the area offers ample walking and hiking opportunities. There are also chances to partake in swimming, tennis and a number of other popular sports.
Places to Visit on Holiday in Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria
If you don’t mind leaving your cosy self catering chalet in Saalbach-Hinterglemm for the day, why not head due west to the glorious city of Innsbruck? Whilst here, you will be overwhelmed with the sheer number of tourist attractions on offer. Some of the most popular include The Golden Roof: as the name suggests, this three story building in the Old Town, is topped with thousands of gold-plated tiles. The other Gothic and Baroque architecture in this area is also well worth a view. If you are definitely into architecture, then check out The Imperial Palace, Ambras Cathedral and St Jacob Cathedral whilst you are wandering around this great city. Innsbruck also offers plenty of chances to grab some local souvenirs of the area.
We all know how important the weather is for us and holidays in Saalbach-Hinterglemm are no exception. As this is a well established winter sports destination, rest assured that the months from December through to March will be cold and snowy. In fact, expect the weather to remain below freezing even during the day. Summers are generally much warmer with temperatures often reaching into the low-twenties degrees Celsius.
Travellers on holidays in Saalbach-Hinterglemm will have a choice of two airports; both of which are equidistant from the self catering chalets in these two villages. Innsbruck-Kranebitten Airport (INN) and Salzburg W. A. Mozart (SZG) Airport. As you have a choice of airports, there are a number of airlines that travel to either of these destinations and these include Austrian Airways, BMI Baby, Ryanair and easyJet. Fly from UK airports such as London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI and Newcastle(NCL).