Salzburg is a gateway to the Austrian Alps. As the fourth largest city in Austria, Salzburg is located within close reach of some of the larger Austrian ski resorts of Zell am See, Saalbach and Kaprun. With flights to Salzburg on a regular basis and only taking around two hours, you can be taking in the sights or skiing down the slopes in no time.
Why choose Salzburg?
Not only the perfect place to begin your ski holiday, the city itself is renowned for its incredible Baroque architecture making it a great location to soak up the Austria culture. Famously Salzburg was the location for The Sound of Music while also the birthplace and childhood home of Mozart.
Salzburg is a beautiful city and one well worth a visit to gaze at the vaults, spires and other striking architecture set on a backdrop of snow topped mountains. Spend your days here soaking up the arts and music scene and relive scene’s from the Sound of Music.
If the reason you’re thinking of heading to Salzburg is for the slopes, then you will not be disappointed. With an abundance of ski resorts close by with a perfect mix of green, blue, red and black pistes you’ll be sure to find the perfect resort depending on your skiing ability. The resort of Flachau is only an hour away from Salzburg airport. Think cosy ski huts and white clean slopes, teamed with cute restaurants and a friendly vibe – Flachau is an all-round ski destination.