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When does the skiing season start in Austria?

If you’re a die-hard skier, there’s some good news for you! There are some parts of Austria that have snow-capped mountains throughout the year (including the summer). So whatever the season, - you’ll be able to sink your feet into the heavenly snow. But traditionally, the skiing season is between December and April.

When is the best time to go skiing in Austria?

The soft, cotton-like snow is ideal for skiing, and the temperature is perfect too. But if you’re looking to avoid the peak-time crowds, you might want to go to Austria in early December or late March. Usually, mid-January is considered to be the best time to go skiing in Austria.

What should I pack for an Austria ski holiday?

It’s gonna be frosty, so it’s best to wear something that’ll keep you warm and cosy. You might wanna pack at least the essential ski-wear:

  • Ski jacket
  • Ski pants
  • Helmet
  • Ski goggles
  • Snow boots
  • Thermals
  • Neck scarfs
  • Suncream
  • Beanies

If you’re looking to join one of our exciting ski trips to Austria, don’t forget to bring your swimwear either. You’ll definitely want to end the chilly skiing adventure warming up in the sauna at Contiki Haus Schöneck.

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