Alpbach Travel Guide
Alpbach Ski Resort
- Nearest town: Brixlegg / Reith
- Resort Altitude (metres): 1000m
- Ski Season: December to April
- Mountain Range: The Alps
- Number of Lifts: 19
- Highest Lift (metres): 2025m
- Lowest Lift (metres): 1000m
- Number of Slopes: 11
- Snowboarding: Yes: park halfpipe
- Cross Country (km): 22km
Alpbach Ski Information
Should you wish to take a bit of a break from the skiing scene, you can take a drive to the nearest town of Brixlegg, to enjoy a day of sightseeing. The Schlob Lipperheide castle is situated in the town and offers wonderful exhibitions of historical artifacts. The Pfarrkirche zu unserer lieben Frau church is also a worthwhile visit, being built in 1508. If you venture further into the town, you will find the Bergbau- und Huttenmuseum, which consists of a lovely museum featuring exhibits of the life of miners in Tyrol. There are also a couple of markets and craft shows to be seen, as well as a nature reserve named Naturpark Matzen.
- Languages: German Turkish Slovenian Croatian English
- Temperatures: 5°C
- Driving: Drivers drive on the right-hand side of the road
- Emergency contact numbers: All Emergencies : 112/122
- Population: 2323
- Religion: 88% Roman Catholic 6% Protestant
The Apre Ski scene is pretty relaxed, offering visitors only a small amount of non-skiing entertainment. There is only a handful of bars and a couple of restaurants available. The resort is also home to a small amount of shops. There is however a bowling alley, with arcade games and a couple of other amusements which can be enjoyed by the entire family. For the nature lovers, there are a couple of beautiful walking trails available, as well as a sports center, an ice rink, a swimming pool and a sauna.
The Albach ski resort is located 45minutes from the town of Innsbruck and is one of the few truly classic Tyrolean ski resorts. The resort oozes with majestical charm, has magnificent scenery of unspoilt beauty and an air of absolute tranquility. Albach offers visitors the best choice of slopes for beginners and intermediates, making it the perfect family holiday destination. The park also offers great amusement for snow boarders, featuring 2 parks as well as 2 halfpipes. The Apres-ski scene is pretty relaxed, consisting mainly of a couple of bars, shops and some restaurants.
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