Obertauern Travel Guide
Obertauern Ski Resort
- Nearest town: Salzburg
- Resort Altitude (metres): 1740m
- Ski Season: December to April
- Mountain Range: The Alps
- Number of Lifts: 28
- Highest Lift (metres): 2350m
- Lowest Lift (metres): 1639m
- Snowboarding: Yes: park & halfpipe
- Cross Country (km): 18km
Obertauern Ski Information
The town of Salzburg offers visitors a great selection of entertainment, should they wish to take a bit of a break from skiing. The Salzburger Tiergarten Hellbrunn is a wonderful place to visit to enjoy a fun-filled family outing. The zoo is home to a couple of interesting animals such as otters, white rhinoceros, antelope and cheetahs. There are also a couple of museums and palaces which are worth a visit such as the Carolino Augusteum-Volkskundemuseum and the Hellbrunn Palace.
- Languages: German Turkish Slovenian Croatian English
- Temperatures: 6°C
- Driving: Drivers drive on the right-hand side of the road
- Emergency contact numbers: All Emergencies : 112/122
- Population: 503
- Religion: 88% Roman Catholic 6% Protestant
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The Apre ski scene is everything you can expect from a typical Austrian resort. Wild and lively parties accompanied by lots of beer drinking. The resort sports a couple of entertaining bars, as well as some shops and a great selection of traditional Austrian restaurants. There is also a bowling alley, a fitness center, an ice rink and a large indoor swimming pool. There is also an extensive range of beautiful walking trails which are just waiting to be explored.
The Obertauern ski village is situated on the Tauern pass and features a total of 120km of pistes, 600m of it being a vertical drop. The resort is home to an excellent ski and snowboarding school, which caters well for beginners and intermediates. The resort features a typical Austrian Apre ski scene, consisting of wild and lively parties and lots of beer. There are also a couple of shops and a great selection of excellent restaurants serving delicious traditional Austrian cuisine. Overall, Obertauern is one of Austria's top 5 resorts, with great skiing opportunities and a wonderful nightlife.
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