With majestic views from the Hohe Salve mountain, lots of easy pistes and a family-friendly infrastructure, this region is ideal for parents with children. It offers direct access to the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental, one of the largest piste networks in Tirol.
The sunny Hohe Salve resort is one of the best places from which to access the huge SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental, a network of interconnected ski areas in the east of Tirol. Hohe Salve has many easy pistes, heated chairlifts and the Kids Club Salvenaland Hopfgarten with a beginners' area, two conveyor-belt lifts and childcare services for children up to three years of age. The qualified instructors at the Skischule Alpin, a ski school with its own area for beginners away from the busy slopes, have all the skills and experience to teach children to ski in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Families can now also use the ski storage facilities at the bottom of the lifts in Hopfgarten.
How about a fun toboggan ride down from the Haagalm hut in Hopfgarten? Or a visit to the Wörgler Wasserwelt Wave leisure centre with the world's first double loop-the-loop water slide?
Special family deals. Visitors with children can benefit from special deals and discounts, such as a lift pass for families with young children which enables parents to share a lift pass between them. During the "Familienskiwochen" weeks children up to 15 years of age ski for free.
Children's Ski Schools in Hohe Salve Region
The Skischule Alpin in Hopfgarten offers a wide range of attractions and activities for children of all ages. Highlights include a Native Indian Day, treasure hunts and ski races with prizes. Children will enjoy taking their first tentative turns on snow in the special beginners' area, while there are also drinks for children, a carousel and an easy-access children's lift.
Ski hire shops in the region
- Intersport Oberhauser in Hopfgarten: www.intersportoberhauser.at
- Skiverleih Kurz in Hopfgarten: www.skiverleih-kurz.com
Family-friendly mountain restaurants in the region
- Alpengasthof Salvenalm, Hopfgarten Mountain Lift: www.salvenalm.at