Saalfelden is a tiny ski village, ideal for families with kids, offering good facilities both for beginners and intermediate skiers. The family mountain Hinterreit is the ideal family ski resort. Perfectly groomed slopes and modern ski lift systems ensure that the whole family enjoys winter activities. For beginners of all ages there is a separate practice lift. In addition, the small town of Saalfelden has over 140 stores to offer and is thus the largest shopping centre in the Pinzgau region.
Over 200 kilometres of slopes and 55 state of the art cable cars and lifts guarantee comfort, space and versatility in winter. Saalfelden offers gentle slopes, wide carving runs and the black World Cup downhill to advanced skiers. Another advantage of the region is a vast network of cross-country skiing trails, offering guests 150 km of adventure and pleasure. Cross-country fans are one of the most important target groups in Saalfelden in addition to the skiers and snowboarders. Numerous connecting trails suitable for beginners lead on to neighbouring areas such as Maria Alm, Maishofen and the Biathlon World Cup metropolis of Hochfilzen.
The nearest are in Salzburg (90 km) and Munich with 218 km distance.
By bus: There are regular scheduled buses from the airports of Salzburg and Munich. They run regularly, especially in high seasons. You can use free of charge Schibus Rondell services ?if your ski pass covers these expenses. By train: The nearest train station to this ski resort is in Zell am See. Every second hour buses leave to Saalfelden from the train station. The time en route is 40 minutes. By car: From Vienna: Westautoban Vienna – Salzburg (?1), exit Wals-Lofer, pass Bad Raifenfeil, cross the border, pass Lofer, go towards Zell am See, take the turn to Saalbahn-Hinterglemm. From Germany: motorway Munich – Salzburg ?8 till the exit at Siegsdorf, then towards Inszel, follow the sign to Lofer, via Steinpass, where you will cross the border, pass Lofer, towards Zell am See. In Meinshofen turn to Saalbahn Hinterglemm. From Italy through the pass Brenner: motorway Brennerautobahn (?13) towards Innsbruck, the exit at Innsbruck Ost via motorway Inntalautoban (A12) towards Worgl, the exit to Worgl West, via B312 towards Saalfelden, at Maishofen take the turning to Saalbahn Hinterglemm. Find out about other skiing resorts areas and how to get there here