Alpbach Ski Resort

Alpbach is one of the truly classic Tyrolean ski resorts and just 45 minutes from Innsbruck. You’ll find lots of charm, great scenery, superb skiing, friendly locals, pretty buildings and ambience by the bucketload. Part of the Ski Juwel ski area, Alpbach ski resort has continuously proven itself to be a real jewel in the crown of Austrian skiing.

The accommodation in Alpbach is mostly hotel or guesthouse-based, most of which are family-run and very welcoming.

Call our ski experts today to find out more about Alpbach ski resort.

Alpbach Transfer Time
Map Marker 1h 0m
Map Marker 2h 45m

Best For...

  • Short transfers
  • Stunning scenery
  • Traditional Alpine charm

Resort Statistics

  • Resort Altitude 1,000m
  • Skiing Altitude 2,030m
  • Total Ski Area 109km
  • Lifts 14
  • Blue Runs 29km
  • Red Runs 54km
  • Black Runs 13km
  • Cross Country 16km

Ski Accommodation in Alpbach, Austria

Our collection of Alpbach ski accommodation has been hand-picked by our ski experts. Whether you’re looking for a luxury escape, a boutique hotel or something suitable for the whole family, our experts would be delighted to help you find the perfect accommodation for your ski holiday.

Ski accommodation
Ski Areas in Alpbach

Ski Areas in Alpbach

Alpbach ski resort is nestled in the Alpbachtal valley and offers 145km of piste for all abilities across the Ski Juwel area, linking Alpbach and Niederau. Alpbach offers all the traditional off-snow activities, so skiing isn’t the only attraction. There are lots of traditional eateries on the mountain and après-ski is subdued making it a great for families.

Skiing in Alpbach

Skiing in Alpbach

The skiing in Alpbach is great for intermediates and beginners, making Alpbach ski resort an ideal family ski area. Ski school and childcare are of a high standard. There are 45km of pistes and you can invest in the ‘Kitzbueheler Alpen’ Pass for greater variety (700km of pistes). You might want to give cross-country a try, as there are plenty of trails to cover. Alpbach ski resort also features as a regular host for international events. Queues aren’t a problem, so you can enjoy the real Tyrolean experience without the waiting.

Snowboarding in Alpbach

Snowboarding in Alpbach

Alpbach is a cool and friendly ski resort for snowboarders; a postcard resort with three sides of the mountain to explore. With the highest runs having wide plains of powder, off-piste between the slopes is aplenty. It is also perfect for those learning to snowboard with a few tracks that require skating, making moving around easy as can be. Alpbach is without a terrain park, but it is a great beginner to intermediate resort for snowboarders.

Ski Schools in Alpbach

Ski Schools in Alpbach

With many ski schools and instructors to choose between, there really is something for everybody.

We’ve partnered with New Generation and Oxygène and highly recommend their services. All of our partners offer fantastic lessons for all ability levels.

Book your ski lessons with our recommended suppliers. If you’re travelling during a peak week be sure to book these well in advance.

Restaurants in Alpbach

Restaurants in Alpbach

Hornboden has open log fires and a great atmosphere, located near the top of the Wiedersberhornbahn. You can find Boglalm restaurant below the Poglalm mid station and tuck into some of its famous dumpling soup or Tiroler Grosti. Dauerstoa Alm is situated next to the main gondola and serves good coffee and a sweet apple strudel. Jo Margreiters Hotel Post offers excellent Austrian cuisine and an impressive wine list. Gasthof Wiedersbergerhorn has generous portions and friendly service.

Après Ski in Alpbach

Après Ski in Alpbach

The Gondelalm at Inneralpbach is your first stop as skiing ends. Treat yourself to a cold glass of Austrian beer after a hard day on the slopes. Josef Margreiter’s Hotel Post is not only a restaurant, it often has live music in the evenings. The Waschkuchl, found in the centre of Alpbach, doesn’t open until 9pm and just gets livelier as the night goes on.

Non-Skiers in Alpbach


There is a great range of activities for non-skiers in Alpbach. The Alpbachtal and Seenland is the perfect place to hike all year round, with approximately 24 trails around the resort, spanning 120km. Paraglide down from the Wiedersberger Horn, for a duration of up to 20 minutes. There are a handful of hotels who offer massages, physio and other treatments around the resort. Alpbach ski resort also offers three different courses, a 4km, 5km and a more challenging 6km run.

Map of Alpbach

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