Westendorf Ski Resort

Westendorf ski resort is situated on an open plateau in the wide Brixen valley. This small, pretty Tyrolean village is a very family-friendly ski resort. The skiing in Westendorf is well interlinked with the neighbouring ski resorts of Ellmau and Söll in the SkiWelt ski area. The world-class lift system will get you around the mountains with ease. In addition, there’s brilliant snowmaking coverage making conditions far more reliable throughout the ski season.

The nursery slopes are directly beside the village centre and there’s an excellent children’s program provided by the ski school. A gondola links Westendorf to Brixen and the rest of the slopes of the SkiWelt ski area, with a huge variety of skiing for both intermediate and advanced skiers. Access to Kitzbühel ski resort, with a further 215km of pistes, is via the Ki-West gondola.

Westendorf ski resort has great traditional hotels and guesthouses perfect for families. There is a variety of restaurants that serve delicious Austrian cuisine. For a small town, Westendorf has a lively apres scene with some great bars on offer. Whether you want a live music experience or a late-night drink there’s something for everyone.

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

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Best For...

  • All abilities
  • Families
  • Traditional Alpine charm

Resort Statistics

  • Resort Altitude 789m
  • Skiing Altitude 1,892m
  • Total Ski Area 284km
  • Lifts 90
  • Blue Runs 122km
  • Red Runs 129km
  • Black Runs 33km

Ski Accommodation in Westendorf, Austria

Our collection of Westendorf 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.

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Ski Areas in Westendorf

Ski Areas in Westendorf

Westendorf ski resort is home to some top-quality hotels and attracts every type and ability of skier. Beginners skiing can be easily accessed from the village, however, the upper slopes require a ski bus trip to the bottom of the gondola. More advanced skiers will find the powder between runs and under chairlifts a haven after fresh snowfall. Skiers wanting to explore the SkiWelt area can connect to Ellmau, Söll and other resorts.

Skiing in Westendorf

Skiing in Westendorf

A variety of runs enable all levels of skiers to enjoy the slopes of Westendorf. Large open runs alongside woods present a pleasant mix of track and piste skiing. With the main SkiWelt circuit to the north and the slopes of Kitzbühel to the east, the resort is well connected to other larger, more diverse ski areas. However, the relatively quiet runs in Westendorf are great for anyone looking to enjoy the snow. Beginners will find an extensive number of nursery slopes in the village and some blues that can be progressed onto.

Snowboarding in Westendorf

Snowboarding in Westendorf

With a variety of runs and great off piste, boarders find Westendorf an excellent resort. The terrain park is also highly regarded with all levels of features included and a half-pipe for the more experienced.

Ski Schools in Westendorf

Ski Schools in Westendorf

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 skiing 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 Westendorf

Restaurants in Westendorf

Westendorf has a large variety of good restaurants but most of them are situated in the resort’s hotels. For more traditional, local cuisine head to Klingler or Berggasthof Stimmlach where some of the best Austrian Alpine cuisine is served.

Après Ski in Westendorf

Après Ski in Westendorf

For a small village, Westendorf has a surprisingly lively selection of bars in the small, charming centre. Gerry’s is a popular spot when the lifts close and is usually full quickly. For those with children, Bruchtall caters to kids as well as adults. For a smarter bar, Karat offers a more chic atmosphere with a lounge feel.



Trips to Innsbruck and Salzburg are easily done. In the village there are beautiful walks around the trails and sleigh rides can also be organised.

Map of Westendorf

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