So which village to choose?
Each one has their own unique, Tirolean personality which is why the Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental has universal appeal. From family groups visiting cosy Ellmau, to groups of friends heading to the lively Söll and Westendorf or those looking to stay in the heart of the ski area by staying in Brixen im Thale, there is an option for all. Traditional chalets and wood-clad chalethotels make up the majority of the accommodation – no French-style, high-rise apartment blocks here!
A huge ski area
Wherever you’re staying, the 261km of slopes can all be accessed without the need for a bus ride (but if you miss the last lift these are frequent and free). Rolling blues and some steeper reds criss-cross the mountains and valleys, whilst a few sharp blacks can be found on the Hohe Salve mountain. But this really is an intermediate’s paradise. The piste grooming is amongst the best in the world and if you’re worried about the relatively low altitude – don’t be! The Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental has no fewer than 1,700 snow cannons, 100 of which are new for this season, and all are powered by Tirolean enewable energy. With such high apacity it only takes an incredible three days of non-stop snowmaking to get 80% of the ski area up and running.