Snowboarding in Austria

AustriaAustria is a popular and safe snowboard holiday destination.  The great freestyle riding and huge amount of terrain is mirrored by popular resorts and busy nightlife with a distinctly Germanic feel – this is where Germany comes on holiday the winter.

The best things about snowboarding holidays in Austria:

  1. Freestyle central – Austria is widely regarded as the best European centre for Freestyle snowboarding with parks everywhere.
  2. Party central – packed resorts and a young, vibrant scene mean Austrian resorts have a great party scene.
  3. Cheapest Alp action – Austria is the cheapest of the countries that have access to the Alps, although it’s not Aldi cheap!

Things to consider about snowboarding holidays in Austria:

  1. Snowboarding holidays in AustriaToo meaty for some – The Austrian’s love their meat – Vegetarian’s beware!  There’s an infamous quote to illustrate this.  “In Austria, even the vegetarians eat meat.”  However if you love the meat Austria will be ideal!
  2. Cable car queues – Most Austrian snowboard resorts access the slopes via a cable car which can result in big queues in the morning and on the way back down.

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