This stunning resort is located in the Sollandl region of Austria. A charming and quaint village with a small population and a really traditional Austrian feel, it’s situated in majestic alpine countryside at the foot of the Wilder Kaiser Mountain range. The snowy mountains are scattered with charming architecture and historic buildings and the small village itself offers a classic chocolate-box Austrian scene where you’ll find some excellent eateries, fun après ski and accommodation options including chalets, hotels and apartments built in traditional wooden style.
One of the great things about Ellmau is that it is within an hour’s drive from Innsbruck, Munich and Salzburg airports, making it a convenient location for a ski break! The village is easily accessible by road and visitors are advised to make use of the efficient and convenient shuttle bus services in the resort to keep the roads as clear and traffic free as possible.
The resort has a top altitude of 1870m and great snowmaking technology to ensure the slopes are always well prepared for a day on the snow. It also boasts Austria’s fastest funicular railway as one of 20 ski lifts that are fast, modern and efficient.
This sensational destination is recognised as a key resort in the Ski Welt - the largest interconnected ski area in Austria. Here, skiers and snowboarders can be sure to enjoy plenty of varied terrain with access to twenty four ski areas covering a phenomenal 680km. As well as Ellmau, the area covers Austrian ski resorts including Scheffau, Going, Söll , Westendorf, Hopfgarten, Itter, Brixen im Thale and Kelchsau. The SkiWelt is connected by 91 modern ski lifts and anyone who really wants to make the most of the amazing connections should purchase the Kitzbulher Alpine lift pass which gives access to the whole area.