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Skiing in Westendorf Austria

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Westendorf markets itself as a family-friendly ski resort. Like other villages in the Ski Welt, it has however also gained a reputation as a cheap and cheerful destination for groups from the UK, Ireland and Holland.

It is Westendorf's range of accommodation and skiing that has always made it a popular holiday choice, but the addition of the new link to the Kitzbühel and Kirchberg ski area, means that it now deserves attention from all keen skiers who are contemplating visiting Austria.

Elevation: 800 metres

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Location: 6363 Westendorf - Tyrol - Austria

Westendorf was once a traditional farming village in the Brixen valley on the route between Wörgl and Kitzbühel. The village lies on a plateau, which is slightly raised above the valley and the main transport routes of the road and rail connections below.

Originally popular for its range of cheap pensions and guesthouses, Westendorf has seen a range of top-quality hotels added to its range of accommodation and now attracts all kinds of skier, from families looking for affordable stays to couples looking for the latest in wellness and relaxation.
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The skiing can be accessed directly from the village and there are some small draglifts suitable for beginners in this area. The main gondola into the ski area is the Alpenrosenbahn located slightly outside the village centre and reached on foot, by car, skilift, or the frequent ski bus.
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Westendorf is not far away from access to the Inn valley motorway and routes north to Germany and south to Italy, as well as having a main train line running through the valley below the village.
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What Westendorf is good for...

  • Tyrolean ski resort with some charm
  • varied skiing and part of a much larger area
  • good access

What Westendorf is not so good for...

  • like most of the rest of the SkiWelt resorts, not particularly high

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