Vertiginous slopes, sleek cable cars and mountainous perimeters make Mayrhofen a mecca for skiing enthusiasts. Towering above the tree tops, Mayrhofen’s slopes make for adrenaline-fuelled adventures that continue even during the summer months, when snow smothered slopes are replaced with breath-taking hiking opportunities. Those seeking less energetic activities will be delighted by the resort’s range of toboggan runs, ice rinks and winter walking routes. The timbered and traditional village exudes an air of Austrian authenticity due to its painstakingly preserved Tyrolean culture. Revellers will delight in Mayrhofen’s varied après-ski opportunities, which promise loud music and inviting atmospheres.
As one of Austria’s most popular and established skiing resorts, Mayrhofen’s ski slopes are second to none. Undulating hills, frozen crevices and sheer drops ensure outdoor adventurers will have an adrenaline fuelled excursion. State of the art ski lifts mean reaching esteemed spots is swift and simple.
Mayrhofen is hailed as Austria’s most musical village, with almost every member of its community being able to play a traditional instrument. Melifluous melodies waft from many mountain huts and visitors will be delighted to witness a live performance; in many of the town’s après-ski venues, live music contribute to a vibrant atmosphere so ensure you witness this lovely cultural expression.
At the summit of Mayrhofen’s principal mountain resides a luxurious and refined restaurants that gives regional classics a contemporary twist. Flavour and flair combine in Schneekar’s signature dishes, which include rare venison steaks, robust red wine and chargrilled vegetable platters. (Leiten 411, 6283 Schwendau, Austria)