Excellent Hotel Maximilian is just a stones throw away from the centre of Serfaus. The snowboard park and numerous hiking trails are also very close to the hotel. The rooms are lovely and spacious; decorated in traditional Tyrolean style. All rooms have a balcony so you will be able to admire the views of the wonderful, sunny landscape. Guests at the Hotel Maximilian have free access to the extensive spa. This fantastic spa consists of two parts; one for adults and one for families. Enjoy the beautiful indoor pool with unique design or completely relax in the sauna. Additionally, you can also book various relaxing massages and beauty treatments. While parents enjoy themselves at the spa or enjoy a drink, the children, the new kid with include computer games, lego and discover PlayStation.
In the atmospheric restaurant overlooking the slopes, each morning you can enjoy a rich breakfast buffet to get you started for your active day. In the evening a gourmet five-course menu is served daily. Enjoy the delicious cuisine and fine wines from the excellent in-house wine cellar.
Serfaus is the largest village of the trio Serfaus, Fiss and Ladis. To get here, you will drive up a winding road and welcomed at the entrance of the resort. Soon, you will forget about everything back at home as you start your holiday.
They try and limit the number of cars around the village therefore, you can drive in an out on arrival/departure days but not during the week without specific purpose. This is all to keep the charm and character of the town center, all in the name of a perfect winter holiday! Although the distances between things are not too far, there is a village railway/metro that takes you to the ski area and back. Serfaus is well-known as a brilliant family area. There is a fantastic area called "Kinderschneealm" where your little ones will make friends and become expert skiers at the same time! This resort is charming and traditional with bell towers and authentic town center, but the rest of the facilities are modern and faultless.
While this is a perfect place to come with the family, Serfaus is perfect for those who are looking for some après-ski! The main street is lively, with an assortment of restaurants and bars. Overall, this is a lovely place with a perfect blend between Austrian charm and modern facilities.
Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis is near, near the Swiss and Italian borders with no shortage of sunshine.. Since 1999 the area has undergone extensive development and now has more than 212 km of skiing fun for the entire family to enjoy. The slopes extend to an altitude of 2,820 meters and are tailored to suit all levels of skiing abilities. Experienced skiers can head straight to the Abfahrten Obere Scheid and Masnerkopf, while beginners will feel more comfortable on the slopes around the Mittleren Sattelkopf . There are more than 200 sunny days here per year, so pack the sun cream and get ready for spectacular views.
There are numerous snow cannons to ensure perfect snow conditions. Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis is known as the most family-friendly ski resort in the Alps. This is largely due to the numerous child care facilities, great ski schools and play areas. On the other hand, the après-ski scene is less extensive than in Tyrolean ski resorts. However, there are plenty of options available for those who are interested in celebrating a successful day on the pistes.
The capital is Vienna.
The official language is German but English is widely spoken as well.
There is one hour time difference with the UK (GMT+1).
The official currency is the Euro.
It is customary in Austria to tip between 5% and 10% in bars and restaurants.
Food & Drink:
Austria is known for its Vienna Schnitzels and Glühwein. Tap water is safe for drinking.
Opening times shops:
Shops are usually open from Monday until Friday from 09.00 AM to 18.00 PM (some shops close during the afternoon). Most shops are closed on Sunday.
Travelling by car:
Snow chains are obligatory in the Alps. You need a toll permit for the motorways in Austria. You can buy the permit at the AA in the UK or in Austria at the major border crossings. The European Commission advises you to wear a safety reflector jacket in the event of a break down or accident. This vest can be purchased from the AA in the UK as well.
The voltage is 230 volt.
UK mobile phones work in Austria as well.
You need to be in the possession of a valid passport to travel to Austria.
Sunweb offers flights and transfers packages to this resort. You can select which airport you wish to travel from in the PRICES AND BOOKING tab above. It is possible to select different flight departure and arrival times in Step 2 of the booking process.
All Sunweb flights are booked with EasyJet. Hold luggage and ski equipment as luggage are NOT included in your package price. This can be added as an extra in Step 2 of the booking process. The price of luggage varies, as per Easyjets policies. All flight bookings include one cabin bag per person (maximum size of 56 x 45 x 25cm; including handles and wheels).
Please read more about the luggage rules and regulations on EasyJet’s website. When making a flights booking with Sunweb, you are also agreeing to EasyJet’s Terms and Conditions.
Return airport transfers are included in your package price when booking a flight package with Sunweb. These however can be removed in Step 2 of the booking steps if you would like to add in a hire car or seek an alternative travel arrangement. All transfers are shared transfers to and from your accommodation and the airport.
Due to the nature of shared transfers, there may be a wait time at the airport before your departure. This can be up to 1.5 hours. Please note that there will NOT be a Sunweb rep waiting for you at the airport as the transfer is managed by a partner. All information regarding the transfer (meeting point, departure times etc) will be explained on your travel documents that are sent to you 14 days before departure. The transfer will drop you off in the resort area; you may have not be dropped exactly outside your accommodation.
Departure from the UK:
Please ensure that you are not late and have checked in online before arriving at the airport. In addition to checking in online, you will have to enter your passport information. This is called API (advanced passenger information) and you will receive instructions from Sunweb after you have booked the holiday.
Arrival on Resort:
If you are planning on checking in late on your arrival day, it is almost always possible to get into your hotel or apartment. However, it is very important that this is arranged in advance. You will receive your travel documents two weeks before your departure, and this will include instructions on how to arrange your late arrival and collection of the key.
Once you agree to Sunweb’s Term’s and Conditions you are legally obliged to pay for the holiday and any cancellation fees that may apply.
In step 2 of the booking process it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in step 2 of the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in step 2 of the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in step 2 of the booking process.
DiscountsChildren born on or after 1/1/2015 are entitled to a free lift pass. Children born between 01-01-2002 and 31-12-2014 and seniors born before 31-12-1956 will get a discount on their lift pass. These discounts can be found in the calculation of your fare, in step 3 of the booking process.
DepositA deposit of around €5 is required when collecting your lift pass, this will be reimbursed once you return the lift pass.
The discounts mentioned above are only valid when booking through Sunweb. At the destinations other rates may apply.
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