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You will find the picturesque village of Maria Alm in a beautiful location in Austria. The village is a little further from the main highway, however, this makes it a perfect destination for those whom enjoy a more quiet and spacious environment. The village is nestled in the green and lush scenery, at the foot of the Steinernes Lake and the impressive mountain chain on the boarder of Germany. The church with its pointed tower set against the breath-taking background of rising white mountains is a defining feature of the lively village.
Maria Alm is located at an altitude of 800 meters in a tranquil valley that sees no passing traffic. There are various sites of interest and nightlife options in and around the village. There is an indoor swimming pool, a sauna and a fitness centre where you can keep up your training and relax. You can also enjoy an excellent lunch or dinner at bargain prices in the restaurants here. You may also decide to take a romantic sleigh tour during the day or set out on a refreshing hike through the stunning landscape. In the evening you can visit some of the lively bars and nightclubs or you can stay on the pistes instead and descend via luge on the flood-lit luge tracks! Maria Alm is perfect for families with young children.
Maria Alm is part of the ski region Ski Amadé. Behind the church, four lifts depart and give you access to various beginner runs. The ski area of which Maria Alm is part of, offers approximately 120Km of connected slopes with very well prepared slopes, 30km of cross-country trails, floodlit toboggan runs. From Maria Alm you can take a ski bus to Mühlbach. If you would like to visit other ski areas such as Flachau or Schladming, you will need your car. Unfortunately there are no ski bus connections outside of Maria Alm and Mühlbach.
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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.
You fly with easyJet or Jet2 to Salzburg. This flight takes approximately 1 hour and 55 minutes. Meals and drinks are not included during the flight.
Departures from regional airports
Please note that with departure and/or arrival from a regional airport you may have a stopover on the outward and/or return journey.
In the booking steps it is possible to book a transfer. The average transfer time to Maria Alm is approximately 1.5 hours. For additional information about the transfer click here.
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A Ski Amadé lift pass is included in the tour price.
You can see the surcharges and discounts for, for example, extending your lift pass or no lift pass in step 1 (preferences) of the booking process. If a child and senior discount apply, this will be shown in step 2 (price overview). Would you like to know which lift pass is included? View our FAQ here .
The lift pass for children born after 1/1/2017 is free. Children born between 1/1/2004 and 31/12/2016 receive a discount on the lift pass. These discounts can be found in the calculation of your travel sum. Identification is required when collecting the lift pass.
The surcharges and discounts are only when booking. Other rates are applied locally. It is not possible to redeem the lift pass to another day on site. An extension of the lift pass can often be booked extra; you will find the price for this in the further course of the booking steps. The discount for “no lift pass” can also be found in the booking process.
The following materials can be booked:
This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.
This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.
These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.
These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.
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