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Hotel-Gasthof Wachter

Hotel-Gasthof Wachter is a cozy family hotel where you will immediately notice the relaxed holiday atmosphere. The family who run the hotel are very friendly and will do everything to ensure you have a pleasant stay in Leogang. To access the beautiful mountains, you can take the ski bus, which is right next to Hotel-Gasthof Wachter. This takes you to within 5 minutes walk of the slopes. After an active day in the fresh snow, you can return to the hotel to relax in the sauna.
  • Ski bus directly in front of hotel
  • Center within walking distance

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Location and surroundings

There may have been changes in Covid-19 services and facilities between the time of booking and upon departure. All measures are subject to change and therefore no rights can be derived from them.

Leogang

On the opposite side of the mountain to Saalbach & Hinterglemm you will find the ski village of Leogang. This resort is a quieter alternative, not to mention cheaper!  The main part of the Leogang ski area has 25 kilometers of slopes and there are 11 ski lifts. One of the lifts take you in the direction of Saalbach/Hinterglemm. Because Leogang is not so busy, you can enjoy the scenery and the trails in peace. The Asitz slopes are the most snow sure within the area. The village of Leogang has a small center with a plaza and shops, bars and restaurants.

Leogang

  • Charming village
  • Snow guaranteed
  • Beautiful ski area

Location and surroundings

Skicircus Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang-Fieberbrunn

The ski area of Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang-Fieberbrunn is one of the best resorts in Austria and is rightfully referred to as the Ski Circus. More than 200 km (124 ml) of pistes are sure to give you enough choice for a great holiday!

The keener, advanced skier can head to the Schattberg side. Here on the Northern side, a 4 kilometre (3 ml) tough black run forms a formidable challenge to those who dare to try it! However the Western side also offers plenty to push even the most experienced skiers and boarders.

The Ski Circus is still an area in development. Every year new lifts are being built. If you are a beginner then you should take the lift to the Seekar area situated at a higher altitude. Here you can practice on easier pistes and still enjoy the fantastic views.

This region also caters for snowboarders. Besides half pipes and a snow park in Saalbach there are also special snowboard pistes available. After skiing or snowboarding, the cosy ski huts are great places to meet your fellow holiday makers. Saalbach is a small, peaceful village. Hinterglemm on the other hand has a more extensive après-ski with lots of English pubs as well.

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by local authorities. Since  measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per destination

Lockdown
Varies

The lockdown in Austria ended differently in the different provinces:

- Tirol/ Vorarlberg: hospitality and hotels opened since 12th of December.

- Salzburg/ Styria  /Carinthia: hospitality and hotels allowed to open from the 17th of December.

Important information regarding mandatory documentation
Yes
Read the FAQ page here
Distance in public areas (in metres)
No
Mouth mask
Yes
FFP2 mouth mask is mandatory everywhere. FFP2 mouth mask is also mandatory in the ski lift for everyone from 14 years old.
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
For gatherings of more than 25 people, you need one of the following: - A proof of recovery from Covid-19, which is not older than 180 days. - Proof of complete vaccination, which is at least 22 days and a maximum of 360 days old (this will be 270 days from 6 December). - Or a combination of proof of recovery + a dose of vaccination not older than 270 days. Note: A single injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only valid until January 3, after which a second injection will be required.
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Allowed
Curfew
N / A
Restaurants
Open

Closes at 10 pm. Right now, the 2G rule applies. This means that a negative PCR test is no longer valid for entry. To enter, you must have one of the following:

- A proof of recovery from Covid-19, which is not older than 180 days.

- Proof of complete vaccination, which is at least 22 days and a maximum of 360 days old (this will be 270 days from 6 December).

- Or a combination of proof of recovery + a dose of vaccination not older than 270 days.

Note: A single injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only valid until January 3, after which a second injection will be required.

Bars / Apres-ski
Open

Closes at 11 pm. Right now, the 2G rule applies. This means that a negative PCR test is no longer valid for entry. To enter, you must have one of the following:

- A proof of recovery from Covid-19, which is not older than 180 days.

- Proof of complete vaccination, which is at least 22 days and a maximum of 360 days old (this will be 270 days from 6 December).

- Or a combination of proof of recovery + a dose of vaccination not older than 270 days.

Note: A single injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only valid until January 3, after which a second injection will be required.

Club/Nightlife
Closed
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Activities, attractions & sights
Open

Right now, the 2G rule applies. This means that a negative PCR test is no longer valid for entry. To enter, you must have one of the following:

- A proof of recovery from Covid-19, which is not older than 180 days.

- Proof of complete vaccination, which is at least 22 days and a maximum of 360 days old (this will be 270 days from 6 December).

- Or a combination of proof of recovery + a dose of vaccination not older than 270 days.

Note: A single injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only valid until January 3, after which a second injection will be required.

Events open air or indoor
Allowed

Right now, the 2G rule applies. This means that a negative PCR test is no longer valid for entry. To enter, you must have one of the following:

- A proof of recovery from Covid-19, which is not older than 180 days.

- Proof of complete vaccination, which is at least 22 days and a maximum of 360 days old (this will be 270 days from 6 December).

- Or a combination of proof of recovery + a dose of vaccination not older than 270 days.

Note: A single injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only valid until January 3, after which a second injection will be required.

Transfer
N/A
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Available
Obligated to wear a mouth mask.
Slopes
Open
Skilifts
Open

You need one of the following (from 12 years old):

- A proof of recovery from Covid-19, which is not older than 180 days.

- Proof of complete vaccination, which is at least 22 days and a maximum of 360 days old (this will be 270 days from 6 December).

- Or a combination of proof of recovery + a dose of vaccination not older than 270 days.

Note: A single injection of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only valid until January 3, after which a second injection will be required.

Ski rental
Yes
Ski lessons
Yes
Wellness
Open
Additional measures per ski region
No
Good to know
The 2G rule also applies for entrance to all accommodations

Practical information

Capital:

The capital is Vienna.

Language:

The official language is German but English is widely spoken as well.

Time:

There is one hour time difference with the UK (GMT+1).

Money:

The official currency is the Euro.

Tipping:

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.

Voltage:

The voltage is 230 volt.

Mobile telephone:

UK mobile phones work in Austria as well.

Travel documents:

You need to be in the possession of a valid passport to travel to Austria.

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Lift pass, lessons and material

It is not possible to book your ski passes with us for this resort.

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.

Discounts

Children born after 01-01-2013 will get a free lift pass. Children born between 01-01-2000 and 31-12-2012 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.

At the destination you will have to pay a deposit of € 2,- for each lift pass. You will get the deposit back once you return the lift pass.

Above mentioned discounts are only valid during booking. Prices and rates may differ at the destination.

It is not possible to book lessons in advance. You can arrange this in resort.
It is not possible to book equipment in advance. You can arrange this in resort.

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