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Monday, 09 February 2015 13:05

Discovering Austria

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THE SKI TRIP

Bad Aussee, Loser Altaussee Ski Resort

Bad Aussee is a town in the Austrian state of Styria. It is a very beautiful town near Salzburg and Graz. Actually if you are in Salzburg, Bad Aussee is a nice day trip by train.

-       Approx. 4 hours drive from Vienna

-       You can choose to take the train it is very easy 3 1/2 hours. For train information:www.thetrainline-europe.com

     There are two ski regions accessible from Bad Aussee: Loser and Tauplitz. The Loser Ski Region boasts an amazing view of the Dachstein Glacier and has been recently modernized. At the Tauplitz Ski Region, you can also go cross-country skiing or sledding in the evening.

map bad aussee

I haven’t had the chance to go skiing for some years probably because I usualy choose to spend my holidays at a more sunny destination. Now that I moved to Austria, one of the best countries for snowskiing, I think it’s the ideal time to remember how much I loved it, how addictive it is, the adrenaline rush you get and what an amaaaaazing exercise it is!

amazing view 2

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I am not really good in snowskiing so certainly I needed a good ski school for a good guidance after all these years I wasn’t skiing, and I found it. If you are looking to enjoy the slopes skiing and snowboarding, or freeriding, learn how to ski from the very beginning then I highly recommend:

Loser Altaussee Ski Resort:

You will find modern 6-seater chair lifts that transport you up to the ski area quickly and comfortably. They are equipped with a sheltering hood and warm, comfortable padding to offer maximum protection in all weather conditions. The certainty of snow cover on the Loser is legendary, and the newest snowmaking installations guarantee you skiing fun until spring - www.loser.at

loser map

-          15 minutes’ drive from the city centre of Bad Aussee

-          Very well organised ski school

-          Friendly teachers (all of the staff is fluent in English)

-          All equipment for ski and snowboarding available for rent

-          Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

-          Tel.: +43 (0)3622-71315

ski trip 1

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lifts 3

lifts

 

 

tday snow

The Hotel:

We stayed at Hotel Erzherzog Johann right in the centre of Bad Aussee city.

A very traditional hotel with the friendliest staff I met in Austria so far. The breakfast was excellent but overall the food was average.

The hotel offers an amazing Spa definitely worth visiting, especially after skiing. With an indoor 5x10m, 30 degrees pool AND an outdoor 3x1.5m, 32 degrees hot tub!!! Special daily health and mental programmes, gym and relaxing panoramic area with complimentary healthy snacks and selection of teas, even if you just need to relax and unwind after a long day.

It was the perfect weekend with a lot of activities (8 hours of skiing), swimming and relaxing! 

 

 

Have an amazing and active T Week x

 

 

 

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