Austria is one of Europe’s most popular countries for snow adventurers, boasting over 400 ski resorts which feature more than 7,000km of slopes. Vast numbers descend into Austria’s resorts every winter to experience the huge variety of terrain and breath-taking scenery, with visitors also travelling there in the summer and autumn months to take advantage of Austria’s impressive glaciers – one of which, Hintertux, is open all year round. Many of the visitors will head to the famous resorts for their high altitude in the regions of Tirol and Arlberg which have great snow reliability and the deepest valleys. Renowned for their exceptional infrastructure, especially their notable lift systems – Austria has the highest proportion of fast lifts in Europe. Resorts within Austria are very accessible through road and rail. Ski areas have also been linked up so that skiers and can explore multiple areas with their lift pass, which opens a great variety and range of terrains for snow lovers. Most of the resorts compromise of multiple traditional villages providing a huge range of accommodation types to suit all budgets, from family run hotels to luxurious chalets. In Austria you can indulge in the country famous and delicious local cuisine such as Schnitzel and Apfelstrudel, followed by some of the world’s liveliest après ski at the mythical bars in St. Anton.