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Maria Alm & Hochkonig
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  Resort Information
Season December to April
Nearest Airport Salzburg 60 mins
Ski Area 150km or up to 860km with Ski Amade Pass
Ski Lifts 39
Ski Runs 94
Longest Run 6km
Resort Height 800m
Snowball Ratings
Beginners 4 / 5
Intermediates 4.5 / 5
Experts 3.5 / 5
Families 5 / 5
Nightlife 4 / 5
Affordability 4 / 5
Non Ski Activities 4 / 5

Not far from Zell am Zee, in the Hochkönig-Skischaukel area, Maria Alm is quite stunning and has won awards for its good looks. Its church is famous, too – it has the second highest spire in Salzburgerland. Maria Alm is part of a little-known but quite idyllic circuit of resorts – taking in Saalfelden, Hinterthal, Hintermoos, Dienten and Mühlbach – all of which can be skied on the same lift pass as part of the Ski Amadé ski region which has access to 860km of piste, 270 lifts and 25 resorts.

Hochkonigs Winterreich has over 150 kilometres of ski runs and nearly 130 kilometres of cross country trails. Most of the slopes are suitable for beginners to advanced skiers. This is not an area where the real adrenalin junkies though find their salvation though. Hochkonig is also part of the Ski Amade region, giving you access to more than 850 kilometres of slopes in the surrounding areas such as the Salzburg Sports, Dachstein Tauern, Schladming and Grossartal.This rivals anything in France for the sheer size and  of ski area on one ski pass.approximately 350km of pistes are interconnected with the rest accessed by the free buses.

The network of attractive tree-lined pistes provides pleasant skiing for intermediates who enjoy skiing from resort to resort.The family region surrounding the Hochkönig, nestled in the Salzburgerland in the heart of Austria, is going to spoil you with genuine hospitality and recreational opportunities beyond comparison. Whether you are hiking in one of the most beautiful Alpine regions in all of Europe, or are spending your winter vacation in the Ski amadé ski region – summer or winter, you are in for a dream vacation!The  ski holiday destination Maria Alm is located in the ski resort Hochkonig Winterreich. In the shadows of this valley lies this picturesque village of Maria Alm. Rest and space are the features of this village. It is an excellent base to explore the beautiful ski area Hochkonigs Winterreich. Various types of landmarks and cultural excursions are located close to the village.Plenty of restaurants and bars to choose from too at night.

After a day filled with unparalleled fun on the slopes, what other choice could there possibly be.Time for Apres Ski! If you enough energy left over after all that skiing, there is a variety-packed program of evening events in store.In countless pubs and dance bars, party animals can enjoy a great knees-up and strike up new friendships.But if you prefer to wind down your day in a more relaxed setting, you will find plenty of places, including mountain inns, where you can savour the warm, intimate atmosphere away from the party crowd.

Dienten-Hochkonig is an wonderful "familiy-village", at over 3000 ft where you can forget about your car. Ski-lifts, shops and restaurants are easily reachable by a short walk. The village is located in the middle of the skiing-area "Region Hochkönig". The wide slopes allow for wonderful skiing and come down to the centre of the village.Dienten is very snow-sure and offers a good mountain climate,plenty of sun and less visibility issues.The many ski-huts on the pistes and restaurants off the pistes offer delicious meals at surprisingly low-prices as well as great party atmosphere and apré-ski in the afternoon. The snowpark will ensure freestylers have lots of fun - from beginner to expert.

Maria Alm itself is a small village with typical bars and cafes as well as a disco. Other possibilities for evening activities for ski and snowboarding tours include torchlit walks, swimming and bowling in Maria Alm and ice skating in nearby Bischofshofen.There is a fantastic choice of mountain restaurants, large and small, all of them traditional in style with terrific food served by friendly Austrian staff.Go on...try this fabulous area soon.

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