St. Johann - Schneewinkel ski holidays

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  • Piste Map Key

    1-2, 7 Gondolas, 3-6, 8 Chairlifts,

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  • Essentials

    • Resort Height

      700m (2,297ft)

    • Transfer time

      Salzburg - 1 hour 15 minutes

    • Typical costs

      • Cup of coffee from €2.80 • Small beer from €3.20 • Bottle of house wine from €15.00 • Schnitzel from €12.00 • Glass of coke from €2.50 • Schnapps from €3.00 • Sandwich from €6.00 • Pizza from €8.00 • Burger & fries €8.50

    • Fly from

      Belfast (Aldergrove), Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle

    • Free ski/board social service
    • Green credentials
    • Less than 2 hour transfer
    • Family resort
    • In-resort rep

    • Advanced Ski Rating


    • Intermediates Ski Rating


    • Beginners Ski Rating


    • Snowboarding Rating


    More about the skiing in St. Johann - Schneewinkel

  • So what's it like?

    A charming town with an excellent snow record & good position in the Schneewinkel ski area

    St. Johann is a small, picturesque town nestling between the towering Kitzbüheler Horn and the majestic Wilder Kaiser mountains. There's a vibrant international feel here, yet the resort retains all the charm of a traditional Tirolean village with its 'picture postcard' centre. With many north-facing slopes, the resort boasts a good snow record and is an excellent choice for groups of mixed ability skiers. The Schneewinkel area pass - covering over 170km of slopes, opens up a wealth of other possibilities. Encompassing the ski areas of Waidring/Steinplatte and Fieberbrunn, all linked by local bus services. The Steinplatte area even allows you to ski/board into Germany.

    Free 6 day St. Johann local lift pass for all bookings on departures of 14th December 2013 in selected hotels.

    • Buy 1 lift pass get 1 half price

      If you buy a lift pass then help yourself to a second one at half price.

      Excludes certain departure dates, see terms and conditions for details.

    Ski information

    Ski Information Beginners

    Novices will benefit from a vast range of wide-open, well-maintained nursery areas and long blue runs. The excellent ski school will ease you through the first few days and have you tackling those slopes in no time.

    Ski Information Intermediates

    St. Johann offers many red and blue runs varying from open pistes to wide wooded glades. The Schneewinkel area pass also covers 170km of piste, over several nearby areas (linked by free ski bus) including Steinplatte, Fieberbrunn and St. Jakob, unfurling a variety of runs and plenty of scope for intermediates - with excellent snow records.

    Ski Information Advanced

    Powderhounds will enjoy the varied off-piste diversions offered by the 'Schneewinkel' area pass, with excellent snow records and often plenty of powder opportunities, particularly on the Steinplatte and Fieberbrunn areas.

    More about the skiing in St. Johann - Schneewinkel


    Lively and friendly with plenty of bars, restaurants and nightlife to suit all ages. Try: · Bunny's Pub · Max Pub · Bären · Chez Paul · Hüber-Bräu tower


    Bobsleigh, bowling alley, curling, indoor tennis, leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, spa treatments, sauna, gym & solarium, outdoor ice skating, parapenting, sleigh rides

    Eating out

    Over 50 restaurants, all categories
    · Pizzas from €7 · Traditional 3-course dinner approx. €15-20. Try · Lemberg · Hüber-Bräu · Masianco · Bären · Park · Post

    Other amenities

    · Supermarkets · Great shopping · Cleared walks · Alpine flights · Excursions to Innsbruck and Salzburg · Regular train service to Kitzbühel (15 min journey) with its great nightlife and casino


    From Salzburg
    One way (arrival) from £21 pp
    Return from £40 pp

    Other information - Cities

    Schneewinkel area
    St. Johann is part of the 'Schneewinkel' area - a total of 170km of piste. With your area lift pass you can ski any of the resorts within the area, accessing each resort by free ski bus. The main areas are: St. Johann, Steinplatte/Waidring, Fieberbrunn and Kirchdorf. A day out in Waidring should not be missed, with the opportunity to ski over the boarder into Bavaria (Germany) and ski 2 countries in one day. Fieberbrunn has an excellent snow record with skiing above 2,000m and is a great day out for intermediate skiers. There is also a good snowpark for boarders. Ask your Crystal rep for more information on any of the resorts.

    Ski socials
    Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays. See your Crystal rep for more info.

    If you like nothing more than a gentle day on the slopes, enjoying the quietest runs and discovering the best restaurants then ask about social skiing with your Crystal rep and make the most of the Schneewinkel area with a group of like-minded people.

    Places are on a first-come, first-served basis and you should be able to ski to a standard that allows you to keep pace with the rest of the group.


    Family Choice

    St. Johann is a great family resort with fantastic child facilities:

    Ski schools: Ski School St. Johann has an excellent team of instructors, for all levels and ages. Children from 4 years old can learn to ski with the Bobo Clubs, and older children (11-15 years incl.) can further develop their skiing skills with the 'Junior Talent School' - designed to develop race skills.
    'Panoramabad': After a day's skiing the whole family can enjoy the fun of the 'Panoramabad' leisure centre - free entrance is provided by all our hotels, and includes use of the indoor pool, children's pool, flume and outdoor heated pool.

    Special offers

    Kids ski free
    • Free lift pass for children born 2009 or later (arrange locally).
    • Free child helmet when pre-booking skis and boots.
    • Free ski/board and boot hire for 1 child (4-14 years incl.) when 2 adults pre-book the same.

Ski accommodation in St. Johann - Schneewinkel

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