Bored of visiting similar places every year and doing the same old stuff? It’s time to try something different. How about skiing? Unlike other sports that leave you drained out, winter sports like skiing and snowboarding are not only beneficial for your health but are exceptionally adventurous. The exciting activity will definitely bring out the best in you and once tried it will be a precious memory for you. Treat yourself with an exciting trip to Holzhau ski resort this season with your family or friends. Situated in the beautiful village of Holzhau in Germany, the resort is a perfect place for wonderful holiday time.
Holzhau is one of the most popular ski resorts in the area and renders various services comprising of venturesome winter sports. The resort is located between the elevations 610 meters (2001 feet) and 700 meters (2427 feet). Holzhau has a lovely Funpark with nine rails, Wave rides, Jumps, corners, kickers and boxes; something every person wants to explore. The 2.8km (1.73 miles) slope is absolutely smooth and free from obstacles. The artificial snow-making system provided by the resort ensures a snow-full trail for skiers and snowboarders. Children too will be having a gala time with the all-new Magic Carpet ski lift. The amazing floodlit toboggan run is one of the main attractions of this resort. Holzhau has four restaurants where you can enjoy comfortable dining with your family. There is also a disco and a pub for people who love partying. A massage facility is also provided for the guests.
The day tickets cost €20 ($21.30) for adults, €15 ($15.97) for youngsters and €10 ($10.65) for children. The opening season starts from early December and rests till late March.
Skiing and Snowboarding
Ski slope: A complete 4 km (2.48 miles) ski slope is maintained for all skiers and snowboarders out of which 1 km (0.62 miles) is for free riders and beginners each, 1.80 km (1.11 mile) is for medium-level users, and remaining 0.20 km (0.12 mile) is for advanced users.
Ski Lifts: The resort has one T-bar lift and one J-bar lift for transportation of guests of 550 meters (1804 feet) and 450 meters (1476 feet). The total lift length is 1km (0.62 miles). The two lifts can together carry a total of 1700 passengers in an hour.
Night skiing: Floodlit slopes always make skiing and snowboarding all the more exciting. You will be amazed to see majestic mountains surrounded by beautiful lighting. The operating times of night skiing are Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday till 11 pm.
Cross-country trail: Holzhau has an extended 40 km (24 miles) cross-country trail for its visitors. Whether snowboarding, skiing or skating, the well-maintained trail is ideal for every winter sport.
Holzhau has a personal ski school for all its guests who want to learn skiing or snowboarding. The training is provided by experts. There is special training in Carving, freestyle, and Langlauf. Separate courses for snowboarding are also offered. An appointment between 10 takes lessons for both adults and children am to 1 pm. There is also a new ski kite course for people who are keen to learn different winter sports. Beginners and children are trained separately for safety reasons.
Flair & Berghotel Talblick: Located in the Ore Mountains, the 4-start hotel will provide you with an extraordinary home-like experience. The cozily furnished rooms have everything you need. The hotel invites you to a hearty breakfast every morning. A free of cost shuttle service is provided for guests to and fro the town. The lovely Talblick restaurant serves delicious Saxon food with generous drinks. Guests can also enjoy fine dining on the terrace in summers.
Landhotel Altes Zollhaus: The ravishing hotel welcomes you to its modern rooms equipped with almost everything you need. The traditional lounge and sun terrace is the best part of this hotel. Different type of saunas like a salt sauna, hay sauna, herbal sauna, and Finnish sauna is arranged for your relaxation needs. The hotel restaurant serves rich international cuisine including authentic Italian pizzas. There is also a top-class menu of drinks.
The beauty of weather shown in hilly regions become breathtaking during the winter season. So every person must visit this place once in a lifetime and return with good memories of this location. Right from skiing and snowboarding and a bunch of other fun sports on offer, every minute spent here will be worth it. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead, grab your passes, pack your bags and head out straight for this fantastic ski resort with your family and friends. Have fun!