Tips for winter camping in Tyrol
The most popular ski and winter sports areas in Austria are located in Tyrol: Zillertal, Stubaital and Ötztal. For many decades, Tyrol has been a magnet for mountaineers and winter sports enthusiasts, as numerous three-thousand-metre peaks provide a unique mountain panorama. Snow-filled skiing areas with awesome snow conditions and different levels of difficulty make Tyrol a paradise for skiers, snowboarders and cross-country skiers. With over 123 ski resorts, you have a huge selection for winter camping in Tyrol.
roadsurfer tip for cross-country ski fans: Leutasch in Tyrol is best known for its miles of cross-country ski trails and the ski areas Rosshütte and Gschwandtkopf are also close by. The winter campsite Tyrol Camp offers you 5 star winter camping in Austria and pure relaxation.
The most beautiful winter camping in the Zillertal
One valley, four huge ski areas and 180 lifts. From beginners to professionals, there is something for everyone in Zillertal. You can use all four lifts with the Zillertal Super Ski Pass and relax in the stylish ski huts eating Kaiserschmarrn and soaking up the sun. Action-hungry skiers can let off steam in the snow park. If you’re looking for peace and quiet, try your hand at cross-country skiing or join a guided snowshoe hike across the peaks.
♥ Hells Holiday Resort ♥
If you’re looking for a sustainable yet luxurious spot for winter camping, Hells Ferienresort (rating: 4.7 out of 5) is your best bet. Located between the towns of Schlitters and Fügen, the resort promises a unique winter camping experience in Austria. The five-star eco-camping site offers you in addition to its 200 fully equipped pitches:
- Large wellness area with sauna
- Indoor and outdoor pool
- Panorama gym
- Indoor playroom with bouldering wall and trampoline
- Children’s club
- 5 star washing and sanitary facilities
- Private washrooms on request
- Restaurant and mini market
- Drying room for wet clothes
- Room for sports equipment
A premium pitch for two people costs €39,50 per night in winter and €55 in the peak season during Christmas and New Year’s Eve.
The most beautiful winter camping in the Stubaital
The Stubaital ski area in Tyrol attracts people with the largest glacier ski area in all of Austria with 80 glaciers and 109 three-thousand-meter peak. In addition, the Stubaital is one of the “most family-friendly ski areas in the Alps” according to ADAC Ski guide. Even the youngest can learn to ski like the adults in the Schlick 200 Ski Centre.
♥ Camping Stubai ♥
Camping Stubai (rating: 4.2 out of 5) is our recommendation for winter camping in the Stubai Valley. The winter camping site is located directly at the Elferlifte Neustift and you can reach all other major ski areas of the Stubai Valley with the free ski bus. The natural campsite offers you the right facilities for a relaxed winter holiday:
- Sauna area with steam bath (additional costs)
- Infrared cabin (fee required)
- Sanitary facilities with baby changing room
- Private washroom on request
- Children’s playroom and playground
- Supermarket and restaurant directly at the campsite
- Ski and boot depot
An overnight stay for two people costs €36 in the main season of winter including electricity, local tax and an environmental fee.
The most beautiful winter camping in the Ötztal
The Ötztal in Tyrol promises winter camping at the best level. Eight resorts full of character, six ski areas, including two glacier ski areas, more than 350 kilometres of slopes and a huge network of cross-country ski trails await you in the Ötztal, as well as Austria’s ski metropolis: Sölden.
♥ Camping Ötztal Längenfeld ♥
The 4-star Camping Ötztal in Längenfeld (rating 4.7 out of 5) is just 15 minutes from Sölden. Here you can confidently leave your campervan at your pitch. Either take the free ski bus and go to Sölden or travel with your cross-country skis directly onto the trail networks at the campsite. There are also other free buses that will take you to the idyllic towns of the Ötztal. Would you like to relax in a brine bath or in the sauna? The top spots for wellness in Tyrol is just two minutes away from the campsite: Therme Längenfeld. The location and tequipment of this winter campsite in Tyrol fulfils all the wishes of a winter-loving camper:
- State-of-the-art sanitary facilities with ground heating
- Rentable private washrooms
- Ski room with heated storage lockers
- Drying room and electric boot dryer
- Recreation room with TV and library
- Wellness area with sauna, infrared cabin and solarium
- Indoor play paradise and the toddlers’ room
- Excellent camping restaurant “Infang”
Prices for two adults at the winter campsite in Ötztal start at €48 for a comfortable pitch. This includes a tourist tax and environmental flat rate, but no electricity.