Ehrwald is a picturesque village in the Tyrol area of Austria, sitting at an altitude of 1000m. The resort is at the bottom of the Zugspitze, the highest peak of the Wetterstein Mountains at 2,962m (it’s shared with Germany and is Germany’s highest mountain). Ehrwald is conveniently located with respect to airports: Innsbruck airport is 1hr by road, and Munich airport is 1hr30mins by road. Read more...
There are three ski areas very easily accessed from Ehrwald: Zugspitze glacier, Ehrwalder alm and Wetterstein. Each offers something different, and the Zugspitze glacier is both high and snow-sure, with a half-pipe and snowpark that is a favourite of snowboarders in Ehrwald (the resort has the Snowboard Seal of Quality). Ehrwalder Alm and Wetterstein have a mix of blue, red and black runs which means they cater to everyone and make a family ski holiday in Ehrwald a great option. Lessons for those learning to ski in the Ehrwald takes places on gentle nursery slopes, and there is a choice of ski school on offer. For more experienced skiers in Ehrwald, there’s the option to travel further afield with the Zugspitze Arena pass which covers 7 areas, with a combined 147km of piste served by 52 lifts.
Choose from catered and self-catered accommodation for your skiing holiday in Ehrwald
Accommodation in Ehrwald is in keeping with the rustic feel of the resort. Traditional wood-clad buildings form the bulk of the chalets and apartments in the resort. Catered chalets are a great option for those looking for a luxury ski holiday, and you’re guaranteed stress-free relaxation as soon as you take off your boots. Self-catered accommodation, on the other hand, gives flexibility to explore the restaurants in Ehrwald, and there’s a lively après-ski scene to sample at the end of the day.