Reviews Ellmau

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Skiresort ratings for Ellmau compared to all other skiresorts. Based on 11 reviews.

Overall 71 Skiing 67Skiregion 66
BeginnerIntermediateAdvancedOff-PisteSnow
7.5 7.67.1 7.76.3 7.05.8 7.06.5 7.4
FamilyAtmosphereNatureWalkingLifts
8.2 7.67.1 7.17.8 7.77.6 7.07.2 7.4

7.1 Ellmau, Tirol

Novice 8Advanced 7Expert 6Off-Piste 6Snow 5
Family 9Ambiance 7Nature 8Walking 8Lifts 7

The pistes are perfect for beginners and intermediates and it's a great place to learn to board. Ellmau is part of the Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser, but it is not the best starting point. The town is lovely and picturesque - perfect for romantic evenings for two! Also, a very good resort for young families. ...

Review by Heather And Casey from London on Sunday Mar 28th. Visited Ellmau in march 2010 as couple

7.6 Ellmau, Tirol

Novice 9Advanced 8Expert 6Off-Piste 7Snow 7
Family 9Ambiance 6Nature 9Walking 8Lifts 7

The ski area of Ellmau is linked up to the Ski Welt which is pretty big. We have only skied part of it so lots more to explore yet. Ellmau seems to attract return visitors year after year and we are returning again this winter. Ellmau is a very good choice of resort for beginners and intermediates. Probably OK for advanced too although they may need to venture further across the Ski Welt to find the black runs!! We aren't big on apres-ski so can't comment too much on that although I believe there are places in the village for those who do want to stay out drinking - not a big 'party scene' though, more family-orientated on the whole and not full of groups of people on the pull! ...

Review by Katinka from Vught on Thursday Dec 31st. Visited Ellmau in december 2009 as family

7.4 Ellmau, Tirol

Novice 7Advanced 8Expert 7Off-Piste 6Snow 7
Family 9Ambiance 7Nature 8Walking 8Lifts 7

I can honestly say we love Ellmau! We'd tried several French resorts that specialize in families and kids but found them very regimented and unfriendly, especially towards the kids. The Austrian system is different, the ski schools take the kids all day, including lunch if you want, so they progress very quickly and enjoy whole days out on the Ski Welt, ranging miles from base.

Snow is generally plentiful in late January through to the half term dates. Booking at Christmas time and in March can be risky for snow, so check before booking. The SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental skiing area, at 280km, is varied enough and large enough to keep most intermediate skiers fully occupied for more tha...

pro Diverse ski area con No negative aspects!

Review by Gemma Mitchell from Manchester on Monday Mar 16th. Visited Ellmau in march 2009 as family

7 Ellmau, Tirol

Novice 8Advanced 7Expert 6Off-Piste 6Snow 8
Family 8Ambiance 6Nature 7Walking 7Lifts 7

Ellmau village is a 20 min walk from one end to another. There are lots of lovely little coffee shops for lunch and apres ski meals. Ski lifts are less than 2 minute walk from sport hotel. Slopes are not crowded. Beginners runs are spectacular. Ski equipment and rentals are good value for money service is fast and efficient with options of storing equipement at slopes instead of at hotels. I spent seven days exploring different runs and still didnt cover all slopes and areas, ...

pro Alpine charm con Few challenges for experts

Review by Maarten Lansinga from Wassenaar on Monday Nov 17th. Visited Ellmau in february 2008 as couple

7.3 Ellmau, Tirol

Novice 8Advanced 7Expert 6Off-Piste 6Snow 6
Family 8Ambiance 8Nature 8Walking 8Lifts 8

In Ellmau you will reach the top quickly and comfortably with a funicular train "hartkaiserbahn" in the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental without question. Theoretically you can sweep off to an alpine ski hut, a nice umbrella bar or a cosy mountain tavern every 3.57 kilometres. And since everyone knows that apré ski is part and parcel of a good day on the piste, you will find plenty of people in high shirts here. Go to Ellmau and enjoy your holiday. ...

pro Alpine charm con Few challenges for experts

Review by Silvia Fuchs from L'bourg on Wednesday Nov 21st. Visited Ellmau in february 2007 as couple

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Going 3.9 km Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser 4.2 km Reith bei kitzbuhel 5.1 km Kirchberg in Tirol 7.6 km Oberndorf bei Kitzbuhel 6.5 km