Axamer Lizum, Austria
Axamer Lizum Resort
The host of two Winter Olympic Games, Axamer Lizum has an excellent reputation for guaranteed snow and magnificent scenery. The spectacular views of Innsbruck and the surrounding region create a pleasurable skiing experience for all.
A compact ski area means the resort is very safe, with an excellent nursery area for beginners. More experienced skiers and snowboarders will love the wide cruisers and natural half-pipes this resort offers, as well as the opportunity to ski an Olympic downhill run!
Axams is a pretty, traditional Tyrolean village located on a sunny terrace above Innsbruck, ‘the heart of the Alps’, and surrounded by the breathtaking scenery of the Tirolean Alps. Being just 15km from ‘the heart of the Alps’ means an abundance of activities right on your doorstep.
Axamer Lizum Resort Facts
|Winter Season||December – April|
|Lift Range||1583m – 2340m|
|Total Piste Length||60km|
|Longest Run (km)||8|
|Number of Slopes||34|
|Beginner Runs %||35|
|Intermediate Runs %||48|
|Advanced Runs %||17|
|Number of Lifts||10|
Axamer Lizum Après Ski Activities
- Ice Skating
- Movie Evening
- Games Room
- Quiz Evening
- Presentation Evening with Certificates
Hotel Olympia ***
Located at the base of the lift station, the Hotel Olympia offers true doorstep skiing! The 3-6 bedded rooms are all en suite offering a very high standard of group accommodation. Adults are accommodated in twin en suite rooms. Accommodation is on a full board basis, with a self-service buffet. A hot buffet lunch is served in the hotel restaurant each day.
Hotel Capacity: 300 Beds
Breakfast: Buffet breakfast
Lunch: Hot buffet lunch in hotel restaurant
Dinner: Buffet evening meal in hotel restaurant
Private Facilities: All rooms are en suite
Ski In/Out: Yes
Hotel Amenities: Restaurant, Games Room, Disco room
The stunning city of Innsbruck is situated just a 30 minute bus journey from Axamer Lizum. Students can see the sights and go shopping in the famous Kaufhaus Tyrol Shopping centre.
A December ski trip is also the perfect opportunity to visit the local Christmas market of a nearby city. Students can explore the magical Christmas markets of Innsbruck where they will find Christmas ornaments, handicrafts and winter treats.
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