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EllmauAustria

Enjoy Tirolean charm, relaxed days on the snow and outdoor sports in view of the Wilder Kaiser. 

Gaze at the stunning backdrop of the Wilder Kaiser behind the village of Ellmau, perched at an elevation of about 2,800 feet (850 meters). Ellmau is one of the more serene skiing locations in the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser Brixental area and is great for family vacations.

Use the Hartkaiser gondola connection to reach challenging runs. Ski trails and toboggan runs around Ellmau end in the village center. On winter Mondays the slopes light up for the “Ski Nightshow” which includes shows from master skiers and an entertaining snowcat parade. Ellmau’s "SkiSchules" offer instruction to anyone who wants to tackle the slopes for the first time.

Ellmau is equally alive in the warm summer months, with a wealth of activities for every visitor. Ellmau is the starting point of the Rübezahl hiking trail, named after a local mountain spirit. Along the hike, come face-to-face with mysterious carved figures and finish at a popular mountain inn. On the Hartkaiser mountain, have a delightful time at Ellmi’s Zauberwelt, a theme park with the allure of magic and information about the natural environment and traditions of the Wilder Kaiser.

Find KaiserBad Ellmau at the base of the mountains, with numerous indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna, a climbing wall and a tennis hall. Sit back in the therapeutic waters, rest your body and look up at the glorious view. Play golf at the Wilder Kaiser 27-hole course with a backdrop of snowcapped mountains and sunflower-lined greens.

See chalets dotting the hills around Ellmau. At the mountain’s peak are dramatic rock massifs. An Austrian TV series, Bergdoktor, is set in the Wilder Kaiser and the leading man lives in Ellmau, giving this village and its landscape a celebrity sparkle. Ellmau has one of the region’s only 5-star hotels, testament to its popularity with vacationers.

Top hotels in Ellmau

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Tirol Lodge
Tirol Lodge
3.5 out of 5
Weißachgraben, Ellmau, Tirol

Situated in Ellmau, this golf hotel is 4.4 mi (7 km) from Hartkaiser Gondola, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Astberg Ski Lift and Hintersteiner See Lake. Kitzbueheler ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (20 reviews)

"Very nice place and cannot be better located for someone who wants to do ski and rent them. The place look brand new ! Restaurant are superb and food is good too. The room is nice too but we think it should be better sound proof! Heard people banging doors and talking in the hallway.. other than ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

Tirol Lodge
Hotel Hochfilzer****
Hotel Hochfilzer****
4 out of 5
Dorf 33, Ellmau, Tirol

This family-friendly Ellmau hotel is located in the mountains, within a 15-minute walk of Astberg Ski Lift, Hartkaiser Gondola and Bergdoktorhaus. Brandstadl ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (18 reviews)

"Alles war sehr schön. Das Hotelpersonal war äußerst freundlich und hilfsbereit. Total nette Atmosphäre."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Hotel Hochfilzer****
Landhotel Föhrenhof Ellmau
Landhotel Föhrenhof Ellmau
3 out of 5
Auwald 44, Ellmau

Situated in Ellmau, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of KaiserBad Ellmau, Hartkaiser Gondola and Bergdoktorhaus. Brandstadl Cable Car and Astberg Ski Lift ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Top Haus an ruhiger Lage, Top Küche

"Ruhig, sauber, freundlich! Top Restaurant. Mehr gibts da nicht zu sagen, einfach Top"…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2017

Landhotel Föhrenhof Ellmau

Popular things to do in Ellmau

Saalbach-Hinterglemm Ski Resort
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Saalbach-Hinterglemm Ski Resort

4.5/5(13 reviews)

From skiing and sledding in winter to hiking and biking in summer, outdoor adventures abound at this mountain resort set in the magnificent Austrian Alps.

Hohe Salve Mountain
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Hohe Salve Mountain

4.5/5(5 reviews)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Hohe Salve Mountain during your travels in Westendorf. Discover the area's spas or seek out its ski slopes.

Kufstein Fortress
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Kufstein Fortress

5/5(2 reviews)

Learn about the local history of Kufstein with a stop at Kufstein Fortress. Discover the mountain views in this quaint area or seek out the ski slopes.

Ski Jewel Alpbachtal - Wildschoenau
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Ski Jewel Alpbachtal - Wildschoenau

4.5/5(4 reviews)

Discover one of the newest and largest ski destinations in the Tirol, home to miles of well-groomed runs.

Brixental
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Brixental

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Brixental during your travels in Westendorf. Discover the mountain views while you're in the area.

Black Lake
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Black Lake

Explore the great outdoors at Black Lake, a lovely green space in Kitzbuehel. Make time to visit the area's spas or simply enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Top activities in Ellmau

Saalbach Ski Rental Performance Package
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Saalbach Ski Rental Performance Package

£32
Per adult
Saalbach Ski Rental Evolution Package
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Saalbach Ski Rental Evolution Package

£27
Per adult
Mayrhofen Ski Rental Evolution Package
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Mayrhofen Ski Rental Evolution Package

£22
Per adult
Mayrhofen Ski Rental Performance Package
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Mayrhofen Ski Rental Performance Package

£28
Per adult
Mayrhofen Ski Rental Excellence Package
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Mayrhofen Ski Rental Excellence Package

£31
Per adult
Mayrhofen Snowboard Rental Evolution Package
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Mayrhofen Snowboard Rental Evolution Package

£23
Per adult