School Ski Trips to Saalbach-Hinterglemm

School Ski Trips to Saalbach-Hinterglemm

Saalbach Hinterglemm is a popular destination for school ski trips. The neighbouring villages of Saalbach and Hinterglemm form one of the Alp's top resorts. The resorts Skicircus is made up of 270km of well-groomed pistes and a fantastic lift system covers both sides of Glemm Valley. 

This resort is renowned for its varied terrain, spanning across Glemm valley. Students can ski in either direction and there's a free shuttle bus operating throughout the day along the Saalbach - Hinterglemm road.

Booking a school ski trip to Saalbach-Hinterglemm

Saalbach-Hinterglemm has an altitude of over 2,000m with 270km of marked runs. Booking a school ski trip to Saalbach-Hinterglemm is a great choice because: 

  • 140 km of blue rated slopes for beginners
  • The resort has varied terrain to suit everyone
  • Best ski system in the world
  • Range of après ski activities
  • Reliable snow conditions

Saalbach Hinterglemm and Zell am See-Kaprun are under one lift pass, meaning you have the opportunity to ski two fantastic Austrian resorts during your trip!

Watch our Saalbach-Hinterglemm resort video

Your Saalbach-Hinterglemm Ski Itinerary

Trip duration can be tweaked based on your requirements. 

Morning Afternoon Evening
Day 1 Pick up from school & travel to Dover/Folkestone for channel crossing & overnight coach travel to resort
Day 2 Arrive in resort & check into hotel. Ski fit & welcome talk/fire safety with NST Rep
Day 3 Meet ski instructors & divide into ski groups. Ski lessons. Ski lessons Evening activity
Days 4-7 Ski lessons Ski lessons Evening activity
Day 8 Check out of hotel rooms. Ski lessons. Ski lessons. Return ski equipment & return to hotel to change. Depart resort for overnight coach travel
Day 9 Arrive at Calais for channel crossing & return journey to school
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Days 4-7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
Morning Pick up from school & travel to Dover/Folkestone for channel crossing & overnight coach travel to resort
Afternoon
Evening
Morning Arrive in resort & check into hotel. Ski fit & welcome talk/fire safety with NST Rep
Afternoon
Evening
Morning Meet ski instructors & divide into ski groups. Ski lessons.
Afternoon Ski lessons
Evening Evening activity
Morning Ski lessons
Afternoon Ski lessons
Evening Evening activity
Morning Check out of hotel rooms. Ski lessons.
Afternoon Ski lessons. Return ski equipment & return to hotel to change.
Evening Depart resort for overnight coach travel
Morning Arrive at Calais for channel crossing & return journey to school
Afternoon
Evening

Price Shown includes

  • Executive coach transport from & to school & throughout your trip
  • Channel crossing
  • 6 nights' full board accommodation including evening meal on last day 
  • 6-day ski equipment hire including helmets
  • 6-day lift pass
  • Ski school lessons 4 hrs instruction per day for 6 days, 1 to 12 ratio
  • Services of a dedicated NST Ski Rep 
  • 'In-house’ evening entertainment programme
  • Après ski pre-booking service
  • Snow guarantee 
  • 1 in 8 free place ratio 
  • Group travel winter sports insurance

Dedicated NST Saalbach-Hinterglemm Ski Rep

Your Ski Rep will support you throughout your stay, they’ll assist and support you in the running of your ski programme. 

  • Liaise with ski school & your hotel
  • Assist with collection of lift passes
  • Assist with organisation of ski fit
  • Deliver a free in-house evening entertainment programme
  • Co-ordinate local après-ski activities
  • Undertake health & safety checks & arrange a fire drill

Saalbach-Hinterglemm resort facts

  • Inclusive lift pass: 6 day whole area pass covering all lifts in Saalbach, Hinterglemm, Leogang, Zell am & See-Kaprun
  • Lifts to: 2096m
  • Total number of lifts: 70
  • Marked pistes: 270km
  • Longest run: 7.5km
  • Ski bus included: Yes
  • Lift pass photo required: No
  • Snow cannon coverage: Mobile cannons

Saalbach-Hinterglemm ski runs & piste map

  • Blue runs: 140
  • Red runs: 112
  • Black runs: 18

Intermediates will enjoy the beautiful tree-lined pistes on both sides of the valley and the open snowfields above Hinterglemm. Experts will find some steep and bumpy challenges, especially on the formidable Zwölfer run from the top of Hinterglemm at almost 2000 metres down to the bottom of the valley. Meanwhile, for beginners the nursery slopes are close to both village centres, with a range of good, easy runs higher up.

Download piste map

Download piste map with Zell/Kaprun link


Après-ski activities

  • Thermal baths: Kaprun
  • Swimming: Zell am See
  • Ice skating: Hinterglemm/ Zell am See
  • Bowling: Saalbach/Kaprun
  • Shops/Cafés: Saalbach
  • Ice hockey match (to watch): Zell am See
  • Pizza night: Saalbach and Zell am See
  • Curling: Hinterglemm
  • Ice cream night: Hinterglemm/Zell am See
  • Ski show: Kaprun
  • Llama trekking: Kaprun
  • Disco: Saalbach / Zell am See

We also include a programme of free in-house evening entertainment at each of our hotels in this resort.


Popular accommodation options in Saalbach-Hinterglemm

Ferienhof Wölflbauer
Located approximately 3km from the centre of Saalbach, this traditional Austrian guesthouse is situated directly on the piste and offers a warm welcome and excellent accommodation.

  • Single occupancy

Gasthof zur Post, Maishofen
Situated in the centre of the pretty village of Maishofen, this family-run, traditional guest house offers high quality accommodation.

  • Single occupancy

Hotel Hubertushof Hinterglemm
Next to the ski school and ski hire shop and only 50m from the Zwölferkogel gondola, this 3 star, family-run hotel is in a fantastic location just 500m from the centre of Hinterglemm.

  • Single occupancy
  • Within walking distance of slopes

This is only a sample of our entire range, so for expert advice on accommodation to suit your group’s specific needs, speak to one of our Educational Travel Advisors.


Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
  • 24/7 support just a call away
  • Extensive group travel insurance

On your return

  • Priority rebooking services
  • Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
  • You say, we listen - we're committed to continuously improving our tours
  • School travel company of choice since 1967