In numbers: Winter in Tirol

Last updated on 05.08.2021

More than 500 three-thousand metre peaks, over 80 ski areas, 5 nature parks and a cross-border national park: Tirol is a land of contrasts.

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22.9 Million Total overnight stays in Tirol (2019-2020 winter season)

5.0 Million Arrivals recorded by Tirol´s tourism industry in winter 2019/20

340.000 Guest beds available in Tirol, one third of them in hotels, one third in holiday apartments and 7 percent in private accommodation.

4.6 Days is the average duration of stay for the guests visiting Tirol (Winter season 2019/2020)

50.6% The German market continues to be Tirol’s most important key market: Germans remained the top vacationers, making up 50.6 percent of all overnight leisure travellers to Tirol in the winter (2019-2020 Winter season)

With more than 100 ski resorts, including single lift ski areas, Tirol has something for every skier and snowboarder.

573 Three-Thousanders: 573 peaks in Tirol rise more than 3,000 meters above sea level. 3,798-meter Großglockner and 3,768-meter Wildspitze are the country’s tallest mountains.

With 3,400 kilometers of ski runs, Tirol offers some of the most epic trails and thrilling rides you’ll be able to find.

In total, 1,100 gondolas and ski lifts move people around in the mountains of Tirol.

20 ski resorts offer night skiing. Floating through the night beneath the glow of the slope’s lights is an otherworldly experience.

Ski as much as you want, wherever you want with just one pass: Tirol Snow Card offers unlimited access to 91 ski resorts all across Tirol.

Tirol’s 300+ ski schools offer a wide range of programs for all ages and experience levels to make your ski experience in Tirol the best it can be. 

Tirol’s 7,000+ ski school instructors are highly trained and have many years of experience instructing beginning and accomplished skiers.

You’ll be in safe and competent hands with over 700 highly trained and experienced mountain guides who know every inch of the surrounding scenery and who are keen to share their knowledge.

Reaching up to elevations of 3,000 meters above sea level, the 5 glacier ski resorts in Tirol are endowed with reliable snowfall during their long season. One glacier resort even boasts year round skiing.

Roughly 70 terrain parks across Tirol appeal to up and coming freestylers and seasoned experts alike.

Seek out some of the country’s quintessential foods served at 124 restaurants brandishing the “Tiroler Wirtshaus” (“Tirolean Inn”) logo, indicating locally grown produce on their menus.

98 Tirolean restaurants have been awarded with hats by Gault Millau.

14 Regions offer a extensive winter hiking network of the highest quality.

16 Ski regions specialise in winter holidays for the whole family.

1,856 Square kilometres made up by the cross-border Hohe Tauern National Park. Five other Tyrolean nature parks invite you to explore their pristine Alpine landscape.

2,657 Tiles coated with real gold make the Golden Roof Innsbruck’s landmark.

>100 Events such as the Hahnenkamm Race in Kitzbühel, the Ski World Cup in Sölden, the Weiße Rausch in St.Anton or the Freeride World Tour in Pillerseetal make Tirol the number one winter sports destination in the Alps.

7,000 Members in about 300 brass bands enrich the cultural life of Tirol with their performances.

10 Tirolean regions are part Tirolean cross-country skiing network and therefore are dedicated to perfect cross-country skiing conditions and regular quality checks.

4,000+ With more than 4,000 kilometers of well-maintained trails for classical and skate skiing, cross country skiing in Tirol has something to offer everyone from beginner to expert. Moreover, over 100 lodgings are specifically geared towards the needs of cross country skiers.

3 Tirolean regions make a special effort to provide cross-country ski runs for Adaptive Nordic Skiers as part of their wide range of cross-country skiing activities.

220 Well-kept toboggan runs offer a total of 750 kilometres of sledging fun.

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