Niederau is a small resort surrounded by forested hills in the Wildschonau Valley. It lies at an altitude of a little over eight hundred metres and offers seventy kilometres of pistes. Ninety percent of the slopes are for novice and intermediate skiers. Advanced skiers have a limited number of demanding slopes although there are four black runs in the valley as well as good opportunities for off piste skiing. Niederau is a family friendly resort with excellent ski schools for beginners and for intermediate skiers and boarders. Tuition in skiing is available from the age of four and in boarding from the age of nine. A variety of hotels, apartments and chalets provide accommodation to suit most budgets. Restaurants and bistros serve a diverse cuisine that satisfies most palates and the bars and pubs provide a relaxing atmosphere at night. There is also a night club where you can dance until the early hours.
A Niederau ski holiday offers a range of recreational activities both on and off the slopes providing fun filled days for all the family.
Why Go To Niederau?
Niederau is an attractive village surrounded by pine covered slopes which offer great skiing for families and those with little or no experience. It has a friendly welcoming atmosphere and provides holidaymakers with a range of recreational facilities. The terrain, with its many gentle slopes, is ideal for novice snowboarders
Who Is Niederau Popular With?
A Niederau ski holiday is very popular with families, especially those with young children. It is particularly popular with novice skiers and boarders.
When To Go To Niederau
The Niederau ski season lasts from mid December until the third week in March. The resort is also popular in the summer months with walkers, climbers and mountain bikers.
Niederau - The Place
Niederau is a pleasant resort in the beautiful Wildschonau Valley. Bordered by wooded slopes, Niederau offers ideal conditions for the novice skier as well as for family groups. There are seventy kilometres of pisted runs, forty percent of which are suitable for beginners, fifty percent for intermediate skiers and the remaining ten percent accommodates the advanced skier. A free bus connects the resort to Auffack which has a number of excellent red runs. Although the resort is most popular with beginners and intermediate skiers there are a few black runs offering taxing runs for the experienced skier. Niederau also benefits from fifty kilometres of cross country trails. The terrain is ideal for novice snowboarders and there is a snow park and a half pipe. Almost thirty lifts give easy access to the slopes. Ski schools offer excellent tuition in skiing and boarding with children accepted from the age of four in the former and eight in the latter. Crèche facilities are available for children from the age of two. Since places are limited, early booking is recommended.
Niederau has a good range of hotels, apartments and chalets that accommodate most budgets. Its restaurants serve a varied menu from traditional mountain fare to international cuisine that caters for most tastes. Niederau’s shops supply essential provisions as well as sporting equipment and clothing. Niederau bars and pubs offer fairly relaxed evenings reflecting the family nature of the resort. The resort offers a range of recreational activities including ice skating, sleigh rides, swimming and keep fit. A Niederau ski holiday offers great skiing for inexperienced skiers with hours of fun both on and off the slopes.
Niederau nightlife is fairly low key reflecting its popularity with families. There are a dozen or so bars and pubs and one nightclub.
Although Niederau shopping is fairly limited with shops providing little more than essential provisions and sport's equipment and clothing, Innsbruck can be reached by car in under an hour. Those who enjoy a little holiday retail therapy will be delighted by Innsbruck's range of specialist shops.
Niederau has a number of restaurants providing a variety of menu that caters for most tastes. While many serve traditional Tyrolean fare, there are also those that serve international cuisine. Fast food is also available.