Schwende 33, 6884 Damüls, Austria
Winter holiday at the 4* Alpinresort Damüls in the Bregenzerwald

Damüls is known far beyond the Bregenzerwald in Vorarlberg as the “snowiest village in the world”. It is situated at an altitude of 1,430 metres and thanks its north-facing slopes for its magnificent snow conditions year after year.

Situated just 500 m from the nearest lift, the 4* Alpinresort Hotel & Apartment including spa area and free parking is perfect for a winter and ski holiday in Damüls in the Bregenzerwald. So spend your winter holiday in the Mellau-Damüls ski resort, the largest ski resort in the Bregenzerwald!

Winter holidays in the Mellau-Damüls ski resort in the Bregenzerwald

The conditions for a ski holiday couldn’t be better: Ski hire is available right at the lift, 29 lifts and 109 kilometres of pistes. Your access to the slopes with speed measurement, ski tunnels and ski schools is just an 8-minute walk from the resort. You can easily reach the surrounding ski resorts with the ski bus, which stops right in front of the hotel. Use the 3 Valley Pass to benefit from access to 38 ski resorts, 179 lifts and 506 km of pistes.

One thing should be mentioned: Damüls is not just for skiers and snowboarders. Winter hiking trails, high-altitude trails, toboggan runs and snowshoe tours guarantee long-lasting holiday memories in the Bregenzerwald. In the run-up to Christmas, the Christmas markets provide a unique feel-good atmosphere in the heart of the mountains.

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Winter destinations and events in the Bregenzerwald

Ski lifts, snow parks, tours, ski schools and more
  • Uga Express Lift (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 2 mins, walking time approx. 8 minutes)
  • Oberdamüls double chairlift (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 3 mins)
  • Walisgaden Lift (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 8 mins)
  • Diedamskopf cable car in the Diedamskopf ski resort (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 17 mins)
  • Haldenlift in the Bödele ski resort (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 33 mins)
  • Damüls snow park (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 8 mins)
  • Schmuseweg ski tour to the Alpe Unterdamüls (Start: Damüls Kirchdorf, journey time to starting point from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 3 mins, tour time approx. 1:45 hrs with a 5.6 km route and 183 m ascent)
  • Drei Wannen free riding in Damüls Faschina (Start: Ravine bridge near the Glatthorn-Vierersesselbahn lift station, journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 6 mins, free ride time approx. 23 mins with a 1.5 km route)
  • Night ski run in Faschina until March 2018, every Thursday from 6-9 pm (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 3 mins)
  • Damüls Ski School (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 3 mins, walking time approx. 9 mins, tel. +43 (0)5510 295)
  • Mellau Ski School (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 23 mins)
  • Intersport Matt ski hire in Damüls (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 3 mins, walking time approx. 9 minutes)
  • Sport Broger ski hire in Mellau (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 22 mins)
Cross-country, winter and snowshoe hiking
  • Unterdamüls high-altitude cross-country ski trail (Start: Oberdamüls chairlift, journey time to the starting point from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 5 mins, cross-country trail 6 km, altitude 1,500 m, medium difficulty)
  • Stofel high-altitude cross-country ski trail (Start: Furkastraße Damüls, journey time to the starting point from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 7 mins, cross-country trail 5 km, altitude 1,700 m, medium to difficult)
  • Snowshoe hike to the Alpe Kanis (Start: Mellau cable car, journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 27 mins, walking time approx. 2 hrs, altitude approx. 1,460 m)
  • Uga circular tour (Start: Uga valley station, journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 1 min, hiking route 2.5 km with approx. 1 hr walking time)
  • Small circular village tour of Damüls (Start: Damüls Kirchdorf, journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 3 mins, hiking route 1.8 km with approx. 40 min. walking time)
Tobogganing and ice skating
  • Damüls night toboggan run on the Uga nature toboggan run every Wednesday and Friday from 7:30 pm (Start: Uga Express cable car, journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 2 mins, walking time approx. 8 mins, toboggan run 2.5 km with 20 mins tobogganing time and 451 m ascent)
  • Dosegg nature toboggan run in Mellau (Start: Mellau village centre, journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 22 mins, toboggan run 1.8 km with 50 mins tobogganing time and 125 m ascent)
  • Gschwend nature toboggan run in Bezau (Start: Parzelle Greben in Bezau, journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 27 mins, toboggan run 1.5 km with 120 m ascent)
  • Hinterplärsch natural ice rink in Bludenz (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 47 mins)
  • Lech indoor ice skating rink (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 54 mins)
Indoor swimming pools
  • VAL BLU Resort Spa & Sports in Bludenz (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 47 mins)
  • Bregenz indoor swimming pool at Lake Bodensee (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 1:05 hrs)
  • Aquaria Erlebnisbad aqua complex in Oberallgäu (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 1:05 hrs)
  • Town baths in Dornbirn (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 49 mins)
Museums & events
  • Damüls Ski Museum (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 2 mins, walking time approx. 17 minutes)
  • Blons Doll Museum (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 22 mins)
  • Denkmalhof-Heimatmuseum (Museum of Local History) at Großes Walsertal in Flecken (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 13 mins)
  • Mellau lantern walk until April 2018 every Thursday at 8 pm (Start: Mellau tourist office, journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 22 mins, walking time approx. 1.5 hrs, free to join)
  • Faschina night ski run until March 2018 every Thursday at 6-8 pm (Start: Guggernülli drag lift (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 6 mins)
  • Horse-drawn sleigh rides in Damüls until March 2018, every Friday at 2 pm (Start: Damüls tourist office, journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 2 mins)
  • Fontanella Bonfire Sunday on 18 February 2018 (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 8 mins)
  • Waterslide contest in Damüls on 2 April 2018 from 1 pm (Start: Walisgaden circuit, journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 6 mins)
Christmas markets
  • Raggal Christmas market on 26 November 2017 (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 22 mins)
  • Blons Christmas market on 2 December 2017 (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 20 mins)
  • Andelsbuch Christmas market on 3 December 2017 (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 33 mins)
  • Feldkircher Blosengelmarkt on 24 + 25 November 2017 (journey time from the Alpinresort Damüls approx. 50 mins)

3 Valleys Ski Pass Vorarlberg

The 3 Valleys Pass is the most popular season ticket in Vorarlberg and is your entrance ticket to 38 ski resorts as well as 7 snow parks. Discover the pistes of the Großen Walsertal valley, the Bregenzerwald, the Lechtal valley and Allgäu. The ski pass is available from 2.5 to 21 days and is available throughout the entire winter season.

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Important information for getting to the Alpinresort Damüls in winter

Please note that the Furkajoch Passstraße L51 road is closed off once the snow arrives. Arriving to Damüls in the Bregenzerwald from Germany and Switzerland is only possible via Mellau.

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A useful tip: The Ski Arlberg ski resort opens up many other opportunities

Anyone wishing to explore beyond the largest ski resort in the Bregenzerwald, the Damüls Mellau ski resort, and discover the largest interconnected ski resort in Austria is in the right place at the Alpinresort. In addition to the Damüls lift station situated just 500 m away, you can reach Warth to access the Ski Arlberg ski resort in around a 40-minute drive. From here 8-person gondola lifts take you to Lech Zürs or St. Anton am Arlberg to name but a few options.

Picture source: Damüls Faschina Tourismus

 

 

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