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With a chill in the air, Tirol is about to open for the ski season. For a head start on the celebrations head to joyful Gurgl in Tirol for a start to the 2021-2022 season that goes off with a bang. Kicking off on November 18, it is an eagerly anticipated event in the area and is perfect if you want a quick getaway to bright, uplifting Alpine scenery; all the more so if paired with our favourite place to stay in the area, Art and Relax Hotel Bergwelt.
One of the highest-lying winter sports resorts at 3,000m above sea level, it gets an abundance of natural snowfall every year and is often referred to as the raw diamond due to the 23 glaciers. It is located close to the Italian border and is famed for its famous iced resident. Favoured by those seeking quieter resorts, sporty connoisseurs love the top quality skiing on 112 kilometres of pistes.
With a true sense of excitement and festivity, the opening of ski season is celebrated here with a full week of winter partying, live music acts, demos of the latest ski equipment and torchlight walks.
One of the highest-lying winter sports resorts, Gurgl lies 3,000m above sea level and so gets an abundance of natural snowfall every year. With a true sense of excitement and festivity the opening of ski season is celebrated here with a full week of winter partying, live music acts, demos of the latest ski equipment and torchlight walks.
Art and Relax Hotel Bergwelt in the village of Obergurgl is a perfect compliment to this small but happy event. A classically arresting ski den settled on the traditional landscape of a snow-covered mountainside, Art and Relax Hotel Bergwelt is but a short walk to the ski season opening festivities, or to the ski lifts up into the mountains.
A traditional sense of cosiness is created by warm materials and blankets set against heirlooms, art and modern accents, all of which catapult this sumptuously gorgeous chalet into the ‘we would love to return again’ category. By ‘again’ we should say we really mean ‘again and again and again and again’.
Drenched in Tirol originality and crafted by a setting of the mountain-side vistas of Austria's Obergurgl. A family-owned ski & spa hotel, there is a plethora of interior styling created through the generations and genres of 'in style' at the time. From 80s borders to aged oak timbers, lemon tones married to blue hues and traditional hearts to contemporary furnishings borrowed from neighbouring Italy - it is all about boutique personality, passion, and delicious food.