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EllmauAustria

Enjoy Tirolean charm, relaxed days on the snow and outdoor sports in view of the Wilder Kaiser. 

Gaze at the stunning backdrop of the Wilder Kaiser behind the village of Ellmau, perched at an elevation of about 2,800 feet (850 meters). Ellmau is one of the more serene skiing locations in the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser Brixental area and is great for family vacations.

Use the Hartkaiser gondola connection to reach challenging runs. Ski trails and toboggan runs around Ellmau end in the village center. On winter Mondays the slopes light up for the “Ski Nightshow” which includes shows from master skiers and an entertaining snowcat parade. Ellmau’s "SkiSchules" offer instruction to anyone who wants to tackle the slopes for the first time.

Ellmau is equally alive in the warm summer months, with a wealth of activities for every visitor. Ellmau is the starting point of the Rübezahl hiking trail, named after a local mountain spirit. Along the hike, come face-to-face with mysterious carved figures and finish at a popular mountain inn. On the Hartkaiser mountain, have a delightful time at Ellmi’s Zauberwelt, a theme park with the allure of magic and information about the natural environment and traditions of the Wilder Kaiser.

Find KaiserBad Ellmau at the base of the mountains, with numerous indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna, a climbing wall and a tennis hall. Sit back in the therapeutic waters, rest your body and look up at the glorious view. Play golf at the Wilder Kaiser 27-hole course with a backdrop of snowcapped mountains and sunflower-lined greens.

See chalets dotting the hills around Ellmau. At the mountain’s peak are dramatic rock massifs. An Austrian TV series, Bergdoktor, is set in the Wilder Kaiser and the leading man lives in Ellmau, giving this village and its landscape a celebrity sparkle. Ellmau has one of the region’s only 5-star hotels, testament to its popularity with vacationers.

Top Hotels in Ellmau

Tirol Lodge
Tirol Lodge
3.5 out of 5
Weißachgraben, Ellmau, Tirol

Situated in the mountains, this spa hotel is 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from Hartkaiser Gondola and within 12 mi (20 km) of Astberg Ski Lift and Hintersteiner See Lake. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (31 reviews)

"Very nice place and cannot be better located for someone who wants to do ski and rent them. The place look brand new ! Restaurant are superb and food is good too. The room is nice too but we think it should be better sound proof! Heard people banging doors and talking in the hallway.. other than ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Tirol Lodge
Hotel der Bär
Hotel der Bär
4 out of 5
Kirchbichl 9, Ellmau, Tirol

This family-friendly Ellmau hotel is located in the mountains, 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Bergdoktorhaus, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Hintersteiner See Lake and Hahnenkamm ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Outstanding family retreat

"We loved, loved, loved our stay at this charming hotel. The hotel is beautiful and tastefully furnished, the food was delicious. But the best part must have been the service. The staff was extremely attentive and professional, and always ahead a kind word for our children. Our son had an amazing ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2017

Hotel der Bär
Hotel Hochfilzer****
Hotel Hochfilzer****
4 out of 5
Dorf 33, Ellmau, Tirol

This family-friendly Ellmau hotel is located in the mountains, within a 15-minute walk of Astberg Ski Lift, Hartkaiser Gondola, and Bergdoktorhaus. KaiserBad ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)
great service and food - rooms need renovation.

"Nice hotel great breakfast and dinner with very friendly service. The room in the annex building was very dated and did not meet our expectations. Very little evidence of social distancing especially in the buffet which was worrying."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Hotel Hochfilzer****
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Ellmau

Landhof Ellmau
Landhof Ellmau
4 out of 5
Weissachgraben 22, Ellmau, Tirol

This family-friendly Ellmau aparthotel is located in the mountains, within 1 mi (2 km) of Hartkaiser Gondola and Bergdoktorhaus. KaiserBad Ellmau and Astberg ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
The Landhof - Great place for your skiing week

"We had a great stay for a week's skiing at The Landhof Hotel. It offers large, well equipped, clean apartments and for a very reasonable price. The service from all reception staff was first rate. They went out of their way to make you feel welcome. They sorted our lift passes for us and ski lockers ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2016

Landhof Ellmau
Alpen Chalet With Sauna - Dream View in the Wilder Kaiser Mountain Doctor
Alpen Chalet With Sauna - Dream View in the Wilder Kaiser Mountain Doctor
Ellmau, Tyrol

Situated in the mountains, this chalet is within a 15-minute walk of Bergdoktorhaus and Hartkaiser Gondola. KaiserBad Ellmau and Astberg Ski Lift are also within ...

5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Tolles Chalet in traumhafter Umgebung

"Sehr schön eingerichtetes, großzügiges Chalet mit tollem Blick auf den Wilden Kaiser."…"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Alpen Chalet With Sauna - Dream View in the Wilder Kaiser Mountain Doctor
Right on the ski Slope Leading to the new Hartkaiserbahn in Ellmau
Right on the ski Slope Leading to the new Hartkaiserbahn in Ellmau
Ellmau, Tyrol
The price is ¥4,340 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5

Situated in the mountains, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hartkaiser Gondola and Bergdoktorhaus. Astberg Ski Lift and KaiserBad Ellmau are ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (65 reviews)
Great appartement during ski holiday onba great location on the slope

"Great location on the slopes. It is possible to start and end your skiing from the appartment"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2019

Right on the ski Slope Leading to the new Hartkaiserbahn in Ellmau
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Ellmau

Saalbach-Hinterglemm Ski Resort
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Saalbach-Hinterglemm Ski Resort

5/5(21 reviews)

From skiing and sledding in winter to hiking and biking in summer, outdoor adventures abound at this mountain resort set in the magnificent Austrian Alps.

Hohe Salve Mountain
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Hohe Salve Mountain

5/5(5 reviews)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Hohe Salve Mountain during your travels in Westendorf. Discover the area's spas, or seek out its ski slopes.

Ski Jewel Alpbachtal - Wildschoenau
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Ski Jewel Alpbachtal - Wildschoenau

4/5(1 review)

Discover one of the newest and largest ski destinations in the Tirol, home to miles of well-groomed runs.

Kufstein Fortress
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Kufstein Fortress

5/5(4 reviews)

Learn about the local history of Kufstein when you take a trip to Kufstein Fortress. Discover the mountain views in this quaint area, or seek out the ski slopes.

Brixental
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Brixental

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Brixental during your travels in Kufstein.

Black Lake
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Black Lake

4/5(1 review)

Explore the great outdoors at Black Lake, a lovely green space in Kitzbuehel. Make time to visit the area's spas, or simply enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Top things to do in Ellmau

Schloss Tratzberg - Castle Tour
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Schloss Tratzberg - Castle Tour

¥1,685
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Segway Alm Tour in the district of Rosenheim - Bad Feilnbach
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Segway Alm Tour in the district of Rosenheim - Bad Feilnbach

¥14,783
Per adult
Offroad Segway Tour over the Samerberg from Nußdorf am Inn
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Offroad Segway Tour over the Samerberg from Nußdorf am Inn

¥9,732
Per adult

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