Saturday, 25 February 2012

ST JOHANN, AUSTRIA SKI RESORT AND SUMMER HOLIDAY



ST JOHANN - PANORAMIC VIEW

St Johann in Tirol Austria is one of the most picturesque ski resort you can find. It is in a valley between the Kitzbuehler Horn and Wilder Kaiser. The medieval village with its pedestrian centre and frescoed houses will win your heart.
You will find that with 10 blue runs, five red and one black, it is suited for all skiing abilities. The modern ski lifts will reach up to 1,700 m and skiing season is from December right through to April. For people and children who like to learn skiing there is a good ski school available. The Red Ski School instructors put on a weekly show with skiing on stilts and fireworks.
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Although a small village but there are popular bars, pubs with live music and games nights. You will not miss out on nightlife if you still have the energy after a day on the slopes.
St Johann has also the advantage that it is easily to reach from Munich International Airport or Salzburg. If you are looking for more luxury then the four-star Sporthotel has everything to spoil you. You find it is closed to the piste and has a pool, sauna and steam room. The breakfast has a hot and cold buffet served till 10.30 and in the evening a five-course dinner.
The ski resort is known for one of the best snow in Austria The nearby Kirchberg is famous for good runs and ski lift facilities. The weather in Austria is more stable and a snow report in Austria is always available and constantly updated on the Internet, including a snow forecast. All these facilities are provided to make sure the visitor is not disappointed.
Very recommendable is to stay in private accommodations. You will find the people very friendly and the rooms are cosy in an Austrian style and at a very reasonable price.


                                                         ST JOHANN'S VILLAGE CENTRE

The history of St Johann dates back to the 4th century BC. A Celtic tribe, Ambisontiers, were copper mining in the mountains.
In the 8th century missionaries built a Catholic Church in the region and named it St Johann after John the Baptist.
1540 they found silver and copper mines and St Johann became very wealthy. In the 17th century 'The Holy Ghost Shaft' was the deepest in the world with a 780 m depth.
1875 St Johann was connected to the international railway network. This increased the economy and tourism.
The facilities you will find there are:
Indoor and outdoor swimming-pools
Indoor and outdoor Tennis
Mountain biking routes
Cycling and walking paths
Summer toboggan run
Riding Hall, bridal way, trotting course
Kayaking and rafting
60 km of ski runs, gondola, chairlifts, draglifts and baby lifts
Cross country circuit
Ski jumping facilities.
As you can see there are sports facilities for everyone. Although St. Johann is well known for winter sport but it is also a great place to visit in the summer and has many facilities in the summer such as walking, touring, mountaineering, outdoor swimming pools, fishing and to watch wildlife.

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