The mountain village of Gargellen lies on the border of the Silvretta Alps. It forms part of the Montafon ski region and is one of the most snow-sure parts of the Austria. With over 243km of skiing in the region, our ski property for sale in Gargellen is a great investment for anyone looking for challenging pistes and guaranteed snow.
The mountain village of Gargellen lies on the border of the Silvretta Alps, the beautiful mountain range in the south of the Vorarlberg province. Vorarlberg is the most western province in Austria with borders on to Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, making Gargellen an ideal base from which to explore Austria’s neighbouring countries. Gargellen is the highest ski resort in the Montafon valley, which boasts a total of 243km of slopes served by over 60 ski lifts.
This small village has a reputation for having the best snow in the valley. It takes the prize for the largest ski resort in the area, even when compared to nearby Lech and St Anton. Our ski property for sale in Gargellen benefits from nearby attractions such as Lake Constance and the festival city of Bregenz can be reached within an hour, as well as the city of Dornbirn which has a wide range of shops and restaurants. There are also a few restaurants in Gargellen itself, as well as bars and alpine huts, although Gargellen is a mostly quiet and picturesque town.
Gargellen is just under 2 hours drive away from both Zurich and Innsbruck airports. All of our ski property for sale in Gargellen is also accessible by train. They stop regularly in the nearby town of Schruns, about 25 minutes away.
Gargellen is the highest winter sports region in the Montafon valley, with the ski slopes extending to an altitude of 2,300. It offers 39km of ideal family skiing – with 21km of blue slopes, 10km of red and 2km of black runs, as well as 6km of freeride pistes. This resort’s ski season lasts almost half the year, starting in December and lasting until the end of April. The surrounding valley is also renowned for it’s extensive snow-sure ski slopes, with the Montafon ski pass allowing you access to 62 cable cars & ski lifts. Free ski buses are also available in the valley.
Cross-country skiing is popular in the area, with over 40km of classic and high cross-country skiing routes. You can also ski in the nearby Silvretta Montafon ski resort which covers 140 km of pistes; 60km of blue, 45km of red, 10km of black runs and 26km of freeride routes. The ski lift can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Gargellen. This ski resort is a hotspot for skiers looking for great free-ride pistes and freestylers who can hit the Nike Snow Park, one of the largest fun parks in Europe.
Gargellen is truly a year-round resort, with summer season activities including hiking, climbing, mountain biking, paragliding and more. There are also two 9 hole golf courses in Montafon, and three additional 18 hole courses in the neighbouring valleys. A large range of clubs operate in the area, many of which cater for young families. Highlights include a climbing experience for those wishing to scale the lofty summit of the Gargellner Kopfe and view the 360 degree panorama over the Silvretta, Ratikon and Arlberg mountain ranges.
Alternatively, a cable car is available from Gargellen up into the mountain range, where visitors can stop for lunch at the Schafberg Husli mountain restaurant. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, Vorarlberg is also home to the largest forest rope park, a perfect day out for families.
If you would like to see any of the ski property we have for sale in Gargellen, we would be delighted to arrange a viewing for you. Please see our visiting Austria page and then either email us at email@example.com or call on +44 (0) 207 935 5132
We have representatives in all the resorts we sell in who would be delighted to meet you and show you around. Simply let us know which dates you have in mind and we can help organise everything for you.
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