Travel Blogs from Heiligenblut
This is our second one nighter of the week and this time it's in Lienz. Very nice area...right next to the ski resort. Unfortunately we can't ski! The hotel rooms looked like a hospital ward and I'm pretty sure the bath water was green. Other than that... it was a good hotel! Before ...
... than texting each other on the slope. Of the 3, only Ellie seemed to be concerned. The younger 2 were more intent on their smarties and lunch. The mountain rescue team are volunteers, and that is why they are so annoyed when idiots go off piste without suitable backup or the experience, or kit to get themselves out of ...
... side of the road was at least 3m high. Apparently there has not been this much snow for over 50 years. The hotel is great. The room on the small side, but comfortable for all of us. We are 50m from ski school, ski rental, and the lifts. There is not much in this village and I would only come here with the family. The mountain looks great, some awesome lines, but not this time. No one will dig me out if I make a ...
... br> Interesting trivia: Dietrich Mateschitz, a billionaire who invented and owns Red Bull is from Salzburg and has several high end bars/clubs. He is a big celebrity in these parts and Red Bull is in full display all over town.
We caught the bus back to Bad Hofgastein and were scheduled to take cross-country ski lessons from Andreas. He wasn't in his little ski hut a the appointed time, so we went ahead and rented skis/boots and ...
... of which was very good. After, it was time to hit the thermo spa…also included in the room. We wandered down what seemed like a maze, and ended up in a very nice pool area. The pool was nice and warm and yet had a swim through area to the outside (which was a balmy 30 degrees). After swimming and sitting in the hot tub, it was time for bed.
Next up…skiing and the mountains!
Other places to stay in Heiligenblut
Winkl 46, Heiligenblut | 4 star hotelfrom $138
Hof 1, Heiligenblut | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Hof 6-7, Heiligenblut | 4 star hotelfrom $176
Hof 23, Heiligenblut | 4 star hotelfrom $145
Hof 21, Heiligenblut | Hotelfrom $76
Winkl 3, Heiligenblut | 4 star hotelfrom $165
Hof 70, Heiligenblut | Hotelfrom $145