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Almabtrieb Cow Festival

We visited, primarly, for the cow festival which took place on the first Saturday in October. The... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
Lovely Town

Visiting Mayrhofen was a great way to end our visit to Austria. We were fortunate to be there for... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Durham, Connecticut
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This mountain town is best known for its renowned ski slopes.
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 January 2004

First trip to Austria for skiing and I found Mayrhofen to be an excellent choice. Unlike Andorra and certain French resorts it maintains its picturesque charm despite invesment and building work that must have occurred in the last 30 or so years. Too many resort...More

38  Thank Happiness20443
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 February 2009

Just returned from Mayrhofen in feb 09. I have to say the resort itself is superb, plenty of varied bars, restaurants and shops. The ski area is varied and challenging for all levels of ability, the lift pass covers most of the neighbouring resorts and...More

6  Thank nbaldwin
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited, primarly, for the cow festival which took place on the first Saturday in October. The town was totally "turned over" to the festival and its parades. There were enormous crowds of people all drinking and enjoying themselves - in a totally relaxed manner...More

Thank An_Old_Burian
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Visiting Mayrhofen was a great way to end our visit to Austria. We were fortunate to be there for the Almabtrieb cattle festival, which was a lot of fun. There are several very good restaurants and some great gift shops. I particularly like the shop...More

Thank betsygggg
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We loved this place, our second visit. Its a must to go up in both the gondolas and well worth is for the fabulous views. The bird of prey show on the Ahorn mountain is very good too. Lovely river walks in the valley for...More

Thank chatelaine2018
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Had a weekend skiing and loved Mayhofen, very very good mountain with excellent transport, loads of places to eat and drink and outstanding Apres Ski available. Lift pass approx 50 euro a day and hire equipment was very keenly priced, cheaper than taking our own...More

Thank ColinR1961
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice ski town as the place is well organized. Not too big or small. Very easy to walk around. Taxis and public bus easily available. Lots of shops, restaurants, bars, hotels, ski schools/shops, etc. They are all within waking distances. Perfect...More

2  Thank 588phis
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Went here with 18 males for seven days ski/snowboard trip all different ages from 20-50 years of age.We stayed in mayrhofen centre in a hotel that we booked through neilsons holiday was ok but would recommend a different hotel.It was easier to get taxi unless...More

Thank 711arrant
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Love this place it's got everything from beginner to advanced ski runs great food great people my only down point is it's overcrowded due to it's popularity

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

If I would have a chance to come back to Mayrhofen for snowboarding I would do it every time. Beautiful place with nice slopes, a few mountains, stunning views, delicious meals in restaurants, crazy apres sky parties, lots of shops, ski schools and nice hotels...More

Thank Olesya M
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting Mayrhofen for 30 years at any time if the year. It's suitable for all ages even in Winter. You don't have to be a Skier, amazing for walking anytime of year in the Ziller Valley and mountains in Summer. Obviously in Winter...More

4  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Mayrhofen is a family ski resort but great for walking in the summer it has two mountains penken and ahorn which both are great for all types of skier. The summer months are filled with avid walkers. It is a super friendly fun resort throughout...More

1  Thank Carole C
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12 June 2018|
Response from ColinR1961 | Reviewed this property |
Not widely accepted, and if they are, the exchange rate is not good. You really need to take their own currency. Sorry
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Response from ColinR1961 | Reviewed this property |
Only ever been in winter Louise but I'm sure you'll find lots of things to do, be prepared that several bars still allow smoking. Lovely people though, I have a coupke of reviews on my profile if you get chance to read.