Germany

Germany's ski resorts have retained their special qualities - accessible, friendly and with a southern German charm all of their own. 

With a position in the centre of Europe, most of the resorts possess easy access to both scheduled and passenger flights.

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Ruhpolding

Ruhpolding, with its 6,500 residents, is a big, enchantingly romantic village in Upper Bavaria, serving up nature at its finest in every season of the year. It's an El Dorado for anyone who loves nature, and for those in search of active recreation amid wonderful scenery, combined with the warmth and hospitality for which Bavaria is so renowned.

In winter, visitors are drawn by the magnificent, variety-packed ski slopes and cross-country trails. Every year, Ruhpolding hosts the Biathlon World Cup and a World Cup event in the Nordic Combined, transforming this idyllic village into a mecca for thousands of fans.

View the Ruhpolding website.

NB: The BASI Office telephone number is 01479 861717. The office is open 10.00 to 13.00 and 14.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday. In case of emergencies outwith these times, please call the BASI emergency number on 01479 780011.

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Oberstdorf

Oberstdorf is best known as the venue for the "4 hills ski jumping" but it does have 81km of downhill pistes with 6 gondolas, 10 chair lifts and 25 drag lifts. The biggest cabin cable-car in Germany runs up the Fellhorn mountain and there is good skiing to be had on the Sollereck and the majestic Nebelhorn. 

The current main venue for Nordic courses is near to Oberstdorf, in the Allgäu region of Southern Germany. 

View the Oberstdorf website here. 

NB: The BASI Office telephone number is 01479 861717. The office is open 10.00 to 13.00 and 14.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday. In case of emergencies outwith these times, please call the BASI emergency number on 01479 780011.

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