Close to the Austrian-German border Ehrwald sits in a sunny valley between the Zugspitze mountain, the Mieminger chain, and the Wetterstein mountain range in the Zugspitz Arena. From this position in the spectacular Tyrolean countryside, Ehrwald has access to some fantastic ski areas and snow sports terrain which makes it the ideal destination for winter holidays - whether you're taking your first skiing trip, are an experienced snowboarder, or a family looking for a good range of child-friendly slopes and facilities, Ehrwald has terrain and activities for you. Close to the town you'll find glacial skiing and boarding in the Zugspitzplatt area, relaxed slopes mixed with more challenging ones in the Sonnenliften, Wettersteinbahnen, and Ehrwald Alm areas. Across these ski areas snow sports enthusiasts of all ability levels are sure to find a good range of slopes and facilities for them from the winter wonderland of Ehrwald. Not just for downhill skiing and snowboarding there's also a snowpark and half-pipe in Ehrwald Alm, just to the East of the town, and another park in the Zugspitzplatt area. In total across the Zugspitz Arena there are 100km of fantastic cross-country skiing trails. And for other great ways to explore this vast and varied landscape there are snowshoe tours and many winter hiking routes. Kids and adults alike can enjoy and explore the tobogganing runs of the ski areas and at the ice stadium in Ehrwald everyone can try curling or just go for a spin round the rink. Also in Ehrwald you'll find a great range of accommodation for all budgets, along with plenty of shops and services. Evenings in the resort can be as lively as you want - there are enough bars and restaurants waiting to welcome you for the après ski hours that you're sure to find something to suit your taste.