Austria is the traditional leader in many kinds of winter sports. In this case, the ski resorts of Austria allow training high-class athletes not only in traditional slalom or ski jumping. The Austrians also tend to be the best of the best in other winter disciplines. For example, biathlon. Its popularity among the Austrians is only a bit less than slalom. And a confirmation became the country's first biathlon-hotel.
Biathlon-hotel Neubergerhof is located near the resort of Filzmoos in Salzburg. To date, this is the only hotel that offers a special biathlon tour in Austria.
Special program for Neubergerhof hotel guests is headed by the Austrian biathlon specialist Manferd Nagl. During three days the hotel guests will learn the basics of biathlon.
Among the skills that the guests will get are the basics of cross country skiing, which will be taught on its own track according to the Olympic practices.
The second stage of training will be shooting itself. Tourist will be trained to use a classic rifle for biathlon and given an opportunity to master shooting at a special range.
And, finally, the third step is the race itself, where will compete teams consisting of the hotel guests. All participants will be awarded with special certificates and the winner will receive a special prize.
Cost of the biathlon training program for three days is 120 euros per person. In this case, the tourist has the opportunity to choose only one type of learning, whether it's shooting or skiing, which is cheaper. Rental of all necessary equipment is available at the hotel for 10 euros per day.
At the same time Neubergerhof hotel remains a classic small hotel in Austria, which is managed by a family. There are also available ski vacations. Since Filzmoos resort is located in the largest ski area in Austria - Ski Amade.