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Winter holiday packing list

I pack my suitcase and take the following with me...

No matter if you pack your suitcase days before your holiday or if you only start packing shortly before departure: with our winter holiday packing list you are guaranteed not to forget anything important at home.

Pack your bags for winter holidays

Winter at last! Finally winter holidays! The long-awaited short break in the snow is just around the corner and the anticipation is huge. If only we could do without... right, packing. What should you take with you? What should definitely be in your luggage What documents do you need to take with me) What do I get on site? Answers to all these and many more questions can be found on this page, including our "winter holiday packing list".

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Packing list for winter holidays in the snow

  • Skiing: skis, ski boots, ski poles, ski helmet, ski goggles, protectors (if needed)
  • Snowboarding: snowboard, snowboard boots, snowboard helmet, snowboard goggles, protectors (if needed)
  • Possibly safety equipment when skiing/snowboarding in open terrain
  • Cross-country skiing: cross-country skis, cross-country ski boots, cross-country ski poles, sports sunglasses
  • Winter/snowshoe hiking: winter boots, possibly snowshoes & ski poles, sunglasses
  • Other: toboggan, ice skates, etc.
  • Outdoor jacket & pants (water-repellent, lined if necessary)
  • Functional underwear
  • Warm sweater (e.g. made of fleece)
  • Winter boots with grip sole
  • Ski or sports socks
  • Hat, headband
  • Gloves
  • Bandana/buff
  • Winter coat or thick casual jacket
  • Thinner gloves
  • Hat, headband
  • Scarf
  • Sunglasses
  • Casual shoes
  • Jeans, pants, skirt
  • T-shirt, top, blouse, shirt
  • Sweater, sweatshirt, cardigan
  • Dress
  • Underwear, tights (if needed)
  • Socks
  • Passport/ID card
  • Insurance card or proof of insurance
  • Cash (Euro), debit card, credit card
  • Driver's license
  • Booking confirmation (hotel, possibly also for skipass & activities)
  • Tickets for arrival and departure (flight, train etc.)
  • List of emergency numbers and contacts
  • Toiletry bag incl. products for face, body, teeth & hair
  • Sunscreen with high sun protection factor for face & lips
  • Glasses or contact lenses (if needed)
  • Bag for dirty laundry
  • Travel first-aid kit and important medicines
  • Blister plasters, tape, regular plasters
  • Detergent (if needed)
  • Smartphone incl. charging cable (check mobile phone contract when traveling abroad)
  • Headphones, charging cable (if needed)
  • Laptops, tablets
  • Power bank
  • Book, magazine, e-book reader, puzzle book
  • Notebook, pens
  • Camera incl. charger and memory card
  • Power socket adapter (if needed)
  • Comfortable clothing for arrival and departure
  • Travel pillow
  • (Insulated) drinking bottle
  • Baggage tag (for air travel: AirTag or similar)
  • Travel guide
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Despite packing lists and the like, it can of course happen that you forgot something at home. Local weather conditions are sometimes warmer, colder, sunnier or snowier than expected. For such cases there is a large choice of sports and food shops in Gurgl. You can buy the following items on site in Gurgl:

  • Sportswear
  • Leisure wear
  • Sports equipment such as skis or snowboards (sale & rental)
  • Accessories such as gloves, hats, sunglasses etc.
  • Food & drink
  • Drugstore items, plasters & more
  • Games & stationery

Shopping in Gurgl

Holiday anticipation in your luggage

The hotels, apartments and guesthouses in Gurgl are perfectly equipped and have everything you need for a memorable winter vacation in Gurgl. Information on room and hotel amenities can be found in our accommodation overview. Last but not least: what should not be missing in your luggage? Right, a thrill of anticipation. Look forward to a holiday in the winter wonder village of Gurgl boasting 112 kilometers of pistes, no waiting times at the lifts, sunny winter hiking trails, high alpine cross-country ski tracks and many other winter activities.

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