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Flachau Ski Resort Guide

Flachau, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length350km217 miles
Highest Lift1,980m6,496ft
Resort Height930m3,051ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Klagenfurt
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The Austrian ski resort of Flachau is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 930m3,051ft, with 350km217 miles of marked runs.


Flachau is part of the Salzburger Sportwelt ski area with access to 760km472 miles of downhill skiing, with 144 marked pistes, served by a total of 270 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Flachau itself (350km217 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Salzburger Sportwelt ski resorts of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Filzmoos, Goldegg, Kleinarl, Radstadt, St. Johann-Alpendorf and Wagrain. Flachau is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Wagrain.


Flachau offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Flachau offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Flachau.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Flachau is 6km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Gamskogel Nord', which is 4km2 miles in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Flachau?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 8 October.

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Snow Forecast by day for Flachau

Ski Area Stats

Flachau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 43km27 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 11km7 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 2km1 miles
Total Length
350km217 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
160km99 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Salzburger Sportwelt Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
760km472 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Flachau Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,980m6,496ft
Lowest Piste930m3,051ft
Resort Altitude (Flachau)930m3,051ft
Max Vertical1,050m3,445ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Flachau
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Flachau

Ski Hire Shops in Flachau.

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Ski Lessons in Flachau

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Location and Map

Where is Flachau?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Salzburger Sportwelt, Salzburg.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Flachau is Salzburg, 52 minutes drive away.

Klagenfurt, Ljubljana, Linz, Munich, Innsbruck Airport, Graz and Trieste airports are all within three hours drive.

Salzburg is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 100 ski lifts are able to uplift 60,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 56km35 miles of ski runs, with 200 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Flachau open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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Flachau Webcams

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