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Sillian Ski Resort Guide

Sillian, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowfall and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length45km28 miles
Highest Lift2,410m7,907ft
Resort Height1,100m3,609ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Bolzano
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Arguably the leading ski centre in the Eastern Tyrol, with the only cable car in the area, although others have slightly more trails. Facilities include an indoor pool complex.


The Austrian ski resort of Sillian is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,100m3,609ft, with 45km28 miles of marked runs.

Sillian has direct access to 45km28 miles of downhill skiing, with 8 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,410m7,907ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Sillian offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Sillian?

The next notable snow forecast is 5cm2in, expected on 21 June.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Sillian

Ski Area Stats

Sillian Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 9km6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 18km11 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
45km28 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
220km137 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Sillian Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,410m7,907ft
Lowest Piste1,100m3,609ft
Resort Altitude (Sillian)1,100m3,609ft
Max Vertical1,310m4,298ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Sillian
Intermediate Skiers

Sillian Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Sillian is 8km5 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Gratabfahrt', which is 5km3 miles in length.


Boarders have access to all areas.

Location and Map

Where is Sillian?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Lienz, Tyrol.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Sillian is Innsbruck Airport, 110 minutes drive away.

Bolzano, Klagenfurt, Ljubljana, Trieste, Venice and Salzburg airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 10,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 35km22 miles of ski runs, with 33 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Sillian open?

 Opened : December 24, 2020.


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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Sillian, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Sillian Tourist Office for the latest.