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Vandans Ski Resort Guide

Vandans, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length40km25 miles
Highest Lift2,200m7,218ft
Resort Height650m2,133ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen
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Local skiing is on the Golm ski area, part of the Montafon area pass, which takes in eight resorts and 73 lifts (not all linked), Vandans has a good range of facilities for families including ski kindergarten, sledge run and sleigh rides.


The Austrian ski resort of Vandans is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 650m2,133ft, with 40km25 miles of marked runs.

Vandans has direct access to 40km25 miles of downhill skiing, with 21 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,200m7,218ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Vandans offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.


Vandans offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Vandans?

The next notable snow forecast is 31cm12in, expected on 26 October, with around 37cm15in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Vandans Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 1km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 13km8 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 12km7 miles
Total Length
40km25 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
6km4 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Vandans Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,200m7,218ft
Lowest Piste680m2,231ft
Resort Altitude (Vandans)650m2,133ft
Max Vertical1,550m5,085ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Vandans
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Vandans Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Diabolo', which is 1km1 miles in length.

Location and Map

Where is Vandans?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Bludenz, Vorarlberg.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Vandans is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 43 minutes drive away.

Friedrichshafen, Innsbruck Airport, Memmingen, Zurich, Basel, Stuttgart, Munich, Lugano and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg airports are all within three hours drive.

Friedrichshafen and St. Gallen-Altenrhein are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

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

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 37 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Vandans 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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Vandans, 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 Vandans Tourist Office for the latest.

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