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Lipno Ski Resort Guide

Lipno, Czech Republic

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length3km2 miles
Highest Lift900m2,953ft
Resort Height776m2,546ft
 Nearest AirportsKarlovy Vary and Prague
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A popular year round destination village, particularly well known for water sports on the Lipno Dam, which doubles as a natural ice rink in the winter. Recent innovations include Aqua World swimming cmplex and a hands free lift pass system.


The Czech ski resort of Lipno is at an altitude of 776m2,546ft, with 3km2 miles of marked runs.

Lipno has direct access to 3km2 miles of downhill skiing, with 5 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Lipno offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Lipno?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Lipno.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Lipno

Ski Area Stats

Lipno Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 3km2 miles
Total Length
3km2 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
40km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Lipno Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift900m2,953ft
Resort Altitude (Lipno)776m2,546ft
Lowest Piste740m2,428ft
Max Vertical160m525ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Lipno
Intermediate Skiers


4 rails and many other features.

Location and Map

Where is Lipno?

This ski resort is in Plzeň-North, Plzeň Region, Czech Republic.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Lipno is Karlovy Vary, 61 minutes drive away.

Prague, Salzburg, Hof-Plauen, Munich and Vienna airports are all within three hours drive.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 7,700 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 5 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Lipno open?

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

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 Lipno, 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 Lipno Tourist Office for the latest.

Lipno Webcams

The Webcams in Lipno are not always up-to-date. Please check the date on the image to ensure you are seeing current snow conditions.