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Vrchlabí Ski Resort Guide

Vrchlabí, Czech Republic

Rated: 3/5 (from 4 ratings)

Vrchlabí Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Apres-Ski.
Highest Lift1,019m3,343ft
Resort Height530m1,739ft
 Nearest AirportsPrague and Wrocław
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This city (population 15,000) in the centre of the main Czech ski Region has four ski areas of its own. The main slopes are at Herlikovice-Zaly, 2km north. The city itself contains many old buildings including a 16th century castle.

Vrchlabí Summary

The Czech ski resort of Vrchlabí is in the Giant Mountains at an altitude of 530m1,739ft.

Vrchlabí has direct access to 5 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

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

Skiing in Vrchlabí

Vrchlabí offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding in Vrchlabí

Vrchlabí offers some good boarding.

Vrchlabí Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Vrchlabí?

The next notable snow forecast for Vrchlabí is 1cm-, expected on 1 October.

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Ski Area Stats

Vrchlabí Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Vrchlabí
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
10km6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Vrchlabí Altitudes

Vrchlabí Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Vrchlabí
Highest Lift1,019m3,343ft
Lowest Piste530m1,739ft
Resort Altitude (Vrchlabí)530m1,739ft
Max Vertical489m1,604ft

Vrchlabí Rated

Ratings for Vrchlabí

Location and Map

Where is Vrchlabí?

Vrchlabí is in the Giant Mountains in Trutnov, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic.

Map of Vrchlabí

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How to get to Vrchlabí

 By Air

The nearest airports to Vrchlabí are Prague, Wrocław and Dresden, all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts of Vrchlabí are able to uplift 8,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Vrchlabí Season Dates

When is Vrchlabí open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Vrchlabí.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Vrchlabí.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Vrchlabí, but they may include any or all of the following :-

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

Visit the Vrchlabí Tourist Office for the latest.