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Bischofswiesen / Götschen

Bischofswiesen / Götschen Ski Resort Guide

Bischofswiesen / Götschen, Germany

Rated: 3/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length44km27 miles
Highest Lift1,800m5,906ft
Resort Height630m2,067ft
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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Bischofswiesen / Götschen

Berchtesgaden is a key Bavarian resort, active year-round, with six ski centres nearby. It has formerly put in bids to stage the Winter Olympics. A very pretty village with excellent accommodation and dining options. The resort includes the village of Schönau am Konigsee, a small centre included in the area lift pass. It has small drag lifts on the wooded slopes above the village, close to the Jenner ski area. Jenner itself has the main slopes of the five main Berchtesgaden ski areas, being cable-car served. The lift pass covers most other lifts in the area on either side of the border and accommodation and extensive off-slope facilities are available in Berchtesgaden. The Federal training centre for German women's Alpine skiing and snowboarding is located at Goetschen.


The German ski resort of Bischofswiesen / Götschen is in the Bavarian Alps at an altitude of 630m2,067ft, with 44km27 miles of marked runs.

Bischofswiesen / Götschen has direct access to 44km27 miles of downhill skiing, with 34 marked pistes, served by a total of 29 ski lifts.


Bischofswiesen / Götschen offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Bischofswiesen / Götschen?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 5 October.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Bischofswiesen / Götschen

Ski Area Stats

Bischofswiesen / Götschen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 4km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1528km17 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1812km7 miles
Total Length
44km27 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Bischofswiesen / Götschen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,800m5,906ft
Lowest Piste630m2,067ft
Resort Altitude (Bischofswiesen / Götschen)630m2,067ft
Max Vertical1,170m3,839ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Bischofswiesen / Götschen
Expert Skiers

Bischofswiesen / Götschen Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Bischofswiesen / Götschen is 6km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Skiabfahrt nach Bischofswiesen'.


At Rossfeld ski Centre there is a Funpark for snowboarders only and a Snowboard Park with half or quarter pipe, funbox and high jump. The Federal training centre for German women's Alpine skiing and snowboarding is located at Goetschen.

Location and Map

Where is Bischofswiesen / Götschen?

This ski resort is in the Bavarian Alps in Elektrostal, Upper Bavaria, Germany.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Bischofswiesen / Götschen is Salzburg, 32 minutes drive away.

Linz, Innsbruck Airport, Klagenfurt, Ljubljana, Memmingen and Graz 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 29 ski lifts are able to uplift 16,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 3 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Bischofswiesen / Götschen 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 Bischofswiesen / Götschen, 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 Bischofswiesen / Götschen Tourist Office for the latest.

Bischofswiesen / Götschen