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Nesselwang Ski Resort Guide

Nesselwang, Germany

Rated: 3/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners.
Total Piste Length8km5 miles
Highest Lift1,500m4,921ft
Resort Height850m2,789ft
 Nearest AirportsMemmingen and Friedrichshafen
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A cozy village with half-timbered houses. There are some steep runs on the Alpspitze and a 4km long toboggan run. The area also installed Germany's first combined chairlift and gondola.


The German ski resort of Nesselwang is in the German Alps at an altitude of 850m2,789ft, with 8km5 miles of marked runs.

Nesselwang has direct access to 8km5 miles of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

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


Nesselwang offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.


Nesselwang offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Nesselwang.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Nesselwang?

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

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Nesselwang

Ski Area Stats

Nesselwang Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
8km5 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
250km155 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Nesselwang Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,500m4,921ft
Lowest Piste900m2,953ft
Resort Altitude (Nesselwang)850m2,789ft
Max Vertical650m2,133ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Nesselwang
Intermediate Skiers

Nesselwang Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Nesselwang is 2km1 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Nesselwang?

This ski resort is in the German Alps in Ostallgäu, Swabia.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Nesselwang is Memmingen, 43 minutes drive away.

Friedrichshafen, St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Innsbruck Airport, Stuttgart, Munich, Zurich, Salzburg and Bolzano airports are all within three hours drive.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 2,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 9km6 miles of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Nesselwang 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 Nesselwang, 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 Nesselwang Tourist Office for the latest.