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Afritz Ski Resort Guide

Afritz, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length16km
Highest Lift2,110m
Resort Height710m
 Nearest AirportsKlagenfurt and Ljubljana
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Afritz is a small ski area and, in addition to skiing and snowboarding, offers ice skating, curling and ice surfing on the frozen Lake Afritzer and cross-country skiing, sledging by moonlight, and snow-shoe walks in the surrounding hills.


The Austrian ski resort of Afritz is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 710m, with 16km of marked runs.

Afritz has direct access to 16km of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,110m, snow cover is generally reliable.


Afritz offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Afritz offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Afritz?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 1 February, with around 3cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Afritz

Ski Area Stats

Afritz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Afritz Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,110m
Resort Altitude (Afritz)710m
Lowest Piste700m
Max Vertical1,410m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Afritz
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Afritz?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Afritz am See, Villach-Land.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Afritz is Klagenfurt, 50 minutes drive away.

Ljubljana, Graz, Trieste, Salzburg, Venice, Zagreb and Treviso airports are all within three hours drive.

Klagenfurt and Ljubljana are 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 3,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 4km of ski runs, with 50 snow cannons.

Season Dates

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