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Flachau Ski Resort Guide

Flachau, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length350km
Highest Lift1,980m
Resort Height930m
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Klagenfurt
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The ski area of Flachau is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 930m, with 350km of marked runs.


Flachau is part of the Salzburger Sportwelt ski area with access to 760km of downhill skiing, with 144 marked pistes, served by a total of 270 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Flachau itself (350km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Salzburger Sportwelt ski resorts of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Filzmoos, Goldegg, Kleinarl, Radstadt, St. Johann-Alpendorf and Wagrain. Flachau is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Wagrain.


Flachau offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Flachau is 6km long and the most difficult run is the 'Gamskogel Nord', which is 4km in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Flachau?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm, expected on 28 May.

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Snow Forecast by day for Flachau

Ski Area Stats

Flachau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 43km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 11km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 2km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Salzburger Sportwelt Ski Area

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

Altitudes & Slopes

Flachau Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,980m
Lowest Piste930m
Resort Altitude (Flachau)930m
Max Vertical1,050m

Ski Slope Aspects

N, E, S, W

Flachau has ski slopes facing north, south, as well as east and west, offering both sunny and sheltered skiing.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Flachau
Intermediate Skiers

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Ski Lessons in Flachau

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Location and Map

Where is Flachau?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Zwettl-Niederösterreich, Zwettl.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Flachau is Salzburg, 52 minutes drive away.

Klagenfurt, Ljubljana, Linz, Munich, Innsbruck Airport, Graz and Trieste 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 100 ski lifts are able to uplift 60,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 56km of ski runs, with 200 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Flachau open?

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

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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