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Lienz Ski Resort Guide

Lienz, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length40km
Highest Lift2,200m
Resort Height670m
 Nearest AirportsKlagenfurt and Ljubljana
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An ideal choice for those wanting town-size facilities with the option of several ski areas on a single pass offering 350km of terrain (not lift linked).


The Austrian ski resort of Lienz is in the Austrian Dolomites at an altitude of 670m, with 40km of marked runs.

Lienz has direct access to 40km of downhill skiing, with 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,200m, snow cover is generally reliable.


Lienz offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Lienz?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 2 October.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Lienz

Ski Area Stats

Lienz Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 7km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Lienz Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,200m
Lowest Piste1,800m
Resort Altitude (Lienz)670m
Max Vertical1,530m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Lienz
Intermediate Skiers

Lienz Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Weltcupstreche'.


The park has a wide range of rails, box, kickers, seven metre high wall ride and much more.

Location and Map

Where is Lienz?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Dolomites.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Lienz is Klagenfurt, 110 minutes drive away.

Ljubljana, Trieste, Bolzano, Innsbruck Airport, Salzburg, Munich and Venice airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 9,520 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 32km of ski runs, with 53 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Lienz open?

 Open from : 8 December 2021.

 Closes : 27 March 2022.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late March.

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 Lienz, 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 Lienz Tourist Office for the latest.

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