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Semmering Ski Resort Guide

Semmering, Austria

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length39km24 miles
Highest Lift1,640m5,381ft
Resort Height1,000m3,281ft
 Nearest AirportsVienna and Graz
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The Austrian ski resort of Semmering is at an altitude of 1,000m3,281ft, with 39km24 miles of marked runs.


Semmering has direct access to 39km24 miles of downhill skiing, with 19 marked pistes, served by a total of 17 ski lifts.


Semmering offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Semmering offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Semmering.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Semmering?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 4 November.

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Snow Forecast by day for Semmering

Ski Area Stats

Semmering Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
39km24 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
30km19 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Semmering Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,640m5,381ft
Lowest Piste1,000m3,281ft
Resort Altitude (Semmering)1,000m3,281ft
Max Vertical640m2,100ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Semmering
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is Semmering?

This ski resort is in Austria.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Semmering is Vienna, 65 minutes drive away.

Graz, Bratislava, Klagenfurt, Linz, Brno and Salzburg airports are all within three hours drive.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 17 ski lifts are able to uplift 10,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Semmering 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 Semmering, 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.

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