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Villach Ski Resort Guide

Villach, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length25km16 miles
Highest Lift2,170m7,119ft
Resort Height500m1,640ft
 Nearest AirportsKlagenfurt and Ljubljana
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The Austrian ski resort of Villach is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 500m1,640ft, with 25km16 miles of marked runs.


Villach has direct access to 25km16 miles of downhill skiing, with 15 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,170m7,119ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Villach offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Villach is highly rated by Snowboarders.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Villach is 3km2 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Villach?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Villach

Ski Area Stats

Villach Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
4km2 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
7km4 miles
Total Length
25km16 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
34km21 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Villach Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,170m7,119ft
Lowest Piste850m2,789ft
Resort Altitude (Villach)500m1,640ft
Max Vertical1,670m5,479ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Villach
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Villach?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Carinthia.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Villach is Klagenfurt, 40 minutes drive away.

Ljubljana, Trieste, Graz, Salzburg, Venice, Zagreb, Treviso, Linz and Rijeka 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 eight ski lifts are able to uplift 6,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 9km6 miles of ski runs, with 80 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Villach 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.

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