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Galtür Ski Resort Guide

Galtür, Austria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length25 miles
Highest Lift7,546ft
Resort Height5,249ft
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein
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The Austrian ski resort of Galtür is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 5,249ft, with 25 miles of marked runs.


Galtür is part of the Silvretta ski area with access to 298 miles of downhill skiing, with 145 marked pistes, served by a total of 101 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Galtür itself (25 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Silvretta ski resorts of Ischgl, Kappl and Samnaun.

The ski resort itself is at 5,249ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 7,546ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Galtür offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


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

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Ballunabfahrt / Nr. 6'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Galtür?

The next notable snow forecast is 6in, expected on 3 November.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Galtür

Ski Area Stats

Galtür Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 6 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1115 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 4 miles
Total Length
25 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
46 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Silvretta Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
298 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Galtür Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift7,546ft
Lowest Trail5,381ft
Resort Altitude (Galtür)5,249ft
Max Vertical2,297ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Galtür
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Galtür

Ski Rental Shops in Galtür.

For more information, see our page about Galtür Ski Rental.

Location and Map

Where is Galtür?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Landeck, Tyrol.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Galtür is Innsbruck Airport, 80 minutes drive away.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein, Friedrichshafen, Memmingen, Bolzano, Zurich and Munich airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 15,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 16 miles of ski runs, with 63 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Galtür open?

 Open from : December 10, 2021.

 Closes : April 22, 2022.

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

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 Galtür, 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 Galtür Tourist Office for the latest.

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