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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 Length16 miles
Highest Lift7,119ft
Resort Height1,640ft
 Nearest AirportsKlagenfurt and Ljubljana
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The Austrian ski resort of Villach is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 1,640ft, with 16 miles of marked runs.


Villach has direct access to 16 miles of downhill skiing, with 15 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 7,119ft, 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 2 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Villach?

The next notable snow forecast is 3in, expected on 2 December, with around 6in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Villach

Ski Area Stats

Villach Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
4 miles
Total Length
16 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
21 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Villach Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift7,119ft
Lowest Trail2,789ft
Resort Altitude (Villach)1,640ft
Max Vertical5,479ft

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 6 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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Villach, 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 Villach Tourist Office for the latest.

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