Review of snowboarding and skiing in Flachau Austria.
Flachau Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1963 the Austrian ski resort Flachau lies at 925 metres altitude in the Salzburgerland region of the Austrian Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1980m Flachau ski area is not snow sure. Over 200 snow cannons ensure artificial Flachau snow making covers 56km of ski trails, which equates to around 100 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Flachau (Austria) is Salzburg at a distance of 70km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Flachau ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Flachau Austria
1 runs 2km
6 runs 11km
9 runs 43km
0 runs 0km
Skiing in Flachau
Skiing Flachau you'll enjoy 16 pistes and trails and that means approximately 56km of ski runs. Flachau lifts number 15 with the capacity to uplift 26000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Austrian ski resort of Flachau is over 6km long.
Flachau Ski Area
Flachau ski area has 6% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 37% intermediate, 56% advanced ski slopes and 0% for expert skiers - the most difficult Flachau piste is the 4km Gamskogel Nord run, with a steepness/slope angle of 40%. You can ski Flachau after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Flachau for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Flachau
If you snowboard Flachau you'll want to know that, of the 15 ski lifts in total, 7 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Flachau snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Flachau snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 2 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 120 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Flachau for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Flachau Apres Ski
The apres ski Flachau scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
30 apres ski bars 40 restaurants 0 bowling 4 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 1 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 3 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 50 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 1 golf 1 fishing 0 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.
Flachau for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Flachau Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Flachau resort - ski Flachau by any other name
The Austrian ski resort of Flachau ski resort is also known as Flachau Grießbenkar and has the following common misspellings:
Flachau ski area has ski slopes which face S N E W
The direction which the various Flachau ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Flachau ski resort has ski slopes facing S N E W.
Flachau for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Flachau reviews, 3 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.