Flachau is one of Austria's largest inteconnected ski areas. It has a total of 350 kilometers of ski slopes. The area is also part of the ski system Ski amadé which give you access to 760 kilometers of ski slopes and 270 ski lifts - all in one lift pass!

Skiing in Flachau

The ski system is both modern and varied. There are a vast number of ski slopes for skiers of all abilities on all levels. For the family with children you can find a large number of green and blue ski slopes, wide carving pistes and exciting forest skiing. The maximum drop is about 1,050 meters.

Some ski slopes have a timing function where you can race with your friends.
In case you feel like off-pist skiing you have some good options. Head for the areas of Zauchensee, Kleinarl and Flachauwinkl.

Activities in Flachau

There is so much to do to in Flachau. It is quite nice to actually just take a day off from skiing to enjoy the activities on offer. Try the bob track, hire a guide and try ice-climbing or just walk around the beautiful town and relax in a café, enjoy a good lunch or do some shopping. You can also go skiing during some evenings as some ski slopes are lit.

One of the most famous places for having a good night out isHofstadl, located at the Star Jet ski lift station. This place is usually full of people quite early on during the day. Another good place to try out is Purzelbaumalm which is located up in the ski system.Do not miss to have dinner at Sattelbauer which is a mountain restaurant. After dinner you can catch a toboggan back down to town. Really a memorable experience!

Accommodation in Flachau

Unless you have a car, the best choice is to book your accommodation quite central. There are many hotels to choose from, ranging from cheap hostels and pensions to big hotels. Most places are family-run and very customer oriented.

Travelling to Flachau

In case you decide to catch a flight to get the most out of your vacation, book a flight to Salzburg and catch the airport transfer to your destination. Check departure times in advance and reserve a seat. Innsbruck is another option. It will take you around two and a half hours to drive to Flachau.

Instead of taking a shuttle bus from the airport, you can take a train from both Innsbruck and Salzburg, but you would have to change to a bus for the last half hour to reach Flachau.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Read the answer to 7 of the most frequently asked questions about Flachau, for example:

Rent ski equipment

Do you want to avoid carrying your ski equipment all the way to Flachau? Book your equipment for the slopes online and save both money and trouble.

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Ski schools

If you want to improve your ski or snowboarding skills, or just simply learn how to ski, it is a great idea to book ski lessons while you are in Flachau. In partnership with CheckYeti, we can offer booking of 12 different ski lessons, many with free cancellation and up to 15% off.

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There are 79 restaurants in Flachau with 29 different types of kitchens, the most popular being European, Austrian and Central European.

Hotel & accommodations

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