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Faistenau Ski Resort Guide

Faistenau, Austria

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length40km
Highest Lift1,044m
Resort Height786m
 Nearest AirportsSalzburg and Linz
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The Austrian ski resort of Faistenau is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 786m, with 40km of marked runs.


Faistenau has direct access to 40km of downhill skiing, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


We do not currently have enough information to describe the skiing in Faistenau. If you have skied here, or know the area, please tell us about it in the Ski Forum.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Faistenau.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Faistenau?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Faistenau

Ski Area Stats

Faistenau Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Faistenau Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,044m
Lowest Piste786m
Resort Altitude (Faistenau)786m

Location and Map

Where is Faistenau?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Hintersee, Salzburg-Umgebung.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Faistenau is Salzburg, 30 minutes drive away.

Linz, Munich, Innsbruck Airport, Klagenfurt, Graz and Ljubljana airports are all within three hours drive.

Salzburg is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

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

Season Dates

When is Faistenau 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 Faistenau, 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 Faistenau Tourist Office for the latest.