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GERLITZEN, AUSTRIA

Ski holidays in Gerlitzen, Austria



Based 2,000 metres above land, Gerlitzen is a fantastic ski resort in Austria that offers breathtaking panoramic views of the towering Villach mountains and the Lake Ossiach in Carinthia.

Surrounded by beautiful forests and unforgettable mountains, the scenery is truly picturesque and creates a tranquil and idyllic atmosphere for visitors. While other nearby resorts Bad Kleinkirchheim and Nassfield are larger, Geriltzen boasts a more family-friendly vibe with plenty of runs for beginners to enjoy.

Resort Statistics

Gerlitzen ski resort in Austria
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 10
Intermediates 14
Advanced 3
Snowboarders
Total Runs 27
Good for
  • Families
  • Non-skiers
Resort Statistics
Altitude 520m
Km of Piste 55km
Longest Run 1km
Drag Lifts 10
Ski Lifts 18
Highest Lift 1911m
Uphill Capacity 1
Chairlifts 7
Gondolas/Cable cars 1

Snow conditions in Gerlitzen



Geriltzen has 52km of skiable slopes in all directions from November to April, while snowmaking facilities are also used in order to guarantee that visitors are not left disappointed. This includes 40km of pistes and 12km of ski routes. Based at an altitude of 1,911m, skiers can take advantage of delightful snow conditions coupled with a sunny climate to create some truly picturesque photos to make friends jealous back home.

Skiing in Gerlitzen



Geriltzen has more than 20 downhill runs of varying distance, ranging from the 4,000-metre Klosterle run to shorter stretches of land such as the 400m Worthersee. The majority of the options here are ideal for either beginners or intermediates, but there are a few more challenging courses including the Pacheiner and Gegendtaler.

With a number of excellent hotels and attractions, the resort is perfect for families. Young ones will be more than pleased by Kids Land and Snow Bear Land, where they can develop their skills with trainers from the Gerlitzen Ski and Snowboard School and hang out with the area’s entertaining mascot Bino Bear.

Accommodation in Gerlitzen


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Apres ski and non-ski activities in Gerlitzen


The resort is only a few kilometres away from Villach, where holiday-makers can relax in the local cinema, take a tour of the beautiful old town or catch a bite to eat at one of the many amazing restaurants. One of the best in the area is Pizzeria Dobner, which boasts a mouth-watering menu of Italian dishes.