12 Skiing Spots to Explore in Vorarlberg

Checkout places to visit in Vorarlberg


Vorarlberg is the westernmost federal state of Austria, sharing borders with the countries of Germany, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland and the Austrian federal-state of Tyrol. Vorarlberg also enjoys a small window on Lake Constance via the city of Bregenz. It is the richest and most well-to-do province of Austria outside Vienna. For its size, it offers a lot of diverse landscapes including everything Tyrol has to offer with the exception of a large city.

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Skiing Spots to Explore in Vorarlberg

Alpenarena Hochhäderich

The Alpenarena Hochhäderich is the ideal ski area for families. The wide alpine valley, at an altitude of between 1,300 and 1,600 metres, is Alpine pasture land in the summer. In winter, visitors can choose from five lifts and nine kilometres of slopes. Easy and medium slopes for kids and beginners, crisp slopes for the experienced, lift tickets at affordable prices and nature all around that amazes - skier's heart, what more could you want.


A beautiful valley in the Austrian province of Vorarlberg as well as a ski resort named after the valley. The area is very family-friendly but also offers the usual big variety of alpine destinations with skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, hiking or cross-country skiing. Many mountain and ski huts allow hiking on foot or on skies. The interactive hiking trail "Tierwelten Brandnertal" explains the animal life of the region.


Damüls-Mellau is a ski area in Vorarlberg, Austria. It is most popular for its snow safety. In 2006, Damüls was awarded the honorary title 'snowiest village of the world. With 109 kilometres of pistes, 29 cable cars and lifts, the ski area is one of the top ski regions in Vorarlberg and has already been awarded several times by skiressort.de as a world-leading Ski area of the EXTRA CLASS 2018, 2019 and 2020.


Diedamskopf ski resort is a sneaky powder stash above the village of Schoppernau in snowy Vorarlberg, Austria. It provides a quintessential Austrian 'small' ski resort experience in a delightful rural village. Vorarlberg has all the skiing & snowboarding that one could wish for, but if looking for something different, Schoppernau provides a relaxing snow holiday location without all the hustle & bustle of larger ski resorts & towns.


Faschina - Fontanella is the highest mountain village within the valley, situated on a sun-kissed balcony of the Grosses Walsertal. The small but charming settlement close to the Faschinajoch ridge at 1485 m above sea level, offers superb winter and summer holidays in a family-like atmosphere. The village is particularly well-known for the Faschina ski area, which is part of the Damüls ski area.

Golm im Montafon

The ski resort Golm is located in the Montafon. For skiing and snowboarding, there are 26.7 km of slopes and 17.9 km of ski routes available. 9 lifts transport the guests. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 650 and 2,100 m. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also it attracts all tourists here.

Hoher Freschen

A beautiful high mountain in the western part of the Bregenz Forest Mountains , high above the Rhine Valley and the Laternsertal. The summit belongs to the Freschengruppe named after him , a mountain range in the Bregenz Forest Mountains. A good trekking destination and also there are so many other leisure options too.

Hoher Ifen

A majestic 2,230 metre high mountain in the Allgäu Alps. Its sloping plateau, the steep rock walls and karst Gottesackerplateau make the Ifen is an unmistakable feature of the Kleinwalsertal mountain arena. On varied paths the round trip leads hikers from Schwarzwassertal to the summit plateau. In winter it forms the backdrop for a small ski area. It lies on the border between Germany and Austria. The summit is the highest point on the gently, tilted Ifen plateau.


A beautiful high valley in the Allgäu Alps and is located in the east of Vorarlberg. It is also a well-known ski resort in the Vorarlberg Region of Austria. It is the third largest tourist destination of Austria even in summer and winter. Here, the impressing mountain scenery and lots of snow also plays an important role.


A beautiful valley mountain in the westernmost Austrian federal state of Vorarlberg. Bounded by the mountain ranges of the Rätikon, Verwall and Silvretta, the Alpine valley extends from Bludenz south to the Silvretta. The valley gorge is crowned with the highest mountain in Vorarlberg, the 3,312-metre-tall Piz Buin.

Silvretta Montafon GmbH

The Silvretta Montafon ski area is located in the Montafon valley in Vorarlberg. It is one of Austria's ten largest ski areas. This area originally consisted of the two ski areas Silvretta Nova and Hochjoch however these merged in 2008. It offers 141 km of pistes over 50% of which are at over 2,000 meters.

Ski Arlberg (St. Anton, St. Christoph, Stuben, Lech, Zürs, Warth, Schröcken)

A majestic ski area situated in the Arlberg massif in the Austrian states of Vorarlberg and Tyrol. The area consists of two parts, namely: Arlberg East and Arlberg West. The ski area has a rich lift system consisting of a variety of aerial and surface lifts including 15 cable cars. The Ski Arlberg ski resort has been the venue for numerous World Cup ski races in the past.

Map of Skiing Spots to explore in Vorarlberg