Nassfeld ski area

Great winter sports in Austria and Italy

Welcome to Nassfeld – the "nice surprise" ski resort in Carinthia! Here you will find everything a winter sports enthusiast´s heart desires... and much more. How about, for example, stopping for refreshment in Italy or the sun as your companion on the varying pistes all day? Sporty skiers and families alike enjoy unique days of skiing on 110 kilometres of pistes with 30 mountain railways & lifts at the ski resort Nassfeld – and all that with almost absolute snow-reliability! Enjoy your skiing holiday at Nassfeld with a plus on hours of sunshine and a unique mountain panorama!


Winter season 2019/20 from 06/12/2019 until 13/04/2020

NEWS 2019/20

News and investments of the Nassfeld Mountain Railways for the 2019/20 season

By December 2019, Nassfeld Mountain Railways will have invested a total of € 9.6m in order to make the entire ski resort even more attractive for visitors.

Increase of mechanical snowmaking facilities

The main objective of the investments in the snowmaking infrastructure has been full snow-coverage of the main pistes by increasing, renewing and improving the mechanical snowmaking facilities within 5-6 days. For this, a new pond for snowmaking, holding 110,000 m³ of water, has been created, new pipes as well as taps, with adequate automation of the pump stations for increasing the capacity by an additional 300 litres of water per second, have been installed. Purchase of top-modern snowmaking facilities: 63 units (20 lances and 43 propeller machines) as well as three new state-of-the-art piste bullies, with cable winches and snow depth measuring instruments, guarantee even better piste conditions in the 2019/2020 winter season.

Improvement of the piste programme
By adapting the terrain, the area of various ski pistes at Nassfeld has been expanded, thus ensuring improvements for sporty skiers. The beginner area on the Tressdorfer Alm has also been expanded and a new 140 metres long conveyor for skiers has been installed.

Customer information and service infrastructure:

By upgrading the fibre optic technology, all processes – information, booking and payment processes of the attended and unattended sales channels will be handled significantly faster in future.

Customer information

To improve customer information, the digital info areas – TV Info Channel – have been expanded and are going to be optimised with the introduction of the mobile “My Nassfeld Pressegger See“ guest info app, which is scheduled for summer in 2020.

Attended sales/service centre

Conversion of the cash desk area at the lower terminus in Tröpolach
The sales counters, among other things, have been modernised by optimising and restructuring the cash desk area at the lower terminus of the Millennium Express in Tröpolach. This significantly increases the sales capacities especially during full winter operation and provides more comfort for staff.

Unattended sales/self-service

Aim of the purchase of additional ticket machines for self-service as well as creating further facilities like “ski pass online ticketing“ is to make bookings by customers easier and faster.

Hit the piste!

Skiers and snowboarders visiting the Nassfeld ski area will find a wide range of blue, red and black slopes catering for all abilities. Thanks to the exceptional microclimate in the region, Nassfeld is blessed with plenty of snow during the winter months. And even if the weather gods are not smiling on this corner of Carinthia, almost all of the slopes have snowmaking facilities. With such a location and infrastructure it is no wonder that Nassfeld has received a number of awards and been voted one of the top ten ski resorts in Austria.

"I recently spent a weekend skiing with friends in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region. We had sunshine the whole weekend and managed to ski the whole 110 km of pistes, which were all in excellent condition."

Ruth Taschler,

The Nassfeld ski area at a glance

  • “TOP 10 ski resort“ in Austria
  • Stunning mountain panorama in the Southern Alps
  • 110 km of pistes, 30 modern mountain railways and lifts
  • Snow reliability & the most hours of sunshine in the entire Alps 
  • 25 ski huts & piste restaurants, largest sun terrace in the Alps
  • Austrian cosy atmosphere &  southern lifestyle
  • Beat the BEST - the longest ski race of the world (Schlag das ASS)
  • Tobogganing, cross-country skiing, ski touring, snowshoe hiking, night skiing
  • Freeride & fun areas, snow park, Ski Movie
  • …. and? Get ready to be surprised!

Cool for families & kids

  • Many attractions
  • Professional ski schools
  • 3 children’s practising areas
  • BOBO® Miniclub & childcare service
  • Specialized Family Hotels

Award-winning Nassfeld

15 awards for Nassfeld
A test report published on 09.03.2014 by awarded the Nassfeld ski area no fewer than 15 awards, including top spot in the category "Accommodation directly next to the slopes and lifts", "Slope Offering", "Orientation", "Slope preparation" etc. 

"Best Family Ski Resort 2016"
Between November 2014 and February 2016, checked Austrian ski resorts and had them assessed according to a score system by testers on site. Nassfeld has been named as "Best Family Ski Resort 2016" and "Value-for-Money Winner 2016" and received three other great awards. Click here to read the full report in German


"Snowiest Resort of the Week"
Nassfeld was awarded in the winter 2015/2016 with the "Snowiest Resort of the Week" Award, due to the biggest amount of snowfall in Europe within a week at the beginning of March 2016 (160 cm) by


A ski resort for connoisseurs!

Wide pistes, plenty of sunshine, culinary specialities, relaxation and wellness – this is how skiing connoisseurs imagine a perfect winter holiday. has named Nassfeld as one of the best ski resorts for connoisseurs in 2015. Click here to read the full report in German

Sporting challenge

Advanced skiers looking for adrenaline-pumping action will be thrilled by what Nassfeld has to offer. The state-of-the-art lift network will whisk you from the valley up into the mountains in no time. Now the only thing you have to decide is where to go!

Highlights that every skiers should visit include the race courses with video cameras to record yourself carving through the gates in style just like the professionals, while sun seekers can embark on the Sun Ski Safari taking in the sunniest slopes in the resort. Those keen to create a souvenir can visit one of the Nassfeld Cinemas to capture that holiday feeling in front of a spectacular mountain backdrop. Oh, and don't miss out on the snowpark and freeride areas, both popular with advanced skiers and freestylers.

Tip! With 25 mountain huts in the region, Nassfeld is a great place for après ski.

The most snow of any resort in Austria

Nassfeld dominated the snow-ranking of European ski resorts with this headline in winter 2013/2014 for many months. Reason for this were the region-typical Adriatic lows with high precipitation which unloaded their metres high "white splendour" in the Carnic Alps, thus impressively proving that Carinthia’s Nassfeld is the "snow-hole" of the Eastern Alps. 

The annual average of snowfall at Nassfeld has been measured at 7-8 metres of snow every winter over the past few years. In addition, there is evidence of a plus on hours of sunshine (100 hours more than north of the Alps) – thanks to the special micro-climate! 

Get more from your holiday

Attractive offers and all-inclusive deals mean that visitors to Nassfeld get more for their money. Check out the latest deals and book online. Our team will be happy to help you with any questions.

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