The most popular ski resorts near Friedrichshafen Airport

Bodensee Airport as Friedrichshafen Airport is also being called. Because Friedrichshafen Airport has its own train station, travellers can travel directly to Austria. In addition to the train station, there are also bus services that run towards multiple winter sports areas. But these busses are pretty expensive. Renting a car at Friedrichshafen is a good alternative. Keep in mind that if your return on Saturday or Sunday that the roads can be quite busy. Make sure you drive to the airport in time so as not to miss your plane.

Ski resort Diedamskopf (family & beginners)

The location of the ski area Diedamskopf is in the village of Vorarlberg in Austria. With a mountain station at 2,060 meters, this ski area has one of the most beautiful views of the Bregenz Forest. Diedamskopf is located in a snow-sure environment. Damüls and the Arlberg are nearby.

Characteristics of the ski area
Diedamskopf is a very nice ski area. With the wide pistes and with enough different pistes, it is an excellent ski area for families and beginners. For the more advanced skiers, there are a few nice runs but do not expect challenging days.

The slopes are being well maintained, and because of the wide hills, it is also an excellent destination to be in busy periods. Diedamskopf also has three good restaurants where you can relax with some food and drinks at a reasonable price.

The Waldabfahrt offers beautiful views, while the Unterdiedams, especially from the mountain station, is a wonderfully challenging slope. A disadvantage of the ski area is that there are no ski guns and that can ensure that the slopes close quickly in the event of reduced weather conditions.

Distance from the airport to the ski area
The distance between Friedrichshafen Airport and Diedamskopf ski area is 82 kilometres away. Travel time will be about 70 minutes.

 

Ski resort Ski Arlberg (advanced)

Ski Arlberg is one of the most popular ski resorts in Austria. The most famous places of the ski area are Sankt Anton am Arlberg and Lech. Nice to know is that the Royal Family of the Netherlands is coming to Lech every year to ski.
The ski area is so popular that winter sports enthusiasts from all over the world come to this ski resort for their holidays.

Characteristics of the ski area
Ski Arlberg is one of the top ski resorts in the Alps. Thanks to the location of the Arlbergmas.

On average, there is a lot more snow here than in the surrounding areas. Because there is so much snow, the slopes are almost always of excellent quality and are downhill runs always possible.

The ski area consists of two halves. The western half consists of the villages Lech, Oberlech, Zürs and Zug. The eastern part consists of the villages Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Sankt Jakob am Arlberg, Sankt Christoph and Stuben am Arlberg. Back in the days, the halves were separate areas, nowadays the two halves are connected, and it now offers more than 300 kilometres of slopes.

This ski area also offers sufficient opportunities for beginners. Novice skiers can find suitable slopes in Lech. The ski area in Sankt Anton is great for advanced skiers and snowboarders. Especially if you are a fan of black runs, Sankt Anton is the best choice for you.

The slopes are so tricky that novice skiers rather stay away from this area. The number of good restaurants on the slopes is disappointing.

Distance from the airport to the ski area
Friedrichshafen Airport is 126 kilometres from the ski area. Travel time will be around 76 minutes to reach the ski area. An alternative airport instead of Friedrichshafen Airport is Innsbruck Airport.

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