Cross-country skiing in snowy Salzburger Land

Cross-country skiing in Gastein

You don’t want to give up on skiing completely but are looking for an alternative to the ski slopes? Then the cross-country skiing trails in the Gastein Valley could be just what you're looking for. Various classic and skating trails wind through the alpine valley, which you can go wild on. There are up to 50 kilometres of groomed cross-country skiing trails, depending on the snow conditions. You can get up-to-date information about the condition of the trails from the Cross-country skiing trail report.

Look forward to the following range of cross-country skiing trails on offer:

Cross-country skiing trails in Bad Hofgastein

  • Kurparkloipe: 1.5 kilometres, with artificial snow and floodlighting until 9 p.m., laser biathlon.
  • Sportplatzloipe: 2.5 kilometres, easy trail.
  • Achenloipe: 4 kilometres, easy to moderate.
  • Angertalloipe: 3.25 kilometres & 6.5 kilometres, moderately difficult.

Cross-country skiing trails in Dorfgastein

  • Dorfgasteiner Loipe: 2.9 kilometres, easy to moderately difficult.

Cross-country skiing trails in Bad Gastein

  • Böcksteiner Loipe: at 1,100 metres, 5.5 kilometres, easy trail, floodlighting until 9 p.m.
  • Sportgastein Loipen: at 1,600m, 1.7 kilometres, 2.4 kilometres & 5.1 kilometres with different levels of difficulty.

Cross-country skier in the Gasteinertal
Cross-country skier in the Salzburger Land Alps

Your first steps at the cross-country skiing school

Learning cross-country skiing is not difficult: the qualified winter sports instructors in the Gastein Valley help you learn the right technique. You track your first turns accompanied by a professional and are soon gliding away like a pro yourself. As once you have memorised the best movement, cross-country skiing is really good fun.

The advantages of cross-country skiing

Young and young-at-heart winter sports enthusiasts of all ages enjoy cross-country skiing equally. It is the perfect winter endurance sport, which also trains balance and coordination and works out all the muscle groups. On top of this, cross-country skiing is gentle on the joints and low risk when it comes to injuries. By the way, you burn up really loads of calories with skating. Keep fit and leave your tracks in the Gastein Valley!

Cross-country skiing in the Gastein Valley: an experience for pleasure-seekers

The trees are covered in white, the snowy fields sparkle in the sun and the clear winter sky shines above: a winter wonderland that can be experienced in all its facets from the cross-country skiing trail. Serenity, physical activity, winding down, lots of fresh air: cross-country skiing is a treat for the mind, body and soul. If your body is crying out for break after a while, then there’s bound to be a welcoming cosy hut where you can top up your energy levels for the way back with a hot or cold drink and Salzburg specialities.

A winter holiday in the Salzburger Land Alps

A winter holiday in Austria is far more than just ski slopes, even if the 200 kilometres of slopes in the skiing area are an argument in their own right. Enjoy your winter activity holiday in Austria to the full – metre by metre on perfectly prepared cross-country skiing trails in the Gastein Valley and beyond.

At Alpenhaus Gasteinertal you enjoy relaxation in the spa and first-class culinary indulgence afterwards. Send us a no-obligation enquiry for your winter holiday in the Gastein Valley.