Langlaufen im klassischen Stil

Langlauf Urlaub im Gasteinertal

Cross-country skiing holiday in the Gastein Valley

Whether you’re trying out cross-country skiing for the first time or are already familiar with the various cross-country ski trails in Austria: you’re bound to be impressed by the conditions in the Gastein Valley.

You’ll find many beautiful and varied routes for this Nordic discipline in Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein and Dorfgastein. Glide along the Gasteiner Ache or past one of the beautiful towns. Discover a wildly romantic valley or experience the sense of pure freedom while skating along a large field and exploring a range of altitudes. So if you’re planning a cross-country skiing holiday in Austria, the Gastein Valley should be your first choice.

40 km
40 km
40 km
7,7 km
Lighted trails
15,7 km
High-altitude trails
Langlaufen in Sportgastein

Highlights of the cross-country ski region

  • Network of cross-country trails at different altitudes up to 1,600 meters
  • Biathlon taster offer
  • Floodlight trail illuminated until 9:00 p.m

Altitude of the tracks: up to 1,600 m

Cross-country ski season: Early December - late April

Natural & architectural wonder with turn of the century flair

The Gastein Valley combines noblesse & nature as well as spas & cuisine. The picturesque Bad Gastein still captivates visitors today with its chic turn of the century flair. The legendary waterfall pours its way through the centre of the town. During the “Belle Époque”, the internationally known health resort in the state of Salzburg was considered to be the travel destination for nobility. Franz Joseph I. was here, as were artists, intellectuals and later Hollywood stars. Today, the valley has reinvented itself and won over the hearts of cross-country skiing enthusiasts. And it’s no surprise against this backdrop! Dive into the unique architecture of the “Monte Carlo of the Alps” and the impressive mountain world of the Gastein Valley and Upper Tauern National Park.

Discover the three municipalities of Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein and Dorfgastein on your cross-country skiing holiday in the Gastein Valley. On around 40 km of prepared cross-country ski trails. There are 9 cross-country ski trails of varying difficulty levels for both classic & skating. You can go along the Gasteiner Arche through the wildly romantic Gastein Valley. Past the Grand Hotel nestled between the steep faces and the alpine thermal springs. The Upper Tauern National Park delivers the impressive panorama. The alpine location at 1,600 m guarantees snow into the spring: the high-altitude cross-country ski trail in Sportgastein is prepared until the end of April.

Dog lovers can take on the dog cross-country ski trail, whereas night owls can turn the night into day on one of the three floodlit cross-country ski trails. The lively ball nights of bygone eras have been replaced by cross-country skiing nights under the starry sky during your winter holiday in the Gastein Valley.

1 Winter sports accommodation in Gastein Valley

MONDI Hotel Bellevue Gastein

MONDI Hotel Bellevue Gastein  Austria / Salzburger Land / Bad Gastein

from € 83,00 p.P.

Shop, rental and cross-country ski schools in the region

Skischule Dorfgastein Holleis
Bergbahnstraße 46
5632 Dorfgastein
  • Cross-country ski school
Alpin- und Skischule Angerer
Bergbahnstraße 42
5632 Dorfgastein
  • Cross-country ski school
Sportshop Knauseder
Bergbahnstraße 44
5632 Dorfgastein
  • Rental, shop

Winter holiday: Salzburger Land

Salzburger Land

Whether cross-country skiing, biathlon or ski touring - you get what your heart desires on a winter holiday in Salzburger Land! Thanks to the high snow-reliability and the wonderful mountain world you will find perfect conditions for your favourite winter sport here.

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