Cross-country ski regions and ski touring areas in Austria

You can discover almost all of Austria on two thin skis. Some of the various cross-country ski regions offer their guests during their cross-country ski holidays special services, like for example a wide range of cross-country ski tracks, cross-country ski schools, ski rentals, test centers and shops, cross-country ski track maps, etc. The hosts will help you with your organisation and planning of your cross-country skiing and ski touring holiday, and are always available with expert tips.



Carinthia offers a wide range of off-piste sports. Natural landscapes and excellent infrastructure make Austria’s most southern federal state the perfect location for your winter holiday.



Mallnitz in Carinthia is a diverse cross-country skiing and ski touring paradise in the heart of  the Hohe Tauern National Park. The most beautiful cross-country ski tracks and ski touring routes of all levels of difficulty run through the wintry mountain world.

Nassfeld-Pressegger See - Lesachtal | Weissensee is the perfect region for your winter holiday in Austria. The idyllic landscape is perfect for beginners and pros alike and can be experienced on well-groomed cross-country ski tracks or diverse ski tours far away from the hustle and bustle.

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.

The Lake Fuschl holiday region is a real cross-country ski and biathlon stronghold. Perfectly groomed cross-country ski tracks, first-class infrastructure and high snow-reliability contribute to a successful cross-country ski and ski touring experience on your winter holiday.

In Gastein you’ll find more than 45 km of groomed and well-prepared cross-country ski trails – discover the unspoiled natural surroundings in one of the most beautiful regions in Austria.

Saalfelden Leogang in Salzburger Land offers an extensive winter sports programme. Cross-country skiers and biathletes find perfect infrastructure and top conditions in the landscape here at the base of the Leogang Steinberge and the Steinerne Meer.

Diverse, well-groomed cross-country ski track kilometres, on which you can leisurely discover the winter sports region, are waiting at the seven holiday destinations of Salzburger Sportwelt. You can of course do that too on one of the many beautiful ski tours which lead through the snow-covered landscape.



During the winter months, the green heart of Austria turns into a white winter wonderland and a perfect playground for your winter holiday. You can look forward to an amazing mountain world with stunning panoramas and idyllic natural landscapes.

The Ausseerland - Salzkammergut cross-country ski region is situated in the heart of Austria. The region is a true paradise for cross-country skiers. With the snow-covered Dachstein Massif and the Totes Gebirge as backdrop, cross-country skiing in Styria turns into an experience.

In Ramsau am Dachstein, you skate and ski on cross-country ski tracks where the world’s elite competed for the World Championship title in the past. The well-groomed cross-country ski tracks and the beautiful landscapes make this region a real highlight.



Tyrol is surely the most famous federal state for winter sports in Austria. Especially winter sportsmen and women who like to power out away from the traditional pistes enjoy a diverse programme here. There is nothing stopping you from a good cross-country ski or ski touring holiday.

In the Kaiserwinkl region, you experience an absolutely relaxing winter holiday between the rugged mountain giants of Zahmer and Wilder Kaiser and the wonderful Lake Walchsee. This snow-reliable cross-country ski track paradise is waiting to be discovered by you.

Optimal altitude, snow guaranteed and a diverse winter sports programme make the Ötztal Valley the perfect location for your winter holiday in Tyrol. A variety of cross-country ski tracks and ski tours of all levels of difficulty lead through the wintry landscape.

Olympiaregion Seefeld is one of the best cross-country ski regions in the world. This attractive region has been the venue for the Nordic competitions of the Winter Olympics three times already. Cross-country skiing pleasure guaranteed!

East Tyrol


In the cross-country skiing paradise of East Tyrol, you are right in the middle of a wonderful natural landscape with unlimited cross-country skiing fun.

You experience a very special winter holiday in snow- and sun-blessed Paznaun in Tyrol. Especially the altitude of Ischgl and Galtür make cross-country skiing in this region truly delightful.

The PillerseeTal in the Kitzbüheler Alps, with its stunning mountain scenery, offers the best conditions for all kinds of winter sports enthusiasts. Thanks to the perfectly groomed cross-country ski tracks and modern infrastructure, cross-country skiers get here what their heart desires.

The Tyrolean Zugspitz Arena is situated on the sunny side of the Zugspitze. Apart from being Germany’s highest mountain, there is plenty to be discovered here. Thanks to well-groomed cross-country ski tracks and the fantastic panorama, cross-country skiers in particular get here what their heart desires.

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