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.



On a cross-country skiing holiday in Filzmoos at the foot of the Dachstein you’ll find a gem in the Salzburg region. Highlight: the high-altitude cross-country ski trail on the Rossbrand at 1,600 m. With guaranteed snow and a unique 360° panoramic view.

There’s simply something more to discover on a cross-country skiing or ski touring holiday in the Lake Fuschl region: top-class cross-country skiing competence, top cross-country ski trails and ski tours on the Osterhorn, in Faistenau and Hintersee.

Set off on a journey through time into the sophisticated Monte Carlo of the Alps and let yourself be enchanted on your cross-country skiing holiday in the Gastein Valley by the unspoilt winter landscape of the Upper Tauern National Park.

Around the hiking village of Großarl and the Bergsteigerdorf® Hüttschlag mountaineering village, there’s a vast and unique touring territory at the entrance to the Upper Tauern National Park: extensive pastures and numerous peaks from 2,000 to almost 3,000 m.

So much variety with just one ticket on your cross-country skiing holiday in Saalfelden Leogang: discover the 150 km network of cross-country ski trails and the popular Nordic Park Ritzensee. Enjoy the Nordic Way of Life@Saalfelden Leogang.



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.

East Tyrol


Let’s go EAST: on a cross-country skiing holiday in East Tyrol, you can enjoy the Biathlon Centre that is suitable for a World Cup, go across borders on 400 km of cross-country ski trails and watch the professionals on the Dolomites Run.

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.

On a cross-country skiing holiday on the high plateau in the Seefeld in Tirol region, in the heart of the Tyrolean Alps at 1,200 m, you’ll find 245 km cross-country ski trails with far-reaching views of the Inntal valley. Sunshine and mountain air guaranteed.

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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