Carinthia offers excellent cross-country skiing areas with over 300 km of loipes and 42 double track loipes. A selection of cross-country schools provide courses and the trails are cleverly distributed between valley and mountain locations throughout the province, offering beginners and advanced practitioners ideal conditions for every level.
With the trails in St. Johann-Alpendorf, Kleinarl and Filzmoos, 260 km of cross-country skiing fun are waiting for you in the Salzburger Sportwelt. The cross-country trails fall into different ability levels, with 13 easy routes, 12 intermediate and 3 difficult. The 50 km-long Tauernloipe is the focal point of the network which interconnects the towns of Flachau, Wagrain, Radstadt, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Eben and Untertauern. Skating fans aren't neglected in the Salzburger Sportwelt either, with around 160 km of trails tracked especially for "skaters".
Winter sports yes, but piste no? The silent winter forest suits your nature, rather than noisy crowds? Then you probably have cross-country skis waiting to be used. Well it's time to dig them out, because here are the hot nordic ski tips for Upper Austria.
You can let off steam on a network of around 30 km of trails in Lech Zürs am Arlberg or just glide along comfortably. Cross-country skiers can choose from a variety of terrains here, from easy to challenging trails.
Parts of Lower Austria with their very gentle landscapes offer perfect terrains for cross-country skiers. But even in the most mountainous regions there are fantastic trails. Outstanding in the truest sense of the word is the Wechsel-Semmering-Panorama trail with its breathtaking views.
28 specialised cross-country skiing hotels offer everything for your active holiday in Styria, even sports therapists. Enjoy snow-covered countryside, pure mountain air and fantastic views. Get a sense of your body and find your own rhythm. Leave stress behind and enjoy the winter and its beauty. With the cross-country skiing seal of quality, Styria and its hotels will not fail to deliver.
Tracks for a 15 km cross-country ski run along the shore and on the frozen lake in Podersdorf am See and are prepared when the weather turns cold. Ambitious winter sports fans cavort around where in summer thousands of wind-surfers and sun-lovers come to enjoy themselves. The run is prepared daily and leads past the romantic reed island and the lighthouse.
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