Cross-country skiing

Wherever snow covers pastures and fields, there you will find cross-country skiing, and the mountains create the ideal background for this quiet kind of sports.

Spoil your mind with the most sparkling white snow and exercise both muscles and your overall body. Improve heart and circulation and increase your endurance.

Here you will find some cross-country ski runs definitely worth seeing:

Germany:
> Eastern Allgäu, highly popular with cross-country skiing, where 250 km of runs provide all your heart can wish for.
> Western Allgäu, with Scheidegg offering the ideal landscape and unique cross-country skiing opportunities - the “super cross-country run Waldsee-Alpsee” covers a length of 50 km!
> Hörnergruppe, 900 - 1,700 m asl, featuring stunning ski touring treks and top cross-country runs; one of them connects Ofterschwang with Bolsterlang on a length of 7 km.
> Immenstadt and Sonthofen, whose beautiful natural landscape renders it an ideal place for cross-country skiers; over 110 km of cross-country ski runs
> Oberstdorf, 828 - 2,224 m asl, featuring a 2,5 km long circular cross-country run.
> Berchtesgadener Land, 61 km of cross-country ski runs
> Lenggries, 4 cross-country runs covering lengths of 7 to 22 km
> Reit im Winkl, Tegernsee, a paradise for cross-country skiers
> Allgäu and Tirol, Hindelang and Mittelberg, with 45 km of double trackset and freestyle cross-country runs, plus a night-time run on a length of 1.5 km

Austria:
> Vorarlberg, with a paradise for cross-country skiers found at 2,035 m asl around the Silvretta mountain range: discover fabulous runs at the bottom of Vorarlberg’s highest mountain, the Grosser Piz Buin (3,312 m asl)!
> Salzburg, Pinzgau, Zell am See, featuring e.g. the 150 km long Tauern cross-country run
> Fulpmes Stubai, at altitudes up to 1,770 m asl, with 100 km of cross-country runs
> Wilder Kaiser, Going, 25 km of cross-country runs
> Imst & surroundings, with 41.5 km of cross-country runs
> Krems in Kärnten, Innerkrems, 23 km of cross-country runs
> Ischgl, 58 km of cross-country runs
> Kals am Grossglockner, at altitudes up to 1,560 m asl, with 25 km of cross-country runs
> Kitzbühel, Reith, Aurach, featuring 120 km of cross-country runs
> Kufstein, at altitudes up to 600 m asl with 17 km of cross-country runs
> Nussdorf am Attersee, at altitudes up to 850 m asl, 23 km of cross-country runs
> Tux, 14 km of cross-country runs
> Villach, 38 km of cross-country runs
> Lake Weissensee: at altitudes up to 1,350 m asl, 60 km of cross-country runs
> Zillertal valley, at altitudes up to 1,800 masl, with 212 km of cross-country runs

Switzerland:
> Engadin, St. Moritz - the only place in Switzerland hosting Olympic Winter Games, at altitudes of 1,400 - 2,200 m asl, 180 km of cross-country runs, 150 km of winter hiking trails
> Alpenarena Flims, Laax, Falera, altitudes of 800 - 1,550 m asl with 60 km of cross-country runs
> Engadin Scuol, altitude of 1,100 - 2,200 m asl, 70 km of cross-country runs
> Lenzerheide, altitude of 1,300 - 1,550 m asl, 52 km of cross-country runs
> San Bernardino, altitudes of 1,000 - 1,600 m asl, with a total of 24 km of cross-country runs
> Viamala Ferien Splügen/Rheinwald, altitudes of 1,460 - 1,600 m asl, 40 km of cross-country runs
> Wallis, Goms, altitudes up to 1,800 m asl with 100 km of cross-country runs
> Neuenburger Jura, 400 km of cross-country runs
> Waadtländer Jura, 200 km of cross-country runs
> French-speaking Switzerland: Vallée de Joux at altitudes of 1,000 m asl featuring 200 km of cross-country runs

France:
> Megève, 1,100 - 2,350 m asl, 132 ski runs, ideally suited to cross-country skiers
> Chamonix/ Mont Blanc (Tignes, Val d’Isere), with an altitude difference of 2,790 m, discover 43 km of cross-country ski runs
> Grand Domaine (Doucy-Combelouvière, Valmorele), with an altitude difference of 1,250 km, accordingly with 7 and 20 km of cross-country runs
> Grand Massiv (Les Carroz d’Araches Flaine Morillon Samoens), 682 - 2,500 m asl, featuring 90 km of cross-country ski runs
> Hochalpen (Alpe D’Huez, Les 2 Alps): at altitudes up to 1,300 - 3,600 m asl, accordingly with 54 and 25 km of cross-country ski runs
> La Plagne (Belle Plagne, Les Coches, Plagne Montalbert, Plagne Soleil): at altitudes of 1,250 - 3,250 m asl; Belle Plagne with 90 km of cross-country runs for free (except Champagny), Les Coches with 25 km, Plagne Montalbert with 100 km, Plagne Soleil with 85 km of cross-country ski runs
> La Rosiere (Les Arcs, Les 7 Laux, Les Trois Vallees, Mont Blanc, Praz de Lyz, Portes du Soleil): at altitudes of 1,850 - 3,200 m asl; Les Arcs with 100 km, Les Trois Vallees with 116 km of cross-country ski runs
> Praz de Lys Sommand, Portes de Soleil (Avoriaz, Chatel, Les Gets, Morzine), at altitudes of 1,500 - 2,000 m asl; Avoriaz with 57 km, Les Gets with 18 km, Morzine with 97 km of cross-country ski runs

Slovenia:
> Kranjska Gora (Slovenia): 40 km of cross-country runs
> Kanin (Slovenia): 15 km of cross-country runs
> Mariborsko Pohorje: 36 km of cross-country runs
> Krvavec: 3 km of cross-country runs
> Logarska Dolina, Logartal: at altitudes of 700 - 1,000 m asl, attractive circular cross-country run on a length of 13 km
> Pokljuka (Bled): at altitudes up to 1,300 m asl, with a plateau and woodlands featuring famous cross-country runs

Numerous other places of beauty and sunny snow-covered mountains are waiting to be discovered…

Suggested accommodations

  1. Hotel Bella Vista
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    Hotel Bella Vista

  2. DAS KRONTHALER
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    DAS KRONTHALER

  3. Hotel Pfeldererhof
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    Hotel Pfeldererhof

  4. Hotel Lenzenhof
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    Hotel Lenzenhof

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