Well groomed cross-country ski trails in the middle of a deep snowy winter landscape

Cross country skiing vacation in Gastein

Winter sun that makes the perfectly groomed trails glisten and powdery snow that falls from the trees - the best ingredients for an active winter vacation in Gastein. Whether you come to the Gastein Valley for classic cross-country skiing or skating, a wonderful cross-country skiing region with different levels of difficulty opens up to you.

 

  • A total of seven different cross-country ski trails at different altitudes
  • a fantastic cross-country skiing network with about 40 kilometers of groomed trails
  • great cross-country skiing hotels for best regeneration
  • relaxation in the Gastein thermal baths

 

Classic or skating?

The cross country skiing region Gastein

The cross-country skiing region Gastein has a lot to offer for cross-country skiers of all levels and preferences. With its various cross-country ski trails at different altitudes, a wide variety of routes are available. The high-altitude trail in Sportgastein, which stretches at an impressive 1,600 meters above sea level, is particularly appealing.

The fantastic network of cross-country ski trails in Gastein includes a total of around 40 kilometers of groomed trails, which are suitable for both classic cross-country skiing and skating.

The region additionally offers for all dog lovers some of the few dog trails where you can cross-country ski together with your four-legged friend.

Sportgastein

Bernhard Gruber Olympia cross country ski trail
Bernhard Gruber Olympia cross country ski trail
- difficult
- 2,23 km
- 48 HM
Nassfeld round
Nassfeld round
- moderately difficult
- 6,2 km
- 61 m
Schareck round
Schareck round
- Easy
- 1,7 km
- 17 HM

Cross-country skiing tickets Sportgastein

The combined ticket season ticket + toll is available directly at the toll station after Sportgastein.

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Tages Ticket Langlaufen

from € 7,00

Wochenkarte Langlaufen

from € 35,00

Saisonkarte Langlaufen

from € 60,00

Bad Gastein

Böckstein cross country ski trail
Böckstein cross country ski trail
- difficult
- 102 HM
- 3,5 km
Böckstein cross country ski trail
Böckstein cross country ski trail
- moderately difficult
- 5 km
- 33 HM
Dog cross country ski trail Ullmannwiese
Dog cross country ski trail Ullmannwiese
- light
- 1,69 km
- 18 m

Bad Hofgastein

Kurparkloipe
Kurparkloipe
Sports field trail
Sports field trail
Achenloipe
Achenloipe
Angertal trail
Angertal trail

Dorfgastein

Mühlbach trail
Mühlbach trail
- moderately difficult
- 2,44 km
- 30 HM
Cross-country ski trail sports field Unterberg
Cross-country ski trail sports field Unterberg
- Easy
- 0,8 km
- 4 HM

Evening cross country skiing

 

Continue skiing after sunset in the floodlight and experience the very special charm in the silence of the darkness.

 

  • Every Thursday and Sunday from 17.00 - 20.00 the cross-country trail Sportplatz Unterberg in Dorfgastein is illuminated.

 

  • In Bad Hofgastein, the Kurparkloipe is illuminated until 9:30 pm.

 

  • The cross-country ski trail between Böckstein and Gamsleitenhof in Bad Gastein is switched on daily from dusk until 9.00 pm .

After an active day of cross-country skiing - off to the spa!

The perfect vacation combination of activating and regenerating.

Biathleten beim Schießen auf der Loipe

Laser Biathlon in Gastein

 

The Kurparkloipe, right in the center of Bad Hofgastein, is equipped with several shooting ranges for the Laser Biathlon. No previous experience is necessary, and the action-packed biathlon is an exciting alternative for cross-country skiing novices. Shooting with the laser sport rifle is completely safe, even for children.

In the winter months, as soon as the Kurparkloipe is open, taster courses take place every Tuesday from 14:00. Please register in advance at the cross-country sports school Bad Hofgastein. The complete cross-country equipment and the rifle can also be rented here.

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The cross-country skiing event in Sportgastein

Raiffeisen Gastein Classics

On December 9 and 10, 2023, the international Ski Classics competition series kicked off once again in Gastein.

The virtual Gastein Classics App Run will be held from December 11, 2023 to March 31, 2024. Here, amateur and professional athletes can get to know the original course in Sportgastein . Participation is easy and free of charge.

A starting place for the Raiffeisen Gastein Classics in December 2024 will be raffled off among all participants.

More cross-country skiing offers

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Skiletics Cross-Country Workout

Langlauf-Sportschule Gastein - Bad Gastein
29.02.2024 | 11:00
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Skiletics Cross-Country Workout

Langlauf-Sportschule Gastein - Bad Gastein
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Cross country ski schools in Gastein

The Gastein cross-country ski schools welcome beginners who want to learn the basics of cross-country skiing as well as advanced skiers who want to improve their technique or acquire new skills.

However, group courses are also offered, where participants can learn together with others, or individual lessons and private courses to train towards individual goals.

For the exact offers and courses, please contact the Gastein cross-country ski schools directly.

Alpine & Ski School Angerer
Alpine & Ski School Angerer
Mountain railway road 42
5632 Dorfgastein

T: +43 664 202 97 93
E: info@ski-alpinschule.at
Ski school Dorfgastein Holleis
Ski school Dorfgastein Holleis
Bergbahnstraße 46,
5632 Dorfgastein

T: +43 6433 7538
E: info@skischuledorfgastein.at
Cross-country sports school
Bad Hofgastein
Cross-country sports school
Bad Hofgastein
Kurpromenade 14,
5630 Bad Hofgastein

T: +43 664 3515060
E: info@langlaufidylle.com
Ski school Gastein
Ski school Gastein
Meadow path
5630 Bad Hofgastein

T: +43 650 290 45 44
E: info@skischule-gastein.com
Cross-country sports school
Bad Gastein
Cross-country sports school
Bad Gastein
Hirschaustr. 7,
5640 Bad Gastein

T: +43 664 457 12 50
E: info@langlaufidylle.com
Activities off the trails

Sporty and relaxed

In addition to cross-country skiing, Gastein has so much more to offer that makes the heart of every winter sports enthusiast beat faster.

As a ski region of the Ski amadé, Gastein guarantees skiing and snowboarding fun in 4 ski areas on about 200 very well prepared kilometers of slopes. But also those who like to be off the slopes will get their money's worth with freeriding or ski touring in Gastein.

Welcome to Gastein

You can leave your car at home, because the journey to Gastein is perfectly mastered by train. The cross-country skiing trails as well as the thermal spas are within walking distance of many accommodations, otherwise our public transport will bring you safely to your destination.

Thus, you are not dependent on your vehicle during your winter vacation. Nature will thank you!