Gastein Classics

Kick-off to the Ski Classics - the cross-country classic from 10 to 11.12.2022 in Sportgastein

The opening of the unique competition series in classic style will take place this year for the first time in Sportgastein . Over the spectacular high-altitude cross-country ski trail at 1600 meters in the middle of the Hohe Tauern National Park, 35 Pro Teams will present their exceptional skills over 2 days.

Also all enthusiastic amateur athletes and friends of classic cross-country skiing are cordially invited to fight for the podium places on Saturday, 10.12.22 at the first Gastein Classics. The playground of 13-time Nordic medalist Bernhard Gruber is a worthy venue for this.

Top offers and packages

Gastein Classics - 3 days

  • 2 nights
  • Starting place for the amateur race
  • Access to various side events
from € 220,00 per Person
Details & booking

Gastein Classics - 5 days

  • 2 nights
  • Starting place for the amateur race
  • 3-hour admission Felsentherme
from € 380,00 per Person
Details & booking

Saturday, 10.12.2022

Bad Gastein Pro Team Tempo - Sportgastein

  • 9.30 a.m. Pro Team Tempo
    - 15 km classic style
  • 13.00 Gastein Classics Challanger - Run Amateurs
    - 15 or 30 km classic style


Sunday, 11.12.2022

Bad Gastein Criterium - Sportgastein

  • 9.15 a.m. Bad Gastein Criterium Women
    - 35 km
    classic style
  • 10.50 a.m. Bad Gastein Criterium Men
    - 35 km classic style


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Gastein Classics - race along or run along

Welcome are all cross-country skiers, whether professional or amateur, those who cheer loudly and thus support the athletes*, or those who just want to tell about a great winter experience. Here you can make an inquiry or directly book an accommodation of your choice. Our sales team will be happy to assist and advise you with your booking.


What is Gastein Classics?

Gastein Classics the name for a classic cross-country race weekend at the beginning of December in Sportgastein. The Gastein Classics are the kick-off for the Ski Classics competition series, which has been in existence since 2011. This puts Sportgastein on a par with well-known popular cross-country races such as the Wasalauf or the Itanlian Marcialonga in classic technique for professionals and amateurs. Big names such as Therese Johaug or Dario Cologna can also be found in the winners' lists of these classic races. In Gastein, relatively short distances(15/35 kilometers) are run because it is the prologue.

Who is allowed to participate in the Gastein Classics?

Both professional athletes and amateurs may participate in the race. Saturday and Sunday morning there are two competitions exclusively for Gastein Classics Pro Team athletes. Saturday afternoon there will be competitions for amateur athletes.

How can I register as an amateur?

You can register here.

How and where do I book accommodation for the event?

Here you can make an inquiry or book directly an accommodation of your choice. Our sales team will be happy to assist and advise you with your booking.

Registration amateur race Saturday 10.12.22