No matter if you prefer the classic or skating styles: cross-country skiing keeps you young and fit, and is tons of fun when you have the right technique. It’s not without reason that cross-country skiing is one of the healthiest and best winter sports. Each and every muscle is put to use and yet it is an exercise that is gentle on your joints. Here in Zell am See, you will find the perfect cross-country skiing conditions in winter. A network of 200 km of trails runs from Zell am See through Kaprun and into the Oberpinzgau region: a true paradise for cross-country skiers!
As soon as the temperatures start to drop and the ground is covered with a white blanket of snow, it is time for cross-country skiing in Zell am See. The wide valley floor and the picturesque surroundings create the ideal setting for skiing. Surrounded by crystal clear mountain air and amazing mountain views, your cross-country skiing holiday will be like a winter fairy-tale. The trails in the valley are mostly accompanied by skating tracks and are great for beginners and pros alike. Zell am See has an extra special treat for nature lovers, namely the high-altitude trail on the Schmittenhöhe. This trail is truly one-of-a-kind. Located in a beautiful setting, this trail blends unique cross-country skiing experiences – enjoy the quiet of the mountains and skate away! The cityXpress will take you right to the beginning of this 3 km-long circular trail which runs along the Plettsaukopf reservoir. If you’d like to head to higher altitudes, we recommend the high-altitude trail on the Kitzsteinhorn. This 1.9 km-long trail is located at an altitude of 2,900 m on a glacial plateau and offers fans of Nordic skiing incredible views.
Even more special is cross-country skiing at night. Yes, you read that right – in Zell am See you can even go cross-country skiing in the dark. Our illuminated trails guarantee cross-country skiing fun well into the night. This is a great advantage for people who want to go downhill skiing or snowboarding during the day and cross-country skiing in the evening.
Book your cross-country ski holiday in Zell am See today – we look forward to your enquiry!