This is how cross-country skiing feels in Bad Hofgastein

40 kilometres of the best cross-country slopes in Gastein

Cross-country skiers can take real pleasure from a winter holiday in Gastein. Over 40 kilometres of cross-country slopes go through the scenic Gastein Valley. Away from the pistes you will discover the most beautiful places in the holiday region of Gastein.

Langlaufen in Sportgastein
High altitude cross-country
 1600 metres above sea level

Cross-country skiing paradise Sporgastein

Sportgastein is also extraordinarily popular amongst cross-country skiers because of its altitude and the snow assuredness which this brings. The high altitude cross-country slope, at 1600 metres sea level, tempts you to do a circuit right through to spring. In the evenings you can enjoy cross-country skiing pleasure on the flood-lit slope in Bad Gastein-Böckstein. The Gastein Valley ski bus takes you free of charge to the starting points for your cross-country skiing enjoyment.

Cross-country ski trails in the Gastein Valley at a glance:


  • Kurparkloipe: 1,7 km - easy
  • Sportplatzloipe: 2,7 km - easy
  • Achenloipe: 4,2 km - moderate
  • Angertalloipe: 8 km - moderate


  • Schareckrunde: 1,7 km, easy
  • Nassfelder Runde: 6,2 km, moderate
  • Bernhard Gruber Olympia Loipe: 2,23 km, difficult


  • Golfloipe Bad Bruck: 1,04 km, easy
  • Böckstein Flutlichtloipe: 1,5 km, moderate
  • Langlaufloipe Böckstein:  5km, moderate



  • Mühlbachloipe: 2,44 km, moderate
  • Sportplatz Unterberg: 0,8 km, easy

Cross-country skiing is a winter sport for young and old, big and small. Unhurried and gentle, or energetic and demanding – it is you alone who decides how you want to structure your cross-country skiing time. Gastein’s location at altitude means your heart and circulation will get a particularly effective work-out and the unrivalled panorama of the Salzburg Alps is pleasing to the eye at any time. The clear, cold winter air makes you hungry! Enjoy regional specialities and top international cuisine in the restaurants, inns and Alpine huts in Gastein. After an active day, you can relax in the Alpentherme Gastein. As our guest, you receive free admission to the Alpentherme.

Fancy a winter holiday in Gastein Valley? Then better send your non-binding enquiry today for holidays which are full of adventure in ‘Salzburger Land’.

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