Cross country skiing - classic or skating

Cross-country skiing in the Hohe Tauern

Cross-country skiing in the Hohe Tauern National Park region in Carinthia offers an incomparable vacation for nature lovers and winter sports enthusiasts.

In this picturesque setting, you glide quietly and efficiently through snow-covered landscapes, surrounded by breathtaking mountain panoramas. Thanks to the guaranteed snow and ideal temperatures, the Hohe Tauern National Park region is one of the top addresses for cross-country skiing vacations .

Whether beginner or professional, the diverse cross-country ski trails promise the right experience for everyone. In addition to the sporting enjoyment, cross-country skiing here also enables a deep connection to nature and offers the perfect break from everyday life. With excellent infrastructure and carefully groomed trails, a cross-country skiing vacation in the Hohe Tauern National Park region guarantees relaxation and adventure in the majestic winter landscape of Carinthia. 

The top 8 cross country ski trails

Cross-country skiing in Heiligenblut am Großglockner opens up an incomparable mountain panorama. The diverse trails, including the Glocknerloipe, the Sonnblickloipe and the Höhenloipe Fallbichl, form an impressive network for all cross-country skiing enthusiasts. A vacation in Heiligenblut promises not only sporting activity, but also breathtaking natural spectacles. 

The Mölltal also attracts visitors with its idyllic network of trails along the Möll river for unforgettable cross-country skiing excursions.

For those who want to spend their cross-country skiing vacation in the Drau Valley, there is the option of gliding along the Drau between Berg and Greifenburg or enjoying the mountain air on the Emberger Alm. A vacation in these regions means combining a love of cross-country skiing with a fascination for the Austrian mountains.

Cross-country skiing trails

Classic or skating: in Mallnitz the network of cross-country ski trails extends over 25 kilometers from the center of the village into the Tauern and Seebach valleys and has been awarded the Carinthian Cross-Country Skiing Seal of Quality. A snow-making system ensures that the trails are in excellent condition from mid-December to the end of March. The trails are equally popular with leisurely cross-country hikers and sporty cross-country skiers.


The cross-country trails in Mallnitz are subject to a fee. With the Winter Kärnten Card you get a day ticket for free.

  • Day ticket € 6,-
  • Weekly ticket € 18,-
  • Season ticket € 45,-
  • Combi ticket € 20,-

    Cross country skiing and sauna

The tickets are available at the following points of sale: Info & Booking Center Mallnitz, Wolligger Sports, trail control: Krainer Viktor

Tips in Mallnitz

Duration approx. 2 hours each

€ 61,- per person
€ 18,- rental equipment
Cross-country skiing ticket is not included

Registration until 17.00 the day before at Wolligger Sports
Tel.: +43 4784 322

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