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Cross country routes in the Paznaun

Cross Country Skiing in Galtür & Ischgl

One of the ten most favourite cross-country skiing regions in Tyrol

Nordic fun in the Paznaun

In the Paznaun, cross-country skiers can encounter a true paradise. There is good reason for calling the region one of “Tyrolean cross-country specialists”. It awaits you with a network of trails that consists of 77 interconnected kilometres. Find all open slopes here...

Why is cross-country skiing so immensely popular? Well, that’s easy! This Nordic sports is perfect if you want to unwind and breathe in some cool mountain air. It improves overall fitness and oxygenates the body with plenty of fresh air. That should be reason enough to enjoy this wonderful pastime on holiday, too! 

Cross-country skiers – whether they prefer classic or skate skiing – can find a true cross-country paradise in Galtür and Ischgl. The region has been amongst the “cross-country specialists” for many years now. What does that mean for you? Plenty of advantages! That’s why the winter sports villages Galtür and Ischgl and the surrounding area are one of the ten most popular cross-country skiing regions in Tyrol

What cross-country skiers get to look forward to in the Paznaun valley: 

  • an extensive network of trails that spans 77 kilometres with guaranteed snow
  • professional support at the ski schools in Ischgl and Galtür
  • a comfortable infrastructure thanks to multiple entry points to the network of slopes
  • cross-country skiing courses for beginners, advanced and skilled skiers
  • quality-approved cross-country skiing accommodations

Austria Ski Team Cooperation

Teresa Stadlober & Mika Vermeulen

Teresa & Mika
We are particularly pleased that there is a cooperation here. You can train very well on the cross-country track, which is a perfect training opportunity for us. Afterwards, we can go to the spa to relax, take physiotherapy, do strength training, in other words, everything an athlete's heart desires. The culinary offer is also great. We feel very comfortable here and look forward to the cooperation.

Cross country skiing highlights

Trail-tip for altitude fans: the high-altitude trail to the Silvretta reservoir

18 kilometres of pure cross-country fun awaits winter sports enthusiasts at the high-altitude trail to the Silvretta reservoir. It’s perfect for those who love to cover some distance while skiing. Good to know: The trail has tracks for both skaters and classics

For night owls: the floodlight trail in Galtür

Exploring the slopes at the Silvretta Arena and Silvapark during the day and going cross-country skiing at night? A floodlit trail in Galtür makes it possible. For 2,2 kilometres, it leads you from Galtür to Wirl and is open daily until 10 pm. You’ll be in awe of how beautiful this high-mountain landscape is by night! 

Practice makes perfect: cross-country skiing courses in Ischgl and Galtür

Whether you’d like to give cross-country skiing a try or want to perfect your skills, the ski schools in Ischgl and Galtür are the right place for you! Alone or in a group, cross-country experts are happy to provide advice.

Everything you need for XC skiing

Equipment rental & specialised accommodations

Cross country skiing equiment rental

You couldn’t fit your equipment in the car anymore? You’re a classic cross-country skier and would like to finally try skating? Or you’re completely new to the sport and are looking forward to your first few attempts on the trails in Galtür and Ischgl? You should go ahead and rent your equipment at one of the many sports shops in Ischgl and Galtür

You chose your bed, now sleep in it: accommodations in Ischgl & Galtür

If you plan your entire holiday around this Nordic sport, you’re going to want an accommodation that offers every kind of service imaginable for cross-country skiers. Good thing that the region offers a variety of quality-approved cross-country skiing accommodations to choose from. 

Are you ready for the best cross-country ski holiday of the year in the Paznaun? Can’t wait to put on your skis and hit the trails? Then book your accommodation now and get excited for your stay in the region of one of the “Tyrolean cross-country specialists”