Cross-country skiing in the Hochpustertal valley - East Tyrol

The Hochpustertal valley with the Gailtal valley provides a cross-country skiing network of 140 km, including also the famous borderland track. The region belongs to NordicSki, Europe’s largest cross-country skiing area.

“Grenzlandloipe” trail (Innichen, South Tyrol - Sillian)
Level of difficulty: easy
Length: 11.2 km

Pustertal valley trail (Sillian - Lienz)
Level of difficulty: medium
Length: 32 km

“Grenzlandloipe” trail (Hollbruck/Kartitsch - St. Lorenzen/Maria Luggau)
Level of difficulty: easy-medium
Length: 30 km

Rabland loop, Heinfels
Level of difficulty: easy
Length: 2.9 km

“Schwalenrunde” loop, Obertilliach
Level of difficulty: easy
Length: 2.8 km

Warm-up track, Obertilliach
Level of difficulty: easy
Length: 1.6 km

“Sonnenloipe” trail, Sillian
Level of difficulty: easy
Length: 1.6 km

Strassener Möser trail, Strassen
Level of difficulty: easy
Length: 2.3 km

Night trail, Strassen
Level of difficulty: easy
Length: 2.2 km

High-altitude trail Dorfberg, Untertilliach
Level of difficulty: easy
Length: 10 km
Ascent support: snow-cat (Wednesday and Saturday morning) or T-bar lift

High-altitude trail Kristeinertal valley, Anras
Level of difficulty: easy-medium
Length: 2.5 km

Villgratental valley trail, Innervillgraten
Level of difficulty: easy-medium
Length: 10 km

Tannwiesen loop, Kartitsch
Level of difficulty: easy-medium
Length: 2.8 km

Village trail, Obertilliach
Level of difficulty: easy-medium
Length: 5 km

Winkeltal valley trail, Ausservillgraten
Level of difficulty: medium
Length: 4.3 km

Schöntal valley loop, Kartitsch
Level of difficulty: medium
Length: 7.5 km

Kartitscher Sattel loop, Kartitsch
Level of difficulty: medium
Length: 16 km

Leitertal valley loop, Obertilliach
Level of difficulty: medium
Length: 8.4 km

Bergen loop, Obertilliach
Level of difficulty: medium
Length: 7.8 km

Untertilliach loop, Untertilliach
Level of difficulty: medium
Length: 14.3 km

Cross-country ski and biathlon centre, Obertilliach
Length: 4.2 km (snow-making equipment)
training centre for top athletes and national teams - also in summer

Suggested accommodations

  1. Hotel Blattlhof
    Hotel

    Hotel Blattlhof

  2. Mondi Holiday Hotel Schlösslhof
    Hotel

    Mondi Holiday Hotel Schlösslhof

  3. Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau
    Tourism organization

    Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau

  4. Hotel Sonnblick
    Hotel

    Hotel Sonnblick

  5. Hotel Seespitz
    Hotel

    Hotel Seespitz

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