Cross-country skiing in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region
Millions of little snow crystals glitter seductively all over the landscape in front of you and underneath your cross-country skis. And you’re gently gliding through the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region – at a steady pace, taking slow deep breaths. All you can hear is your own breathing and the sound of your skis brushing over the snow. What better way to relax and get some exercise!
A total of 130 kilometres of groomed cross-country trails including two high-altitude routes in the mountains and down in the valley make cross-country skiing a truly magical experience. Where exactly can you find this cross-country paradise, you might ask? In the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region including Gailtal and Gitschtal Valley with a difference in altitude of 600 to 1,500 metres. Cross-country skiing is also a great alternative to downhill skiing: standard, skating, or biathlon prep – you’re guaranteed to find the right trail for your preferences!
The cross-country trail network in the Outdoor & Relax World at a glance:
Langlaufzentrum Nassfeld-Pressegger See (cross-country skiing centre) with 5 trails in the valley and in the mountains
Nordic Competence Center with a biathlon training centre right by the Millennium Express cable car
a 130-km regional trail network (22 of them right in the Nassfeld region)
additional cross-country trails in Lesachtal Valley (60 km) and at Lake Weissensee (55 km)
a cross-country ski school
Even more cross-country fun: In higher altitudes, for instance, in Lesachtal Valley or at Lake Weissensee, there’s no limit to all the cross-country joy you can experience.
What else makes cross-country skiers’ hearts beat faster?
- Border-Area Cross-Country Ski Trail in Lesachtal Valley: internationally renowned and boasting guaranteed snow until spring
- cross-country and biathlon centre in Obertilliach
- 50 km of trails near Lake Weissensee
Cross-border cross-country fun in the Outdoor & Relax World
When you glide around Lago Pramollo and leave your tracks in the snow amidst the stunning mountain scenery of Carinthia, cross-country skiing becomes a truly extraordinary experience. And how about a visit to our neighbouring country of Italy? Thanks to an amazing infrastructure, cross-country enthusiasts can glide, ski and skate while enjoying some Italian flair in the Outdoor & Relax World.
Cross-country trails in the Region Nassfeld-Pressegger See
Recommended route: Austria – Italy
The starting point for this cross-country adventure is the Italian border. The beautiful 2.3-km cross-country trail of Lago Pramollo starts right behind the customs house. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced cross-country skier: This route is suitable for every level of skill. And with an easy ascent to the trail’s highest point, it also includes a little challenge for your muscles.
Cross-country expertise in Tröpolach
At the valley station of the Millennium Express cable car, everything revolves around the topics of cross-country skiing and biathlon. At the Nordic Competence Center Tröpolach, both beginners and pros can look forward to expert support in finding suitable equipment for this Nordic sport. Besides equipment rental, winter guests also receive training lessons by the experts at the cross-country ski school. Step by step, beginners are introduced to this fascinating discipline. Insiders’ tips and tricks included, of course!
Cross-country skiing from Valbruna to Val Saisera and Tarvisio
Ready to glide through one of the most beautiful valleys in the Travisio region? Then you should visit Val Saisera – it’s the perfect location for spending a sunny winter day in fresh mountain air. Two cross-country trails are located between Bassa Saisera and Alta Saisera.