Cross-country skiing in Ischgl & Galtür

Your cross-country ski area
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The region around Galtür and the entire Paznaun valley boasts a perfect infrastructure for winter sports, making the area an irresistible choice for winter sports enthusiasts from all over the world. With an interconnected network of 77 kilometres of cross-country trails all across Galtür and Ischgl, the area is suitable for beginners as well as for advanced cross-country skiers. The high-altitude village of Galtür is among Tyrol’s top ten cross-country ski areas, attracting winter sports athletes of all skill levels every year. Read on to find out why you should try the trend sport and what you should know about cross-country skiing in Galtür.

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A cross-country gem

Galtür as a hotspot for cross-country skiing

Discover an excellent network of cross-country trails

Why do cross-country skiers from all over the world flock to the cross-country ski area of Ischgl & Galtür? Because the cross-country paradise offers an unrivalled mixture of crisp mountain air, the freedom of gliding across snow-covered landscapes and top-class cross-country ski trails. The mountain village of Galtür is a hotspot for fans of the Nordic sport, providing them with countless opportunities to exercise their favourite sport out in the breathtakingly beautiful nature of the Tyrolean mountains. For many years, Galtür has been carrying the label of “Tiroler Langlaufspezialisten” (“Tyrolean cross-country skiing experts”) because it provides numerous benefits for passionate cross-country skiers. Meet like-minded athletes, share your sporting ambitions and make the most of the region’s varied trails! Galtür is a popular choice for cross-country skiers – because it’s where winter sports dreams come true.

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Home of the stars

Where ÖSV athletes hit the trails

Follow in the footsteps of the pros

The cross-country ski area of Galtür and Ischgl is not only a favourite with amateur cross-country skiers – it’s also a popular choice with professional athletes. For instance, Teresa Stadlober and Mika Vermeulen, two world-class cross-country skiers, have chosen the trails surrounding the picturesque mountain village as their training ground – thanks to the area’s excellent, varied trails . Both ÖSV athletes enjoy the vast selection of perfectly groomed trails and the many options the region provides to relax after their training session – be it during a spa visit or at one of the many local restaurants. The pros are honing their skills on the cross-country ski trails of Galtür – a sure sign that the region’s trails live up to the highest standards!

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Top tours

Galtür’s cross-country ski highlights

Feel the magic amid the mountains

If you spend a sporty getaway in Galtür, you’re sure to return with lots of great cross-country skiing memories. One of the region’s highlights is the high-altitude trail that leads up to Silvretta reservoir – 18 kilometres of pure cross-country bliss for classic and skating-style skiers. If you have some energy left after spending your day out on the snow-covered cross-country trails of Ischgl & Galtür, we recommend visiting the floodlit cross-country ski trail in Galtür and exploring the Tyrolean high-mountain landscape at night. The 2.2-kilometre-long trail is lit every day until 10:00 pm, allowing you to enjoy cross-country skiing under starry skies. With these and other trails, Galtür offers passionate cross-country skiers a selection of sporty highlights right in the heart of the Tyrolean Alps.

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Ski schools and cross-country skiing lessons

From beginners to cross-country champions

The ski schools down in the valley are great choices to learn how to cross-country ski – and a ski course could be the perfect start to your cross-country skiing career. With the help of individual lessons and the expertise of professional instructors, you’ll be tackling the cross-country trails of the region in no time at all, making the most of a world-renowned cross-country ski area.

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The equipment experts of the Paznaun valley

Rent & ski

Are you ready for peak performances on the cross-country trails but lacking the necessary equipment? At numerous sports shops in Galtür, Ischgl, Kappl and See, you can rent latest-generation equipment for cross-country skiing. Whether you prefer classic-style skiing or want to try skating: The shops provide you with all the gear you need for a perfect cross-country skiing experience.

Rent equipment

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Safe & respectful

FIS rules for cross-country skiers

For an enjoyable winter sports experience

In the Paznaun valley, we care about a respectful relationship between people and the environment. Just like for resort skiers, fairness and responsibility are just as important as skills and stamina when it comes to cross-country skiing. To ensure a safe and enjoyable winter sports experience, it’s important to know the official rules of the International Ski Federation when cross-country skiing on the trails of Galtür and Ischgl. Please keep the ten rules in mind and help to make winter sports in the Paznaun valley a safe and respectful experience!

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