South of Zurich and northeast of Andermatt, the Disentis area has 15km of cross country ski trails along the Rhine. The cross country ski trail is a point to point route linking Disentis with Trun and Sumvitg The route descends 400m along the way. It is groomed for classical and skate skiing.
The remote village of Disentis is high in the Rhine Valley and the ethnic minority inhabiting the town mainly speak Romansch. Its about a three hour train ride from Zurich.
If you are looking for some apres ski action, check out the Nangijala ski bar.
Note: If you plan to head to Disentis for cross country skiing by train, check out the discounted Swiss Transfer Ticket which provides a round-trip train ticket from an airport directly to the town near the ski area, plus 50% off any additional train or bus tickets.
Overall, Disentis is the 16th most popular cross country ski area of all 22 Nordic ski destinations in Switzerland.