Zillertal Cross Country Skiing

The 7th most popular XC Ski in Austria.

East of Innsbruck, the Ziller Valley has over 40 miles of cross country ski track rolling over gentle terrain.. The town of Zell Am Ziller makes a great base.

To reach this area from Innsbruck, head east on E60/A12. Turn south on Route169 through Fugen into the Zillertal Valley.

Overall, Zillertal is the 7th most popular cross country ski area of all 16 Nordic ski destinations in Austria.

Zillertal (Austria)

Zillertal (Austria)

Zillertal - Konigsleiten (Austria)

Zillertal - Konigsleiten (Austria)


Local Contact(s):  Local Tourism (0043) 05285-2305 or 05285-2281; Austrian Tourism, US (212) 944-6880.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Recommended Map:  "Austria Road Map" from Michelin

Best Season:  Jan. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Sport Hotel Strass (0043) 05285-2205; Villa Knauer (0043) 05285-62284

Luxury Loding:  Elizabeth Hotel (0043) 05285-2929; Hotel Kramerwirt (0043) 05285-6700

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/6/2016

ID:  7059


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