The Zillertal is a hotspot for this Nordic sport
Over the last few years, cross-country skiing has enjoyed increasing popularity. Come to the Zillertal and try out this healthy sport for yourself. Thanks to the high altitude especially in Tux, snow is guaranteed, and skaters and classic cross-country skiers can really get their heart pumping.
The spectacular landscape of the Zillertal compensates for exertion when it comes to more than just leisurely gliding along. The Zillertal has a total of 125 km of the best prepared cross-country trails. In Tux, cross-country skiing fans will find 14 gorgeous kilometers of skating and classic trails. The trails are available to guests in the Zillertal for free.
Lessons are offered in the ski schools in the Zillertal, and the appropriate equipment is available in the ski rental shops throughout the Zillertal. Here are some of the trails in Tux:
The starting point of the Auenloipe is located in Tux-Vorderlanersbach. This trail leads to below the Tux-Finkenberg tourist office and then back to Tux-Vorderlanersbach. This trail has a length of 2.5 km and is located right next to the picturesque Tuxbach. The Auenloipe is suited for all skating and classic cross-country skiing enthusiasts.
If you are traveling from Tux-Lanersbach to Juns, you will find several parking areas at the entrance to town. This is also where you will find access to the intermediate Junsloipe. It is a 2.2 km loop trail that leads back to the starting point. It is suited for classic cross-country skiers and skating fans.
Luggi Gredler Loipe
This classic and skating trail was named after Tyrolean biathlon icon Ludwig "Luggi" Gredler. The excellently prepared, diverse trail leads through the fairytale-like winter landscape between Vorderlanersbach and the district of Madseit.
This 3.5 km long, intermediate trail is located at an elevation of 1,405 m and is part of the 14 km long trail in Hintertux. As the name suggests, it leads through the district of Madseit.
Please be mindful of the trail rules
- Please keep to the right of the trail
- Dogs are not permitted
- Access to the trails without skis is not allowed
- Please dispose of your garbage appropriately