The Cross-Country Area
In Flachau and the surrounding area, Nordic winter sports enthusiasts can explore almost 90 kilometres of groomed cross-country trails. Among the diverse routes there is the right terrain for beginners as well as experts. A big highlight is the Tauern cross-country ski trail between the six communities of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Radstadt, Flachau, Wagrain, Eben and Filzmoos. There are a total of five cross-country trails in Flachau, which are prepared for both classic and skating.
Those who need help with their first steps on the narrow skis or would like to hone their technique can attend a cross-country skiing course. Seven ski and sports schools offer a wide range of courses.
The Most Beautiful Tracks
Highlight: the Tauern-Cross-Country slope
If you really want to push yourself then we recommend the 60 km long Tauern loop. The easy to medium, but still challenging route connects the ski resorts of Radstadt, Altenmarkt, Flachau, Wagrain and Eben. The course can be run in several stages and both styles. Entry possibilities are available in each of the resorts.
- Offering 55.3 miles cross-country trails, Flachau is among the 5 largest Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Salzburg.
- Flachau is among the 10 best rated Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Austria.
- The highest point of the track is 3297 ft above sea level.
- Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 68 " at summit elevation and 33 " at the base.
Dining along the Tracks
For a short or longer pit stop you find along the tracks some possiblities for dining, resting and to strengthen the forces.
How to get to Flachau
It's easy to get here. In the heart of Austria, at the centre of Europe - you can reach Flachau easily via the A10 Tauern motorway (exit 66) - from Germany / Holland via Munich and Salzburg, from Italy via Villach and Spittal. By plane you can fly to Salzburg airport and book your train ticket to Radstadt / Salzburger Land (fast train station).