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Cross-country holiday in
Brixental, Tyrol

Langlaufen in Hopfgarten

Cross-country skiing in the Hohe Salve holiday region

Skating and classic style cross-country trails, with varying ascents, and through superb natural surroundings: The Hohe Salve holiday region provides unique cross-country trails. The route network is linked and provides cross-country options for beginners and pros alike.

  • Around 60 km trail network 
  • Cross-country children's area in Angerberg
  • Free use of the trails and free parking at the trail  

Cross-country skiing on floodlit trails

To be able to enjoy the full cross-country experience round the clock, the Brixental holiday region provides a wide selection of training trails, which are floodlit into the night: For instance in Angerberg and Wörgl. Which means you get to train even if there is no time left during the day.


Cross-country skiing for beginners and pros

The skating and classic cross-country trails in the Kitzbühel Alps await, providing a wide range of difficulty levels and appeal to beginners, pleasure-oriented cross-country connoisseurs and ambitious athletes alike. Das Hohe Salve Sportresort has something to suit every cross-country ability level.

The region is very well suited to cross-country beginners in particular, to enable them to get a feel for cross-country skis and the movement sequence. Anyone standing on cross-country skis for the first time has various routes to choose from that are easy to negotiate. Our experts on site are happy to show you the right technique and how to use equipment.

Cross-country trails around Hopfgarten

The route network of cross-country trails provides plenty of variety. Snow-abundant routes of different lengths always proceed through woodland areas, past frozen lakes and romantic mountain villages. Among the most popular cross-country trails in Brixental are the following:

  • Penningberg Hopfgarten trail: 12.8 km
  • Aunerrunde Westendorf trail: 7.6 km
  • Angerberg trail: 3.5 km
  • Mariastein trail: 4.1 km

Our tip: The sport trail at Kitzbühel Schwarzsee-Reith golf course is floodlit daily until 21.30 . Night owls can enjoy a great workout here, before heading to the hotel bar or to one of the saunas afterwards.

Cross-country events in Brixental

The selection of cross-country trails in Brixental is vast. Holiday-makers and day guests alike not only get to venture out on to the trails themselves, they can also watch the pros from the scene. Every year in the Kitzbühel Alps plenty of top, international events take place which round of the ski spectacle in the region. For instance Hochfilzen in Pillerseetal is the venue for the Biathlon World Cup. It is then that the tranquil little town attracts numerous visitors from across the globe at the start of December. Events are accompanied by a wide range of supporting events, that leave no-one wanting - from après-ski to fireworks to open the occasion and a prizegiving ceremony in the evening of competition day. Something cross-country fans definitely ought not miss out on.

Another highlight of the winter season in the Kitzbühel Alps is the ‘Internationale Tiroler Koasalauf’.  This is one of the biggest open cross-country events in Europe and takes place in St. Johann in Tirol: in February every year. The Wilder Kaiser creates the backdrop. More than 2000 starters from over 20 nations can cheer on classic events and skating competitions here .



Kitzbühel provides the perfect conditions for cross-country sport. More than 70 km very well-tended trails are available for guests around Das Hohe Salve Sportresort. Whether pro or beginner, pleasure cross-country skiers in Classic or Skating style – the conditions in the Brixental region are ideal.

Cross-country is healthy and provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy Kitzbühel’s superb winter landscape. The trail network around our Sporthotel extends between the Kitzbüheler Horn and the Wilder Kaiser to Hopfgarten. All our guests can avail of the region’s cross-country routes free of charge and at any time.

Explore the extensive route network on cross-country skis and enjoy unforgettable moment in nature!

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What hotel for a cross-country holiday?

The magical winter landscape of Brixental is a popular venue for nature lovers. Cross-country skiers hearts in particular are set alight here. A network of very well-tended cross-country trails take you through the dreamy landscape. And right in the thick of it all: Das Hohe Salve Sportresort. It is the perfect hotel for an activity-oriented holiday in Tyrol. As a guest, in just a few minutes you get to the ski pistes, and also to the very well-tended trails in the region.

Where should I head to for a cross-country holiday?

  • Scenic beauty
  • The superb panoramic view to the Wilder Kaiser
  • The Kitzbühel Alps

Make make the region around Das Hohe Salve Sportresort an ideal place for a cross-country holiday. Especially the trail hub of Angerberg/Mariastein which is a genuine paradise for cross-country skiers. Skating and classic cross-country trails are available here in all difficulty levels. The trails proceed through the idyllic towns in the Hohe Salve holiday region and extensive Brixental. Some of the trails are linked to one another and can be extended as desired. One particular highlight for cross-country skiers: free use of the trails in the Hohe Salve holiday region.


What are the best trails in and around Kitzbühel?

The wonderful natural surroundings in Brixental can be explored and enjoyed in a wide variety of ways. Very well-tended cross-country trails and winter hiking paths permeate the valley and proceed seamlessly into the network in neighbouring regions. Particularly popular:

  • The 3 km altitude trail to Hochbrixen at 1300 metres altitude
  • The trail network in Aschau

Cross-country fun right into spring awaits our guests!

Additional winter activities

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