Ski through enchanting nature

Cross-country skiing in the Wildschönau in Tyrol

Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and unwind in our inviting aparthotel, where comfort meets charm. In the picturesque high valley of the Wildschönau, embark on a journey of exploration along a plethora of ski trails, with pristine conditions for cross-country skiing awaiting you from December to March. Enjoy exploring the region on various trails, all free of charge for visitors with the Wildschönau Card. Discover the Alpine Collection Aparthotel, your idyllic heaven and perfect launchpad for unforgettable cross-country skiing escapades. Anticipate nothing short of enchanting days ahead as you immerse yourself in the splendor of Austria’s natural beauty.

Discover unique cross-country skiing experiences in Tyrol

Begin your day with relaxation at our aparthotel, then set out to explore the picturesque winter landscape on our cross-country skiing trails. With seven distinct routes catering to both beginners and seasoned skiers, there’s something for everyone. From the scenic Endfelden trail to the challenging Schönanger high-altitude trail and the tranquil Penning trail, spanning lengths from 2 to 12 km, each route promises a unique adventure.

In Wildschönau, classic cross-country enthusiasts will find joy in exploring approximately 35 km of trails. Advanced skiers will relish the exhilarating high-altitude trail on Schönangeralm at the valley’s end. For those who prefer skating, Roggenboden and Bernau offer 1-km practice trails. With the Wildschönau Card, enjoy complimentary access to all cross-country trails and indulge in additional benefits.

Cross-country skiing in Wildschönau: a trail overview

Easy trails for a leisurely glide:

Endfelden: Starting Point is in Steinerhof in Oberau, leading to the Tourist Information Office and back.

  • Length: 2 km

  • Elevation Gain: ↑ 12 m ↓ 12 m

  • Access: Tourist Information Wildschönau

Bernau: Located near Bernau, this flat and easy trail offers a scenic route.

  • Length: 3 km

  • Elevation Gain: ↑ 30 m ↓ 30 m

  • Access: Bernau

Mühltal: Explore this gentle and nearly flat trail near Mühltal.

  • Length: 3 km

  • Elevation Gain: ↑ 90 m ↓ 90 m

  • Access: Mühltal

Intermediate trails for an invigorating challenge:

Roggenboden: This trail winds along the forest’s edge, across meadows to the Roggenboden district.

  • Length: 5 km

  • Elevation Gain: ↑ 150 m ↓ 150 m

  • Access: Oberau

Oberau-Niederau: Beginning at Drachenpark in Oberau, this route leads to Hotel Alpenland in Niederau.

  • Length: 6 km

  • Elevation Gain: ↑ 110 m ↓ 110 m

  • Access: Lahnerköpfl or Markbachjochbahn in Niederau, tourist information in Oberau

Schönanger: Enjoy cross-country skiing at altitude with breathtaking views of Wildschönau’s highest peaks.

  • Length: 6 km

  • Elevation Gain: ↑ 200 m ↓ 200 m

  • Access: Schönangeralm

Penning: This picturesque trail starts from Grafenweg in Niederau, along the forest’s edge to Penningdörfl.

  • Length: 12 km

  • Elevation Gain: ↑ 100 m ↓ 100 m

  • Access: Grafenweg

Indulge your senses with cross-country skiing: explore the Schönanger High-Altitude Trail

Embark on a winter sports adventure in the heart of Tyrol with the Schönanger High-Altitude Trail. Nestled at the valley’s end, this picturesque route spans 6 km of stunning winter landscapes. Marvel at panoramic views of the majestic peaks of the Kitzbühel Alps, closer to you than ever before on any other cross-country skiing tour. Ascend to an altitude of 1216 meters, reaching the highest point achievable while cross-country skiing on this trail.

After your exhilarating skiing excursion, unwind at the Schönangeralm and treat yourself to a well-deserved break. While the show dairy remains closed during the winter months, you can still savour the region’s delectable cheese products and other typical specialties at the neighbouring inn, open every day except Tuesdays.

Ski Rental Services

Don’t have your own skis or looking to try out the latest gear? Look no further than Sport Blachfelder and Ski & Board Margreiter in Niederau, where you’ll find high-quality rental equipment. Additionally, in Auffach, several sports stores offer top-notch cross-country skiing gear available for hire.

Ski storage, sauna and whirlpool at our aparthotel

Indulge in the ultimate convenience at our aparthotel, where we provide a dedicated ski stall complete with a heated boot rack. After a thrilling day on the slopes, effortlessly store your skis and equipment in a safe and dry environment, courtesy of our complimentary ski stall service.

Following your adventures on the region’s cross-country ski trails, retreat to our Austrian aparthotel for a serene and rejuvenating experience. Unwind amidst tranquillity and luxury as you relax in our panoramic sauna or soak in the rooftop whirlpool, offering breathtaking views of the Wildschönau valley.

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