Cross-country skiing

in Pusteria Valley

Did you know that cross-country skiing uses about 600 muscles? Then it is no surprise that cross-country skiing is considered one of the healthiest sports. If we are honest, it doesn’t really feel like a sport. Especially when you are truly in the flow, in the swing of things and the impressive winter scenery surrounding you makes you forget everything else …

Country Ski Holidays
Since 2018, Hirben hotel Val Pusteria has been a member of “Cross-Country Ski Holidays”. This sounds good, but what does that mean for you? Advantages. Many advantages. Cross-country skiing fans and everyone who wants to become one can enjoy expert advise, the right equipment and many extras for your cross-country skiing in Pusteria Valley.

We have been distinguished with the “Nordic Fit” category by “Cross-Country Ski Holidays”, which means that as a cross-country skier, all special equipment and services are provided free of charge.
*The equipment and services are regularly tested with the Quality Management System “Q-MTS”. “Q-MTS” is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 by TÜV Austria cert GmbH and was developed specifically for tourism packages.

Cross-country skiing service

Our service for cross-country skiers

  • Our cross-country skiing expert Fabian is always available
  • Cross-country skiing tours (including technique training) with Fabian
  • Expert advise and useful tips about cross-country skiing and equipment
  • Cross-country skiing tickets are available at the reception
  • “Hirben” cross-country trail directly from the hotel
  • Lanz Active ski rental directly at the train station in Toblach (+39 340 697 2873)
  • Free cross-country skiing maps, up-to-date information and bus schedules
  • Cross-country ski racks outside
  • Lockable ski room with heated shoe dryer
  • Xenofit products, water bottle belt and much more available for use
  • Wash service and dry room: information available at our reception
  • Wash corner with special washing equipment in the garage

Where to? Over there!
You really only need to take a few steps from our front door and you will be in the middle of the largest cross-country skiing carousel in Europe: the Dolomiti NordicSki cross-country skiing paradise – a network with a total of 1,300 km of cross-country ski trails in Dolomites. By the way: you can use all cross-country ski trails in Hochpustertal in the Sextner Dolomites with only one cross-country ski pass, which is available at the reception!

  • Pustertaler Marathon cross-country ski trail | it connects Niederdorf with neighbouring towns
  • Hirben cross-country ski trail | it starts directly from our front door
  • Olympia circular cross-country ski trail
  • Hochpustertaler Sonnenloipe 
  • The high-altitude cross-country ski trail to Plätzwiese | including a panoramic view of the Three Peaks
  • … do you want more tips? You will receive insider tips from Fabian on site*
    (*where is the surprise if will already tell you everything now?)
Cross-country skiing in Alta Pusteria
Cross-country holiday at the Hirben