Cross-Country Skiing in Carinthia

Winter sports in Austria’s Weissensee Nature Park

Lake Weissensee in Carinthia, Austria - a paradise for cross-country skiing - has been awarded the "Kärntner Loipengütesiegel" (Carinthia Cross-country Trail Seal of Quality).

A network of around 40 km of dual track and skating trails wind through the sunny, fog-free Weissensee Valley and make this region one of the most beautiful places for cross-country skiing in Carinthia, Austria. Practice trails for beginners and the especially popular "Seewiesenloipe" (lakeside meadow trail) start right next to the lake at an altitude of 930 m.

Are you interested in learning how to cross-country ski? Would you like to improve your technique? The ski and cross-country ski school offers cross-country lessons for beginners and advanced skiers. Alpensport Weissensee in Techendorf plenty of tips for great gear and hire equipment.

Cross-country ski trail contribution

To use the ice rinks and cross-country ski trails, visitors aged 10 and older are asked for a contribution of € 7 for a day pass. Passes can be purchased in the Weissensee Information Office, the municipal office, many marked restaurants at the lake, and from ice and trail attendants.

For overnight guests the use of the ice rink and cross-country ski trails costs € 5,- per day if they buy the ticket in their own accommodation, otherwise € 7,-. Excluded are guests of PremiumCard establishments. For these guests the use of the ice rink and cross-country skiing tracks is free of charge.