Cross-country skiing provides a sporty alternative to skiing – cross-country skiing is viewed as one of the healthiest winter sports, and is great fun! Whether on your own or with the whole family, cross-country skiing is easy to learn and provides a great opportunity to explore the region and experience our fantastic natural environment! The Saalachtal valley in Salzburg features 80 km of cross-country skiing trails which are free to use, and which connect the villages of Weißbach, St. Martin, Lofer and Unken. Other highlights for cross-country skiing fans are the high-altitude trail on the Almenwelt Lofer across 2 - 4 km, and the high-altitude trail in the Heutal valley in Unken. The illuminated evening cross-country skiing trail in St. Martin is also extremely popular.