© Foto Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH/David Lugmayr: Langlaufen im Nordischen Zentrum Böhmerwald in Schöneben bei Ulrichsberg.
© Foto Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH/David Lugmayr: Langlaufen im Nordischen Zentrum Böhmerwald in Schöneben bei Ulrichsberg.
Zwei Langläufer in einer Parallelspur im Wald der Sonne entgegen.

Nordic Centre Bohemian Forest

The Nordic Centre Bohemian Forest with 78 km of trails - unique in Upper Austria - is the ideal place to flatter the body during long-term to strengthen and to the soul.

The dense forest must of course be in every fairy tale. We really, it is eerily beautiful when you glide on cross-country skis through the Bohemian Forest. In the extensive trail network in the Nordic Centre Bohemian Forest, which extends close to the Czech border, it is nature lovers warm your heart even in cold temperatures. The tall trees provide shelter from the harsh Bohemian wind, which is not a rare guest in this country and ensure that the snow holds well in the spring time. The cross-country skiing season lasts more than 100 days on average. Time enough to the gentle gliding under schneebehangenen branches once to forget the everyday life completely. In Bohemian Forest both beginners and sporty runners can be enjoyed.

Nearly 78 kilometers of trails of varying difficulty are cross-country skiers at your feet. Those who are only at the beginning of their long running career, tips from experienced cross-country training waiting and the top pick when equipment rentals on site. Who enjoys the company of other cross-country skiers, starts in the heart of the Nordic center in Schöneben. There train professionals in addition to cross-country skiing classic cross-country skiers and-comers in parallel with the nimble skaters.

Built on a plateau at 1000 m altitude with the entry points Schöneben, Grünwald and Oberhaag, nestled in an impressive scenic backdrop of the starting point is the most beautiful forest trails of the Bohemian Forest.

The high-altitude trails with about 80 km are groomed for skating and classic skiing. When you enter Schöneben there is a Sho-Lo on the children are playfully introduced to the cross-country skiing. The varied circuit with ski jump, wave runs, slalom, and various other obstacles, you can quickly to safety on the skis.

The Bohemian Forest Arena combines next to the Nordic center all the important facilities such as cross-country ski school and rental, locker rooms, showers, restrooms, restaurants, petting zoo to under one roof.

The entire trail network of the holiday region Bohemian Forest covers with good snow conditions just 148 km (78 km altitude and 70 km valley trail), well-groomed trails.

Points of issue for trail maps:
Trail ticket office Schöneben (all tickets)
Ulrichsberg municipal office (season and day tickets)
Tourist office Aigen-Schlägl (all maps)

General price information:
Day ticket € 6.00 | Weekly ticket € 18.00 
Season ticket € 60,00 | Season ticket family € 100,00 (incl. children/young people up to 18 years)
Day ticket group from 10 pers. € 5,00 | Weekly ticket group from 10 pers. € 15,00
Children up to 15 years are free! 

Day tickets can also be purchased at the ticket machines in Oberhaag and Grünwald (please note: no change and only coins can be used!). You can also pay with a debit or credit card at the machine in Grünwald.

Service & Contact

Ferienregion Böhmerwald
Hauptstraße 2
4160 Aigen-Schlägl

Telefon +43 57890 100
Fax +43 57890 115
E-Mail info@boehmerwald.at
Web www.boehmerwald.at/

Cross-country skiing trails in the Nordic Centre Bohemian Forest