The classic among Austrian cross country ski races 13th January - 20th January

Cross Country DolomitenlaufOriginal Tour FUNActive Tours

General information:

Type of tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: easy/medium - depending on the chosen variant
Distance: depending on the chosen variant
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 879,- €

Map Cross Country Dolomitenlauf

Highlights and places of interest along the route:


From 18.-20.01.2019 the 45th Dolomitenlauf in Eastern Tyrol is taking place. The traditional race is characterised by a particular flair. As one of the founding members of the Worldloppet, together with the Vasaloppet and the Birkebeinerrennet, it is one of the most important cross country races worldwide. It even belongs to the FIS-Marathon cup.
The slogan, based on the idea and co-founder of the Dolomitenlauf, Robert Steiner, “everyone a winner of himself” explains the spirit of popular racing and particularly the meaning of the Dolomitenlauf. Guaranteed snow on the trails in Obertilliach, more than 300 volunteers and a perfect organisation make sure that the cross-country skiing weekend in Lienz is going to be a winter highlight for thousands of athletes and ten thousands of spectators. During the three-day event a total of six different races with different levels in distance and difficulties are offered. Apart from the main competitions, the classic race on Saturday and the Dolomitenlauf ski marathon on Sunday you shouldn´t miss to watch the Dolomitensprint on Friday evening where 30 world-class sprinters are going to delight thousands of spectators from all over the world.


Daily programme:

Anreise Hochpustertal

Day 1: Arrival in Dobbiaco/Villabassa

Individual arrival;

Prato Piazza

Day 2: Prato Piazza (one loop approx. 7/8 km)

The high plateau with endless panoramic views,

Cortina d'Ampezzo

Day 3: Cortina d`Ampezzo (approx. 30 - 60 km)

Along the old railway into the Höhlensteintal; 


Day 4: Anterselva (approx. 10 - 30 km)

Cross-country skiing at the biathlon stadium;

Langlaufurlaub Hochpustertal

Day 5: Track inspection

Analyse the track for the race day;


Day 6: Day of rest

Enjoy the spa or sightseeing trip to Brunico;


Day 7: Dolomiten Classic Race (42/20 km, classic technique)

Race day - a staff member will take care of you during the day;


Day 8: Dolomitenlauf (free technique) - Departure

Race day - a staff member will take care of you during the day;

Prices 2019

Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room with half board Category A 1079.00 €
Surcharge single room Category A    70.00 €
Package price per person in a double room with half board Category B   879.00 € 
Surcharge single room Category B    70.00 €
Extra nights in VIllabassa or dobbiaco 3*** and/or 4**** hotels
Price per personin a double room on request
Surcharge single room on request


Starting dates 2019, self-guided tour:

  • Arrival on Sunday 13/01/19
    The Dolomiten Classic Race takes place on Saturday 19/01/19 and the Dolomitenlauf (free technique) on Sunday 20/01/19

  • Minimum number of participants: 6 people

General information:

  • Arrival information:
    • By car:
      Over the Brenner motorway to Brixen/Bressanone, through the Pustertal/Val Pusteria to Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco or taking the Felbertauernstraße (in Austria) to Lienz in Osttirol, further on to Toblach/Dobbiaco or Niederdorf/Villabassa.
    • By Train:
      From Innsbruck to Franzensfeste. From there with the Val Pusteria train to Bruneck/Brunico and to the train station of Niederdorf/Villabassa or Toblach/Dobbiaco. Please check timetables on: / /

    • By airplane:
      The nearest airports are Treviso, Venice, Innsbruck and Verona. On request we can organise a private transfer.

  • Accommodation:
    Category A: accommodation in a 4**** hotel (mostly with sauna and/or indoor pool)
    Category B: accommodation in a 3*** hotel (mostly with sauna and/or indoor pool)
    Attention: The tourist tax (if requested) has to be paid on the spot.
  • Car parking:
    Free unattended parking facilities for the duration of the cross country skiing holiday at a nearby public parking area.
  • Tour information available in:
    German and English 

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