Biathlon in Antholz/Anteselva, insider tip Rein in Taufers/Riva di Tures, and the paradise of Kasern/Predoi
The greatest insider tips for kilometres of superb cross-country ski runs in South Tyrol; in addition to that, a biathlon taster course for good fun
Although the small country just south of the Brenner/Brennero pass offers numerous great opportunities for winter sports in general, and cross-country skiing in particular, the three very best places for cross-country skiing in South Tyrol are Antholz/Anteselva, Rein in Taufers/Riva di Tures and Kasern/Predoi in the Ahrntal valley (Valle Aurina). These three areas invite cross-country skiers of all ages and levels to glide through fantastic landscapes, using the classic technique or skate skiing technique. The view of the Zillertal Alps and the Rieserferner group makes the experience even more rewarding. It is no surprise that Antholz/Anteselva has become a stronghold of the biathlon world cup. You won't be surprised to hear that one of the best insider tips for cross-country skiing, Rein in Taufers/Riva di Tures, is only a stone's throw away and offers fantastic kilometres of cross-country skiing trails. Finally, Kasern has always been a top address for good cross-country skiing trails and conditions. Combine the endurance sport of cross-country skiing with the precision required for small calibre shooting to experience the fascination of biathlon. On our taster course, we will introduce you to the world of biathlon. Biathlon is about challenging your system, and controlling it - a strenuous run is followed by a shooting task which requires concentration and body control; a fascinating and challenging contrast. Get a feel for what world cup athletes accomplish. We will organise a small competition in which you can run against the stop watch and against your own body and your weaker self. The winner will be given a medal in a victory ceremony in an authentic South Tyrolean alpine chalet.