Cross-country skiing in the Holiday Region Interlaken

Glide across carefully prepared cross-country skiing trails amidst stunning alpine landscapes

The Holiday Region Interlaken has a wide selection of cross-country skiing trails to suit beginners, advanced skiers or professionals. Glide on cross-country skis amidst a snow-covered alpine landscape past mountain streams, snow-covered meadows and alpine huts. And always with a panoramic mountain view.

Cross-country skiing in the Bernese Oberland Alps

Loipe im verschneiten Justistal mit Alphütte und Tannen im Winter

Whether in Diemtigtal Nature Park or the Justistal, cross-country skiing is a winter sport close to nature. From Aeschiried, far away from traffic noise, you can glide through the idyllic Suldtal or look out over clear Lake Brienz on the cross-country skiing trail next to Axalp Sportbahnen station. Above Lake Thun you can go cross-country skiing in Waldegg near Beatenberg, while beneath the Hardergrat you can glide through Lombachalp Nature Reserve. Every cross-country skiing trail has its own unique charm. Find your favourite trail in Holiday Region Interlaken.

Professional cross-country skiing lessons and rentals

Would you like to learn how to glide over the snow on cross-country skis? Book a cross-country skiing lesson and learn the techniques required for classic or skate cross-country skiing, making your glide across the trails even more fun. If you don't have your own equipment or prefer not to drag it around with you, it's best to hire cross-country skis, poles and shoes at the trail’s starting point. You can rent cross-country skiing equipment at the following locations: Aeschiried, Beatenberg, Brienz, Jägerstübli Lombachalp restaurant and in sports shops in Diemtigtal Nature Park.

Night time trails in Aeschiried

Would you like to end the evening on your cross-country skis? No problem! Aeschiried has 4 km of illuminated night trails, lit with spotlights Monday to Friday from 18:00 to 21:00. An experience you won't forget in a hurry. Surrounded by lakes and mountains, the Bernese Oberland is a paradise for cross-country skiing like no other.

Your highlights at a glance

  • Idyllic trails amidst stunning alpine landscapes

  • Classic trails and skating pistes

  • 4 km of night time trails in Aeschiried, Monday to Friday from 18.00 to 21.00h

  • Rent cross-country, skating and classic skiing equipment

  • Professional cross-country skiing lessons

To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way, please note

  • Enquire about weather and trail conditions in advance

  • Consider buying a cross-country ski pass or buy a cross-country ski ticket

  • Check rental service or sports shop opening hours

  • Take advantage of a professional cross-country skiing lesson

Discover the range of cross-country packages and the most attractive skiing trails:

Diemtigtal Nature Park cross-country skiing

Schwenden im Diemtigtal

© CC-BY-SA | Naturpark Diemtigtal, Interlaken Tourismus

Aeschi cross-country skiing

Aeschi bei Spiez

© CC-BY-SA | Aeschi Tourismus, Interlaken Tourismus

Erb Sport winter sports equipment hire

Schwenden im Diemtigtal

© CC-BY-SA | Erb Sport, Diemtigtal, Interlaken Tourismus

Stucki Sport – winter sport equipment hire


© CC-BY-SA | Naturpark Diemtigtal, Interlaken Tourismus

Skiing School of Beatenberg


© CC-BY-SA | Schweizer Skischule Beatenberg, Interlaken Tourismus

Axalp family ski resort


© CC-BY-SA | Sportbahnen Axalp Windegg AG, Interlaken Tourismus

Habkern ski school


© CC-BY-SA | Skischule Habkern, Interlaken Tourismus

OUTDOOR – Mountaineering School


© CC-BY-SA | Outdoor Switzerland AG, Interlaken Tourismus

Hire point Lombachalp


© CC-BY-SA | Restaurant Jägerstübli Lombachalp, Interlaken Tourismus
10,34 km

Lombachalp - Cross Country ski run


© Melanie Studer, Interlaken Tourismus
8,05 km

Cross-country Hindersberg


© Melanie Studer, Interlaken Tourismus
12,58 km

Cross-country skiing Aeschiried

Aeschi bei Spiez

© Interlaken Tourismus, Interlaken Tourismus