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X-Country Ski Suggestions

I am taking a very last minute trip to Budapest and then passing thru Austria and Switzerland on the train. Is there a particular village with x-country skiing that the scenery is breathtaking? Any hotel suggestions? This will be last week of February.

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Accommodation on ski areas in February will be nearly impossible to organize at this late stage, especially if you are not willing to spend one week. All schools use February for ski weeks. Also, do you plan to bring or buy your own ski clothes?

Have a look at Seefeld in Tirol or Serfaus.

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We enjoyed our 10 days in the Pillerseetal area of Austria late January 2014. We stayed at a hotel in Fieberbrunn, the largest of five villages. The regional train from Salsburg stops at Fieberbrunn and Hockfielzen and the five villages are connected by free local buses.
https://www.kitzbueheler-alpen.com/en/pillerseetal/winter/cross-country-skiing.html

In the PillerseeTal, even your car can go on holiday! Because with the
great offers of bus and train, you can travel the Kitzbühel Alps in an
uncomplicated and environmentally friendly way. With your valid guest
card from the PillerseeTal you have the buses between Hochfilzen and
Waidring as well as all commuter trains (except IC, EC and RailJet)
between Hochfilzen and Wörgl (Kirchbichl) included!

Our hotel in Fiberbrunn was the Sporthotel Fontana at the end of the village. https://www.sporthotel-fontana.at/en/
The Sporthotel is at the base of a lift assisted ski area and a short block from the bus stop for service connecting the ski trails. We had the half board option (breakfast and dinner) and were happy with the meals.

Many of the trails in the Pillerseetal are groomed for both classic and skate skiing and sepearte trails groomed for winter walkers.

We brought our own ski gear but friends who were planning a London post ski visit rented skis in the village. The rented both classic and skate skis.