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Winter sports in Gasteinertal

Bad Hofgastein is a pleasant and attractive place for winter sports. With 53 ski lifts and 200 km of ski slopes, it is one of the biggest and most beautiful ski areas in Austria. Skiers and snowboarders won`t be bored for a minute on the most astonishing slopes which are perfectly prepared.

Cross country through Gasteinertal

Also there is a possibility for Tiefschnee-descents and the most fun moutain cabins are waiting for your arrival. The Gasteinerdal is part of the Ski Amadé, nl.skiamade.com and therefore your skipass is valid for 860 km of ski slopes and 270 ski lifts. Cross country skiers can enjoy an approximate of 90 km of trails and it is possible to have endless walks on the more than 100 km created paths.

Stroll around Bad Hofgastein

There is a very sportive vibe at Bad Hofgastein which thanks its name to the spas which can still be found here. Bad Hofgastein invites you to stroll around the many shops, cake shops and nice pubs. Sledding, hiking with snowrackets, sleighs and the thermal spa will make you enjoy your après-ski. In the “Thermal Temple” of Bad Hofgastein you will enter Europe’s most modern health-and leisure centre with different swimming pools, slides, sauna`s, fitness, massages and much more. Check www.alpentherme.com. In short: 32,000 m2 amusement and recreation. You can end your active day in class with a visit to the casino of Bad Gastein.

Ice climbing

Some of you might want a challenge. Gasteinerdal offers great possibilities for ice climbing. Also for spectactors a real happening. Let our Alpin guides take you into a fascinating world full of ice and snow.


Enjoy the winter scenes from a beautiful sleigh while you are comfortably dragged by horses.

Ice skating in Bad Hofgastein

At the ice skate rink in the centre of Bad Hofgastein, free entree, you can get into the spotlights to show everyone what you got. Enjoy the ambiance and music. Have fun at the “Eisstockschiessen”, a fun sport for young and old. You can hire skates from just € 2,-


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Skifahren im Gasteinertal

Ski slopes in Gasteinertal

  • Blue slopes: appr. 75 km
  • ntermediate (red) slopes: appr. 145 km
  • Difficult (black) slopes: appr. 30 km
  • Total slopes: 250 km/li>
  • Total Cross country trails: 90 km
  • Ropeways: 6 km
  • Chair lifts: 29 km
  • Ski-tows: 7 km

Mehr ski Info

  • Skiing beginners: good
  • Skiing advanced: excellent
  • Skiing high advanced: good
  • Snowboarding: good
  • Cross country skiing: very good
  • Après-ski: good
  • Altitude village: 858 m
  • Maximum height ski area: 2,680 m
  • Snow cannons: yes
  • Snow security: good

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