With the three villages Dorfgastein, Bad Hofgastein and Bad Gastein and four ski areas, the highest of which extends to 2,700 meters, Gastein is an all-round winter sports resort for all kinds of snow lovers.
One valley, three villages, four ski areas, 200 km of slopes.
The villages of Bad Hofgastein and Bad Gastein are connected by the Schlossalm-Angertal-Stubnerkogel ski area. Do you know that the longest descent (10.4 km) in SalzburgerLand is here? The Schlossalmbahn lift, which was renovated in 2018, is just 1.8 km away from our house. And the Gasti Snow Park in Angertal is the ideal practice slope for all beginners.
You can also make your descents on the Graukogel in the nature reserve in Bad Gastein.
The Sportgastein ski area brings you up to 2686 meters. Due to its ideal location, the slope quality is still very good even at high temperatures. Do you know that Sportgastein is one of the Freeride Hotspots of the Alps?
Dorfgastein, the first village in the valley, offers numerous slopes on the Fulseck mountain. You can ski up to Grossarl in the neighbouring valley over the tops of the Kreuzkogel.
The winter sports paradise Gastein is known for its long descents, and offers the perfect skiing and snowboarding pleasure for everyone!
A total of 7 different trails and 35 km of cross-country trails find cross-country fans and cross-country “newbies” in Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein and Dorfgastein alternating routes.
Along the Gasteiner Ache, through the village, deep in a romantic valley and near the mountain. Put on your cross-country ski and it will go wild in Salzburgerland.
The current trails report informs you about the condition of the trails in Gastein.
From the slopes to the spa or the "Heilstollen". After an eventful day on the skis or snowshoes, what is more beneficial than relaxing the tired muscles in a warm bath? For hundreds of years, the healing and beneficial waters of the Gastein springs have been famous beyond national borders.
The temperature in the various corridors of the Heilstollen varies from 37.5 to 41.5 degrees and the humidity rises from 70% to almost 100%. The Heilstollen owes their medicinal effect to a natural dose of advice. The Alpentherme in Bad Hofgastein, the Felsentherme in Bad Gastein of the valley are fed with the healing water.
While the parents relax in a warm bath or sauna in the spa, the children can enjoy the slides in the Family World.
Take the time with the whole family to go sledding, which could be even more fun in the evening on a lighted sled run.
In Gastein you can go sledding in Bad Hofgastein (Naturrodelbahn Aeroplan 3.3 km) or in Bad Gastein (Rodelbahn Bellevue Alm 2.5 km).
If you're sitting on the ancient single-person chair lift at Bellevue, don't forget to look back at the beautiful city of Bad Gastein!
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 € 3,50.
In Gastein there are countless different activities you can do in the winter, such as ski tours, snowshoe hiking, early morning skiing ... more information can be found on the website: www.gastein.com