Ski & winter holiday in Bad Hofgastein

Discover the magic of winter in the mountains in the Gastein Valley

Time at last. In the snow. For snowmen. For romance and tranquility. For fun on the slopes in powder snow. Leaving tracks in the deep snow. And sledging. For all those who enjoy a sporty winter. Snowy mountain slopes, blue skies and the power of the warming winter sun.

In winter Gastein is a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts as well as for relaxation-seekers and families. The ski region Gastein in the Ski amadé offers you a total of 250 km of pistes and 80 lifts up to an altitude of 2,650 m. The ski lifts in high-altitude Sportgastein allow great skiing until mid-April. Plus there are extensive cross country ski trails, lovely winter footpaths for walkers and snowshoe enthusiasts, toboggan runs, off-piste runs, demanding backcountry ski tours & ice climbing routes, a man-made ice skating rink, curling rinks etc.  Fulfill your dreams on a ski and winter holiday in Bad Hofgastein, Salzburger Land!

Skiing & snowboarding in Gastein

Skifahren, Winterurlaub, Gastein, Salzburger Land
Snowboarden, Winterurlaub, Gastein, Salzburger Land

Cross country skiing & tobogganing

  • A total of 7 different cross country tails of 45 km in length in the Gastein Valley
  • Varying profiles for all ability levels, groomed in classic & skating style
  • Trails in Bad Hofgastein: Kurpark trail (floodlit), Sportplatz trail, Achen trail & Angertal trail
  • Snow-sure high alpine trail at 1,600 m in Sportgastein
  • Sale & rental of cross country equipment in the local sports shops
  • Biathlon lessons in the Cross Country - Sports School Gastein
  • Toboggan runs in Gastein: natural toboggan run Aeroplan (3.3 km long) on theSchlossalm in Bad Hofgastein & toboggan run Bellevue Alm (2.5 km long) in Bad Gastein
  • Toboggan run Aeroplan leads right past the Maurachgut, free rental of sledges & bobs for our guests
Langlaufen, Winterurlaub, Gastein, Salzburger Land
Rodeln, Winterurlaub, Gastein, Salzburger Land
Winterurlaub & Skiurlaub im Gasteinertal
Saour the moment and be happy.

Winter & snowshoe walks, backcountry ski tours

Schneeschuhwandern, Winterurlaub, Gastein, Salzburger Land
Tourenski, Winterurlaub, Gastein, Salzburger Land

Horse-drawn sleighs & ice sports

  • Horse-drawn sleigh rides through the winter landscape of the Gastein Valley
  • Possibility to ice skate in the Eisarena Bad Hofgastein & on the natural ice skating rink in Bad Gastein, equipment rental on site
  • Traditional sport of curling: Eisarena Bad Hofgastein with 3 man-made rinks & Eisschützenstüberl Bad Gastein 
Pferdekutschenfahrten, Winterurlaub, Gastein, Salzburger Land
Eislaufen, Winterurlaub, Gastein, Salzburger Land

Action sports

  • Ice climbing: routes in varyling levels of difficulty, guided ice tours with experienced mountain & climbing guides available
  • Tandem paragliding & hang gliding
  • Dog sledging workshop, husky adventure days, international dog sledging races in Sportgastein
Eisklettern, Winterurlaub, Gastein, Salzburger Land
Paragleiten, Winterurlaub, Gastein, Salzburger Land