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Here the winter fun can begin!


As soon as the mountains of Gastein envelop in their cuddly white coat, it can start!
The winter season is opened, with many great adventures that make the heart of every winter sports fan beat faster.
From the adrenaline junkie to the pleasure-lover of the winter wonderland, everyone is served!

Skiing & snowboarding

Whether you are beginner or ski- and snowboard professional, there is something for every winter enthusiast on the perfectly groomed slopes with different levels of difficulty.

The family-friendly ski area Dorfgastein-Großarltal consists of 20 modern lifts and cable cars and connects 80 slopes.
For the perfect winter fun you will find here a snowboard park, rustic ski huts & much more.

Around the Gasteinertal there are four ski areas with a total of 200 km of slopes.

Enough spout for your hungry alpine skiers!


Feel the Powder!

Do you love to be off the slopes and after an exhausting ascent a deep snow experience is waiting for you?
Enjoy many beautiful freeriding moments in the Gasteinertal!

At the Alpine & Ski School Angerer you learn everything about freeriding under professional guidance!

Cross-country skiing

on perfectly prepared trails

Away from the pistes, the Gasteinertal valley offers 7 cross-country trails covering 45 km. Fitness & endurance are trained to perfection with cross-country skiing at the heart of the dreamy mountain backdrop. Visitors who enjoy cross-country will certainly find plenty of variety on offer on the trails in Dorfgastein, Bad Hofgastein & Bad Gastein - with something for beginners and experienced cross-country skiers alike.

Durch die tiefverschneite Natur!

Für sportlich aktive Winterurlauber lohnt sich eine Schneeschuhwanderung zu den schönsten Plätzen der Hohen Tauern. Gut ausgerüstet, mit hochwertigem Schuhwerk, sowie mit erfahrenen Guides an Deiner Seite, wanders Du durch den Tiefschnee - das herrliche Bergpanorama stets im Blick.

Sledging fun

for all ages

Sledging at the Aeroplan natural toboggan run & Bellevue Alm toboggan run is a source of endless sledging entertainment for all kids and adults alike. Whether with family or friends, the curved track follows a rapid course down into the valley to enjoy with family and friends. Night sledging is a particular highlight here - both toboggan runs are illuminated at night and offer perfect sledging conditions.

Après Ski

at the Thomaselli

The après ski hut Thomaselli is the perfect place for all enthusiastic winter fans and hut lovers. Located directly at the valley station of the "Skischaukel" circuit Dorfgastein/Grossartail, the ski hut offers delicious spare ribs and rustic farmer’s plates on reservation. After an active day of skiing in Dorfgastein, enjoy the last rays of sunshine on the terrace or celebrate in friendly company at the bar. Experience carefree moments at the “Thomaselli” in the beautiful Salzburger Land.

Additional winter activities

in the Gasteinertal winter paradise

A magical winter fairy-tale - be captivated by the peace & tranquillity on a winter walk through the snowy landscape. There are some wonderful winter walks on offer around Dorfgastein, Bad Hofgastein, Bad Gastein & the Salzburger Land. Follow the well-signposted and prepared trails through the valley and savour views of the dreamy Gastein peaks.

Sporty and active winter holidaymakers will appreciate a snow shoe walk to some of the most beautiful spots in the Hohe Tauern. With sturdy footwear and the right equipment, experienced guides will lead you through the deep snow with magnificent panoramic mountain views always in sight.

Motivated winter sports fans with a good fitness level will find ski touring to be a fascinating adventure. Professional ski touring guides take guests up the mountain without using any lifts or cable cars. Once at the summit, the feeling of freedom is overwhelming.

Those who prefer a more leisurely trip can take the cable car up the Fulseck mountain and walk from here back down into the valley.

You can also enjoy winter with some ice climbing or ice skating.

Romantics can embrace some unforgettable moments in the unique natural landscapes with a romantic horse-drawn sledge ride - submerse yourself in a world of magic & harmony.

And to relax & warm up after an adventure-packed day, our sauna area is a place of warmth & recuperation.