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!

Skifahren im Pulverschnee

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.


Through the snow-covered nature!

A snowshoe hike to the most beautiful places in the Hohe Tauern is worthwhile for active winter holidaymakers. Well equipped, with high-quality footwear and with experienced guides at your side, you hike through deep snow – the magnificent mountain panorama always in view.


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.

Skihütte Thomaselli

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

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.

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