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Gastein is a true paradise for alpine enthusiasts during summer & winter.
Summer- & Winter Paradise
The Gasteinertal valley is comprised of 3 charming towns: Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein and Dorfgastein. Nestled amidst the mountains, they are all excellent starting points for exciting hikes ranging from family-friendly to high-alpine summit ascents – this region has it all. Hike up to high-alpine pastures, pristine alpine landscapes, imposing glaciers in the National Park Hohe Tauern, or explore the old gold mining trails.
During winter, skiers & snowboarders have a choice of 4 different, modern ski resorts. No matter if you want to glide down the slopes on your alpine skis, want to test your snowboard skills in the park, want to slash some powder snow while freeriding, or want to find untracked slopes with your skimo skis or snowshoes – Gastein is the right place for you!
Ski Resorts in Gastein
Four renowned ski resorts delight skiers & snowboarders in Gastein. With 50 ski lifts and more than 200km of groomed slopes as well as lifts reaching up to 2,700 metres above sealevel, the resorts are renowned for their excellent snow conditions. Explore the many possibilities such as powder slopes, mogul slopes, carving- & freeride routes, snow-parks, and let's not forget the welcoming, warm mountain huts!
Freeriders come here to ride the high-alpine resort Sportgastein. The high elevation ensures excellent snow conditions and plenty of snow downfall. In addition, snow machines guarantee excellent ski slopes from the end of November until the end of April.