Ski resort Bad Hofgastein, Austria
Bad Hofgastein is situated in the valley of Gastein.
Gastein Valley: 3 towns (Bad Hofgastein, Bad Gastein, Dorfgastein) and 4 ski areas.
This valley is all about variety. Whether you would like to spend active holidays or you would like to enjoy your wellness holiday, whether you would like to go hiking, biking, skiing or winter hiking with your partner or your whole family, Gastein offers various holidays for body and soul, all year round!
Gastein ski resort– one valley, four ski areas –a guarantee for variety-packed skiing adventures from the end of November until late April.
Regardless of where you decide to begin, you`ll quickly discover a mountain destined to become your personal favorite. All of the other ski areas are reachable within a few minutes by car or using the ski bus.
The towns of Bad Hofgastein and Bad Gastein are interconnected via the Schlossalm – Angertal – Stubnerkogel ski area. It is the largest interdependent ski area in the Gasteinertal.
It extends from 860 – 2300 m above sea level and offers pistes with a height difference of more than 1000 m. The blue (30,60 km), red (52,5 km) and black (2,6 km) pistes are interconnected with modern lifts and cableways and are a garantee for varied piste pleasure for all levels and abilities.
Children and beginners can make their first attempts at the practice area at the Angertal ski centre near Bad Hofgastein. In this ski area you can find several skiing schools, each of them with their own practice area. Advanced and discerning skiers prefer the Hohe Scharte Nord. This ski trail is 10.4 km long and one of the longest runs in the East Alps.
If you prefer cross-country skiing, Bad Hofgastein offers four tracks from easy to medium grade: the Achenloipe, Kurparkloipe, Sportplatzloipe and Angertalloipe – both classic and skating track.
The ski area of Sportgastein is the right choice for sportspeople. It is the highest situated ski area (2686 m) known for its deep snow, mogul piste and it is one of the Alps Freeride Hotspots.
Sportgastein is a country-cross paradise as well. Every wish is catered for thanks to different routes of varying length for classic and skating technique at 1600 m above sea level.
The Graukogel in Bad Gastein is a challenge for excellent skiers. Its long and difficult runs lie mostly in forest and are therefore well protected from wind. The Graukogel has one disadvantage because it is not connected by a liftsystem with the other ski areas in Gastein.
Gastein is one of five regions of Ski Amadé, Austria`s biggest ski alliance.
Are you looking for relaxation after an action-packed day in the snow? Visit the Alpentherme Gastein - fun and health in 100% thermal water. Gastein`s thermal waters are naturally enriched with valuable minerals and radon, which improves blood circulation and revitalizes the whole body.
The Alpentherme Gastein has something for everyone, young and old: Family World, Relax World, Ladies World, Sauna World, Beauty&Massages, Culinary Enjoyment, Sport&Fitness.
In summer and autumn this sunny valley is transformed into a hiking hot spot.
The mountains beyond 2400 m attract many hikers. If you are someone who loves to hike, but does not like to hike up, the Gastein lifts will carry you up into the amazing and astonishing world of the Hohe Tauern peaks.
In Gasteinertal you will find a wide range of accommodation: Bad Hofgastein has a nice selection of hotels, guesthouses and holiday apartments. But also cabins and cottages are at your disposal.
Highlights and leisure tips: Gigantic suspension bridge (140 m) as an attraction on the Stubnerkogel, 'Glocknerblick' Panorama platform on the Stubnerkogel, GASTI Snow Park at Ski Centre Angertal, Funslope and Snowpark...
Bad Hofgastein - countless opportunities for sports and new experiences, wellness and international-caliber cuisine and so much more. Book your holiday at the historical heart of Gastein Valley.