Winter holidays in Gastein
Cross-country skiing, winter walking etc.
The Gasteinertal region not only has plenty to offer for your skiing holidays in Bad Hofgastein, but there’s also plenty to be enjoyed on wonderful winter holidays in Gastein away from the pistes. Explore the romantic winter scenery on lovely winter walks through the snow-covered Gastein Valley, or glide along on cross-country skis through the glistening mountain landscape.
Winter holidays in the 4 star hotel & holiday resort in Bad Hofgastein
The Alpenhaus Gasteinertal stands in the centre of Bad Hofgastein and therefore makes an ideal base for winter holidays in the Gasteinertal region. Its spacious rooms and suites in Alpine design provide peace and relaxation for holidays in Bad Hofgastein. After a walk or other activities in the clear winter air, enjoy the heat of the saunas in our spacious Alpen.Veda.Spa wellness & spa area , or spoil yourself with some of the massages and treatments offered by our staff.
Cross-country skiing in Bad Hofgastein
Discover the beauty of nature and the joys of Nordic sports for all abilities and ages in the Gasteinertal region, whether cross-country skiing, Nordic cruising, or biathlon. Gastein is a paradise for cross-country skiers, with more than 45 km of prepared trails.
Enjoy skiing a few laps on the lit cross-country ski trail in the Bad Hofgastein Kurpark near to the 4 star hotel Alpenhaus Gasteinertal, or on the Bad Gastein-Böckstein floodlit trail. In spring, the snow-sure high altitude trail at 1600 m above sea level in Sportgastein is especially attractive. To top it all, there are excellent cross-country ski schools and a biathlon facility in the Gasteinertal region.
Health through Nordic Sports
Do yourself and your health some good with exercise in the fresh air at over 1000 m above sea level, which has a positive effect on your circulatory system, promoting oxygen uptake. Appreciate nature by cross-country skiing in Bad Hofgastein, and re-energise for everyday life.
Winter pleasure away from the pistes
The Gasteinertal region can be explored in lots of different ways in winter. Snowshoe walks or ski tours in the Gastein mountains let you marvel at the beauty of the Hohe Tauern National Park. And, as you walk through snow-covered, glistening winter landscape, views of the Gasteinertal Mountains open up to you. There are qualified ski and mountain guides to give you valuable insider tips as well as ensuring safe tours and unique freeride experiences. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and re-energise from the mountains in Salzburger Land.
Tobogganing offers guaranteed fun, and there are several toboggan runs in the Gasteinertal region, some of which are lit, offering tobogganing fun into the night. Tobogganing makes a really special winter outing for families or those who want to experience a swift ride down into the valley.
Toboggan runs in Gastein:
- Bellevue-Alm toboggan run, 2,5 km (lit)
- Aeroplan toboggan run, 3,3 km
- Strohlehenalm toboggan run
Variety is guaranteed on winter holidays in Bad Hofgastein thanks to the large number of activities on offer in the Gasteinertal region, like for example the excitement of ice climbing, or curling and iceskating, a romantic torchlit walk, or a horse ride through the wintry landscape of the Gastein Valley.