Skigastein: your year-round destination for Alpine adventures

Skigastein is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts all year round. Nestled between towering mountain peaks and the Hohe Tauern National Park, the region offers spectacular views – and outdoor activities in a stunning natural setting. In winter, extensive slopes in altitudes of up to 2,650 meters boast magnificent ski runs with more than 1,000 meters of total elevation loss and varying difficulty levels. In the warmer months of the year, Skigastein’s mountainous terrain can be explored on foot or by bike – with numerous trail and activity options making every excursion an adventure. The highlight for gourmets and foodies: The region’s culinary delicacies are always served alongside stunning scenic views.

Summer, sun, mountains: Summer activities in Skigastein

Imagine: sun-kissed Alpine meadows, charming mountain huts, and breathtaking 360-degree scenic views featuring magnificent mountain formations. If you’re longing for an active alpine getaway now, the hiking and adventure paradise of Skigastein is the perfect place to visit.

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Get an overview of the current status and operating hours of Stubnerkogelbahn, Schlossalmbahn, Graukogelbahn, and other cable cars.

Hiking in the Gastein Valley
Hiking in the Gastein Valley
Routes for the whole family
Climbing
Climbing
High up on the rock face
Other activities
Other activities
For a sporty change of pace

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Evening rides up to the summer peaks

22.06.2024
Enjoy a special sunset from the peaks of Gastein with a unique mountain panorama and pure summer flair. The mountain huts await you with live music and tasty delights.

Guided pine-path hike on Graukogel

26.06.2024
A relaxing and informative journey through the beautiful alpine stone pine forest on the Graukogel.

Circuit hiking days

29.06.2024
One panorama chases the next - on the circuit hiking days in Skigastein. On these selected days, mountain lovers can experience several summit highlights in just one day.

Guided climbingtours at Schlossalm

16.07.2024
Climb with the pros every Tuesday on the Schlossalm via ferratas

Huts festival in Nassfeld Sportgastein

10.08.2024
Regional culinary delights at the huts in the Hohe Tauern national park Nassfeld in Sportgastein

A Valley learns to rescue

15.08.2024
Fun and free first aid courses on top of the mountain with the Red Cross Gastein at the Schlossalm

Traditional holy mass at the Graukogel

25.08.2024
Traditional holy mass on the unique mountain Graukogel
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Culinary highlights and deep relaxation in Skigastein

Skigastein is also the perfect place to treat yourself to a truly delightful vacation, with a variety of restaurants serving exquisite dishes in a warm and inviting ambiance. For a combination of deep relaxation and culinary delights, a visit to the region’s thermal spas is a must.

Mountain huts
Mountain huts
Culinary hotspots in the mountains
Restaurants in the Gastein Valley
Restaurants in the Gastein Valley
Gourmet locations in the valley
Thermal spas in Gastein
Thermal spas in Gastein
Kick back and relax!
A feast for the eyes: Gastein Panorama World

Whether it’s the glistening white snow paradise or the lush green alpine meadows with fascinating rock formations: Skigastein’s nature is definitely a sight to behold. The Gastein Panorama World boasts stunning scenic views and fantastic photo locations.

Four ski areas with more than 200 kilometers of slopes

Located at altitudes of up to 2,650 meters above sea level, its majestic peaks covered in glistening white snow, Skigastein is a true winter wonderland for avid sports enthusiasts. With four distinct ski areas, there’s a slope for every taste and skill level. Each location also boasts top-notch winter sports infrastructure, featuring everything from ski schools and ski rental shops to a convenient ski bus network. Embrace the joy of snow sports in this alpine paradise!

A variety of slopes in Skigastein

Whether you prefer the ease of blue, the excitement of red, or the challenge of black runs: You’ll find the right slope in Skigastein – guaranteed! With an expansive ski terrain, there’s a ski run suited for every skill level. Some of them even feature cool obstacles and other elements adding to the fun.


Facts:

  • 200 kilometers of slopes reaching altitudes of up to 2,650 meters
  • 10 valley runs, boasting more than 1,000 meters of total elevation loss
  • top-notch winter sports infrastructure

Unforgettable winter moments in Skigastein

Are your skis or snowboard yearning for a little break? Then it might just be the perfect moment for an off-piste adventure amid the snow-covered peaks of Skigastein.

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Ski touring
Ski touring
Glide uphill & enjoy the mountain scenery
Winter hiking
Winter hiking
Experience the serenity of winter on foot
Sledding
Sledding
Speed down the snowy slopes!
Après-ski
Après-ski
The grand finale to your ski day
Take the Gastein cable cars and lifts to the summits of Skigastein

If you’d like to conserve your energy for your adventures in higher altitudes, the Gastein cable cars and lifts are here to help. Just get cozy in one of the gondolas or on one of the lift chairs and enjoy the fabulous mountain scenery as they take you to the starting point of your skiing and hiking adventures.

Joint efforts for the environment: Skigastein embraces sustainability

Nature holds a special place in our hearts, inspiring us to facilitate a sustainable form of hiking and skiing vacation through various initiatives. From your journey to the resort to on-site transportation and the operation of cable cars and lifts: We are committed to offering an environmentally friendly holiday experience.

Energy – Solar and PV
Energy – Solar and PV
More about green energy
CO2 – Fuels and more
CO2 – Fuels and more
How we reduce greenhouse gases
Social – Regional partners
Social – Regional partners
Joining forces for a greener future
Nature & marketing – Biodiversity
Nature & marketing – Biodiversity
Preserving the diversity of flora and fauna