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.

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

Spring skiing at its best up to 2,650 meters for

Guaranteed snow and the best slope conditions right through to spring - join us and experience skiing in the sun in Skigastein at the highest ski area in Ski amadé. The ski areas Sportgastein, Angertal & Stubnerkogel are open for you until 14. April 2024.

With the "SPORTI-Weekends" from March 2024, you early birds enjoy the unique spring skiing in Sportgastein at weekends from 8.15 a.m.

Popular events and tours in Skigastein

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Summit victory & breakfast at Sportgastein

29.12.2023
Every Friday mountain panorama from the highest point in Ski amadé and freshly prepared regional dishes for an unforgettable summit breakfast.

Freestyle Coaching at the Snowpark Gastein

07.02.2024
The freestyle coaching sessions in the Snowpark Gastein are back with four stops and they are free of charge. Every Wednesday in February 2024, you have the opportunity to collect all kinds of freestyle tips & tricks.

Early Morning Skiing Dorfgastein

27.02.2024
Be the first on the Fulseck every Tuesday, enjoy a tasty breakfast on the summit and experience a wonderful skiing day in Dorfgastein. The magical experience for ski fans in Dorfgastein!

Early Morning Skiing Schlossalm

28.02.2024
Be exclusively the first on the slopes in Skigastein and make your tracks in the freshly groomed snow followed by a sunny breakfast. The skiing experience for early risers!

Palmen auf den Almen

09.03.2024
Sportgastein under palm trees. Experience perfect slope conditions, sunshine, comfortable sun loungers, colorful cocktails, Caribbean live music and 50 real palm trees. This is sun skiing with a Caribbean feeling.

Snow Jazz Gastein

13.03.2024
Since 2002, the absolute stars of the jazz world have been gathering in Gastein to offer you unique concert experiences. Embark on an adventure for the ears, with premieres and new discoveries from the world of jazz.

Open summit day

17.03.2024
Pedestrians experience the summits in Skigastein on the "Open Summit Day"

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.

Entdecken Sie das Gasteinertal

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

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.

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

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!
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