The fashionable Gasteinertal includes the resorts of Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgestein and Dorfgastein. The region can be sub-divided in the ski areas; Schloßalm-Angertal-Stubnerkogel, Sportgastein, Graukogel and Dorfgastein-Großarl. You can enjoy 200 km of slopes (predominantly red) in different areas from your cottage or chalet in one of the villages. If you buy the Gasteiner Superskischein (super ski pass), you can use it in all 4 skiing areas. It will also allow you to travel for free on the bus between the villages. This way you can explore the entire area and enjoy a charming and unforgettable holiday!
The four villages in the Gasteinertal each have their own character. Dorfgastein is charming and offers customer-friendly prices. Its skiing area is just outside the village. Snowboarders can enjoy the giant slalom slope and a half pipe. Bad Gastein and Bad Hofgastein are the better known and more fashionable villages with many modern facilities. And as their name indicates, the 2 villages are also health resorts. Bad Gastein is located in the National Park Hohe Tauern, at 1000 m altitude. Here you will also find the Gletschermühlen waterfalls.
But this area has plenty of other activities to offer for a wonderful winter holiday. In the valleys you can play tennis, golf and go horse riding. Adventurous winter sports enthusiasts can climb the frozen waterfalls. Or go for snow shoe walks, sleighing or a trip with a horse-sleigh.
This is also the ideal place for winding down, because a visit to one of the thermal baths in Bad Gastein and Bad Hofgastein will make you feel completely relaxed. These baths water is famous for its healing powers. Unwind and enjoy an unforgettable holiday from your cottage or chalet!