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Information about the ski area
|Highest point:||2,686 m|
|Lowest point:||860 m|
|Altitude ski resort:||1,002 m|
|Lifts in total:||52|
|Pistes in total:||186 km|
|Ski routes:||21 km|
Ski holidays Bad Gastein - very special winter holidays!
Gastein Valley - Ski amadéGastein Valley is situated in the heart of the Salzburger Land and is among the largest and loveliest ski regions in the state. Charming belle époque buildings from the imperial era, lovely and inviting resorts, clear air and thermal water characterise the valley. Numerous hotels with thermal and spa facilities, as well as two large thermal springs, ensure ample relaxation for visitors. Apres ski fans aren't short-changed either, as numerous lodges, discos and bars allow for long, lively evenings! In the total of four ski areas (up to 2,686 m), both expert and beginning skiers find just the right run with plenty of snow.
The charming resort Bad Gastein lies in the heart of the national park Hohe Tauern, at approx. 1,002 altitude, in midst of the Salzburger Land. The landmark of this spa and winter sports resort is the Gastein Waterfalls, which cascade down over an impressive 200 m and which has inspired many painters and poets in the past: Furthermore it is also a great attraction for ice climbers. Along the steep alleys on the mountain side, many Grand Hotels from the time of the Emperor's reign, as well as countless buildings from the Belle Epoque dominate the resort's appearance. Winter dreams come true here: The extensive offer of sports and leisure time activities, combined with numerous spa offers and treatments, guarantee a very special holiday experience.
Already in 1958 the Graukogel was host of the Alpine Ski World Championship. Those who are looking to spend some time away from the first-class ski area, can stroll by the many boutiques and shops. The connection tunnel between the valley station and the futuristic complex of the Rock Thermal Baths is also worth seeing. Never mind if skier, snowboarder, cross-country enthusiasts or just on the look-out for relaxation - in this resort there is surely something for everyone!