Sports activities in winter in all its facets.

The Gastein Valley inspires. Not only as a skiing paradise. But also for its diverse offer on top. …
Ski touring, cross-country skiing, winter hiking, tobogganing, horse-drawn sleighs

Winter hiking

Trees covered in deep snow in front of sublime mountains: Bad Hofgastein in winter. Enjoy your winter vacation in Salzburger Land and the magical tranquility of this landscape while winter hiking, far away from the hustle and bustle of the ski slopes.
The beautiful surroundings of the Gasdteinertal valley with its snow-covered nature invite you to enjoy wonderful winter hikes. Enjoy the impressive mountain scenery of the Hohe Tauern. And experience winter from its gentler side. Over 100 km of perfectly groomed winter hiking trails invite you to take winter walks. And along the routes there are numerous rustic inns that will spoil you with delicious Salzburg cuisine specialties.


Snowshoeing is an ideal alternative to skiing for anyone looking for the tranquillity of nature. Hiking with snowshoes has been the only way to get around in deep snow for centuries.
Once a week, our hiking guide Christian will take you on a wonderful snowshoe hike in the snow-covered winter landscape around DAS.GOLDBERG.
Guided tours are also offered in the Hohe Tauern National Park, the largest protected area in the Alps, and in the Anger Valley. And the new snowshoe trail in Dorfgastein, which leads from the Fulseck to the middle station, guarantees unforgettable moments with breathtaking views: over the Gastein Valley.


On sleek, winding, perfectly groomed toboggan runs: It’s not just children who love tobogganing in winter!

Bad Gastein:
Natural toboggan run Bellevue-Alm
, length 2.5 km, floodlit.
Ascent with the Bellevue-Alm chairlift, also possible in the evening, open from 4 p.m. to midnight
As a special highlight, the 150-year-old Bellevue Alm offers an open fireplace and cozy fondue evenings.

Bad Hofgastein:
Aeroplan natural toboggan run: Length 3.3 km. Start: Aeroplanstadl, finish: Haitzing (Reiterhof). Ascent with the Schlossalmbahn to the Kitzstein middle station,
then a 20-minute walk to the Aeroplanstadl
Open daily until 16.00 hrs.

Strohlehenalm natural toboggan run: length approx. 2 km, all-day use, floodlit several times a week in the evening.
Refreshments available at the Strohlehenalm after a leisurely hike (approx. 1 hour) or on a horse-drawn sleigh.

Ski Hotel Salzburg

DAS.GOLDBERG - Natur- und Designhotel in Bad Hofgastein

Skiing in the hotel right on the slopes

Horse-drawn carriage rides at the DAS.GOLDBERG design hotel right on the piste

Winter.time. Silence.time. In a magical world. Trees and forests covered in deep snow. Lonely tracks in the snow. Majestic mountains. This is the quiet side. Of winter.

Ice climbing

The fascination of ice: a challenge. Adventure. Adrenaline. In an unforgettable setting. The Gastein Valley offers ice climbers, whether beginners or experts, numerous routes of varying degrees of difficulty in the Goldberg or Ankogel group. Under the guidance of experienced Austrian mountain and climbing guides, you can explore the fascinating world of icefalls. For beginners, a 3-hour ice climbing course is offered in the center of Bad Gastein from mid-December to mid-February.

Ski & Alpine School Angerer
Maierhofen 154, 5632 Dorfgastein
Phone: +43 664 2029793

Snowsports Gastein
Goldbergstraße 25
5630 Bad Hofgastein
Tel: +43 650 5056636

3 D hunting bow parcous

Concentration. Silence. Aiming accuracy. Take on the challenge of archery and hunt three-dimensional animal targets with bow and arrow in deep snow.
Open on request.

Hunting bow course Bad Gastein
Bellevue-Alm-Weg 4
5640 Bad Gastein
Tel: +43 699 1828 8802

Paragliding & tandem flight

Flights of fancy. High above. Above the things. To get a bird’s eye view of the wintry world of the Gastein Valley.
No previous experience is necessary for a tandem paragliding flight. Children from the age of 6 can soar through the air with FlyTandem.

Tandem Flying Lois Grugger
Bergbahnstraße 46, 5632 Dorfgastein
Tel: +43 664 42 32 322 |

Flying Waters

Float over the world-famous Gastein waterfall. And experience Bad Gastein’s nature and architecture from a bird’s eye view. Spectacular.
“Flying Waters” is the name given to the breathtaking ride on pulleys on a wire rope – suspended high above the gorge of the Gasteiner Ache.
What sounds so dangerous is actually risk-free adventure fun for the whole family thanks to the perfect safety equipment provided by professionals. The 300-meter-long route leads from Villa Solitude to the thermal spring park. The ride offers magnificent views of the historic town center, the waterfall path and Grabenbäckersteig trail with yoga platform, as well as the fascinating mountain world of the Hohe Tauern.

Opening hours:
Thursday to Sunday from 13:00 to 17:00

Adults € 20.00 with Gastein Card € 19.00
Children (up to 12 years) € 15,00

The Goldberg – a piece of gold in Bad Hofgastein! Situated on a mountain, in the middle of a valley run (when there is snow), with the Schloßalmbahn cable car right in front of you, is Das.Goldberg, newly renovated in 2013. The staff are friendly, helpful and courteous, the rooms are bright and spacious with great balconies and stunning views. There are different room categories, even the smallest ones are large and bright, only the view from the room …
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Panorama Ansicht vom Hotel DAS.GOLDBERG
The Goldberg – a piece of gold in Bad Hofgastein