Winter in Gastein

Being active in winter during your spa stay

Experience a relaxed time of recuperation in the winter scenery of the Gastein Valley during a winter spa stay. After an active day in the fresh winter air of the snowy Gastein mountains, head off into the thermal baths where you can relax in the pleasant heat to end your day of activity in the perfect way. The ideal combination of rest and health.

Family holiday in Gastein
'Alpentherme' - Alpine spa in Gastein
Winter holiday in Gastein - Cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing & Winter hiking in Gastein

Slide smoothly through the Gastein winter scenery on the 7 cross-country skiing trails giving you 45 km of prepared cross-country skiing, for both classic and skating styles. You can get to the “Ortsloipe” village cross-country skiing trail easily on foot – the Kurparkloipe in Bad Hofgastein can be skied not only during the day but is also lit in the evenings until 21:00. Or, explore the untouched winter landscape around Bad Hofgastein on a long winter walk or a snowshoe hike.


Winter events Gastein

Take advantage of the opportunity to experience some genuine event highlights during your stay. Be amazed by the athletic achievements at the numerous sports events, or enjoy the sounds of Snow Jazz. Winter is full of variety and entertainment thanks to the varied events taking place, such as:

  • Advent magic & Christmas market
  • FIS Snowboard World Cup
  • Snow Jazz Gastein
  • Art on Snow
  • Urban Ice Spectacle
  • etc.

You can find more detailed information about the various winter events on the Gastein tourist office website.

Winter events in Gastein - Red Bull Playstreets
Winter holiday in Gastein - Snowjazz
Winter events in Gastein - 'Art on Snow' ice sculptures

A spa stay in Gastein with comfort

Re-energise and let the therapy take effect. The Kurhotel Bad Hofgastein is the ideal place for a relaxing stay. A direct bathrobe access tunnel links the Kurhotel with the Alpentherme Gastein which you can use as much as you like for a small supplement, giving you free access throughout your stay (read more about entry to the Alpentherme under “useful information”).