Winter Hikes in Gastein

In the fairytale winter landscape of the Gasteinertal, you leave everyday life behind step by step.

Around the centre of the village you can watch the snow crystals sparkle in the sun while winter hiking or enjoy the unique nature on a winter hike.

  • Breathe in the clear air of the Austrian mountains.
  • Make tracks in the snow with your snowshoes or winter boots.
  • Leave everyday life behind you on dreamy circular walks or hiking trails.

A versatile winter holiday with snow trudging, torchlight hikes or guided tours in the idyllic mountain landscape with easy and more challenging ascents awaits you.

Welcome to the winter wonderland Gastein
Sunny walks, imposing mountains and fantastic circular winter hiking trails await you away from the hustle and bustle. Whether in DorfgasteinBad Hofgastein or Bad Gastein.


You can start directly from your Accommodation and explore the valley on foot. The well-prepared and well-marked trails in the Tauern guide you through the varied winter landscape during winter hiking: deeply snow-covered trees, white glistening snowfields and bizarre ice formations, along the Gasteiner Ache, take you to a winter wonderland.

Gastein winter pins

In the Gastein Valley, you can also earn hiking pins in 3 performance levels in winter. The Gastein winter pins can be earned in digital form purchased with the SummitLynx App purchase and are a nice souvenir of the shared winter tours. Hike off! When you have reached your goal, start the app. Sign up by clicking on the round icon at the bottom. Take a picture, write a short text and remember to save it.

If you are looking for a snow-sure destination when winter hiking in Austria, you are in good hands in Gastein. Due to the high alpine location, Frau Holle usually means well with the Gasteinertal valley and provides plenty of snow winter after winter.Explore great Winter hiking tours or snowshoe hikes.

Relax in a ski hut or thermal spa
After your winter hike in Austria, you can warm up in one of theCottages warm up by the tiled stove with a cup of tea and enjoy the view from the mountain station. After the ascent, you can end the day comfortably in the warm water of the GasteinerSpas lake. Winter hikers or Snowshoe hikers are well catered for here in Salzburger Land.


Would you like to know what else you can experience here in winter? Take a look at the manyoffersin the wonderful mountain world - surely there is something for you. See you soon on yourWinter vacationor skiing vacation in Gastein!

Beautiful winter hikes for your Gastein holiday

Ride the gondola lift up to the summit of the Fulseck. The "Panoramaweg" path will then take you out along the main ridge line. You will get to experience breathtaking…
Bad Hofgastein
Bad Hofgastein
The path along the banks of the Gasteiner Ache leads you the length of the valley, from Bad Gastein to Dorfgastein. The hoar frost on the trees and the glistening ice are…
Bad Gastein
Bad Gastein
The "Kaiser-Wilhelm-Promenade" leads from the town center of Bad Gastein to Kötschachtal Valley. Our inside tip: Take nuts with you to feed to the squirrels you might…

Hiking Map

Explore Gastein Valley on foot and leave the stresses of daily life farther and farther behind with every step you take. Use this map to plan your next walk. Here you will find all the winter hiking paths in Gastein Valley!

Trudge through the snow-covered, virgin winter countryside, up and down the mountainsides.