Activities & events in Dorfgastein

Planning a varied holiday in Dorfgastein? Nothing’s easier than that. You could, for instance, explore historical sites such as Klammstein Castle and the Entrische Kirche cave. Or take the cable car right to the scenic summit of Fulseck. Dorfgastein’s landmark mountain boasts numerous options for outdoor activities. What’s more, the events calendar is equally as rich, complemented by a variety of welcoming huts and restaurants.

For foodies & gourmets

Lunch and dinner options in Dorfgastein

Whether you’re hiking in summer or skiing in winter, stopping for a delicious bite to eat is a must when out in the mountains. During the warmer months, the huts on Fulseck are the ideal spots for a break. Gourmet tip: Don’t miss out on sampling some homemade regional specialities.

In winter, 17 ski huts serve up comforting dishes like savoury cheese dumpling soup or sweet yeast dumplings – perfect if you want to refuel before heading back out onto the slopes.

Of course, the valley also boasts a variety of restaurants and inns dedicated to satisfying your culinary cravings.

Make memories

Exciting events in Dorfgastein

Dorfgastein hosts several memorable happenings throughout the year. The Fulseck adventure mountain, accessible by cable car, truly lives up to its name. At standout events like “Mountains in Flames”, you can watch the Gastein and Großarl mountain ridges light up with bonfires during the summer solstice.

Equally as memorable: the enchanting evening ascents by cable car, offered on six select summer nights!

Austria’s steepest vertical race, “Beinhoat”, is the highlight each autumn. The trail running event challenges hundreds of runners to conquer a 1,200-metre climb across a distance of just 3.3 kilometres – from the valley station all the way to the Gipfelbahn Fulseck mountain station.

Attractions for everyone

Dorfgastein’s excursion destinations

Dorfgastein boasts a variety of attractions guaranteed to leave a lasting impression. History buffs and those interested in geology will marvel at Klammstein Castle and the Entrische Kirche cave. The Solarbad pool is a hit among water lovers, making it a top tip for those extra sunny summer days.

Outdoor adventures in Dorfgastein

Summer in Dorfgastein
Summer in Dorfgastein
Explore the mountains
Winter in Dorfgastein
Winter in Dorfgastein
Fun on the slopes and beyond
Travelling to Dorfgastein
Travelling to Dorfgastein
Plan your journey to the resort
Excellent accommodation options
Excellent accommodation options
Book an overnight stay in Dorfgastein
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