Winter Holidays in Gastein - fun away from the pistes

In the mood for a winter holiday that's full of variety and always exciting regardless of the weather?

During the winter months, Gastein attracts visitors with many different activities, both up in the mountains and down in the valley, for families, couples and friends. There are countless marvelous ways to explore Gastein's winter wonderland, including on alpine skis or a snowboard, snowshoescross-country skis, on foot or even by sleigh. This snow-covered winter paradise also offers other opportunities for an active escape. So, how about scheduling a "ski-free day" and going sledding with family or friends. When you go ice skating or play a game of ice stock together, fun stories are guaranteed, regardless of whether it's sunny or snowing. Experiences you'll be thinking of for many years to come. Fond personal memories, indeed, of a special winter holiday in Gastein.  

Hundeschlittenfahrt in Sportgastein

Explore the winter countryside on the back of a dogsled.

Winter Activities in Gastein

Pferdeschlittenfahrt durch Gastein

Set out on a romantic sleigh ride through Gastein Valley.

Gastein for Animal Lovers

As you enjoy a romantic sleigh ride through the valley, you'll be able to hear the snorting of the horses as you take in the landscapes, and without ever "getting cold feet". For added action, how about putting your mushing skills to the test on the back of a dogsled? Even though you generally associate the sport with Nordic countries and the Arctic expanses of Canada, this exhilarating experience is also possible right here in Gastein. Incidentally, did you know that dogs are allowed at numerous lodging establishments in the valley? So, why not enjoy a winter getaway in Gastein with your faithful companion right there at your side?

Stock auf der Eisstockbahn in Gastein

This sport demands skill and a fine touch.

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Bogenschützin in Gastein

it's hard to believe, but there's even more to experience! Many activities aren't just possible in summer or winter, you can actually enjoy them throughout the year! For example, how about flying high above Gastein Valley by paraglider, or taking a daring ride on the Flying Waters zipline? Or maybe trekking on horseback through the beautiful countryside? Countless different activities and attractive offers await you.