SKI HOLIDAYS IN BAD GASTEIN & BAD HOFGASTEIN
Spectacular skiing on and off piste
The extensive Gasteinertal ski area is one of the largest in Austria. The attractive town of Bad Hofgastein has a bustling centre and excellent amenities, not to mention the famous spas. The skiing and boarding is superb - you need almost never take the same piste twice in a week, and if you head off-piste with a guide the area almost doubles again! First-timers will prefer the nursery slopes in Angertal and progress to the Schlossalm and Dorfgastein. Advanced skiers will enjoy a varied choice of black runs and plenty of off piste.
Ski Accommodation In Bad Gastein & Bad Hofgastein
A selection of hotels in Bad Hofgastein, makes it a popular choice for groups and families seeking a traditional ski holiday. You can choose between the smaller family-run hotels with a cosy atmosphere, to the larger ones providing a bit more luxury. Many of the hotels are centrally located to the resort centre and are just a short walk to the slopes. There are a variety of non-ski activities as well, making it a perfect family holiday.
About the Skiing and Boarding in Bad Gastein & Bad Hofgastein
As part of Gastein Valley ski area, which is one of the largest in Austria, Bad Hofgastein is one of the quieter villages in the area. Good for intermediate skiers and great for beginners, Bad Hofgastein provides gentle nursery slopes and long wide blue runs for first timers looking to gain confidence. On the other hand, it offers a vast selection of red and black runs as well as excellent off-piste opportunities for the advanced skiers/boarders or intermediates looking for more of a challenge.
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