Why Ski Dorfgastein?

The traditional village character Dorfgastein has to offer is enduring to say the least, with its local customs, cosy winter atmosphere and the wonderful natural surroundings on offer it provides everything you will need for the perfect retreat. The resort particularly caters for families with water slides in the solar area, childrens adventure ski slopes and Gasti children’s club. For those who enjoy sport there are fantastic hikes, mountain biking, paragliding and kite flying to keep you entertained. Relaxing after a hard day on the slopes is no hard task, especially when helped along by the Dorfgastein solar baths which are located just a few metres from the lift station in the village and offer a wonderfully enjoyable experience, with temperatures between 26 and 28 degrees.

Skiing in Dorfgastein

Dorfgastein has an exceptional cross country ski circuit with over 90km of tracked and superbly groomed trails. This is an extremely healthy form of exercise and a great way of escaping the slopes and discovering some of the most beautiful spots in the Gastein holiday region. Cross country enjoyment is ensured by a high trail located at 1600m above sea level
guaranteeing great snow conditions right up until spring. There is also a floodlit night trail which gives a whole new perspective on the already outstanding views and is certainly not to be missed.

Dorfgastein is made up of 64 pistes consisting of 9 black runs, 41 red runs and 14 blue runs. There are 44 ski lifts with the capability to uplift 71,443 skiers and snowboarders per hour. With skiing above 2000m snow coverage is generally good and with the relevant ski pass you can also access the other Gastein ski areas of; Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein, Graukogel and Sportgastein, which collectively give you access to 178 individual pistes. The resort is open from December to April, stands at an altitude of 860m and is considered excellent for intermediate skiers and very good for experts, beginners and snowboarders.

Location and Access

Dofgastein is located at the entrance to the Gastein Valley in Austria. In good driving conditions you can get from Salzburg airport to the resort in around an hour, the airport is situated around 90km away. From Munich the resort is approximately 2 hours away and the distance from Innsbruck is about the same. If you are travelling from the south you go via Villach, Mollbrucke and Obervellach to Mallnitz, from there you can easily reach Dorfgastein using the Autoshleuse.


There is a good variety of accommodation types on offer in Dofgastein including farm houses which can hold up to 18 people, rustic log cabins able to accommodate for around 10 and holiday flats which can sleep anything from 1 to 11 people. There are also a good number of hotels and B&Bs in the area so whether you are travelling alone, in large groups or as a couple you will no doubt find accommodation to suit your needs.

What to Pay

Entrance into the solar baths costs around £9.50 for adults and £4.50 for children. The price of holiday flats ranges from around 35 to 50 euros per person, cabins cost around 34 euros per person and farm houses cost around 24 euros per person per night. During peak season ski passes cost around 71 euros for adults and 37 euros for children for a days pass. A 6 day pass costs around 203 euros for adults and 105 euros for children.

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Submit one single ski accommodation request form, Your requirement is shared with all relevant and registered ski accommodation providers. Individual Dorfgastein ski accommodation owners can submit a quote and you can pick the one that does suit you. Even if it is not the Dorfgastein accommodation you initially planned to book.

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Ski Accommodation Finder is the only site that allows you share your ski accommodation requirements with all registered Dorfgastein owners and ski accommodation providers. There are no middlemen and there is no commission to pay. This should enable you to get the cheapest Dorfgastein ski accommodation possible.

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