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Skiing holidays in Badgastein from Drive-Alive Motoring Holidays.

Winter Sports Holidays in Hofgastein. Great prices on accommodation, ferries, Eurotunnel and Eurostar ski train. Self drive ski holidays to the Gasteinertal.

Badgastein-Gasteinertal resort information:

The Gasteinertal is a good choice for everybody, plenty to do whatever your preference. Historical, family friendly spa  resort, 80 km south of Salzburg. Locally: bar, disco, casino, concerts. Chemist, doctor. Indoor pool. Access:, railway station in the resort. Alpine and rocks thermae. Sightseeing: Alpine museum, birds park, mines museum in Bockstein, the church of St Niklaus.


The nearest international airport to the resort is Salzburg, 90km (55 miles) away by the A10 motorway, exit at Bishofshofen if visiting from the north, or at Mallnitz, Villach if arriving from the south.  Travel to the resort from the larger international airport of Munich is via the same route from the north.  Access is rarely a problem due to the resort's location and major access roads.   There is a rail station in Bad Gastein.


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Gasteinertal in summer

Bathing lake. Tennis, 18 hole golf course. Riding, fishing, paragliding. 4 mountain lifts and cable cars, walking paths, mountain walks, climbing. Mountain bike tracks, mountain bikes for hire.

Gasteinertal in winterBadhofgastein Spa

 80 km of ski slopes. Snow park, halfpipe. Ski school, childrens ski school. cross country ski tracks (illuminated), high altitude pistes. Toboggan-runs. Artificial ice rink. Indoor tennis hall. Ski bus (free of charge). The ski area is part of the Amad ski area. In Gasteinertal there are:

  • Ski runs; blue 10, red 30, black 5.
  • Lifts; funicular 1, gondolas 8, chairs 14, drags 29.
  • Cross country skiing; 80 km
  • Lift passes; Gasteinertal 165 euro, Ski Amade 205 euro.

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Going out / Aprs ski :
Restaurants : 35, Wine bars : 4, Pubs : 10, Discos : 4, Casino

Sport & Fitness all year :
Swimming Pool, Sauna/steam room, Solarium, Massage, Thermal bath, Paragliding, Indoor tennis, Squash

Sport & Fitness winter :
Cross country skiing, Toboggan, Ice rink : Yes, Curling

Ski school :
Ski and Snowboard school : 2, Instructors : 50, Group ski lessons

Children :
Childcare service, Ski kindergarten, Childrens' ski piste with ski lift

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