Welcome to Dorfgastein
Dorfgastein is located at the entrance of the Gastein Valley in Austria’s Salzburg province. The village has its own family-friendly ski region and is also only 15 minutes from Zell am See. With lovely warm summers, plus reliable snowfall in winter, all of our ski property for sale in Dorfgastein offers the ultimate dual season investment…
This historic village at the start of the Gastein Valley has some lovely old chalets, but not many properties come to market in this little village. Prices are still low in this family-friendly ski resort, which is surprising as it is conveniently located only 15 minutes from both Zell am See and Bad Gastein. Property in Dorfgastein would offer plenty of fully managed investment opportunities, if only they would become available.
What We Love About Dorfgastein
Dorfgastein lies at the foot of the mountains in an open and sunny position with beautiful mountain views. Our ski property for sale in Dorfgastein is surrounded by narrow cobbled streets that are full of charm, with many historic dark wooden chalets dotted all around the village.
The village is a truly dual season destination with lovely warm summers and reliable snowfall in winter. There is also plenty of family-friendly skiing on the doorstep. Dorfgastein forms part of Austria’s vast Amadé ski region which offers a total of 760km of pistes – all covered by one ski pass!
The village is bursting with authentic charm and a lively buzz. At certain times of year, our ski property for sale in Dorfgastein benefits from traditional local events such as the Harvest Festival, which gives you a glimpse into the farming life of the Gastein Valley. Dorfgastein is home to several pretty gasthofs, restaurants and shops. It is a place steeped in history as the 14th century parish church and the ruined castle ‘Burg Klammstein’ are both wonderful attractions in the summer months.
Dorfgastein is only 55 from Salzburg Airport.
The Gastein Valley ski area, one of Austria’s largest is separated into three ski areas. Dorfgastein is at the start of the valley with 63km of family friendly skiing, including special children-only runs with 28km of blue pistes, 34km of red pistes and 1km of black pistes. Bad Hofgastein and Bad Gastein are just ten minutes away and are linked with over 80km of exciting ski runs which include family-friendly hills, carving hills, deep-snow and moguls runs. Finally, Sport Gastein is a high altitude hidden gem with fantastic off-piste opportunities!
In addition to the skiing in the Gastein Valley, Dorfgastein forms part of the vast Amadé ski region which allows for 760km of skiing on one pass. Also, just fifteen minutes away is the ski region of Zell am See, so there is plenty of skiing in the region!
Away from the slopes there are plenty of activities to keep you busy too including, ice skating, curling, ice climbing, horse drawn sleighs and winter hiking.
The Gastein Valley has plenty to offer in summer thanks to its location in the beautiful Hohe Tauern National Park. Surrounded by the mountains, our ski property for sale in Dorfgastein benefits from 350km of marked hiking trails right outside its door. There are numerous cycling routes and, with cable cars remaining open throughout summer, you and your bike can be whisked to the tree tops in minutes!
As well as the Gastein Valley’s many spas with indoor and outdoor pools, there are a range of other activities to keep you busy. Traditional local events, such as the Harvest Festival, give you a glimpse into the farming life of the Gastein Valley. Dorfgastein’s 14th century parish church and ruined castle ‘Burg Klammstein’ both make for a wonderful day trip in the summer too.
There is also plenty of horse riding, tennis, squash and volleyball. Or for the more adventurous, why not try paragliding for a great aerial view of this beautiful region!
The 18-hole Gastein Golf Club was founded in 1960 making it one of the oldest golf clubs in Austria. The par 71 course occupies a beautiful position between Bad Hofgastein and Bad Gastein. The course is full of picture perfect fairways which wind through the stunning Alpine landscape.