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Ski Holidays in Gosau

Located in the picturesque valleys of the Austrian Alps, Gosau is a truly spectacular resort with a family-friendly vibe that makes it a great destination for newcomers as well as more experienced skiers.

Resort Statistics

gosau ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 34
Intermediates 55
Advanced 8
Total Runs 97
Good for
  • Families
Resort features Ice Rink Snowshoeing Picturesque New To Skiing
Resort Statistics
Resort Altitude 780m
Highest Lift 1620m
Total Piste 141km
Total Lifts 61
Gondolas/Cable cars 3
Chairlifts 8
Drag Lifts 12
Snow Parks 1

Gosau Ski Resort

Gosau is a part of the Dachstein West ski area, which provides around 141km of piste. Many of these runs are focused on beginners and intermediates, but there are also options for experts.

With truly extraordinary views across the Salzkammergut region and a wonderfully peaceful atmosphere for visitors, it is easy to see why wintersports fans come back here year after year.

Snow conditions in Gosau

The ski season generally runs from November to April, with snowmaking machines available on many of the routes in the event of a dry spell.

Skiing in Gosau

Across the wider Dachstein West ski area, travellers can look forward to 141km of piste. Children are well served at the Brumsiland region, where they can ski alongside Brumsi the bumblebee and familiarise themselves with the snow in a fun atmosphere.

Roughly 100km of the runs here are aimed at intermediates and provide excellent views of the Austrian Alps, making Gosau the perfect place for a relaxed week on the slopes for both kids and adults.

Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in Gosau

There is a selection of great ski huts across the resort, including Schirmbar at the Zwieselalm lift stop, while the Moosalm venue provides live music and a varied drinks menu.

As well as this, ice skating, tobogganing and curling facilities are available for visitors, meaning you have some great activities to get stuck into even after the day on the slopes is over.

Transfer time in Gosau

Salzburg is the closest airport to Gosau and is based just 45 minutes away, making the resort easily accessible.