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What you can expect

Gasteinertal ski area

One of the largest ski areas in Austria

Skiers Paradise!

Suitable for Intermediate and Advanced Skiers

Great 4* hotel

Johannesbad Hotel Palace lies a short walk away from the resort centre

About the trip

Enjoy a superb week of Solos skiing in the pretty, laid back resort of Bad Hofgastein.  The extensive Gasteinertal ski area is one of the largest in Austria and offers a variety of fantastic skiing – you need almost never ski the same piste twice in a week on its well groomed slopes!

Suitable for intermediates and advanced


  • Insurance click here
  • Ski costs as detailed in FAQ’S
  • Ski carriage

What's included?

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Single room
  • Welcome drink
  • Breakfast & dinner inc Beer/wine/soft drinks
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully Financially Protected
  • Gastein Card - Resort discount and benefit card
  • Afternoon cake buffet

Bad Hofgastein

Bad Hofgastein

An unsung hero of the Austrian Alps, the resort of Bad Hofgastein offers miles and miles of beautifully groomed slopes. It’s a great option for serious snow buffs looking to try somewhere new, and with over 200 prepared pistes on offer here, we are sure you won’t be disappointed. The resort of Bad Hofgastein is famous as much for its outstanding natural thermal springs as its world-class skiing. It’s a relatively quiet resort with a relaxed informal approach to après ski, yet has a bustling pedestrianised centre with cobbled streets and a fantastic choice of bars, restaurants and other amenities – not forgetting to mention its famous spas.

Something for Everybody

There’s something for everybody on the pistes; the gentle nursery slopes at Angertal provide an ideal introduction for beginners from where they can progress on to the gentle blue runs on the Schlossalm or Stubnerkogel. For intermediates, this is ski-your-heart-out country! Bad Hofgastein offers a huge variety of red and blue runs, which are linked to the nearby resort of Bad Gastein to form one large skiable area.

Gastein Valley

In addition, the Gastein valley has a further 3 ski areas, offering total of 250kms of well groomed, often quiet, pistes which are linked by the efficient and frequent ski bus service that runs throughout the resorts, and is covered by your lift pass.
Advanced skiers will love the testing runs on the Stubnerkogel and a there are a couple of fantastic blacks to try out on the Graukogel, as well as the highest sector of the ski area above Sport Gastein, which has a base at 1600 metres and a snow-sure top lift at 2685m.

Mountain Facts

  • Altitude 849-2685m
  • Resort Height 849m
  • Lifts 60
  • Pistes 220km
  • Green/Blue 25%
  • Red 60%
  • Black 15%
  • Artificial Snow 33%


Johannesbad Hotel Palace 4*

We are based at the excellent Johannesbad Hotel Palace which lies a short walk away from the resort centre with the ski-bus stopping right outside. This friendly hotel will provide a great base for our ski groups and with drinks included at dinner – some fun and sociable après-ski evenings are sure to be on the cards.

Facilities Include

This comfortable hotel has excellent facilities, including bar with live music, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steambath, as well as an excellent wellness area to relax in after a hard day on the slopes! Free Wi-Fi is available in the reception area.

Room Includes

All the rooms feature abalcony or terrace, safe, hairdryer, radio, telephone and TV. Bathrobe and slippers are available from reception.

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
January 3 °C -6 °C
February 6 °C -5 °C
March 11 °C -1 °C
April 15 °C 3 °C
May 20 °C 7 °C
June 23 °C 11 °C
July - August 24 °C 12 °C
September 19 °C 8 °C
October 15 °C 4 °C
November 9 °C -1 °C
December 4 °C -5 °C

Our Reviews

“I’m sure you will enjoy it, I have been on three solos holidays to date and the people I’ve met have been great.”

“I’ve been travelling with Solos for nearly 20 years, on and off. The reason is for exactly what you want – you meet like minded people… and have loads of fun!”

“I’ve been on loads of trips with Solos over the years and can honestly say you will not regret booking your 1st one!”

“The feeling you have once you go away on your own is worth all the nerves before! I was so very anxious the first time but now having done it 4 times, I love it!”


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