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Webcams nearby Göstling - Hochkar

Where is Göstling?

The small Austrian market town of Göstling an der Ybbs sits at the foot of Hochkar mountain, one of the biggest and snowiest ski resorts in Lower Austria. Bordering  the Austrian provinces of Lower Austria, Styria and Upper Austriathe Mostviertel town is a great place to visit all year round. Get first impressions now via our live webcam.

What’s the weather like in Göstling?

Göstling enjoys a continental climate with hot summers and relatively cold winters. Are you planning to spend your holidays in Göstling? – Check out our live weather webcam for the current weather situation in Göstling am Hochkar.

Winter in Göstling an der Ybbs

Whether skiing, snowboarding, x-country skiing or snowshoeing, visitors to Göstling find a wide offer of outdoor activities, especially in the winter. The webcam in Göstling provides first impressions of the fantastic panorama.

Der Winter in Göstling an der Ybbs

Egal ob Skifahren, Snowboarden, Langlaufen oder Schneeschuhwandern, Göstling in den Ybbstaler Alpen bietet für Jung und Alt das richtige Freizeitprogramm. Gerade im Winter kommen Sportler auf ihre Kosten. Mit der Webcam in Gösling bekommen Sie bei schönem Wetter schon erste Eindrücke von dem traumhaften Panorama.


Hochkar is one of the biggest and snowiest ski resorts of the province. It is home of many professional ski racers and one of the most popular ski resorts in the Eastern Alps. It features eight lifts, twenty ski runs, kids‘ terrain and freeriding park. Nineteen kilometres of piste  include easy family runs as well as steep mogul pistes. Enjoy a fantastic view of the surrounding landscape at the top of 1,808m Hochkar mountain.


X-country skiing is a must when holidaying in Göstling: Hochreit  x-country skiing trails are located on a high plateau and therefore above the fog line. Ablass Farm with snack bar is start and finish of the x-country skiing centre, including ski rental, training trail, winter playground,  changing rooms and toilets.


Since the winter season of 2022/23 there have been two fantastic snowshoeing trails available: 5km Ablass-Groß Schöntal Tour and 7km Hochreit-Panorama Tour. Adequate equipment can be rented at Ablass Snack Bar.
All those who prefer traditional winter hikes may choose from 50km of groomed hiking trails, such as the trail through the romantic Steinbachtal valley or farm to farm trail.


Hochreith  Panoramaloipe x-country skiing trail with floodlighting, tobogganing run, indoor swimming pool and ice-skating rink.

Ybbstaler Solebad is the perfect place to relax after an eventful and active day outside. The pool is filled with 1.5 % to 3 % brine water and the water temperature reaches 32 to 34 degrees. Emotion Life Centre offers massages, sports and pain therapies, various fitness classes, cosmetic treatments, and medical therapies.


What to do in Göstling in the Summer

In the summer Hochkar is the starting point for 157 km of waymarked hiking trails through the Göstling Alps. Guided tours can be joined once a week in July and August: Alpinweg Hochkar-Dürrenstein-Ötscher tour, very difficult trail above the treeline with stunning views to the valley, “The Power of Water“ nature biking and hiking path, Steinbachtal trail,  or Hochkar-cave trail.

Mendlingtal  Adventure World features the last wood lifts in Europe.

Mountain bikers can choose from a great number of tours varying in difficulty and length. Other outdoor activities include raftinghigh ropes course, climbing, via ferrate, abseiling or cave trekking.