THE GASTEIN VALLEY
A valley. Surrounded by mountains. And protected.
3 places. Dorfgastein - Bad Hofgastein - Bad Gastein.
Fresh mountain air. Situated just below 1000 meters.
Bubbling thermal springs. 2 thermal baths. For your health. Or for your well-being.
Living Austrian hospitality. Since the time of the emperor.
Traditional customs. To experience.
And an infrastructure. Which is unbeatable for a side valley at the bottom of the Hohe Tauern and the national park.
HIKING or BIKING (with or without electricity)
To the most beautifully situated mountain lakes,
over degrees to the mountaintop cross or to more than 50 alpine huts in the valley.
Let yourself be treated by charming hosts.
With homemade snacks. And schnapps.
The alpine medicine - as it is called.
And a yodel down into the valley. As a greeting. And to honor happiness and cheerfulness.
STROLL in the center of the three places. With the beautiful stores, boutiques and shopes. Or simply enjoy yourself. In the many restaurants and cafes. And be happy.
Mini golf, tennis, hunting archery, paragliding, rafting, and much more.
3 MOUNTAIN RAILWAYS are open in the summer. For the mountain experience in the ALMORAMA area.
From the Arolla pine hiking trail to the barefoot trail, power trail, Schlossalm circular trail or up to the highest hanging bridge on the Stubnerkogel. With the Großglockner view. During wonderful weather.
GOLF on the 18 hole golf court in Bad Gastein or with the Alpin Card at a reduced rate on the further golf courts in the Salzburger Land.
(within a radius of only 20 to 60 minutes by car)
180 sights in the province of Salzburg are also waiting for you. Like the Eisriesenwelt, castles and palaces, the salt mine, the Liechtensteinklamm or the massive Großglockner. With ice covered areas during the whole year.
Everything can be reached within a radius of 1 to a maximum of 1.5 hours by car.
Also the Mozart city Salzburg is only 80 km away.
PS Our tip: Purchase the Salzburger Land Card on site and enjoy generous free entries to the tourist attractions, the mountain railways, the sights and thermal baths.
You can get the Gastein Card directly at our accommodation. With many advantages and discounts.
Because here in the Gastein Valley he plays all the pieces.
* skiing pleasure from 900 to 2300 elevation gains.
* with the longest slopes in the Eastern Alps (up to 10,4 km)
* modern lifts, perfectly prepared tracks, deep snow slopes, fun parks, traditional ski huts.
* non stop to the top: Because DIRECTLY in front of our house is the valley station of the Schlossalmbahn.
* ski rental - ski service and ski depot directly in our house
* Ski school for children and adults, for beginners and advanced skiers in our house.
Or simply EXPERIENCE THE WINTER by taking winter walks along the Valley floor, horse-drawn carriage rides, snowshoe hikes, ice skating in the arena, touring or ice climbing, or fun sleigh rides - during the day or even in the evening.
Cross-country skiing on 80 km long cross-country skiing routes. In the Hohe Tauern National Park - in Sportgastein (snow guaranteed from November until the beginning of May) or along the prepared traces in the valley or in the Angertal. In the Kurpark, the trace net is covered with artificial snow and also illuminated with floodlights.
AND open ALL YEAR AROUND!
Regardless of the weather. And for every age. And every need.
From the BERGLIFT is the Alpentherme in the center of Bad Hofgastein only a 5 minute walk away.
* large indoor and outdoor children's area with slides, water cinema, wave pool.
* sauna area with various saunas and professional sauna infusions.
* thermal bath with large relaxation areas, indoor and outdoor.
* THERMAL WATER BATHING LAKE. Steaming in the autumn months, refreshing in the summer.
* fitness studio and beauty department
* athletics training center
Other thermal baths and swimming opportunities: Felsentherme Bad Gastein - open all year round - and in the summer months the natural bathing lake in Bad Bruck and the solar pool in Dorfgastein.
Whether soft tones. Or captivating sounds. From folk music. To classical music. Up to the legendary winter and summer events in the Gastein Valley.
From May to October: concerts of the Salzburg Philharmonic Orchestra. In the Alpenarena or in the Kursaal - depending on the weather - free entry
Traditional events throughout the year such as farmer's autumn festivals, parades, club dances & festivals
CONCERTS with HELENE FISCHER, Die ÄRZTE or summer events with legendary artists. Be excited! Click here for the event calendar for your vacation plans.
Special events in Gastein
+ Yoga days in spring and autumn - over 200 yoga sessions. In different hotels. On the mountains. And in public buildings. Participation against small fees.
+ Red Bull Playstreets in Bad Gastein
+ Adidas INFINITITE TRAIL: a spectacular experience. No matter if you are part of it or just in the middle of it. The best mountain runners worldwide circling the valley. In just a few hours. With stamina. Perseverance. And consistency.
+ Summer. Freshness. Art in Bad Gastein.
+ Art on Snow. Sculptures created with ice. Carved by master hands. For a specific time. To be admired.