Holiday region Gastein
Gastein Valley in the heart of the Austrian Alps
The holiday region of Gastein Valley
Gastein Valley has long made a name for itself as a holiday and health region and today is an attractive year-round location as a holiday and sports area.
Winter sport and more in Gastein Valley
In winter 200 kilometres of pistes in 4 ski areas will give you an appetite for winter sport and fun in the snow. Ski and snowboarding pleasure which is second to none is guaranteed on the best prepared ski runs in Gastein Valley. Yet there is also a winter wonderland away from the pistes: ice-climbing, horse-drawn sledge rides, snow-shoe hikes; you choose! After day with plenty of sunshine and adventure on the pistes, thoughts turn to sophisticated Après Ski in traditional Alpine huts, or in trendy bars. The thermal springs in Gastein Valley await connoisseurs with a varied range on offer for wellness and relaxation.
Summer holiday in Gastein
In summer a genuine natural paradise opens up to holiday makers in Gastein Valley. The impressive Gastein mountains tower above, with the Hohe Tauern National Park down below. Colourful Alpine flowers line over 350 kilometres of the best marked hiking trails. From family-friendly and easy, to high Alpine roads - there are tours on offer to suit every ability. 55 managed Alpine inns, Alpine huts, cafes for day-trippers and mountain restaurants indulge hungry hikers with delicious home-made regional delicacies. Crystal clear mountain lakes and fresh, aromatic mountain air mean the daily grind becomes increasingly remote. Wellness and well-being treatments in the Gastein thermal springs ensure your body, mind and soul find new harmony and peace.
The holiday region of Gastein valley
Gastein Valley is around an hour’s drive south of the regional capital, Salzburg. The 40 kilometre long valley in the Austrian region of Salzburg is traversed by the River Ache. Coming from the north, the valley can be reached from Salzachtal via the Klammstein tunnel. From the south, Gastein valley can only be accessed via railway car shuttle, which goes underground through the mountains.