Hiking in the mountains of Gastein

Valley hikes and races to the summit: the Austrian Alps

Discover the fascinating world of the Gastein Mountains on Shanks’s pony. Whether it’s a leisurely valley hike in the wide green Gastein Valley, a hike at a comfortable altitude to one of around 55 managed Alpine huts, or an energetic race to the summit, in Gastein families with children, walkers and mountain hikers who have athletic ambitions will find their favourite route.

valley hike & summit storm: the austiran Alps

at over 2,000
metres above sea level
Up into the Alps with Gasteiner Bergbahnen.

You can of course start your hike from your AlpenParks Residence Bad Hofgastein. Numerous hiking trails in the valley tempt you to take leisurely strolls, some along Gastein’s River Ache. If you want to breathe in some mountain air, save yourself the demanding ascent and get to the scenic mountain paths in comfort with Gasteiner Bergbahnen.

Wanderer auf Stubnerkogel und Graukogel im Sommer

From June to October the Schlossalmbahn in Bad Hofgastein will transport you up to over 2000 metres sea level. Start your hike at the mountain station – accompanied by the mesmerizing panorama of the Gastein Alps. The other mountain railways in Gastein Valley also make it easy to go on hiking tours which are a cut-above. Discover Salzburger Land afresh on any day of your holiday!



Hiking in Gastein Valley and in the mountains of the Salzburg Alps is a very special scenic holiday pleasure. After an action-packed day of hiking in the Gastein mountains you arrive at your cosy apartment in the AlpenParks Residence Bad Hofgastein content, and with that pleasurable feeling of having done your fitness a lot of good. The evening is dedicated to well-being – by the fireside, in one of the two Gastein thermal springs or at a stylish dinner in one of numerous restaurants in Gastein.