Summer holiday in Gastein Valley in Austria

The variety of opportunities for activities in the area around Bad Hofgastein means boredom doesn’t get a look-in! Golf, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, rafting, paragliding, tennis and lots more. During your holiday in Austria you can pursue your favourite activities without a care in the world!

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. finden.

The AlpenParks Residence Bad Hofgastein is the perfect starting point for activities in the Gastein Valley.

Bergpanorama Bad Hofgastein
Excursion destinations in the surrounding area

Fortress Hohensalzburg is a monument of over 900 years and is one of the largest existing 11th century fortresses in Europe.

The deepest gorge of the Austrian Alps beckons with wild water tunnel passageways and galleries. On a narrow path and stairs and bridges, it leads through the gorge to the waterfall. Sometimes the sky over their heads seems to be only a narrow blue stripe! Spectacular excursion program, including children.

The mountain pass road with a total of 48 km and 36 turns leads deep into the centre of Austria’s largest national park that extends across the provinces of Salzburg, Tyrol and Carinthia.

Explore the wonder of the world’s largest ice cave. See ice palaces of crystal-clear beauty which lead into a wintry world of ice.

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