A village rich in traditions and set in the middle of splendid scenery. Belle-Epoque romance at the cascading waterfall. Pure comfort and wellness pleasure in the new Felsen Therme Gastein, varied offers of culture and entertainment, Casino. Bad Gastein has become world
famous for its Thermal Healing Water and Spas. The healing craft of this water was known about as early as the middle ages. This Health Cure Village has changed over the past century into an international meeting place for Sport and Wellness fans.
Approximately 350 km of Hiking Paths. Guided Walks are organised by the Tourist Offices (whole or half days).
Bad Gastein is situated in the Gasteiner Valley which is the longest side Valley of the Hohen Tauern mountain range, bordering on the Rauriser valley and the south side borders on the province of Carinthia.
In the winter season five large skiing areas up to an altitude of 2,650 metres, as well as deep powder snow and moguls, carving pistes and freerides mean a never ending variety of pistes. The skiing areas in the Gasteiner Valley have ideal pistes for every level of skiing. Beginners as well as experts will enjoy themselves to the full. Fantastic skiing connections to choose from - Stubnerkogel-Angertal-Schlossalm, Dorfgastein-Großarltal, the World Champion Racing mountain the Graukogel and the Hoch Alpine Sportgastein. Because of the ideal altitude
and snow making facilities, snow is guaranteed from the end of November until the end of April. Gastein is “live dabei" (a live part) in the largest skiing organisation in Austria with more than 800 kilometres of pistes and 270 lifts.
Approximately 90 km of prepared tracks covering the whole region; Flood lit track in Bad Gastein/Böckstein; Snow secure high altitude track in Sportgastein at height of 1600 metres.