Skiing, mountains and thermal baths in Bad Hofgastein
Bad Hofgastein is a market town and the historical hub of the Gastein Valley, located in the sunniest and broadest point of the valley. Its centre is surrounded by the pedestrian precinct, beautiful shops, hotels and restaurants, as well as by the big Kurpark.
The skiing, mountains and Gastein’s Alpen Therme create a unique ambience. Treat yourself to the joys of a variety-filled music and cultural programme. Experience a broad range of sporting opportunities, both in summer and winter!
Bad Hofgastein has succeeded quite elegantly in harmoniously integrating its appealing architecture with the natural setting. Look out of your window and enjoy the wonderful landscapes of Gastein’s mountain world! But don’t just take our word for it! Take a look through our panorama camera or explore Bad Hofgastein on your own with the aid of our street map.
Combine business with pleasure! Parallel to your congress or business event, treat your mind and body to a timeout from the daily routine. Bad Hofgastein offers state-of-the-art conference technologies and, after a successful day of work, boundless quiet and relaxation amid Gastein’s magnificent mountains.
With its six worlds of experience and health, a glass Sky Bar with one-of-a-kind 360-degree Alpine panoramas, a multi-media experience dome, geysers, a sauna world with its own mountain lake and architecture that is truly unique, the Alpen Therme Gastein sets totally new standards.
In 6 “Thermal Worlds”, you are certain to find something to appeal to your taste, whether you seek relaxation, wellness or fun in and around the pool
Gastein Valley – a winter paradise
Dream yourself a winter's dream:
Blue skies over mountain slopes covered deep in snow, wisps of smoke rising up from the chimney of a rustic ski lodge. The jingling of bells on a horse-drawn sleigh, soothing relaxation in hot spring waters. This dream has a name: Gastein !
Winter sports enthusiasts of every ilk, families with children, casual winter hikers and athletic ice climbers all find their personal piece of paradise here in the Gastein Valley. Whether you prefer skiing, boarding or carving, in the four ski areas of Gastein, with 200 kilometres of slopes boasting snow conditions you can always rely on, you are certain to find the hill of your dreams! As a cross-country skier or snowshoer you will undoubtedly treasure the quiet and solitude of our natural landscapes.
Awaiting families with children are some truly exceptional opportunities:
from superbly led ski courses - even for our littlest "dudes", to children-friendly ski lodges and fun-filled sledding expeditions in the evening! Gastein's ski schools will quickly get beginners and pros out on the slopes. Rental centres feature the very latest and greatest skis and equipment, guaranteeing your success from the very outset!
Seventeen hot springs feed the spas of Gastein where, after a day filled with sporting activity and new adventures, you can stretch out, relax and languish in the soothing setting. Enhance your health, your fitness and your general wellbeing in these powerfully therapeutic waters!
A broad selection of special events and gathering spots, from convivial mountain inns to the glamorous casino, entice you out of your snug winter's nest at one of Gastein's hospitable hotels or lodging establishments. Afterwards, you will find yourself dreaming yet again! All warm and cosy, your thoughts will wander to the new, fantastic day of skiing ahead in the Gastein Valley!
Gastein Valley – A Summer Paradise
Can you still remember those days? Warm ground beneath the soles of your feet, grass tickling on your toes? Wind in your hair and the sounds of bells in your ears? Immersing your hands in the cool, rushing stream, drinking the clear spring water. Milk, still warm and fresh from the cow, breaking apart the crisp, fragrant bread. The glorious mountain peaks before your eyes. Experience all of this and much more during your summer vacation in the Gastein Valley! Give yourself and your family the gift of an unforgettable time together.
Hike along 350 kilometres of marked trails taking you out across mountain pastures, or conquer the Alpine peaks accompanied by a Gastein mountain guide. The Hohe Tauern National Park is a veritable treasure trove for all who love the Alpine world! With an appetite whetted by the fresh mountain air, enjoy the home-made delights served to you by the farmers‘ wives at the 55 Gastein hill farms, which welcome guests from June until late autumn. Families will truly cherish the children-friendly hill farms, which are so easy to reach with Gastein‘s mountain lifts, as they will the exciting adventures awaiting them at the Pongi Club. With your street or mountain bike, you will be able to explore family-friendly cycling routes or head out over hill and dale along challenging mountain-bike trails! If your passion happens to be golf, you can work on your handicap at numerous courses in the region. But maybe you might also wish to give archery a try, or squeeze in a game of tennis. Above all: Experience all the fun and joy of the most special days in your whole year, during your summer vacation in Gastein!