HikingOpen or Close
Hiking in GasteinThe hiking trails in the Gastein valley offer a huge choice; amateur walkers can choose from as many attractive routes as alpine professionals. The geology of the "Hohe Tauern" national park is unique and manifold, just as the environs of Gastein: steep slopes and dramatic gorges, soft, lush-green hilltops, deep mountain lakes and romantic babbling streams.
350 kilometres of hiking trails offer a huge choice for families with children as well as for experienced alpine hikers.
Explore the highland countryside along ancient gold digger trails, on horseback or via ancient trading routes.
If you can hear the sound of cowbells from afar, an alpine meadow must be near. Animals and their keepers from all over the valley still spend the summer months on the alpine meadows grazing land, a century old tradition.
Gastein Mountain RailwaysOpen or Close
Gastein mountain railwaysHow do you want to reach the summit today? On foot or do you prefer the more comfortable option of gliding up to the dizzy heights via the mountain railway?
The top stations of the Schloßalmbahn, Stubnerkogelbahn and the Graukogel lifts are ideal starting points for hiking and mountain tours; enjoy stunning views of the glacier and the mountain scenery of the "Hohen Tauern" with its numerous three-thousand-metre peaks.
Discover your own personal mountain experience amidst the unique Gastein mountains. Whether you prefer a pleasant stroll on an alpine meadow, a strenuous mountain tour or just a walk in the mountains - there's something here for all tastes.
The 140 metre suspension bridge is brand new and is a European record at this height. The construction leads you directly from the terrace of the mountain restaurant to the transmitter on the opposite side. With the connecting route across the ridge, the suspension bridge opens up to a fascinating circular hiking trail on the Stubnerkogel plateau.
MountainbikingOpen or Close
Mountainbiking in Bad GasteinWhether you prefer to take it easy, or you like a challenge and plenty of variation - the Gastein valley is the right place for cycling enthusiasts.
Do you want to reach the summits? Mountain bikers and uphill fans relish the perfect training possibilities and the beautiful views here. After the strenous physical effort, bikers can reward themeselves with some refreshments and good fare at one of the many stops on the Alpine meadows.
By the way: Mountainbikes to rent you find at the MONDI-HOLIDAY First-Class Aparthotel Bellevue!
Mountainbike tours in Bad Gastein
- MTB-route "Grüner Baum - Prossau"
- MTB-route "Patschgstuhl"
Mountainbike tours in Bad Hofgastein
- MTB-route "Rastötzenalm"
- MTB-route "Wiedneralm"
- MTB-route "Bad Hofgastein/Lafen - Angertal"
GolfOpen or Close
Golfing holiday in GasteinYou have virtually scored a "hole in one" by choosing your golfing holiday in Gastein. This is the perfect golfing area and therefore the perfect golfing choice for you.
The Golfclub Gastein has a high quality 18 hole course which offers suspense and challenge for all performance categories.
The picturesque fairways blend in with natural surroundings at the foot of the Gastein mountains. An mature tree population, numerous mountain streams and a romantic alluvial forest promise to make your holiday memorable in more than just a sporting sense.
Golf instruction is available for beginners and experienced players who wish to improve their handicap.
By the way: The "Golf Alpin" Chip-Card gives you the opportunity of choosing from
38 Golf Alpin-Partnerclubs in Salzburg, Tirol, Kärnten and Vorarlberg at reasonable prices.
TennisOpen or Close
TennisThe sporting opportunities in Gastein are also geared for tennis enthusiasts – in total 36 courts, 30 of which are outdoor and 6 indoor (with 1 squash court).
The alpine scenery and fresh air combine to make outdoor matches sheer pleasure.
ParaglidingOpen or Close
Paragliding in Bad GasteinYour personal adventure can begin: Feel as free as a bird with paragliding. Experience the wonderful thermal conditions as a paraglider or hang-glider in Gastein.
Louis Grogger's Parataxi Gastein offers flights for all age groups. Starting points are Dorfgastein,
Bad Hofgastein or Bad Gastein, the ascent is made in comfort with the mountain railway.
Get a bird's eye view: paragliding gives you a whole perspective of the mountains of Gastein and with distance flights you can enjoy stunning views of the regional valleys from above.
ClimbingOpen or Close
Modern climbing is all about actively enjoying nature and is not necessarily just a test of courage.
At the Alpine Climbing Range Bad Gastein, high above the rooftops, you can free your mind and forget the daily routine. Make your first endeavour at rock climbing under the watchful eye of qualified and competent guides.
An experiencd Alpine guide will give you expert instructions about the correct technique during the taster course before you start your first climbing attempt.
Near Dorfgastein and in Klammstein at the valley opening you will find challenging climbing routes on natural rock face from the difficulty levels 4 to 8.
The trained team of the „Dorf-Aktiv“ Mountaineering School offers taster climbing courses for all ages as well as via ferrata tours, and High-Alpine tours all over the Alps.
ArcheryOpen or Close
Test your powers of concentration and your marksmanship at our new archery course. Starting point is the valley station of the Bellevue Alm lift. The Lift station is within walking distance downhill from the Schiefen Alm.
After a thorough training session the hunt begins. 16 true-to-nature replica animals are dotted along the idyllic woodland path leading across a wooden bridge. Your accuracy is required in hitting all 16 animals using your bow and arrows. Who will gain the most points?
The required equipment for hunters of all ages is available at the hunting course.
Daily from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m. from april until october (weather-dependent).
Closed on Monday.
The hunt takes approximately 1 ½ hours.
Agreement on deadlines outside the opening hours possible.
FishingOpen or Close
Fishing in Bad Gastein
Fancy catching your own supper?
Then have a go at angling and reel in a big one!The Gastein fisheries are an insider's tip for all fishing enthusiasts. An angler's paradise with some of the purest waters Austria has to offer. Here you can catch brook trout and char. Rainbow trout weighing up to
4 kg have been fished from the Gastein Ache in the past. Fishing is a pleasant mix of relaxation and adventure - let's hope they're biting!
Gastein CardOpen or Close
Gastein CardThe Gastein Card is your ticket to more holiday adventure, fun and entertainment – available as soon as you check in.
Lots of free offers are at your fingertips with the Gastein Card, and many more are available at much reduced prices. Take the time to check out the various opportunities in your holiday destination!
Make the most of the 10 -20% reduction on admission fees to the « Alpen and Felsentherme Gastein » spa and the „Solarbad Gastein“, the „Gasteiner Dunstbad“ vapour pool, as well as trial offers for the therapeutic caves „Gasteiner Heilstollen“. Gold panning, lama trekking, riding at the Icelandic pony ranch, a trial climbing course for families – guests can make savings on all these activities with the Gastein Card!
We wish you a pleasant stay a tour resort with the „ holiday extra“, your personal Gastein Card