Guided Hike: Hieronymushaus

Mindste antal deltagere: 2

Informative hiking tour between Böckstein and Sportgastein/Nassfeld along the trails of the goldmining. Finish at Hieronymushaus / Radhausberg.
Duration: appx. 6 hours, ascent 720 m 3,5 h, descent 580 m 2,5 h

During this impressive hike, we encounter documentation of the history of gold mining, which reached its golden age in mid. 16th century in Bad Gastein.

The hiking path starts below the Gastein Healing Gallery in Böckstein and leads through a series of moderately steep hairpin bends up through Haitzingwald forest. The Hieronymushaus, which was built by the last ruling archbishop, Hieronymus Earl of Colloredo, fell victim to an avalanche in 1975. One can identify remnants of miners homes, preparation plants and pulley systems.

Meeting point: 9.15 am at the toll station Gasteiner Alpenstraße (bus line 550 towards Sportgastein)

Participants: min. 2 persons

Hiking Guide: Hannes Buchner

Price with Gastein Card: free of charge
Price without Gastein Card: € 5,00

The price is excl. bus- und transfer fees!

Top equipment and hiking boots are required!!

Registration: until 4 pm on Thursday

Tourist Office Bad Gastein
+43 6432 3393 560


Kur-und Tourismuverband Bad Gastein
Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Straße 27
5640 Bad Gastein-Böckstein

The office is located at the entrance of Bad Gastein.

In the midst of Hohe Tauern National Park and in the heart of Salzburg province lies Bad Gastein. A place you can breathe in the fresh mountain air at a fog-free elevation of 1,000 meters above sea level. Its distinctive townscape, which includes beautiful "Belle Époque" buildings, blends harmoniously into its natural setting. An Austrian spa town of world renown, with a flair all its own: relaxation and regeneration in pure mountain air, combined with an ideal alpine climate and water from Gastein’s hot springs, guaranteeing an exceptional escape for guests who expect the very best!