Weekly family programme

Those who come on holiday to Gastein with their little treasures feel the child-friendly atmosphere from the very first moment. The entire valley is geared towards families. Loving care in the accommodations and an extensive entertainment program is very important to us. Finally, time for each other - and for exciting moments!

 

From 4.7. to 3.9.2022 there are great program points throughout the valley, which children can visit with their parents and where certainly no boredom arises. From sports to music to knowledge and nature, there is something for everyone.

Monday

Treasure hunt for both young and old Naturalists

During this guided hike, families and children use all their senses to explore the forest. They feel the forest floor, smell the delicate scent of the trees, mosses and grasses and build creative works of art with a variety of natural treasures. Each child receives their very own "natural treasure" as a souvenir for participating in the experience.

  • 2 - 4.30 p.m.
  • 4.7. - 5.9.2022
  • Bad Hofgastein
  • Meeting point: Ski center Angertal, bus stop
  • only possible if accompanied by an adult; hiking clothes and sturdy shoes required. Participation only possible with Gastein Card.
  • Price with Gastein Card: free of charge


Registration until Saturday, 11 a.m., Information and registration:
Kur- & Tourismusverband Bad Hofgastein, T. +43 6432 3393 260

Mineral hike in Sportgastein

During this guided hike in Sportgastein, guide Gottfried explains the difference between minerals and rocks, the variety of different minerals and where they can be found. With a bit of luck, little treasure hunters may discover a rock crystal, pyrite or garnet within the rock walls.

  • 10.30 a.m.
  • 4.7. - 29.8.2022
  • Bad Gastein
  • Meeting point: National Park House Sportgastein
  • Duration approx. 2- 3 hours
  • Price with Gastein Card: free of charge

Registration until Monday, 8.30 a.m. Information and registration:
Kur- und Tourismusverband Bad Gastein, T. +43 6432 3393 560

Tuesday

Experience nature

Walk through colourful meadows and discover interesting facts about the local nature and its treasures. During this easy guided hike, participating families and children learn about regional wild herbs and observe the small creatures cavorting in our meadows.

  • 9.30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • 5.7. - 30.8.2022
  • Dorfgastein
  • Meeting point: Municipal office Dorfgastein
  • Duration approx. 2.5 hours
  • Other: Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Participation only possible with Gastein Card
  • Price with Gastein Card: free of charge


Registration until Monday, 17.00 o'clock, information and registration:
Tourism Association Dorfgastein, T. +43 6432 3393 460

Mountain stream experience

Observe a mountain stream tumbling over large boulders, bubbling with cooling sprays and concealing a variety of life cavorting in the fresh water. Learn about the mountain stream environment during this guided hike. We will search for small creatures in the water together and then study them with a microscope. 

  • 1.30 - 4 p.m.
  • 5.7. - 6.9.2022
  • Bad Gastein
  • Meeting point: Himmelwand hut Kötschachtal
  • Duration approx. 2.5 hrs.
  • Number of participants: min. 4 persons
  • Other: Takes place in any weather.
  • Equipment: light hiking clothes, adapted to the weather.
  • Price with Gastein Card: free of charge
  • Price without Gastein Card: € 5,00 per person

 

Registration until Monday, 16.00, Information and registration:
Kur- & Tourismusverband Bad Gastein, T. +43 6432 3393 560

 

Wednesday

Tennis for kids

Playfully, children learn how to handle a racket and ball during this tennis workshop. They learn the basic movements involved in tennis and receive professional instruction on how to do the various exercises correctly.

  • 10.00 - 11.00 a.m.
  • 6.7.- 31.8.2022
  • Dorfgastein
  • Meeting point: Tennis Club Dorfgastein
  • Duration approx.: 1 hour
  • Other: Minimum age 5 years
  • Participation only possible with Gastein Card
  • Price with Gastein Card: free of charge


Registration until Tuesday, 5 p.m. Information and registration:
Tourismusverband Dorfgastein, T. +43 6432 3393 460

Zumba for kids

ZUMBA® KIDS is a programme specially developed for children based on the Zumba® dance and fitness philosophy - easy-to-learn steps with varied rhythms. It's a stimulating concept that gets kids in the mood with snappy beats and cool dances.

  • 10.00 - 11.00 a.m.
  • 6.7. - 7.9.2022
  • Bad Hofgastein
  • Meeting point: Alpenarena/ in case of bad weather in the conference room Kursaal
  • Duration approx.: 50 min.
  • Other: for children aged 5 - 10 years, bring comfortable sportswear, sports shoes, towel and something to drink.
  • Participation only possible with Gastein Card.
  • Price with Gastein Card: free of charge

 


Registration until Tuesday, 4 p.m., Information and registration:
Kur- & Tourismusverband Bad Hofgastein, T. +43 6432 3393 260

Guided walk "Legends and stories from Gastein".

During the era of the Kaiser, Gastein was already a popular holiday destination for many world-famous personalities. Learn about the legends and sagas throughout the different eras during this guided walk along the Empress Elisabeth Promenade in Bad Gastein.

  • 4 - 5.30 p.m.
  • 15.6. - 19.10.2022
  • Bad Gastein
  • Meeting point: Stubnerkogel valley station, in front of the Lederer ski rental shop
  • The walk takes place exclusively in German.
  • Duration approx. 1,5 hrs.
  • Number of participants: min. 2 persons
  • Price with Gastein Card: free of charge
  • Price without Gastein Card: € 5,00 per person

 

Registration until Tuesday, 4 p.m., (if the minimum number of participants is reached, also possible until shortly before the start),
Information and registration: Kur- und Tourismusverband Bad Gastein, T. +43 6432 3393 560

Thursday

Farm experience

Children get to know the animals and enjoy their first riding experience during this farmyard adventure in Dorfgastein. Riding instructor Anita teaches them how to behave on the back of the gentle animals and ensures an exciting afternoon on the farm for the whole family.

  • 2 - 5 p.m.
  • 7.7. - 1.9.2022
  • Dorfgastein
  • Meeting point: Strohlehenweg 1, 5632 Dorfgastein
  • Duration approx.: 3 hours
  • Other: for children from 3 to 10 years, parents must be accompanied by parents.
  • Participation only possible with Gastein Card.
  • Price with Gastein Card: free of charge

 

Registration until Wednesday, 5 p.m., Information and
Registration: Dorfgastein Tourist Office, T. +43 6432 3393 460

Yoga for kids

During the children's yoga in the Kurpark in Bad Hofgastein, the focus is on having fun, moving, trying out the different positions, letting off steam and then rest. The children learn how to balance and playfully discover the limitations of their body.

  • 3 - 4.00 p.m.
  • 7.7. - 1.9.2022
  • Bad Hofgastein
  • Meeting point: Alpenkurpark/in case of bad weather Kursaal/conference room
  • Duration approx.1 hour
  • Other: for children aged 6 - 10 years, accompaniment of parents not required.
  • Participation only possible with Gastein Card.
  • Prices with Gastein Card: free of charge

 


Registration until Wednesday, 4 p.m., Information and registration:
Kur- & Tourismusverband Bad Hofgastein, T. +43 6432 3393 260

Friday

Families:Classical Music with the Salzburg Philharmonic

The whole family is invited to join in, dance, bob and jump during this special classical concert. In addition to "Hansel and Gretel", the world-famous child prodigy W.A. Mozart, the king of songs and waltzes, naturally makes a musical appearance. The stage is not just reserved for the musicians but is made available in the twinkling of an eye for young and old to join in the concert.

  • 4 - 5 p.m.
  • 8.7. - 26.8.2022
  • Bad Hofgastein
  • Meeting place: Alpenarena/ in case of bad weather in the Kursaal
  • Duration approx.1 hour
  • Participation only possible with Gastein Card.
  • Price with Gastein Card: free of charge

 

No registration necessary, information: Kur- und Tourismusverband Bad Hofgastein, T. +43 6432 3393 260

Curling

Curling is a popular traditional sport throughout the Alpine regions. Target shooting with the “Eisstocks” provides an exciting change of pace and lots of fun in the fresh air. Families enjoy a special introduction to this sport, with the guidance of professionals.

  • 5.30 - 7.30 p.m.
  • 8.7. - 2.9.2022
  • Dorfgastein
  • Meeting point: Asphalt curling track Alte Straße Dorfgastein
  • Duration approx. 2.5 hours
  • Participation only as a family and with Gastein Card possible.
  • Price with Gastein Card: free of charge

 


Registration until Thursday, 5 p.m. Information and registration: Dorfgastein Tourist Office, T. +43 6432 3393 460

 

Saturday

Doughnut Baking

As a guest in Gastein, sampling the traditional cuisine of the mountain farmers is essential. These special doughnuts are available in several varieties, sweet or sour. Host Michael demonstrates the art of baking farmer's doughnuts at the Obere Astenalm.

  • 12.00 p.m.
  • Middle of May - end of September
  • Bad Gastein
  • Meeting point: Obere Astenalm
  • Price with Gastein Card: free of charge
  • Price without Gastein Card: free of charge

 


No registration required, Information: Michael Salzmann, T. + 43 664 914 55 83