Golf holidays Austria: The drive in the mountains

A tee shot against the backdrop of the Hohe Tauern National Park in the Salzburger Land region superbly maintained fairways and an 18-hole golf course. Fantastic conditions for the next golf trip.

The senses are sharpened, the concentration is on the small white golf ball still resting on the tee. Briefly check the basic position and think about the flight curve. Swing out. Tee off. Enjoy the skyline of Bad Gastein in the background. A day at the 18-hole golf course in Salzburger Land may look like this. All around Gastein you will find great golf courses for further golfing pleasure during your holiday.


The golf holiday in the Salzburger Land stands for:

  • An exclusive golf pleasure for beginners and professionals
  • Ideal conditions for a perfect golf swing
  • Varied topography with tactics and fairness
  • A magnificent vista of the Hohe Tauern National Park in the clubhouse while enjoying a drink
  • A trip for singles or couples
  • Beautiful golf hotels including golf packages of the region
  • Further golf courses in the surroundings within 20-60 min

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Golf Competition in spring

Golf lovers will find a wide range of offers starting in spring. When snow still lies on the mountains and the meadows in the valley are sparkling green, your golf trip is all about the perfect swing. Leisure sportsmen and women as well as athletes can compete for the gold medal at the International Ski & Golf Competition. This combination of giant slalom in Sportgastein, the highest glacier-free ski area in Austria, and 18 holes at the Gastein Golf Club brings both winter and summer sports enthusiasts in the Salzburger Land together.

Golf holidays with or without a license to play golf courses

From beginners to professionals - all enjoy the enchanting nature during a round of golf in Gastein. The perfect tee time on the green can be explored during a try-out course or playing with your golf license. Enjoy a golf holiday in the Salzburger Land with a variety of attractions and golf opportunities for memorable moments in the mountains - the golf packages or golf offers are ready for you. Further information as green fees can be directly obtained from the respective golf course in the immediate vicinity.

Interesting facts

How varied is the golf course in Gastein?

The golf course in Gastein is not only ideal to reach, but also offers varied holes. Embedded straight into the beautiful landscape, the golf course convinces with its perfect topography. No hole is like the other, each one is unique and can be reached on foot. Tactical feeling paired with fairness and great holes awaits you here.

Is there a golf club restaurant?

Yes, Gastein has a Clubhouse with a breath-taking view. You can round off your golf day perfectly by relaxing on the clubhouse terrace overlooking one of the most impressive courses.

Is there a golf hotel right next to the golf course?

Yes, the Cest Grand Aktivhotel & Spa, features Wellness & Spa right next to the golf course. Gastein has several other golf hotels for a unique holiday on the green.

Which golf courses are there in the Gastein area?

In addition to the 18-hole golf course in the center of Gastein, there are other golf courses within approx. 1-hour drive for a greater variety of your golf holiday in Austria.

  • Golfclub Goldegg (18km from Gastein) 18 hole course
  • Open Golf St. Johann (30km from Gastein) 2 x 9 hole courses
  • Golfclub Zell am See (38km from Gastein) 36 hole course
  • Urslautal Golf Club (43km from Gastein) 18 hole course
  • Gut Brandlhof Golf Club (50km from Gastein) 18 hole course
  • Golf club Radstadt (60km from Gastein) 27 hole course
  • Golfclub Salzburg - Rif (75km from Gastein) - 9 hole course

What are other activities available during a golf holiday?

In addition to the 18-hole golf course, Gastein also offers a wide range of other activities for a golf holiday in Austria. You will find a great way to relax in the Thermal baths & Mountains. From the golf course to the thermal baths or up to the mountain peak with the cable car. Choose whatever pleases you the most.

What do you need to play golf?

For the first taster lessons on a golf course, you will be provided with the equipment. However, a golfer's basic equipment includes a golf club | gloves for the grip | golf shoes | golf trolley | golf bag | golf balls | golf tees | pitchfork.

What is "Eagle" when playing golf?

The Eagle means that the player has played two strokes under par for the hole. In this case, no one has shot an eagle but has completed the hole with two strokes less than the marked course.