Put on your hiking boots and get out into nature! Discover the mountains of Gastein on a hiking tour.
Once the sun’s rays have melted the last remnants of snow and flowers start to bloom, do you have the feeling that you would like to get outside and back to nature up on a mountain? Understandable, as there aren’t many places where you can really leave the hustle and bustle of everyday life behind and enjoy your summer holiday to the full. On the new Gastein Trail, you can experience the valley in a new dimension while learning about all its unique facts.
As part of the Nationalpark Hohe Tauern, you will find 600 kilometres of hiking trails set in a particularly unspoilt and flawless natural paradise. Witness the marmots frolicking between the Alpine roses and the old pine trees. Take a break at one of the stunning mountain lakes and listen to the hum of the bees. Observe the birds of prey as they circle in the sky and then swoop down from the to hunt their prey. The region which has been awarded with the Austrian Hiking Seal of Quality has not neglected the need for quality concerning infrastructure and trail networks. For those who want to head up high in sporty mode will find the perfect challenge on the via ferratas. For a printed version of all the hiking trails, we have a separate booklet.
Well sign-posted hiking trails, an intact infrastructure, services which are geared towards the requirements of the hiker and continuing development of services on offer are among other things, the cornerstones of the Austrian Hiking Seal of Quality. As one of 11 regions in Austria, Gastein has been awarded this seal of quality.