Gentle meadows, imposing peaks and cultivated Alpine pastures along with three villages surrounded by a perfect landscape are the backdrop for the trail that meanders through the Gastein Valley. The hike is made up of six daily stages from north to south and Sportgastein. 75 kilometres and 4,643 vertical metres are the key statistics of this hike. Hidden gems tucked away in the landscape, charming promenades, Europe’s largest grass mountain range and high Alpine terrain. Recharge your batteries and enjoy the Gastein Trail and all it has to offer. Each step will have a positive effect on both body and soul.
Description of individual stages:
Stage 1 – Ascend between idyllic mountain pastures and rugged peaks.
Stage 2 – Recharge the batteries amid a picturesque landscape and mountain wilderness.
Stage 3 – Enjoy the views high above the Gastein Valley
Stage 4 – Take a hike through blossoming Alpine pastures and dense woodlands
Stage 5 – Follow in the footsteps of the gold diggers in the Nationalpark Hohe Tauern.
Stage 6 – Let yourself be surrounded by nature at its best and enjoy the cultural heritage of the Imperial Era.
Info: from 2 September 2018 on stage 4, no accommodation possible in the Hofgasteiner Haus, alternative overnight stays in the valley are possible.