an inspiring journey in the interplay of art and nature

Experience art & culture in Gastein

Gastein moves. Both the body and the soul. The history, the architecture and the sheer boundless beauty of the landscape make the Gastein Valley not only unique, but a true source of inspiration for art and music. Get involved with the diverse cultural offerings on site - as an outstanding contrast program to your nature explorations.

"Nature is not something that can be seen
seen with the eye alone.
It is also in the soul."

Edvard Munch 1863-1944

Cultural events and highlights

Art & Sound in Gastein

The spirit of the Belle Époque lives on especially in Bad Gastein, evoking fine house concerts, classical music and convivial gatherings in the summer resort. The characteristic backdrop alone of the imposing buildings in contrast to nature inspires an artistic engagement with the locality. Today, concerts, exhibitions, film events and various art and music festivals - from classical to contemporary - are part of the Gastein cultural program throughout the year.

Culture, culinary and special features of Gastein

Gentle discovery tours

If you have a heart for art, you also have taste. Art on a plate offers you the Gastein cuisine in numerous inns, alpine huts and also lifestyle hotels. Because these are as much a part of the valley as the breathtaking landscape. Especially in Bad Gastein, art and culture lovers walk in the footsteps of famous personalities who visited or took the cure here in the formerly prestigious houses during their heyday. In order to take in as much of the surroundings as possible, there are numerous footpaths and bike paths for decelerated explorations.