Experience and marvel: excursion destinations in Gastein

Vacation with a variety of experiences & attractions. This is also reflected in the excursion destinations in the Gastein Valley.

Gastein is famous for a sports offer in summer and winter at the highest level, romantic mountain landscapes and charming places. Individual sights and excursion destinations will also make your vacation something special - whether in bad weather or year-round activities.

For example, let yourself be whisked away to times long past in the Gastein Valley on a historical tour, enjoy tastings at the Hausebengut show distilleries in Bad Gastein or Durzbauer in Bad Hofgastein, or pay a visit to the Gastein Museum.


Explore Klammstein Castle or the show cave "Entrische Kirche" near Klammstein. It is one of the most important caves in the Hohe Tauern. The miners' world Angertal and the mining museum Altböckstein are also exciting destinations.


For all those interested in culinary delights, a vacation in Gastein also offers great excursion destinations. Experience bread baking and or cheese making together with farmers from the region, of course including tastings.


Action lovers & those who are free from giddiness will be drawn to the beautiful suspension bridge on the Stubnerkogel. The show power plant in Sportgastein is perfect for a family outing. Hikes or ski tours in the beautiful Gastein mountains are of course also optimal to experience great adventures on vacation.


Here you will find an overview of the most popular excursion destinations in Gastein:

Tips for excursions in Gastein

Ever flown over the Gastein waterfall or hiked in the footsteps of movie stars in Bad Gastein? Also a real schnapps tasting may not be missing as an experience.

Fantastic excursion destinations around Gastein

But not only the Gastein region has numerous activities ready for you, your family and loved ones. You can easily reach many other destinations in Salzburger Land and enjoy your summer vacation or winter vacation varied and to the fullest.


Here are a few examples of an action-packed vacation in Gastein:

  • Salzburger Land offers fantastic natural attractions such as the Eisriesenwelt Werfen or the Liechtensteinklamm gorge.
  • Cultural highlights such as the Mozart Birthplace or the Hohensalzburg Fortress.
  • Historical attractions like the Salzburg Open Air Museum or the water games at Hellbrunn Palace.


It is up to you whether you join an organized bus tour and drive relaxed from sight to sight or whether you prefer to take the wheel yourself.