Bad Gastein offers holidays for body & soul, all year round.
With alpine peaks that rise beyond the three-thousand-meter mark, all the way up into the glacial zones of the Hohe Tauern range, Bad Gastein isn't just the Monte Carlo of the Alps, it is also a paradise for fans of outdoor sports. But even putting the countless sporting opportunities aside, this charming Belle Époque town has even more to offer. Here, caressed by the glorious mountain scenery of Gastein Valley, not only can you enjoy extraordinary biking, hiking or skiing you can also relax wonderfully and simply enjoy the astonishing beauty which surrounds you. Bad Gastein has many different faces, from deep in the valley to the top of the highest mountains. Each more beautiful than the last. But don't just take our word for it, come see for yourself. Book your personal timeout in Bad Gastein.
In Bad Gastein, not only will you have the invigorating freshness of the mountains in your nostrils, there's also a strong hint of culture floating in the air as well. During the sommer.frische.kunst art festival, for example, Bad Gastein shows us more of its modern, urbane side. Every year in the summertime, open studios, creative workshops, jazz events and more treat us to a contemporary flavor amid venerable Belle Époque buildings. Wherever you happen to stroll, you definitely get a clear sense that the art world feels very much at home in Bad Gastein.
After an action-packed day in the mountains, it's time to indulge yourself in the hot springs at the Felsentherme, all the while enjoying the clear mountain air, with an imposing alpine massif right there before your eyes. Take a deep, cleansing breath. Relaxation sets in automatically. Gastein's thermal waters also deserve some of the credit, naturally. They bubble up from the ground at the foot of the Graukogel in the center of Bad Gastein, naturally enriched with valuable minerals and radon. This astonishing water improves blood circulation, revitalizes, and loosens your entire musculoskeletal system. You simply have to experience the benefits of the thermal water for yourself, perhaps during your visit to Felsentherme Bad Gastein.
Looking for a stylish, beautiful hotel in Bad Gastein, where you will be treated like royalty? Or prefer to be more independent and spend your holidays just the way you want, at a chic holiday apartment in Bad Gastein? Well, no sooner said than done. Bad Gastein greets you with an appealing selection of first-class designer hotels, historic stately homes, apartments bathed in natural lighting, as well as alpine chalets in the midst of nature. And regardless of what you eventually choose, one thing is always assured: You will be greeted in Bad Gastein by sincere, friendly hosts.
Enjoy a real-time view of Gastein. The webcam shows Bad Gastein in all its splendor, the stylish buildings of the town as well as the breathtaking mountain panoramas - from the Stubnerkogel to the Gamskarkogel. With just a single click, you'll be able to see all of the hot spots in and around Bad Gastein. You can also browse some of the best shots taken by the camera or use the time-lapse function to remotely experience an entire day in Bad Gastein.
experience culture. Up-close.
enjoy the tingling sensation of the thermal water on your skin.
breathe the fresh, clear mountain air.
succumb to an array of culinary pleasures.
meet artists. Friedrich Liechtenstein is an avowed Bad Gastein fan.
set out to conquer the mountains.
discover the charm of the Belle Époque.
dance! The nightlife here is legendary.
check into one of the magical palace hotels.
celebrate life. Every single day.
Look forward to a memorable escape in Bad Gastein, inhale the flair of this alpine town. Enjoy your holiday to the full, with the countless possibilities it has to offer.