A place full of joie de vivre, adventure and culinary delights.
Nestled in the breathtaking mountain landscape of the Austrian Alps, where the Gastein Valley majestically stretches into the distance, an enchanting settlement has emerged that has developed into a popular vacation resort over the years.
Experience Bad Hofgastein - a place that will give you unforgettable moments with its diverse network of hiking trails, an abundance of winter sports opportunities, idyllic alpine huts and sociable events .
With its charming alpine flair and numerous winter sports options, Bad Hofgastein attracts thousands of skiers every year. Special highlights of the resort are undoubtedly the Schlossalm ski area, which offers both beginners and experienced skiers and snowboarders an unforgettable experience, as well as the Alpentherme spa, which is a relaxing addition to the wide range of sporting activities on offer.
Here, both families and those seeking peace and quiet get their money's worth. The adventurous slides, various saunas, steam baths and relaxation areas invite you to have lots of fun on the one hand and to be pampered and recharge your batteries on the other.
How about a leisurely horse-drawn sleigh ride through the spa gardens in good company, followed by a visit to the Bad Hofgastein Advent market, where you can warm up with a hot mulled wine in a pre-Christmas atmosphere? Glide silently through the snow-covered forest on a romantic ride into the Angertal valley and be inspired by the peace and harmony of nature.
For those looking for an adrenaline rush, there's a speedy toboggan ride on the breathtaking Aeroplan natural toboggan run. Compete against friends and experience a thrilling race down the mountain through forests and across fields. Before you set off, however, you can fortify yourself with delicious regional specialties in the cosy Aeroplanstadl.
In Bad Hofgastein, wellbeing is the top priority. In addition to the Alpentherme, you will find other offers here that aim to sustainably improve and strengthen your health during your vacation.
With meditative forest bathing or inspiring yoga , you can let Gastein's power work its magic on your body and mind with every breath you take. Feel the primal connection with nature, the new energies that are released within you.
If you stroll through the charming, historically grown town, past the medieval craftsmen's houses and the bubbling thermal water fountains, you come to the pedestrian zone. There, numerous cafés, bars and restaurants tempt you with vacation and seminar gastronomy at the highest level.
In summer and autumn , Bad Hofgastein is a real hiking hotspot. The peaks around Bad Hofgastein rise to over 2,400 meters, the proud Gamskarkogel in the east attracts visitors with the Badgasteiner Hütte of the Alpenverein. The Schlossalm area in the west is no less attractive. For those who enjoy hiking but are less keen on steep ascents, the Gastein cable cars take you up and right into the heart of the enchanting mountain world of the Hohe Tauern. Whether you love the challenge of an alpine hike, prefer a leisurely mountain hike or would like to take a circular walk: from Bad Hofgastein you have all the options.
Immerse yourself in a world of enjoyable get-togethers and let us spoil you with our culinary highlights. From traditional dishes to modern creations - experiences for all the senses await you. Let yourself be tempted by the variety of our regional cuisine and enjoy unforgettable culinary moments in the picturesque surroundings of Bad Hofgastein.
Simply put your feet up, read a good book, enjoy the atmosphere and the view. Bad Hofgastein is also made for this. The Alpentherme Gastein leaves nothing to be desired in terms of relaxation - whether Relax World or Sauna World - when you enter the alpine water worlds, you simply slam the door in your face.
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