Located at an altitude around 1000 meters, surrounded by healthy mountain air, in the middle of the Hohe Tauern National Park in Salzburgerland, you will find the Gastein Valley!
The main towns in this valley are Dorfgastein, Bad Hofgastein and (at the end of the valley) Bad Gastein.
These towns have become famous for the use of the healing water from the hot springs in Bad Gastein. This water comes from eleven springs into the spas.
The water contains radon and is recommended for the treatment of a large number of diseases, especially those of a rheumatic nature. If walking is your passion, the authentic Dorfgastein, surrounded by the impressive Gastein mountain world is your ideal holiday destination!
Numerous mountain meadows in the Gasteinertal are waiting to be explored on foot. And there are many peaks to conquer.
Dorfgastein has versatile sports and leisure activities for both amateurs and professionals. The market town of Bad Hofgastein is the historical center of the Gastein Valley.
It is the sunniest spot and the widest part of the Valley.
In the pedestrianised centre you can find fine shopping, restaurants and an array of Spas.
The mountains and the Alpine thermal baths with sauna area create a unique atmosphere.
Experience the wide variety of sports and leisure facilities, both summer and winter. You appreciate the charm of the "belle époque"!
If you like buildings from the Imperial period and spending some exciting hours in the casino, then Bad Gastein is for you!! The world famous Gasteiner waterfall, surrounded by beautiful buildings, gives the place its distinctive image.