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Natur & active

The Herzwies is not only a paradise for those seeking tranquillity and relaxation, but due to its location in the middle of the Hohe Tauern mountain range it is also an ideal starting point for activities in nature, no matter if during summer or winter. Skiing slopes, cross-country ski trails, ski tour routes, mountain bike routes, golf courses, via ferrata, countless hiking trails and last but not least the Gastein Thermal Spas – here you will certainly not get bored.

Winter in Bad Gastein

The Gastein Valley

The summit of diversity

Bad Gastein, Dorfgastein and Bad Hofgastein will sometimes enchant you with glamourous charm and at other times greet you with their down-to-earth flair. Each of the villages is more charming than the other and yet they are completely different. The Gastein Valley is the longest of the Tauern Valleys and on approximately 40 kilometres it offers everything your heart desires. There are over 200 kilometres of ski slopes, famous thermal springs, the precious Healing Gallery, and the mountain scenery, which is a seemingly endless playground for sports enthusiasts.

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Gastein Thermal Spas

Wellness retreat the whole year round

Dive into the warm thermal water and let your mind wander. Everyday life will just float away in Gastein. Only pure relaxation and first-class thermal spas with an extensive wellness offer will remain. High up on the mountains of the Hohe Tauern, in the cosy Felsentherme Spa in Bad Gastein or in the different water worlds of the Alpine Spa in Bad Hofgastein – here you can recharge your batteries.

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Winter in Gastein

Skiing centre Angertal

Fun on the slopes for young and old alike

The skiing centre Angertal is especially popular with families, because children love the training area in the Gasti snow park Angertal. It is the perfect place to playfully learn how to ski. The Angertal valley connects the ski resorts Schlossalm and Stubnerkogel which makes it the biggest connected ski resort in the Gastein Valley. Varied slopes and modern ski lifts guarantee the perfect skiing pleasure. And the best of all: the Herzwies is located directly next to the slope, only a few metres away from the skiing centre.

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Skiing pleasure in Gastein

More than 200 km of prepared slopes

Gastein is a winter sports paradise for skiers and snowboarders. Dorfgastein offers many slopes on the Fulseck mountain. Via the summit of the Kreuzkogel mountain you can even ski to Großarl in the neighbouring valley. The villages Bad Hofgastein and Bad Gastein are connected by the ski resort Schlossalm-Angertal-Stubnerkogel. The Graukogel mountain in Bad Gastein also awaits you with its wonderful slopes. The ski resort Sportgastein is a freeride hotspot and there you can go up to 2,686 metres above sea level.

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Gasteiner Bergbahnen

Aim high – also during summer

True to the motto “four mountains full of beautiful moments”, the Gastein cable cars offer a unique and diverse mountain experience during summer. With just one card, the Almorama Card, our guests can climb the Stubnerkogel, the Schlossalm, the Graukogel and the Fulseck mountains and thus use the diverse leisure offers. Each one of the four mountains has its unique charm and inspires you in its own way. There is definitely something here for everyone.

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Felding Hochalm

Culinary delights on the alpine plateau

The Felding Hochalm is located on the Gadaunerer alpine plateau, above the tree line and surrounded by alpine pastures and alpine roses. After a one and a half hours hike you can enjoy the fantastic panoramic view as well as home-made products at our alpine cabin. The Feldinghütte cabin is well-known for its delicious blueberry and cranberry liqueurs, home-made schnapps, hearty alpine snacks and home-made cakes. There is also a playground for kids.

Via ferrata

Climbing for experts and beginners

Bad Hofgastein offers numerous possibilities to combine hiking and climbing. At the Schlossalm in Bad Hofgastein there are altogether six via ferrata of all levels of difficulty. Furthermore, climbers can enjoy climbing to their heart’s content in the climbing garden on the eight metres-high wall with seven routes or improve their sure-footedness on a special course. On the educational trail you also get valuable tips to conquer a via ferrata.

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Hiking around Herzwies

Countless possibilities in front of the doorstep

Put on your hiking shoes and enjoy the National Park Hohe Tauern! On 600 kilometres of hiking trails you will find a unique and unspoiled natural paradise. Explore the highest peak with its 2,600 metres, take a break by one of the clear mountain lakes and stop for a bite at one of the numerous mountain pastures. The region has been awarded the Austrian Quality Hiking Seal and therefore you can be assured of its high quality regarding infrastructure and network of hiking paths.


18-hole golf course in Gastein

Golfing in front of a 360-degree alpine panoramic view – in Gastein golfing is pure luxury. The well-kept fairway lies nestled in the Gateinertal valley, surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Hohe Tauern mountain range. The natural conditions of the alpine region are optimally used and hilly courses alternate with plains. Also the clean and fresh air of the Gasteinertal valley, which does not even get oppressive during warm summer days, creates ideal conditions for golfing.

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Mountain biking

Infinite possibilities for bikers

Technical trails, forest and dirt tracks, great turns and sections for speeding – all of that awaits mountain bikers in Gastein. Gastein is a paradise for mountain bikers, which does not even need a bike park with artificially made courses. Here, mountain bike enthusiasts can master the courses without hustle and bustle. The routes are beautifully nestled in the alpine landscape and invite you to take short breaks in between in order to enjoy the incredible view.


Recreation in the water paradise of Gastein

The Gasteiner Ache river, thermal spas, mountain lakes, streams and the famous waterfall in Bad Gastein – swimming enthusiasts and water fans will surely get their money’s worth. The Solar Pool in Dorfgastein with its several slides and saunas is the perfect place for the whole family. On hot days you can take a plunge into the refreshing bathing lake between Bad Hofgastein and Bad Gastein. If you are very courageous, you might even dare a dip into one of the cool mountain lakes after an exhausting hike.

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