Nestled between scenic mountains in Salzburg’s Gastein Valley, Bad Gastein makes for a perfect holiday all year around.
Since more than 100 years the thermal springs of Bad Gastein are widely appreciated for its healing effects. The famous spa town has been hosting countless guests, among them renowned historical political celebrities like the last Austrian emperor Franz Joseph, philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, Swiss alchemist Paracelsus or contemporary artists like Liza Minelli. All of them enjoying the warm waters deriving from the depths of Gastein’s pristine alpine landscape.
Nature at its most beautiful, with stunning mountains and endless green pastures calls out to the many sports and wellness aficionados to explore what this beautiful place has to offer. Bad Gastein with its distinct Belle Epoche Charme defined by grand imperial turn of the 19th century architecture has captured also the attention of international media calling it the Berlin of the Alps.
For some time now young and creative entrepreneurs transform Bad Gastein’s historic tapestry with innovative boutique hotels, restaurants and store concepts all of which makes this village a true gem to be explored at any time of the year.
Powder snow and white mountain tops in glistening sunshine. How can it get better than that?
And then, after a perfect day out on the slopes with family and friends, enjoy relaxing at the spa or sauna.
„Very warm welcome upon our arrival. And also during our stay we always had a kind and attentive service for all our queries.“
WHERE TO EAT
Traditional local dishes like Kasnocken (Austrian dumplings with cheese) or game meat fresh from local farms and producers bring you closer to truly tasting the rich texture of this historic hideway in the unspoiled Austrian alps.