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Hiking in Bad Hofgastein and Gastein Valley

Summertime is hiking time in Salzburger Land! In the 'valley of water', Gastein Valley, 350 km of signposted hiking trails tempt you outside – and 40 managed alpine inns provide a well-deserved little break and a delicious snack. Leisurely family hike, sporty mountain tour, enjoyable hike – what's it to be for you? Experience the magic of hiking in Bad Hofgastein

Hiking holidays in Gastein using the summer cable cars

Tiring climbs are time-consuming and draining. Start your hikes with Gastein's cable cars and head straight up into the lofty heights! Five summer cable cars take you speedily to the starting points for hiking tours which provide legendary and beautiful views. Tip - with the Gastein Card, which you can get free of charge from your hosts, you get to travel at a reduced price on the cable cars – children up to the age of four travel free of charge, while for older children there are attractive discounts.

  • Schlossalmbahn Bad Hofgastein
    Daily from May to October
  • Stubnerkogelbahn 8-seater gondola
    Daily from May to October
  • Graukogelbahn chair lift
    June to July on specific days. July to mid-September daily.
    Does not operate when the weather conditions are poor.
  • Goldbergbahn Sportgastein
    On specific days from mid-July to mid-August
    Does not operate when the weather conditions are poor.
  • Gipfelbahn Fulseck Dorfgastein
    Mid May to the start of June on specific days
    June to October daily
    October to the start of November on specific days

Variety-packed, adventure-filled hiking routes in the Hohe Tauern National Park

Gastein Valley is located in the Hohe Tauern National Park conservation area. While hiking you get to discover primitive natural landscapes and find out interesting details about life on the Alpine pastures. What awaits you while hiking around Bad Hofgastein:

  • Mountain hikes to the summit regions
  • Alpine hikes – hikes on Salzburg's Alpine path – some of the 31 stages in total take you through Gastein Valley. Has its own 'Wandernadel' hiking pin badge!
  • Circuits (Tip: hikes from the Schlossalmbahn mountain station), nine themed trails, easy family hikes. Also suitable for prams.
  • Guided themed hikes and tours with a mountain hiking guide

Hiking trails in Gastein Valley using GPS - interactive tour map, geocaching

Choose your next tours according to duration, length, metres altitude and difficulty level using the interactive tour map. Refreshment stops are also shown along the hiking route. Anyone who wants to combine hiking with GPS data and adventure, will find what they are looking for with geocaching!

Your host family, the Fuchs', have many tips for you for hikes around Bad Hofgastein – get advice on the selection on offer. What about staying in the Fuchs Apartments ... send your non-binding holiday enquiry now!