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Summit pleasures in the Hohe Tauern National Park in Alpenhaus Gasteinertal
Discover the Gasteinertal mountains by hiking or mountaineering in the Hohe Tauern National Park, or experience the pleasure of reaching a summit very easily with lifts taking you up to the Gastein summits in summer too.
Marvel at the wonderful views of the Großglockner and Großvenediger mountains on a panoramic walk, or experience the adrenaline rush of climbing in the Gastein mountains.
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Lush Alpine meadows and cosy Alpine huts
There are lots of Alpine huts offering refreshment in the form of culinary delights for you to enjoy on your walks in the Gasteinertal region. Follow the Salzburg Alpine Trail from hut to hut, or take a walk through the flowering Alpine meadows, stop for refreshment, and enjoy the local delicacies prepared up in the mountains following recipes passed down through generations. After a little rest, continue re-energised down into the valley, or head back the way you came.
Our tip: Each week there are guided Alm-Biking tours up to the Gastein Alpine huts for mountain bikers.
Hiking tours in the Gasteinertal region
Explore the Gastein Mountains on the clearly marked network of hiking paths, or take a guided mountain tour with a professional mountain guide or hiking guide who can accompany you up to the highest peaks. There are lots of guided walks offered in the Gasteinertal region, and hiking tours and GPS data are available from the Gasteinertal online hiking map or the Gastein hiking map (PDF file).
Vie ferratas for everyone in the Region Hohe Tauern
All avid climbers will find a wide range of options in the region. On the Schlossalm six via ferratas offer something for every skill level.
Practice via ferrata - to cut your teeth on
Kleine Scharte (little wind gap) - for the next step
Mauskarspitze - medium-difficult
Weitmoser - for the experienced
Hirschinger - incl. zip line
Hochalmblick - challenging, for pros
The Alpe-Adria-Trail – A long-distance hiking between Austria, Slovenia and Italy
750 km and 43 stages – that is the Alpe-Adria-Trail, connecting the three regions of Carinthia, Slovenia and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. This long-distance hiking trail proceeds on very well signposted hiking trails through idyllic mountain and lake scenery, passing historic sights and natural features. Since the trail is predominantly on non-Alpine terrain and has only slight differences in altitude, it is ideal for all ages and ability levels. The stages are around 20 km in length, and take around 6 hours to walk. Hikers will enjoy plenty of impressive points in the landscape; magical energy-filled areas, featuring where the 4 elements - fire, water, earth and air - are in harmony, inviting you to stop for a while and reflect.
Before heading out on the Alpe Adria Trail and enjoying an invigorating journey for your mind, soul and spirit, you really get to relax in DAS ALPENHAUS GASTEINERTAL / DAS ALPENHAUS KAPRUN with wonderful massages, Yoga courses and sauna sessions. Healthy gourmet cooking will ensure you are properly fuelled and fit both inside and out for your long journey on foot.
Already completed the long-distance trail? With us you will find a peaceful place to take stock and reflect in a relaxing setting, to let your muscles recover from the exertions.
Mountain experiences in the Gasteinertal region on the 4 hiking mountains
Explore the mountains of Gastein with the 4 Gastein lifts, whisking you comfortably up to the summits of the Gastein Valley in the space of a few minutes to enjoy not only the wonderful views, but also special activities and attractions.
Not for the fainthearted: Dare to cross the 140 m long suspension bridge on the Stubnerkogel mountain. From the Stubnerkogel there is a wonderful 360° panorama of Austria’s highest mountain, the Großglockner. Or, discover the mysterious cliffs at the Schlossalm on the circular walks. Excitement is guaranteed with the via ferrata or mountain cart riding. The barefoot path by the Spiegelsee lake on the Fulseck mountain on the other hand provides rest and recuperation to all those who are seeking to relax after these challenges. The Graukogel mountain brings you closer to the magic of stone pines, adding to the relaxing effect of your holiday.