Hiking in the Gasteinertal region
Summit pleasures in the Hohe Tauern National Park
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.
The Hohe Tauern National Park in Salzburger Land
The Gasteinertal region lies in amongst the Hohe Tauern National Park in Austria with its unique flora and fauna. Explore the extraordinary scenery on guided hikes and discover the secrets of this fascinating mountain world.
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 Gastein hiking map.
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.