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Direct access to the alpine spa!
Simply a little bit more
tradition mixed with charm
...living close to the mountains
Bad Hofgastein is situated at 859 m above sea level in the province of Salzburg. The community has 6.727 inhabitants and covers an area of 103,73 km².
Bad Gastein and Bad Hofgastein are the most important villages of the Gastein Valley. Situated close to the Hohe Tauern National Park, these two spas are the ideal places to enjoy nature and outdoor activities.
In winter the two holiday destinations are also linked by lifts up the two local mountains, Stubnerkogel and Schlossalm. The Angertal Ski Centre is the ideal place for beginners, more advanced skiers will love the Sportgastein ski area. Here you find the best powder snow in Gastein. Winter holidays in the Gastein Valley are completed by the neighbouring ski areas of Dorfgastein and Großarl. Holidaymakers can choose from 200 km of perfectly groomed pistes served by 50 modern ski lifts.
By the way: the Bad Hofgastein Valley belongs to the Salzburg ski group Ski Amadé. It is one of the biggest ski groups in the world including 28 destinations in Salzburg and Styria. Holidays in Bad Hofgastein also include the ski areas of Hochkönig, Saalbach-Hinterglemm or Obertauern.
In summer Bad Hofgastein combines sports and wellness holidays: discover the Gastein Valley and some traditional cottages on 350 km of hiking trails, or take the Gastein cable-car and enjoy the fantastic view to the Hohen Tauern Mountains. In the evening relax in one of Gastein’s thermal baths. The Gastein Cure, known for many centuries, draws on the healing powers of thermal water – no wonder this region is one of the most popular destinations in the Alps. The Bad Hofgastein hotels are looking forward to your visit.