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Gasthof ZUR POST
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Bad Gastein/Böckstein - Gasteinertal - Österreich
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Fairytale Winter Wonder World Gastein

The beautiful countryside of Gastein Valley virtually beckons you to set out on magical winter hikes through nature blanketed deep in snow. Enjoy the imposing alpine scenery of the Hohe Tauern range, and experience winter from its gentler side.

Over 100 km of outstandingly maintained winter hiking paths invite you to take a wintery stroll.


In addition to traditional winter activities such as tobogganing, ice skating or sleigh rides, you will also find an extensive cultural offer. Take a journey through time from the Gastein museum with interesting information about the origin of Gastein to contemporary art such as "Snow Jazz Gastein", "art on snow" or cabarets, slide shows and theater performances.

Gastein is also the scene of some extreme and unique events such as Red Bull Playstreets, the Urban Ice spectacle,
FIS Snowboard Europacup or gastein24 - the 24 hour ski touring race.

Traditional activities

Tobagging, ice skating and co

Correct cornering techniques and shifting your weight are a must by tobagging! A sledding expedition becomes a truly special experience if you begin your ride down into the valley after nightfall. An especially idyllic experience ist a romantic sleigh ride through the breathtakingly beautiful snow-covered countryside of Gastein! Or do you love it classically and draw your own laps with skates around the ice rink? ... Anyway, you will enjoy it!

Cultural activities

Historical & News

Learn more about the rich history of Gastein with locals in audio guides. During this walking tour of the town centre, incl. visit to historical buildings, Preimskirche und Nikolauskirche churches and Elisabeth Springs, you will learn interesting facts about Gastein‘s history incl. discovery of the springs and gold mining. For particularly interested, there are also deepening levels with experts on gold mining, Heilstollen or the Gastein convention.

Spectacular Events

Enjoy top performances

International events take regulary place in Bad Gastein. FIS European Snowboard races, Red Bull events like the now very popular and spectacular Red Bull Playstreets or extremely ice climbing event Urban Ice inspire annually thousands of Gastein travelers. The special alpine flair of Bad Gastein, coupled with the great atmosphere inspires athletes to maintain top performance. Definitely worth to visit!