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The Gastein ski area includes two hundred kilometers of trails. They are located near the nearby towns of Bad Gastein and Bad Hofgastein. Bad Gastein is known all over the world not only as a health resort with beautiful thermal waters but also as an ideal place for skiers with any skiing experience. Tracks of various levels of difficulty are located in the district. Approximately 35 kilometers of local trails are ideal for beginners. About 70 trails are suitable for more experienced skiers. Another 18 kilometers fall on routes for professional athletes.
Bad Gastein is not the largest of the Austrian cities. If you want to combine mountain walks, baths with healing water, and visits to major shopping centers, you will be disappointed. There … Open
The Sportgastein track with an altitude difference of more than a kilometer is very interesting. The Graukogel and Dorfgastein – Großarltal routes are also worth attention. The height difference reaches 1,147 meters on the Dorfgastein – Großarltal. You should be careful when skiing. There are ice and rocks here. If you are a fan of high-speed skiing, you should go to Nordabfahrt. This is the fastest downhill from all that is located near the town. But be careful, this route is also the most avalanche-prone. There are 2200 meters of Tiefschneeabfahrt for experienced athletes who want to test themselves. This is the most difficult route in the region.
A total of three ski areas are available here. These are Sportgastein, Schlossalm – Stubnerkogel, and Graukogel. The Stubnerkogel Mountain area is the easiest to reach. The high-speed cable car to it starts from the station. You should explore all the routes in advance before going on the track, especially if you are not too confident in your abilities. The fact is that quite a large part of the blue slopes are interspersed with sections for experienced athletes here. If you take a wrong turn, you may end up on an unexpectedly difficult descent. You can reach Schlossalm via the Skizentrum Angertal. There are always a lot of children learning to ski here. Copyright
Bad Gastein is one of the most prestigious alpine ski resorts in Austria. It has become popular with travelers not only for its snowy high class trails, but also because of unique geothermal … Open
Graukogel will please experienced athletes or those who come in Bad Gastein during the thaw. Almost all the local slopes are in the shadow of the valley. This area does not have easy trails for beginners. But experienced skiers and snowboarders will surely appreciate the red and black trails. If you are going to ski in Sportgastein, you should check the weather forecast. This is the snowiest and most avalanche-prone place in the vicinity of the town. The easiest way to get here is by bus. Fans of downhill skiing will love this area.
The trails in Bad Gastein are also well suited for snowboarders. This area is rated five stars by the ADAC classification. There is also a beautiful snowboard arena with an 80-meter half-pipe and boardercross tracks here. There is also a free-standing half-pipe one hundred meters high here. There are also all the opportunities for beginners to try their hand at mountain skiing here. Several ski schools are ready to offer both individual lessons with an instructor and group classes of two hours each. You will be able to improve the acquired skills in the local snow parks. There is everything you need for this here.
Bad Gastein is quite popular not only among single athletes but also among parents with children. Therefore, the local infrastructure will help you get only a good impression of a family … Open
A dozen lifts lead up from the town. In general, the slopes near Bad Gastein are not crowded. But you shouldn't expect to find empty tracks on Christmas Eve. The resort is popular with both tourists and locals. You can master not only mountain skiing but also cross-country skiing here. Three dozen kilometers of routes of varying complexity are laid near the town. There are also two toboggan runs for those who love to ski here. The length of the longest of them is 3,300 meters. You can get to the ski lifts on ski buses. The fare depends on the season.
You can take a break from skiing in the local thermal baths. Their medicinal properties attracted travelers to the town centuries ago. You can try curling, ice skating, or play bowling. Horse-drawn sleigh rides will be a little more exotic entertainment. You can go for a ride around the town or learn the basics of horse riding in the indoor arena in the summer. There is a private golf club in the town. You can visit one of several squash courts to learn this interesting game. There is also a hang gliding society in the town.
Many restaurants with menus that suit all tastes are open in Bad Gastein due to the steady flow of tourists at all times of the year. The vast majority of local establishments are aimed at … Open
There are many opportunities for leisure activities in Bad Gastein in the summer. Of course, hiking in the surrounding mountains is the most popular activity. You can find a route of any complexity and duration, from walking for an hour to a real trip for several days. You can go to conquer the peaks on a mountain bike. There are also natural climbing trails in the vicinity of the town. They are suitable for both beginners and experienced athletes. You can take beautiful photos standing on the suspension bridge. It is the highest in the Old World. You can also go up to one of the observation platforms, from which you can see almost all of Austria in clear weather.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Badgastein
♥   Nature Park 'Naturpark Riedingtal' , 23.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Hohe Tauern' , 48.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Berchtesgaden' , 51.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Naturpark Weißbach' , 53.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Untersberg' , 65.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Badgastein
♥   Amusement park 'Kärntner Erlebnispark' Hermagor, 59 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Familienland Erlebnispark' Sankt Jakob in Haus, 60.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Witches’ Water' Söll, 81.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitzentrum Zahmer Kaiser' Walchsee, 86.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Erlebnispark Strasswalchen' Strasswalchen, 97.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Badgastein - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Badgastein - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Badgastein?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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