Gasteinertal has something to offer no matter the time of year. Whether you come during the coldest part of the year for the wide array of winter sports or to enjoy the beautiful landscape during the spring and summer, a holiday rental home in Gasteinertal is a perfect choice.
Those travelling to Gasteinertal during the winter months are typically coming for one reason: winter sports. This area is one of the best anywhere for skiing, snowboarding and other winter activities. You can buy a ski lift pass that will be good during your entire stay.
During the spring and summer, there are hundreds of kilometres of trails for both hiking and cycling. You can choose to go it alone, or join a guided tour.
The truly adventurous may want to head to Eldorado Dorfgastein to try their hand at paragliding. Instructors will teach you basics of the sports, so even beginners are welcome, but you will have to work on summoning the courage to take flight on your own.
The Hohensalzburg Fortress is an impressive structure that is more than 900 years old. It is the largest in all ofEuropeand visitors can see beautiful views of Salzburg from the grounds.
Felsenbad is home to hot water springs that are known the world over. People come from all over to spend time in the hot water that flows up from 18 natural thermal springs. It is believed by many that the springs can heal many ailments including arthritis and others. Even if you do not believe in their healing properties, it is certainly a wonderful and unique way to relax.
The weather in Gasteinertal is icy cold in the winter, but many consider that a good thing because the most popular activities in the area are winter sports. The average lows in winter are -4 degrees and the average highs are just 3 degrees. It warms up considerably during the summer months, making it possible to enjoy hiking and other out of door activities. The average low temperature in the summer is 13 degrees and the average high is 23 degrees.
Those travelling to Gasteinertal may fly into Salzburg Airport (SZG) or Munich Airport (MUC). From there, there are airport shuttles several times each day.