Destination guide

The majestic setting of Bad Hofgastein is ready to explore

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Bad Hofgastein. Travellers especially like the skiing, spas and shopping in this relaxing and welcoming city. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Bad Hofgastein

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Bad Hofgastein a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Schlossalm Funicular (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Gasteiner Bergbahnen (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Schlossalm & Stubnerkogel Ski Area (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Alpentherme Gastein (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Angertal Ski Resort (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Angertal Cable Car (1.9 mi / 3 km)

Seasonal weather in Bad Hofgastein

Travellers enjoy Bad Hofgastein for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, November, December or February, when snowfall averages 8.93 inches and temperatures average -3°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bad Hofgastein

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Bad Hofgastein is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stubnerkogel Mountain (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Gastein Vapor Bath (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Bad Gastein Waterfall (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Graukogel Mountain (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Kitzloch Gorge (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Liechtenstein Gorge (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bad Hofgastein

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Bad Hofgastein Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bad Hofgastein?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,072 holiday lettings around Bad Hofgastein. From 666 flats & apartments to 67 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountainside property in Bad Hofgastein?

Unforgiving and mysterious, mountains are among the most ruggedly striking landmarks on the planet. If you've ever longed to experience high-altitude living, you've come to the right place. HomeAway has no less than 172 mountain rental options available. Searching for a different holiday vibe? See if any of our other properties tickle your fancy. Our options here include:

  • 86 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 68 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 58 rural holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Bad Hofgastein?

Take in this destination like a local from the comfort of a cosy apartment. You'll feel like a part of the neighbourhood before you know it! You can choose from 665 different options with the help of HomeAway. How does £25 per night sound? That's what you could be paying if you don't dilly dally! Or maybe you'd rather one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Hotel: 243 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £36 per night.
  • House: 68 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.
  • Cottage: 37 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £33 per night.

Can I stay in Bad Hofgastein in a large group?

Holidays with your loved ones can be so much fun, especially when you're sleeping under the same roof in a fantastic new place! If you're visiting with a big group, HomeAway can help you. Presently, apartment holiday rentals are the hottest thing for large groups of visitors here, and you'll find 158 available on our database. Properties around here that can house large groups include:

  • Are you looking for places that can sleep 6 of you? We have 404 that will suit. Prices start from £39 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your group, you'll be delighted to discover that there are 220 rental properties perfect. Prices begin at just £40 a night.
  • Searching for rentals suitable for 8 people? You'll be thrilled to find out we have 146 that'll be ideal. You can score one from just £44 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your uncle, your cousin and all your besties to Bad Hofgastein.

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