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An Active Holiday in the Gastein Valley

Whether you want to go hiking, mountain biking, golfing, skiing or cross-country: when it comes to sports, anything is possible for your active holiday in Salzburger Land.

At the sight of the mighty mountain domain surrounding the Gastein valley with the peaks of the Stubnerkogel, Schlossalm or Graukogel, you’ll hear it quite clearly: the mountains are calling to you! Let yourself be lured into this gloriously beautiful natural realm and explore its idyllic landscape as you are hiking, cycling, skiing or cross-country skiing. Your drive off the tee to the green will suddenly be much better before this breathtaking alpine backdrop. And as soon as you’ve gotten enough fresh air and sunshine, a wellness and health program awaits you at the CESTA GRAND that’s in a class all by itself. Massages and Gastein spa treatments, saunas, a thermal pool and beauty treatments will ensure an incomparable feeling of well-being… on every single day of your vacation.


Excursion Destinations in Gastein

Also known as “Salzburger Land”, the Austrian federal state of Salzburg is so lovely and diverse, that one holiday is not enough to see it all.

The Gastein valley itself is always worth a visit. Thanks to its spectacular location, it offers all sorts of opportunities for interesting exploratory tours. Anyone who spends their holiday in Salzburger Land should definitely take some time for an excursion to Salzburg – the city of Mozart – or into the Carinthian lake district or to the impressive peaks of the National Park Hohe Tauern. Our team will gladly help you select your preferred excursion destinations.

Other scenic destinations in the vicinity of the Gastein valley are, for example:

  • The Dachstein
  • The Hallein Salt Mine
  • The Krimmler Waterfalls
  • The Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave
  • The Lichtensteinklamm Gorge
  • The Ferleiten Wildlife and Amusement Park
  • The Heinrich Waggerl Museum and many more ...

Salzburgs diversity

“Our guests really do have a vast array of choices in Salzburger Land: What do you want to see, what do you want to experience? Just bring any questions you have about excursion destinations to us. We’ll be happy to help you!”

Elisabet Gusterer
Rooms Division Manager

Gastein in summer Gastein in winter


Events in Gastein

The Gastein valley has a well-filled event calendar.

Up in the mountains and down in the valley: There’s always something going on in Gastein! Numerous events and traditional folklore gatherings attract many guests into the scenic Gastein valley throughout the year.

The Top-Events in Gastein Valley:

  • Snow Jazz Gastein
  • The Bauernherbst harvest festival and the Wanderschaukeltage mountain hiking event
  • A Ski & Golf competition
  • Advent market
  • The International Snow Polo Championship
  • The Snowboard World Cup
  • The Hotel CESTA GRAND’s own golf tournament

Best of Gastein

“Are you already familiar with our online magazine, BEST OF GASTEIN, with its many exciting event tips and excursion destinations in our lovely valley?”

Ronald Terzer
Director of the Hotel Cesta Grand

Best of Gastein


Please contact us

To make your stay as pleasant as possible and to find the desired date, please send us a non-binding request. You can contact us by telephone at +43 6434 2526-0 or via e-mail at


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Miesbichlstraße 20, 5640 Bad Gastein
t. 0043 6434 2526 0
f. 0043 6434 2526 262

How to reach us



Miesbichlstraße 20, 5640 Bad Gastein
t. 0043 6434 2526 0
f. 0043 6434 2526 262

How to reach us


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