The spectacular ski and spa resort of Bad Gastein lies within Austria’s Salzburg province. Perched high on the mountainside in the Gastein Valley, the town has wonderful views. All of our ski property for sale in Bad Gastein is a stones throw away from an impressive waterfall, natural thermal spas and unique architecture dating back to the Belle Epoque period.
The spectacular ski and spa resort of Bad Gastein lies within Austria’s Salzburg province. Perched high on the mountainside in the Gastein Valley, the town has wonderful views, natural thermal waters and ornate architecture dating back to the Belle Epoque period.
Vibrant coloured buildings flank the famous waterfall which plunges right through the centre of town. This is one of the many recognisable landscapes that make Bad Gastein such a fascinating place to explore.
This popular town attracts a lively scene during the ski season, and thanks to its rich history and magnificent architecture, Bad Gastein retains a real sense of romance. Plus of course, the valley has over 246km of snow-sure skiing. As well as this the resort forms part of the vast Amadé ski region with over 860km of pistes all on one pass. All of our ski property for sale in Bad Gastein is readily accessible- just 70 minutes from Salzburg Airport. Bad Gastein also has its own train station where regular direct trains run to Salzburg and Munich. It is even possible to take a train south to Italy.
The Gastein Valley ski area, one of Austria’s largest, it is separated into three ski areas. With over 246km of ski pistes, the Gastein valley offers a fantastic variety of slopes. It includes 89km blue runs, 148km red runs, and 9km black runs.
At the start of the valley is Dorfgastein with 72km of family friendly skiing, including special children-only runs. Bad Gastein and Bad Hofgastein are linked via their ski system and have over 174km of exciting ski runs. These include family-friendly hills, carving hills, deep-snow and moguls runs. Finally, Sport Gastein is a high altitude hidden gem with fantastic off-piste opportunities!
In addition to the skiing in the Gastein Valley, Bad Gastein forms part of the vast Ski Amadé ski region which allows for 860km of skiing on one pass. With optimal elevations up to 2,700m and broad snowmaking coverage, there is reliable snow conditions from the end of November until late April. All of our ski property for sale in Bad Gastein therefore benefits from a long ski season.
Away from the slopes there are plenty of activities to keep you busy including, ice skating, curling, ice climbing, horse drawn sleighs and winter hiking.
The Gastein Valley attracts a lively crowd during ski season. There is plenty to do in town with almost 100 restaurants and lively bars to choose from. On the slopes there are also plenty of Alpine huts in which to enjoy a quick drink on your way down the piste.
For the night owls looking to party into the early hours, The Silver Bullet Bar has the very best Aprés-Ski. It hosts live bands throughout the winter season, snacks and frothy beer, all in a traditionally styled hut spread over two floors. Alternatively, for a glamorous night out on the town try Bad Gastein’s casino. Since it’s grand opening in 1937, the casino has attracted visitors from around the world. People flock from all over to admire the classic art deco architecture whilst enjoying a great night out.
The Gastein Valley has plenty to offer in summer thanks to its location in the beautiful Hohe Tauern National Park. The area features 350km of marked hiking trails and numerous cycling routes and with cable cars remaining open throughout summer. You and your bike can therefore be whisked to the tree tops in minutes! You can cycle down the mountainside, stopping at any of the 55 mountain inns and restaurants across the valley.
Natural Thermal Spas
Bad Gastein and Bad Hofgastein’s spa facilities are fed by seventeen thermal springs. Both towns have a fabulous selection of swimming pools, saunas and steam rooms. These are a great place to unwind after a day on the pistes.There are also themed pools with waterfalls, geysers and slides. For something a little bit different, the mountain location provides many cave based saunas too. Bad Hofgastein’s spa has six adventure and vitality worlds spread out over 32,000 m2, featuring a unique, 360° panoramic view of the Alps, a sauna world with a mountain lake, a multimedia adventure dome and a glassed-in sky bar!
18-Hole Golf Course
The 18-hole Gastein Golf Club was founded in 1960 making it one of the oldest golf clubs in Austria. The par 71 course occupies a beautiful position between Bad Hofgastein and Bad Gastein, sitting at the foot of the Gastein Mountains. The course is full of picture perfect fairways which wind through the stunning Alpine landscape.
The Gastein Golf Club also includes a driving range and putting green, which are located close to the clubhouse. The clubhouse has become the heart of the club thanks to its cosy golfers’ pub and large terrace. There is also a golf school for those who want to learn or improve their play.
If you would like to see any of the ski property we have for sale in Bad Gastein, we would be delighted to arrange a viewing for you. Please see our visiting Austria page and then either email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on +44 (0) 207 935 5132
We have representatives in all the resorts we sell in who would be delighted to meet you and show you around. Simply let us know which dates you have in mind and we can help organise everything for you.
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