Idyllic enclosed in the mountains of the Hohe Tauern and the widest „spot“ the valley with the most hours of sunshine - we are speaking of Bad Hofgastein in Salzburg. Due to its silver and gold deposits, the historical market town was considered the most important town of the Gastein Valley already since the Middle Ages. Access to the Gastein thermal springs made possible the establishment of the first spas in the early 19th century. In the early 20th century Bad Hofgastein - because of its spas – earned the status of a meaningful health resort. The combination of uniqueness of the area and excellent service and reasonable cost is what makes Hotel Zum Stren a perfect resort for your vacation in Austria.
This key economic events in the history of Bad Hofgastein delineated the way for today's tourism:
A varied hiking area As part of the Hohe Tauern National Park, spas such as the Alpentherme Gastein, a unique mountain panorama of the Tauern mountain range and numerous pastures represent an ideal location for a relaxing healthy holiday in Bad Hofgastein.
In the nearby shops and restaurants in the pedestrian zone of Bad Hofgastein where you can buy local souvenirs at a lost cost and try local food, you can be sure you are always well taken care of.
Discover in your hiking holiday in Bad Hofgastein the different hiking possibilities in the Gastein Valley. At the Hohe Tauern National Park, one of the best in Austria, you may discover protected plants and animals. Guests can also enjoy the beneficial effects of physical effort. During the summer holidays numerous golf courses, such as the widesepread Gastein Golf Club, lure golfers in the region. Just outside the front door you start your hiking holiday and just a few minutes' drive away from your 4 star Hotel Zum Stern your relaxing golf vacation in the summer in Gastein.
Skiing adventure in Gastein. With numerous and varied skiing areas, there exists the perfect slope for every skier and every skill level, whether in the largest linked ski area Schlossalm - Angertal - Stubnerkogel with 1,000 m difference in altitude or ski resort Sportgastein located at 2,700m, and many others. Enjoy your winter holiday in Bad HofgasteinBad Hofgastein Austrian resort: challenging slopes, modern lifts, rustic ski lodges - simply the complete package for a perfect winter holiday. But even non-skiers enjoy winter, in Gastein there are numerous other things to do. Around the Hotel Zum Stern, there are many cross-country skiing trails, exciting bobsleigh runs, romantic winter hiking trails, and many other winter sports.
After an eventful and active day in the Gastein Valley take your time to relax - in the sauna, at the indoor pool or with a massage in the spacious and stylish spa area of the Hotel Zum Stern. Stock up on new strength, do your body and your soul something good. Afterwards we will spoil you with culinary delights in our elegant restaurant. Over a glass of wine on our panoramic terrace where you can perfectly conclude your day with views of the Gastein mountains. Pleasure for body and soul during your vacation in Bad Hofgastein.