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Hiking holiday in Bad Hofgastein

Best hiking holiday in Salzburg

At the STERN, your hiking hotel in Gastein, you enjoy, probably, the most beautiful view from all the hotels in Bad Hofgastein. Our fitness studio is located right at our doorstep, in nature. Hiking is fun, makes you want for more, makes you free. If it is your first time in Austria, hiking is definitely the best way to discover the beauty of this country during your holiday in Bad Gastein. Put on your walking shoes and discover the magnificent mountain scenery of the Gastein Valley in Salzburg, where, since millennia crystal clear, healing thermal water thunders from the bedrock. As your hosts, we hike with you and show you the most beautiful aspects of nature.

Capture nature with your senses

The STERN is the starting point for wonderful hiking tours. Feel the nature by swimming in the Gastein mountain lake, taste originality: fresh milk, cheese and bacon from the mountain farmers.
Located in the area of Bad Gastein, every year our hotel welcomes many lovers of hiking holidays in Austria. We, your hosts, are hikers out of passion. On our tours we have discovered many natural wonders and secrets of the Gastein mountains that we show our guests with pride.

Your Hiking Extra

  • weekly themed hikes:
    "herbal hiking“, „Gipfelsturm“ (summit conquest) ...
  • guided hikes
  • competent hiking and tour advice at the front desk
  • the hiking snack is included from the breakfast buffet
  • even if you start early morning summit-conquest breakfast is waiting for you
  • backpacks, trekking poles, water bottles, raincover offered free to hire
  • hiking / tour descriptions are available
  • monthly special hiking weeks: „Almrosenwandern “, „ Herbstfrische “, ...

Is your hiking passion awaken? We look forward to receiving your request and send you your individual hiking offer right away. We invite you summer and winter hiking on the best trails in Austria.


Hiking Guides Competence

Safely on tours in the mountains. We are trained hiking guides and advise you for the group or independent hike, depending on weather conditions. In half-day and full-day tours we show you the 1x1 of hiking at the beginning before we go, strengthened and well prepared, on our tours. All our hiking guides are trained to make your holiday in Austria unforgettable.

fantastic summit view in Gastein
hiking trail Zirbenweg in Gastein
hiking in Gastein

Equipment and route planning

In this wide range of active hiking, it is all the more important to have the right equipment. In your luggage there should be:

  • adequate footwear (supportive and waterproof)
  • breathable clothing for all weather conditions (rain, cold, sun) especially for winter hiking in Austria
  • a First Aid package.

According to your physical condition and your skills we can advise you for a beautiful mountain hiking experience in Bad Gastein in Salzburg. At our Hotel hiking equipment can easily be rented, free of charge.
After an eventful hike you can enjoy peace in the spa Sternenreich followed by a delicious dinner.