Special hikes in the Gastein Valley

The region’s themed hiking trails

Do you already know the hiking paradise Gasteinertal? Countless hikes lead through the middle of the region, the Hohe Tauern National Park, over mountains and valleys. Combine a desire to exercise in the fresh air with things to see and learn on the themed hiking trails around the Landhotel Steindlwirt! We have collected some of the attractive hikes in the Gastein Valley for you.

Guided national park tours

Austria’s larger national park is a refuge for threatened and rare animal and plant species. Its magnificent, colorful nature attracts visitors from all over the world who walk on safe paths. Would you like to find out more about the Hohe Tauern National Park? From June to mid-September, guided hikes with national park rangers are offered. Find out more about the flora and fauna of the park or tackle the national park trail in Sportgastein solo!

Stone pine hike

The stone pine is said to have a special healing effect. On the Graukogel, do something good for yourself and your heart on magical hikes in the Gastein Valley. Some of the trees are up to 300 years old and have a truly healthy aroma. Have you already tried the outdoor stone pine bed?

Bird nature trail Kaiser Wilhelm Promenade

One of the most attractive hiking trails in the Gastein Valley connects the Kötschachtal with the old center of Bad Gastein. Along the approx. Two kilometer long path, 25 boards provide information about the regional bird life. Tip: pack a few peanuts for the many squirrels.


Nine spectacular stone sculptures in seven locations connect Klammstein / Dorfgastein and Sportgastein. Discover fascinating symbols that offer deeper insights into the landscape of the region, and study the information boards carefully for hidden dimensions.

Gasteiner Heilstollenweg

The healing cave containing radon in Bad Gastein is said to have a special healing effect. Would you like to know what radon therapy is all about? The hike starts at the Hotel Evianquelle: ten display boards report on the history, cure and effects.

Biotope path

Hiking in the Gastein Valley to the power places of nature – a dream come true on your hiking holiday in Dorfgastein. It starts at the Fulseck mountain station. Via the Biotopensteig you reach the Arltörl and go on a short circuit past the Heumoosalm and the Grabnerhütte. On your hikes in the Gastein Valley, you will discover various biotopes that provide a home for rare animal species such as newts and rock salamanders.

Mushroom trail

Do you love looking for mushrooms and would like to find out more about the local mushroom world? Then Dorfgastein is the right place for you: the leisurely path between the Fulseck mountain station and middle station, a little above the Heumoosalm, separates the edible mushrooms from the poisonous mushrooms on several informative display boards. Bon Appetit!

Legend trail

Not only an experience with children, but also extremely exciting for adults: ten display boards take you into the fascinating world of Gastein legends. This hike gives deep insights into the myths of the valley and leads past many an original location.

Your personal hiking service

The Landhotel Steindlwirt is the starting point for exciting themed hiking trails in the Gastein Valley. We have free hiking maps with further information on these and other special trails. You can also use our free laundry service and visit the surrounding sports shops in Sportgastein, Hofgastein and Bad Gastein. Tip: With the Gastein Card you save money on transfers by bus and mountain railway!

Would you like to tackle these and other mountains, tours and hikes in the Gastein Valley? Then leave us yours today non-binding vacation request get!

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