Experience the entire Gastein Valley on a single long hike: what previously sounded like utopian patchwork, the Gastein Trail is finally making a reality! On six exciting daily stages you dedicate yourself to wonderful long-distance hiking in Gastein. A proud 75 kilometers and 4,643 meters of altitude need to be covered from the far north of the valley to Sportgastein in the south. Are you ready for this great adventure?

The stages at a glance

High alpine terrain, imposing grass mountains and surprising, hidden basins accompany you on this extraordinary tour with the following stops:

  • Stage 1: From the Gipfelbahn Fulseck car park in Dorfgastein to the managed Heinreich Alm at the foot of the Bernkogel
    Duration: approx. 6 h
    Length: 16.4 km
    Difficulty: middle
  • Stage 2: From the Heinreich Alm to the Biberalm with the first view of Bad Gastein and Bad Hofgastein
    Duration: approx. 5 h
    Length: 10.1 km
    Difficulty: middle
  • Stage 3: From the Biberalm to the mountain station of the Schlossalmbahn
    Duration: approx. 4 h
    Length: 6.5 km
    Difficulty: middle
  • Stage 4: From the Schlossalmbahn mountain station to Bad Hofgastein
    Duration: approx. 5 h
    Length: 11.5 km
    Difficulty: heavy
  • Stage 5: From Bad Hofgastein to the Bad Gastein valley floor
    Duration: approx. 7.5 h
    Length: 17 km
    Difficulty: heavy
  • Stage 6: From Bad Gastein to Sportgastein
    Duration: approx. 6 h
    Length: 19.6 km
    Difficulty: middle

Further information and the exact route of the tour: www.gastein.com

Long-distance hiking in Gastein for Steindlwirt guests

Most of these stages are accessible by mountain railways and the hiking bus. You can discover individual paths and stations yourself during your hiking holiday in the Gastein Valley, or you can choose the Steindlwirt as a base camp or starting point for this extraordinary tour. There are no limits to your imagination!

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