Bad Gastein is a delightful spa town that is part of the vast Gasteinertal ski area in Austria. With two hundred and fifty kilometres of pistes giving a total of almost two hundred individual runs, great skiing can be had by all, regardless of ability. As well as this terrain, the lift system gives access to other resorts in the area.
Your lift pass covers the buses and trains which link the Gastein Valley to a further three areas. Intermediate skiers have a huge choice of slopes and because there are so many, you will rarely experience a crowded piste. Advanced skiers will find testing runs on Stubnerkogel and Graukogel as well as great off piste skiing. It is always advisible to take an experienced mountain guide. Boarders will find theterrain well-suited to their sport. The altitude of the slopes range from eleven hundred metres to twenty-seven hundred metres, so you'll experience good conditions throughout the season. With the help of good tuition, beginners will soon gain in confidence to progress to the gentle blue runs on Stubnerkogel.
The season extends from the middle of December until mid April. Several regional airports have direct flights to Salzberg. You can use Cheekytrip price comparison site to check if there are ski & snowboard holidays from your local airport. Transfers from Salzberg take two hours. The summer brings an influx of climbers, hill walkers and mountain cyclists, as well as those who come to experience the beauty of the scenery and the pure mountain air. Being a spa town attracts those who enjoy relaxing in the waters that are claimed to have healing properties. The thermal springs at Felentherme can be used at any time of year as the waters are a very comfortable thirty-four degrees.
Low cost Bad Gastein holidays have wide appeal as this family friendly resort has a wide range of apres ski activities has something to attract all groups of people. Non-skiers in your party can enjoy the town with its shops, coffee shops, bistros and small restaurants. A good range of accommodation caters for all budgets with the lower end tariffs providing excellent value for money. The many restaurants provide comprehensive menus to satisfy most tastes and pockets. The town also has good shopping facilities.
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