Gastein in summer

Authenticity and zeitgeist paired with genuine hospitality - that’s summer in Dorfgastein.

The mountain backdrop, the lush alpine meadows, the fresh mountain air – the Gastein Valley is a natural paradise that comes into its own in the summer months, creating a very special atmosphere. The cosy, down-to-earth village of Dorfgastein is the ideal base for activities of all kinds.

Summer experiences

Inspiration is our gift to you! Here are some ideas for your summer holiday in Dorfgastein.


Enthusiasm is a
supernatural serenity.

Henry David Thoreau

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Up the mountain - step by step, while you set the pace and Gastein offers the paths and the magnificent nature.

Enjoyable walks or hikes in the valley or in the mountains are an essential ingredient for your summer in Dorfgastein. There are a number of wonderful walking and hiking trails all around the Bergparadies. With the Dorfgastein cable car on your doorstep, you can quickly reach the starting point for challenging mountain tours as well. There are also plenty of alpine cabins to stop off at. Fresh mountain air is our gift to you!


An unforgettable cyclist’s paradise - cycling in the Gastein Valley is a special way to enjoy nature.

The varied alpine landscape is particularly well explored on two wheels. The Gastein Valley Cycle Path, with its easy, gentle terrain, is ideal for families and leisurely cyclists. If you prefer a more challenging ride, there are plenty of mountain bike trails to choose from. With an e-bike you can also reach lofty heights without breaking a sweat. Panoramic views are our gift to you!

A wide range of leisure activities

Summer in Dorfgastein has so much to offer. Moments to remember are our gift to you!

There are also countless opportunities to reach a state of lightness during your summer holiday in the Gastein Valley. Explore the region by climbing or horse riding, enjoy the thrill of freedom with paragliding or test your accuracy with archery and alpine golf. And don’t forget to make time for the many culinary highlights. Sincere moments are our gift to you!