A diverse summer holiday in the Gasteinertal valley
Experience summer holiday fun at the smartHOTEL
Spend your summer holiday surrounded by the dreamy Gastein peaks at the heart of the Hohe Tauern mountains - the unique natural landscapes are just waiting to be discovered and explored. Our packages contain a wide range of summer offers for the perfect summer holiday. Our smartHOTEL is the ideal starting point for numerous summer activities around the mountain paradise of Dorfgastein in Salzburger Land. Whether walking, climbing, mountain biking, golfing & more - plenty of fun & relaxation await you and your loved ones here.
Hohe Tauern National Park
Walk along some of the most beautiful footpaths in Salzburger Land and set off on a voyage of discovery. Whether a leisurely stroll, Alpine walk, lengthy hiking tour, guided walk or tour of the peaks - the unique mountain panorama & impressive landscapes captivate here. The Almorama mountain experience offers pure fascination - the four adventure mountains of Fulseck, Schlossalm, Stubnerkogel and Graukogel are home to some magnificent mountain peaks, crystal-clear mountain lakes & spectacular waterfalls. Take a walk with us from our hiking hotel to some of the traditional Alpine lodges around the Gasteinertal holiday region and enjoy some typical Austria treats such as the traditional ‘Brettljausn’ (ploughman’s) in a cosy ambience.
Cycling & mountain biking
amidst the Alps & mountains
Whether a leisurely cycling tour or action-packed mountain biking tour - there is plenty for cyclists and mountain bikers to enjoy in the Gasteinertal valley in Salzburger Land. A wide range of cycle paths and challenging mountain biking trails accompany your biking holiday in Dorfgastein. There are routes of different difficulty ratings to suit your level of fitness and experience.
A tour on the Fulseck or Stubnerkogel peak is ideal for mountain biking professionals - once there, unique views of the Gastein mountains await. For those who prefer to travel in comfort, a leisurely trip by cable car leads up to the top and from here you can race back down into the valley by mountain bike.
Summer, sunshine and bathing fun
Whether in Gastein’s bathing lake, the thermal pools of the Felsentherme spa, both thermal spa bathing pools at the Alpentherme Bad Hofgastein or the Solarbad pool in Dorfgastein - there is everything you need to cool down here on a hot summer’ day. Our hotel guests receive free admission to the Solarbad pool in summer.
You can forget all about the stresses of everyday life at the Wellness & Spa area and savour the views of the Gastein Alps & mountains.
The Gastein thermal spas offer soothing warmth & relaxation in winter too.
Additional summer activities
How about a round of golf on one of the well-maintained 18-hole golf courses in Gastein? Whether a beginner or professional - the varied terrain offers the optimal conditions for all holidaymakers. Surrounded by the breath-taking mountain backdrop of the Hohe Tauern, golf fans can experience true golfing indulgence here.
From May our guests are invited to play tennis on the nearby tennis court (10 minutes walk) – one tennis lesson is included per room and stay. Professional tennis instructors are available on request.
Climbers can also hone their strength and coordination skills on the via ferrata - everything is on offer here from a beginner’s wall to challenging climbing tours. You can even experience your own personal summer highlights with archery, paragliding, riding, fishing, Nordic walking and trail running along some of the most beautiful tracks in Salzburger Land.
Perfect stop for a break or to round off an exciting day – the cosy Thomaselli après ski bar directly at the valley station of the Dorfgastein mountain railways. Enjoy delicious, typical Austrian specialties and the cosy atmosphere on the terrace.