Resort Profile: Bad Gastein

By adamrowden, 5 Dec '12 at 13:37

Bad Gastein is a historic and grand spa resort that is located in one of the largest ski areas in Austria. Situated in the Gastein ski area Bad Gastein has sophisticated après options and it also has some pretty banging skiing to be had.

Regarding its sophisticated side, Bad Gastein has plenty to offer. There is a theatre, concerts in the Kongresshaus, a public reading room and ballroom dancing as well as plenty of ace bars and other night time hangouts. Oh and there is also a casino.

As mentioned earlier, Bad Gastein is located in the Gastein ski area, which is one of Austria’s largest. It is separated into four different areas and contains three resorts. Bad Gastein is the largest settlement in the valley and has plenty of wonderful tree-lined runs which are great fun.

There are also some great off-piste sessions to be had and, if you are into your freestyling then you can enjoy yourself as this place has hosted the Snowboard World Cup on occasion.

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