The charming town of Bad Hofgastein can be found in the middle of Gastein Valley. The attractive town centre with its thermal water fountain and pleasant spa park invite you to linger in the moment. In addition to a range of modern health treatments, Bad Hofgastein offers soothing experiences for the mind, body and soul, with forest bathing, yoga and numerous activities in the midst of nature as well as the healing thermal waters of the Alpentherme spa. It is a place full of moments that will rejuvenate you.
You’ll hike another 24 kilometres through Bad Hofgastein from stages eight to ten. The trail leads past numerous Alpine pastures that invite you to stop for a bite to eat, to the mountain station of the Schlossalmbahn cable car at an altitude of 2,000 metres, and on to the scenically beautiful Gadaunerer Hochalmen Alpine pastures in the Angertal valley. On the subsequent stages, magnificent views of the Sportgastein National Park area and the sophisticated Belle Époque flair of Bad Gastein await.