Summer in the Gastein Valley
During the summertime, the Posaunerwirt´s location makes it an ideal base for all kinds of excursions and hikes, while we are also right on the for all kinds of excursions, Tauern and Gastein bike paths. The golf course in Goldegg is just a few kilometers away, as is Goldegg Castle with its fascinating cultural attractions. Also close by are a number of swimming lakes, or you might prefer to hike to one of the many Alpine huts in the surrounding area - summer getaways such as these have benefits that keep on giving long after you have left for home.
Gastein is a region renowned for its spas, and this includes the Kristalltherme!
You are certain to be thrilled by the region's natural wonders, which include Lichtenstein Gorge and the World of Ice Giants (giant ice caves), the Grossglockner (Austria's highest mountain) and Kaprun.
During the summer months, Hohenwerfen Castle holds regular bird-of-prey shows.
Salzburg City, which is home to the world-famous festival, is only about a 45-minute drive away and is always worth a visit. Hellbrunn Zoo is, beyond a doubt, one of the most beautiful in Europe. Many of the enclosures are new and the animals are able to move about freely in a virtually natural setting.