Information on Bad Hofgastein

This article gives some facts and figures on Bad Hofgastein, a municipality in the State of Salzburg, Austria. The first section contains some basic information on population, location and website. In our main article on the community, you will learn more about history, sightseeing attractions and things to do. For a short overview on why you might want to go there as a tourist, the second part of this article highlights the main things to do and see - in a way, the "main selling points" of the place and its wider area.

Facts & Figures: Bad Hofgastein

Administrative district: St. Johann im Pongau (JO)
Total land surface: 103,73 square kilometres
Coordinates: 47 10' N, 13 6' O47.17111111111113.107222222222859
Coordinates: 47 10' 16? N, 13 6' 26? O
Altitude: 859 metres
Total population: 6.770
Population density: 65 residents per square kilometre
Postal area code (ZIP): 5630
Area code (phone): 06432
Municipality identification code: 5 04 02
Contact details municipial administration:
Gemeindeverwaltung von Bad Hofgastein
Kurpromenade 2
5630 Bad Hofgastein
Official municipial website:
www.badhofgastein.at

Things to Do in Bad Hofgastein

Bad Hofgastein is a year-round travel destination with very well-developed facilities: Skiing in winter, hiking in summer, other Alpine sports throughout the year. Nearby Bad Gastein has been a spa town ever since the late 19th century and offers some sights; there is a casino and a convention centre. All of the Gasteinertal Valley is very touristy, especially during peak seasons. The thermal springs and medical spa facilities are important assets of the valley, too.

Links

Overview on all Municipalities of Salzburg Province

http://www.salzburgerland.com/
Official Website of Salzburg Province tourist information service

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