In the midst of the imposing panoramas of the Hohe Tauern mountains lies Gastein valley, a place that sets hikers’ pulses racing in anticipation, home to a wealth of natural treasures and clear, healthful mountain air, to a quaint family village and an exclusive town nestled against a steep mountainside with a thunderous waterfall Gastein valley in SalzburgerLand, together with the alpine world which surrounds it, is an ideal base for hiking tours of all kinds.