A lot of water falls down the mountain here. It goes down over several levels. The waterfall of Bad Gastein, more or less located in the town center, is the symbol of Bad Gastein. A mountain trail leads upwards to the side, offers beautiful views and is a must for every hiker.
The waterfall in the town center is the symbol of Bad Gastein and is one of the most famous waterfalls in Austria. The fall height over three steps along the Gasteiner Ache is approx. 340 meters, the stone waterfall bridge was built in 1840 and last renovated in 2010.
The waterfall offers an impressive natural spectacle in the middle of the world health resort and the air negatively ionized by the atomization is considered to be particularly health-promoting. The Gastein waterfall has always been a popular motif for postcards and holiday pictures, but also a grateful motif for many well-known painters and artists.