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Bad Gastein
Bad Gastein

Bad Gastein is a city in Austria, situated in the middle of the National Park Hohe Tauern, at 1,000 metres above sea level, in fresh mountain air. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (480x640, 44 KB)Waterfall in Bad gastein (Austria) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (480x640, 44 KB)Waterfall in Bad gastein (Austria) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Sydney, Australia at Night. ... Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales A national park is a reserve of land, usually owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. ... The High Tauern (German Hohe Tauern) is the highest range of the Alps in Austria. ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) The metre is the basic unit of length in the International System of Units. ... For considerations of sea level change, in particular rise associated with possible global warming, see sea level rise. ... Mount McKinley in Alaska has one of the largest visible base-to-summit elevation differences anywhere A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. ...


The characteristic charm of this beautiful village, the buildings from the “Belle Epoque” era, harmonise in the natural surroundings. An international health resort with a unique atmosphere - relax and rest in pure mountain air, combined with the ideal climate altitude, and Gastein’s thermal water, guarantees a very special holiday for sophisticated guests! A village is a human settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... The Belle poque, or beautiful era, was a period in Frances history that began during the late 19th century and lasted until World War I. Occurring at the midpoint of the Third Republic, the Belle poque was considered a golden time of beauty, innovation, and peace between France and...


Snow secure, attractive runs, cross-country tracks, covering all degrees of difficulty makes it one of the prominent and traditional ski resorts of Austria. It hosted the Alpine ski world championship in 1958. US Armed Forces cross country meet Cross-country running is a sport in which teams of runners compete to complete a course over open or rough terrain before other teams. ... A ski area is a place where one goes to participate in the sports of skiing and snowboarding. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The summer will also make sure of unforgettable experiences, while running and Nordic walking, or even just plain old fashioned walking along the wonderful paths in and around the National Park Hohe Tauern. Nordic Walking or Ski Walking is a form of walking using modified ski poles. ... Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales A national park is a reserve of land, usually owned by a national government, protected from most human development and pollution. ... The High Tauern (German Hohe Tauern) is the highest range of the Alps in Austria. ...


The small city of Bad Gastein once was a very famous resort, visited by Kings and the Rich and Famous. Some of the persons who frequented Bad Gastein in the past are the Austrian Empress Elisabeth (Sissi) and German Emperor Friedrich Wilhelm I of Prussia Wilhelm. From the sixties of the 20th century on the resort lost its popularity. It is trying to win it back through winter sports. It also has built a Congress Centre, hoping to attract more visitors that way. Slowly the popularity of the resort and the Gastein Valley (Gasteinertal) is rising again. Sydney, Australia at Night. ... Emperor is also a Norwegian black metal band; see Emperor (band). ... Queen Elizabeth II, of the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada etc. ... The name Sissi may refer to: Elisabeth of Bavaria Sissi (model), a Cuban model Sissi (finnish guerillasoldier) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... An emperor is a (male) monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. ... Frederick William I of Prussia (in German: Friedrich Wilhelm I), of the House of Hohenzollern (August 14, 1688 - May 31, 1740), often known as the Soldier-King, reigned as King of Prussia (1713 - 1740). ... The 1960s, or The Sixties, in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the...


External links

  • Tourist information of the Gasteiner Tal
  • Information about the ski resort in Gastein
  • User posted Bad Gastein ski slopes gallery
  • Bad Gastein ski resort information

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Bad Gastein (247 words)
Bad Gastein was comprised of five hotels that constituted the DPs living quarters.
In the late 1940s, Bad Gastein’s DP hospital, Hofgastein, was considered to be one of the most modern centers of medical treatment in Europe.
Bad Gastein was administered by UNNRA, the U.S. Army’s 232d Infantry Regiment, and a People’s Committee.
Gastein - Encyclopedia.com (671 words)
Gastein, valley, Salzburg prov., central Austria, in the N Hohe Tauern range.
Bad Gastein was the last event before the World Championships in Kreischberg...
The Groner Baum in Bad Gastein (00 43 64 34 25160; www.gruenerbaum.info...
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