Explore a world of unspoilt nature
It certainly takes more than one holiday to really become acquainted with the Montafon region in all its diversity.
The valley is criss-crossed by 500 km of sign-posted hiking trails reaching all the way up into high alpine terrain. The routes promise an unforgettable outdoor mountain experience for families, leisurely walkers and real alpine enthusiasts. Cable-cars and chairlifts make it possible for everyone to conquer the stunning peaks so that it is only the views, and not the ascent, that take your breath away. A host of mountain farms and alpine huts offer hungry hikers refreshments and local specialities. Tips for families: the impressive Balbier Waterfall with its own barbecue area, an invigorating Kneipp water therapy facility, and the unique all-weather swimming pool Aquarena are all just a stone’s throw from Appart Gastauer.
The extensive network of cycle trails, with a wide variety of mountain bike routes and family-friendly panoramic tours, lets you explore and enjoy nature in a very special way.
And if you’ve still got enough energy left in the evening, then you can try out one of the floodlit cycle paths. Descriptions of a total of 28 well-signposted (mountain)bike routes can be found at www.silvretta-montafon.at, from blue routes, simple and suitable for beginners and families (e.g. the Panorama Tour), to red routes for more experienced hobby bikers (e.g. the Smugglers’ Tour up to the Schlapiner Joch), to black routes for real experts with a high level of stamina (e.g. the Piz Buin Tour). The absolute highlight for die-hard bikers, however, is the M3 route, an extreme marathon covering more than 3,500 metres of elevation over a distance of 113.5 km. Some routes can be cycled on e-bikes which are available for rental from Sport Harry located right beside the Apparthotel Gastauer.The fantastic infrastructure with charging stations and servicing make St. Gallenkirch an ideal e-biking destination.
All our guests are offered 10% discount on all bike rental at Sport Harry. Reservations for E-Bikes please 1 day in advance.
Auf imposanten 1.100 m Seehöhe befindet sich der höchst gelegene Golfplatz Vorarlbergs, der Golfclub Silvretta.
Located at an impressive altitude of 1,100 metres above sea level, the Silvretta Golf Club is Vorarlberg’s highest golf course.
Unmistakably unique, the individual fairways are landscaped in such a way as to blend in flawlessly with the natural surroundings. Golfers can enjoy an unforgettable game against a breathtaking backdrop. Boasting an equally beautiful setting is the Montafon Golf Club course in Schruns-Tschaguns. The oldest golf course in Vorarlberg is also home to the longest hole in western Austria. Both are nine-hole courses. To view further golf courses in the vicinity, for example the Bludenz-Braz Golf Club and the Brand Golf Club, visit
If you want, you can play at a different course every day! And the Vorarlberg golf clubs also offer attractive packages for newcomers to the sport.
Calling all climbing lovers
Countless fantastic routes for experienced climbers looking for a challenge can be found in the area around Appart Gastauer. And the Montafon region is also a haven for via ferrata fans.
It is thanks to the commitment and diligence of local mountain guides that the number of fixed rope via ferratas on the rock faces have consistently risen. Here in the region you can find routes with levels of difficulty ranging from A to D. Beginners and those who simply want to get a taste of climbing can scale the imposing rock walls of the Montafon along secured routes and enjoy the freedom this sport offers in safety, while experienced climbers and experts can take up new challenges. The practice crag climbing wall in Gaschurn-Partenen is ideal for newcomers to this fascinating sport.
In search of a new kick
Alongside the classic sports, new, up-and-coming sporting activities are enjoying increasing popularity.
Canyoning and paragliding are particularly popular with those with a thirst for adventure. Beginners can take part in a taster course or take to the air on a tandem flight in the safe hands of an experienced, professional pilot. Our guests can take advantage of a 10% discount with “Tandem Kurt”
Equally adrenaline-inducing is a canyoning tour: Follow the only possible route far away from any tracks or trails, feel the power of the water, overcome your own limits, savour moments of peace and solitude, experience a gorge with all your senses – this dream can become reality here in Montafon!
The “Aktivpark Montafon” with its “Alpenbad” outdoor leisure pool and the forest rope park offers fun for the whole family. In Golm you can whizz down to the valley on rails on the Alpine Coaster toboggan run or down a steel cable on the Flying Fox, while in Gargellen you can take part in guided tours and enjoy mountain adventure on two feet or two wheels. And the high-ropes course guarantees exhilarating thrills.
We are BergePLUS-partner
Which means: Happy children – happy parents
BergePLUS in Winter:
Each family member composes it’s own Winter BergePLUS program to discover the Montafon region accompanied by a professional guide. Snowshoeing, llama trekking, curling or ice skating – Montafon offers something for everyone.
BergePLUS in Summer:
Each family member composes it’s own BergePLUS program to discover the Montafon region accompanied by a professional guide. (E) -Mountainbiken, children’s activities, llama trekking, climbing or hiking – Montafon offers something for everyone.
BergePLUS in Summer for children:
From July to September, young explorers can really let off steam in participating the children’s programme. Whether playing golf on the driving range, having fun-action on a mountain top 2,000 meters above sea level, climbing in Waldseilpark-Golm, llama trekking or enjoying a pony farm day, with us nobody will be bored. But also swimming, playing and handicraft is not neglected, because from Monday to Friday are three daily changing experiences to choose from. Your kids will have a lot of exciting stories to tell in the evening.
All activities are completely free of charge for our guests, which saves you up to € 75, – per activity, per person.
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