Sommer.Frische.Kunst Art Festival

7. Juli – 31. August 2016 Come to Bad Gastein for your summer getaway. Allow yourself to be inspired by the imposing alpine world, the pristine countryside, the hospitality of the Bad Gastein locals, and by an exceptional program of art and culture. The festival of art and culture sommer.frische. kunst. will draw visitors in summer 2016 from around the world to Bad Gastein for the seventh time. Bad Gastein has always been a place of high culture and a magnet for artists and art aficionados. Franz Schubert, Arthur Schopenhauer, Thomas Mann and Gustav Klimt – they all opened themselves to the inspiration of Bad Gastein in summertime. This unique tradition, deeply rooted in the history of the town, is something we wish to continue to nurture; which is why art and culture are such important pillars in our tourism activities. Bad Gastein is also a place undergoing transformation. Change draws creative