Hotel in Bad Gastein - Völserhof

Gastein healing caves

Radon therapy health centre in the Gastein Valley

The Gastein healing caves in Bad Gastein offers health spa guests a world-wide unique climate: the combination of natural radon content, warmth and relative humidity relieves pain, boosts health and immune system. The natural radon caves are just 13 km away from the Hotel Völserhof. Spend your health spa break in the picturesque surroundings of the Gastein Valley in Salzburger Land and savour pain relief, regeneration and relaxation.

The Gastein Healing Caves at a glance:

  • Radon therapy health centre in Bad Gastein
  • Approx. 13 km away from the Hotel Völserhof
  • Healing factor is the combination of natural radon content, warmth and relative humidity
  • 2.5 km long radon caves
  • Natural radon content
  • Pleasant temperature of 37 – 41.5 °C
  • Air humidity of 70 – 100 %
  • Medically proven effect of the healing caves
  • Pain relief, boosts health & immune system
  • Largest therapy centre in the world for Morbus Bechterew’s disease

Healing caves therapy

The following complaints can be treated

Musculoskeletal disorders

  • Morbus Bechterew’s disease and spondylarthropathies
  • Chronic polyarthritis (rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Degenerative diseases of the large and small joints (finger arthritis)
  • Chronic gout
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Spinal column syndrome and non-articular rheumatism (non-inflammatory pain in the tendons and muscles)
  • Fibromyalgia syndrome
  • Osteoporosis pain
  • Neuralgias, polyneuropathia
  • Sports injuries
  • Sarcoidosis

Respiratory disorders

  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Hay fever

Skin disorder

  • Psoriasis vulgaris
  • Neurodermitis
  • Impaired wound healing
  • Scleroderma

Also menopausal complaints, general prophylaxis and immune system stabilisation.

(Univ. Prof. Dr. Markus Ritter, 2008)



  • Pregnancy
  • Untreated hyperthyroidism
  • Acute claustrophobia
  • Cancer patients within a year of ending therapy
  • Medical consultation required for acute heart, circulatory and kidney diseases

Please discuss your pending therapy plan carefully with your doctor. The healing cave therapy in Bad Gastein is recognised by Austrian and German state insurance schemes.