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Austria's highest mountain and centrepiece of the High Tauern National Park You can approach the Grossglockner in many different ways: it is the highest mountain of the Alpine Republic, one of the most striking elevations in the Eastern Alps and the...more
Driving through the High Alpine Road, the highest route in Europe in a sunny day and visit the "Visitor Center Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe" at 2,359m high to see the panorama view of the highest mountain area of and the Grossglockner which is the highest mountain in Austria....More
Beautiful 2 days hike to the top. Day 1: Lucknerhause to Studlhutte (2800m). Day 2: going to the top (3798m) via Erzherzog Johann Hütte. Took around 4hours, in beautiful weather, round trip 8 hours from Studlhutte. Of course with the guide.
We went with my wife for a trip around the mountains... such an amzing place to be! We visited many places around the world but the views over there were simply breathtaking... we would strongly recommend to take a trip over there!
Allow a full day to explore this lovely mountain, there are great panoramic views all along the road, available parking slots where one can stop to take photos or just to have a walk or a snack. Weather can change quickly here so take layers...More
I've visited the main viewing area 3 or 4 times over the last 30 years. The number of marmots never seems to decrease unlike the glacier which has now all but vanished (like my ambition to climb the thing). On my first visit the glacier...More
Climbing highest peak of Austria (3798m) is amasing experience. You are rewarded by breathtaking view to Pasterze glacier with many wateralls beneath Grossglockner, great scenery of Hohe Tauern national park, and surrounding mountains.
Depending on time of the year, it can be very demanding climb,...More
The Grossglockner High Alpine Road is a fantastic experience with breathtaking mountain views. We were lucky that is was a nice sunny day and not too many clouds, so that the mountains and the Grossglockner were in full view. So do check the weather forecast....More
It costs 36€ for a car and passengers. I thought that's expensive but actually it was well worth it.
Stunning scenery, a map showing you points of interest along the road. If you go to all of the interest points and do some if the...More
If you have a rental you can drive yourself. The entry on thw alpine road cost €36 and you can drive whole day long and stop anywhere you wish to. With a bus you do not have this freedom cause if stops only on some... More
If you have a rental you can drive yourself. The entry on thw alpine road cost €36 and you can drive whole day long and stop anywhere you wish to. With a bus you do not have this freedom cause if stops only on some stops and you cannot just stay as long as you wish anywhere you wish. I would suggest a car trip. Amazing experience.