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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
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| Salzburg/Kärnten/Tirol, Austria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Thank Roland N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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!

Thank Chris_Joanna
Reviewed 16 August 2018

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

Thank Marthese S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Have been to Grossglockner several times, sad to see the ice flow disappearing but stunning scenery all the way no matter which way you approach from.

1  Thank PatW1460
Reviewed 29 July 2018

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

Thank John B
Reviewed 19 July 2018

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

Thank Planinar_Prisha
Reviewed 19 July 2018

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

Thank Benno Z
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing, worth-a-while climb with spectacular views (if you get lucky with weather). Definitely must do if you are in good shape and like climbing and glacier walking.

Thank Iwona W
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

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

4  Thank Mabel N
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We stayed at a small town called Heiliglenblut which is the closest town to the mountain. Gorgeous town in the valley below with stunning scenery abounding.

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Response from Iwona W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, 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
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