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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
| Salzburg/Kärnten/Tirol, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 5 days ago 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 4 weeks ago 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

3  Thank Mabel N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank John Phillip D
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We spend there 3 days just before season 2018 ends. Views are speechless. Great place for beginners. Blue slops are easy so you can build your confidence before go on red. As a family of 4 with boys aged 4 and 9 we found this...More

Thank MacGaw2017
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

What are you waiting for! If you are anywhere near this place just go. Breath talking views and lots of facilities to make it all as easy as pie. Glorious sunshine and deep snow greeted us. We arrived at the same time as a classic...More

2  Thank samdixey2001
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Me and my friend Misko Taneski climbed Grossglockner on 13 September 2017 and it was amazing expirience!

Thank Filip V
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Really nice place to stop by on your trip over the alps. Magnificent views and great scenery. There's an entrance fee for the national park but you can go through it and back again on the same day without paying again. Watch out for the...More

Thank Hans O
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Masha Allah very nice attraction that shouldnt be missed for any traveller visiting Austria. wonderful panorama area with high mountain and nice lake.

1  Thank Huda A
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