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Most beautiful scenery!

We drove the Hochalpen street twice, the first time in the afternoon from Tirol towards Lienz. On... read more

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Irvington, New York
Grossglockner and the High Alpine Road.

Driving through the High Alpine Road, the highest route in Europe in a sunny day and visit the... read more

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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 1 week ago

We drove the Hochalpen street twice, the first time in the afternoon from Tirol towards Lienz. On the way are a few amazing museums to visit (free). They show the history, geology and fauna of the mountain. Each museum is very detailed and can't be...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 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 RolandNavratil
Reviewed 28 August 2018 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.

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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.

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priyanka g
9 August 2018|
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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