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Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Heiligenblut

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Explore the mountains and glaciers on Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Austria's highest surfaced mountain pass, totaling 48 km (30 mi) and reaching heights of 2,504 m (8,215 ft). Connecting Bruck and Heiligenblut and crossing Hohe Tauern National Park, this alpine road will take you through forests and meadows, over cliffs, and into the world of eternal ice. Take time to see some of the numerous waterfalls, and stop at panorama overlooks to snap a few photos. You'll have a chance to hike a range of different nature trails along the way. Two tourist centers with informative displays are available at the site. Make Grossglockner High Alpine Road a part of your Heiligenblut vacation plans using our Heiligenblut vacation generator.
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  • We stayed locally at Chateux Hotel Senger, so we started on the pass early. It exceeded expectations. We've driven Route Napoleon & various passes in the Swiss Alps- this has been my favourite. A stri...  more »
  • Definitely one of the highlights of our driving holiday across Europe in May 2017. It is a must see if you love the mountains and stunning scenery. 'The mountain pass road with a total of 48 km and 36...  more »
  • The drive was simply extraordinary with stunning views. Luckily weather was awesome. we could see tons of snow on the sides after halfway drive to GrossLockner but the roads are dry and very well main...  more »

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