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Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Heiligenblut

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Scenic Drive
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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  • Really worth to see the scenic views! Does not cost so much and really amazing adventure! Give you 4 stars because the children found a little. But what a different view for children and adults:) I Would Recommend Ewa T.
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  • Great views everywhere you look, a bit scary to downhill when you are up and the road is narrow. Be aware that the smoke can come and go suddenly and the weather changes fast. It can be smokey on the ...  more »
  • Take the time to go out of your way to visit this amazing road and journey. The museums along the way are definitely worth a visit, and if you've got the legs and ambition, the cycling looks great!  more »