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Grossglockner, Tirol

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Discover where the Romans crossed the Alps to make the northern lands part of their empire on your visit to Grossglockner, the highest mountain in the nation. Enjoy the views on the drive up the mountain and then walk to the glacier and waterfalls in the area. Eat at one of the restaurants or pack a picnic and lunch at one the tables along the road. Learn about the natural history and geology of the area from placards offering English and German explanations of sites, and purchase souvenirs from the gift shops nearby. Remember to pack warm clothing, as the temperature drop at the top is significant. Parking and restroom access are included in the toll incurred on the drive to the peak, but note that the road is only open certain months throughout the year, so be sure to check the website for accessibility information. Put Grossglockner and other Kals am Grossglockner attractions into our Kals am Grossglockner family vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • July 22, 2017
    If you are nearby so you have to sacrifice the 35.50 Euro it costs to get right up on the mountain, it is all worth the money. Start by running against the view by item 11 on the map, it is the short way so that one can always choose when running back if you will take the long trip around also or just against the tracks again.
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  • July 21, 2017
    Climb the Grossglockner is a must osstirol holidays. Don't miss it, the scenic route to do by motorbike or car is gorgeous.
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  • July 19, 2017
    My daughter & I climbed The Grossglockner with the help of a guide. It was a spectacular experience. Highly recommended for climbers with a good head for heights & steady on their feet!  more »

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