Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Heiligenblut

4.8
#1 of 15 in Scenic Drive in Austria
Must see · Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
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 day trip website.
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  • The scenery is outstanding and breathtaking. The road is definitely made for driving enjoyment and such an engineering feat. Passengers may not feel as good about the driving experience. Pricey but...  more »
  • This was an event that I had planned to do for a long time. Something always prevented it until now, things like bad weather, being too far away in Austria, etc. This was a stunning and fun drive...  more »
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  • Expensive road, but worth it. Can be very foggy at time, I recommend a visit in summer.
  • A.m.a.z.i.n.g views.

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