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Grossglockner High Alpine Road

Experience the curves of the highest road in Austria with great views

Grossglockner High Alpine Road in Austria - Best Time
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The road connects Bruck in Salzburg region with Heiligenblut in Carinthia region across the Alps. It leads the visitors to the Hohe Tauern National Park and the Grossglockner (3,798 m)—the highest mountain in Austria. Travellers can enjoy the driving experience alongside with breathtaking nature over 48 km of the alpine road.

During summer, blossoming meadows, green forests, glaciers, and cliffs make up an unforgettable landscape. We suggest you to combine cycling, driving and hiking experience, to get a feeling of the place. The road can be reached by all means of transport, including cars, buses, motorcycles, and bicycles, and you have to pay accordingly. The road is usually open May through October, closing down for winter months due to heavy snow in the area. Moreover, opening hours vary depending on the season, so make sure to check the road website for details.

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