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Grossglockner High Alpine Road

| Salzburg/Kärnten, Heiligenblut 5020, Austria
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One of Austria's top 3 destinations amidst the Alps The Grossglockner High Alpine Road is like an ornament of ribbons located between green mountain pastures, colourful flower meadows, rocky rubble, ice and show. It nestles up against hills, follows the course of the natural ground and fits the mountains like a glove. Whooshing waterfalls, the shrill whistling of marmots and the howling wind in the summit regions create an unforgettable high alpine soundscape. And then, all of a sudden, he appears: his majesty, the Grossglockner, the black mountain. Join us for a journey beyond compare up high to the perpetual ice of the glacier!
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| Salzburg/Kärnten, Heiligenblut 5020, Austria
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is worth the cost of the toll road, particularly if you detour to visit the glacier centre. Various viewing platforms and options there with food, shops museum, huge free car park. Great views of glacier and information about it receding etc. Road also spectacular,...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove to the High Alpine on September 5,2017. The Car Ticket costs Euros 25 or 35 i dont remember much, it this drive have to be experienced, the climate went to 2.5 Degrees on top and there were snow. Very relaxing drive and enjoyed the...More

1  Thank Ragextender
Reviewed 1 week ago

This time I took a CRF1000 onto this road - the weather was dreadful on the Carinthia South side with dense fog and rolling mist clouds... the glacier was not visible but not be daunted I rode the north road up to bikers point and...More

Thank HyddaMedras
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove this great road mid September you pay 35.50 Euros (worth every penny) then off you go with round 14 miles of twisty alpine road ahead rises up to around 10,500 feet with loads of places to stop and admire the views also quite a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even in thee rain and fog th is road is fun to drive. It is also a feat of engineering and hard work to create it.

Thank Dale L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse is one of the most amazing drives you will ever experience if the weather is good. The road itself is an engineering marvel, and the scenery is breathtaking. We used a whole day to ensure we didn't miss anything and were happy...More

Thank 497allanj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's easy to see why this is one of the main attraction in Austria. Nice road and stunning views. Be warned that during holiday season it's a bit crowded though.

Thank Vesa O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice road as far as high alpen roads go. Very easy to drive, but beware of cyclist. Just give them plenty of room. Also be prepared for the almost 36 Euro price. Otherwise this is a great drive, take your time and take...More

Thank Dallas C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overhyped overpriced. Road works on the hairpins ( surface lifted) snow everywhere mist so thick you couldn't see where the road goes save yourself €25.50 and do the col De bonnette - as scenic FREE & the roads are as well surfaced. Like most things...More

1  Thank groovy1970s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Grossglockner route is only open during the snowfree months, so check the schedule. But if you are able to make it, it rewards you with stunning views over the mountains in the area and for you who like hairpin curves, this will be a...More

Thank Hans O
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18 July 2017|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
check airbnb for some options....just got back and had good success with that
sayali b
20 June 2017|
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Response from SeekerOfGoodValue | Reviewed this property |
There may be a tour bus, but cannot image that there is public transport. We strongly advise that you rent a car in Salzburg, then you can really enjoy the mountain roads.