Every kilometre and every single one of the 36 turns of the Grossglockner High Alpine Road is a treat! Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe is the declared goal of each visitor. It opens up a grand view of Austria’s largest mountain, which even tops the largest glacier in the Eastern Alps, the about 8 km long Pasterze, with its 3,798 m. The snow-covered Johannisberg caps off the mountain panorama. The hiking trails into the Gamsgrube amidst the special conservation area of the High Tauern National Park affords unique views and sightings of rare alpine animals, such as the majestic ibex. The visitors’ centre with exhibitions and numerous attractions rests on the ridge named after the Habsburg Emperor Franz Joseph!
Go on brief walks or extended hikes along the Grossglockner High Alpine Road. Exhibitions and museums, information points and natural trails await discovery. Families with children will learn a lot about the construction of the road and the high alpine nature at four themed playgrounds. Motorised mountain friends have to check out the Grossglockner High Alpine Road with its unmatched driving experience and international events. Motorcyclists enjoy the top-notch road surfacing and driving safety training sessions for even more fun on the road. Tip: buy your ticket before starting your journey at the online ticket shop and receive a 15% discount in all shops of the Grossglockner High Alpine Road!
If you really feel like a trip to or a brief holiday on the Grossglockner, then check out the latest entries in our blog, where you will find lots of tips and exciting information for your visit to the high alpine world of the Glockner. We wish you a safe journey, thrilling hours and lots of fun!