An awesome daytrip
From Salzburg to Carinthia on the Grossglockner High Alpine Road
The six best stops for your daytrip in AustriaNumerous information points, exhibitions, museums and themed and panoramic trails along the Grossglockner High Alpine Road are waiting to be discovered by you. Choose your personal focus from among the twelve adventure worlds depending on your interests. Our suggested daytrip introduces you to the top 6 destinations along the popular mountain road!
Stage 1: Haus Alpine nature exhibitions at the “Oberes Nassfeld”, 2,260 m
Stage 2: Edelweissspitze with 360° panorama
Stage 3: Fuscher Lacke and Mankei inn
Stage 4: Hochtor – apex and provincial border
Stage 5: Schöneck – larch forest and flowery glory
Stage 6: Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe, simply uplifting
It’s also worth driving back towards Salzburg on the same route. The change in perspective affords you several views that will turn your return drive into an impressive experience. Alternatively, continue driving to Heiligenblut and simply add another day to your daytrip.
You’d like to learn more about the sights along the Grossglockner High Alpine Road? Then you should discover the twelve adventure worlds on the Glockner!