Großglockner High Alpine Road
The Großglockner High Alpine Road starts in Fusch, which is only about 45 minutes by car from Lofer in the Saalach valley.
Experience the wonderful nature in the Upper Tauern National Park.
The Großglockner High Alpine Road leads through one of the most splendid natural landscapes of the world, the Upper Tauern National Park. Meadows, forests, alp pastures, rocks and ice – and at the end you are standing in front of Austria’s highest mountain, the Großglockner (3798m), high above the Pasterze, the longest glacier of the eastern Alps.
Alpine Mountain World Experience Großglockner:
Multi-faceted information centres, exhibitions, display boards and nature trails accompany the visitor on his journey in the high mountains, where you will naturally also indulge yourself in the homely culinary delicacies of the region’s gastronomic establishments.
Großglockner "Alpine Naturschau" museum:
Seeing schools of Alpine nature, special animals and plants; attractive excursion destinations even on days with bad weather.
"Bau der Straße" – construction of the street – Großglockner exhibitions:
Here you can see the impressive and interesting history of the construction of the Großglockner High Alpine Road from 1930 – 1935.
Großglockner Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe visitor Centre, 2369m:
"Großglockner" Exhibition – (first ascent, experience path Rock & Ice, boulder wall). Imposing mountain impressions in the Großglockner Cinema and in the Großglockner panorama room; Großglockner Quiz
Wilhelm Swarovski Observation Control Room Großglockner:
Modern optical devices guarantee spectacular perspectives in the high mountains and animal world (groundhogs, ibexes, griffon vultures, etc). But even alpinists on their way to the Großglockner summit can be observed.
Großglockner natural trails:
Bird sounds info, special display „Tauern passages over the Alps“.
Birds of prey information point.
Nature display “wonder world Großglockner meadows” with botanical natural trail.
You already see that a lot is offered on Austria’s highest mountain, the Großglockner, and it’s always worth a visit!