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Spectacular road, many waterfalls with parking places nearby that you can stop and enjoy seeing... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
viaUAA
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
A toll road, but worth every cent

The Malta High Alpine Road is a toll road, but the drive is worth every cent. And at the end of the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Hendrik_NL
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Spectacular road, many waterfalls with parking places nearby that you can stop and enjoy seeing waterfall, tunnels digged into a solid rock (in one tunnel you turn around for 180 degrees), amazing views and large parking area on the top (at the dam) and convinient...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The Malta High Alpine Road is a toll road, but the drive is worth every cent. And at the end of the road is the next reward, the spectacular Koelnbrein Dam. The road leads you through beautiful nature with spectacular waterfalls. On two occasions the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The alpine road from Malta up to the dam is typical of Austrian mountain roads - very twisty with multiple hairpins and several tunnels. There is a charge to go up it but it is free if you have a Karten card from your accommodation.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ROAMINGSCOT55
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This mountain toll road starts in the valley near Koschbach. On the way to the top of the way you can see some beautiful waterfalls. The path passes through the excavated tunnels in the rock. The highlight of this trip is the Kölnbreinspeicher dam. At...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Milan S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

my most important recomendation is: let somebody else drive! it is impossible to enjoy the scinary and drive without missing one of the curvse. at the end of the way there is a great surprise

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank דייויד ה
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the hochalmstrasse when we went up the road to the dam. It is a Nice road and safe. Not long

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gerb872
Reviewed 5 July 2018

It had been a very hit and miss morning with things being shut or the weather interfering with procedures when I suddenly remembered marking out the Kolnbrein dam and the Malta Alpine road a few years ago. So with nothing else better to do we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dieselweasel
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Road drive is just thrilling with spectacular views. It is a toll road but with Kärnten card we did not have to pay the toll. At one point the road is one way so you might have to wait for 10 minutes or so at...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Qamer_Zia
Reviewed 3 September 2017

To start with: Like many scenic mountain roads, the Malta High Alpine road is a toll road. You have to hand over an entrance fee at the barrier. If you had decided to buy a "Kärnten Card" at a Kärnten Card sales point in town,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I may be a little biased as I love here in the Maltatal, however that is no cause not to write about the beautiful neighbourhood that is my home. The dam at the top on the Lisamaltatal at it's best in late spring when the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Britcan58
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