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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...more
| Salzburg/Kärnten, Heiligenblut 5020, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fair notice, the road is not free. It costs 36 euros for 1 day or 56 for a 30 days pass. But what you get, is probably the most breathtaking views of mountains you have and will ever see. There are plenty of spots to...More

1  Thank lamuks
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although the weather was not best, this trip along the road was very interesting and breathless. The road is very good for driving (although sometimes not easy). There are many places to stop.

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately it was cloudy and wet for most of our trip so most of the incredible views were just grey, but it did clear in places to give you a taste. Incredible road to drive where some people were obviously more comfortable than others the...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been something I've fancied trying for a few years now so when we booked a short break near-by it was an opportunity not to be missed. Any dreams you might have of a Top Gear-esque blast across the mountains will soon dissolve when...More

Thank Dieselweasel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another spot ticked on my bucket list for car trips in Europe Great views, brilliant road Check online beforehand that it is open Toll is €36 for a car incl all occupants

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here on a beautiful sunny day and wanted to walk to the Oberwalderhütte, but even on a sunny day the weather can turn around in just minutes. Clouds came rolling in 1/2hour before we where at the hut so we turned around. But...More

Thank Mario K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best high alpine roads in the world with roads for motorcycle riders in other words a paradise

Thank Rainer B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We climbed Grossglockner on 13 September 2017 and it was amazing expirience! n order to be able to view the massive Grossglockner glacier means driving through a long twisting alpine toll road the Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse and up the Grossglockner which at 3,789 metres, is Austria's...More

Thank Sylwester P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is really a great road to drive. Nice serpents and would be superb in a real sports car or motorcycle. For us others we enjoy the great scenery and excellent tarmac. Note that it close in the evening and is completely closed in winter....More

Thank gillissg
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We had rented a nine seater mercedes van and did the whole drive from morning to late afternoon. The drive has the most amazing views ever. You are extremely close to the snow and every mile is a photo stop. The road has some 12...More

6  Thank MonishRupal
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8 June 2018|
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Response from Selina R | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the above answers, Zell am See is an interesting town, you can take a lift up to the top of the mountains, and a boat trip round the lake. The Grossglockner is best approached from the Zell am See end, through... More
5 June 2018|
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Response from exeman | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 35 Euros. Would the Brenner Pass be better for you?