GROSSGLOCKNER HIGH ALPINE ROAD, AUSTRIA 🇦🇹

The 47.8 kilometres / 29 Miles / 36 bends long Grossglockner Pass in the 'Hohe Tauern' National Park is among the TOP3 attractions in Austria and with 2,504 m (8,215 ft) above sea level also the highest point of the country.

Lake next to Grossglockner Pass in Austria

DRIVING THE HIGH ALPINE ROAD

The Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in German: Großglockner-Hochalpenstraße) is the highest surfaced mountain road in Austria 🇦🇹 nestled inside the Hohe Tauern National Park between the city of Salzburg and the Austrian border to Italy.

The road is the most famous attraction inside Hohe Tauern. By the way Europe's largest conservation area and home to more than 10,000 animal species and 1,800 plants. The 1,856 square kilometres of the Hohe Tauern National Park spans over 266 mountains surrounded by endless forests, 550 lakes, beautiful waterfalls, wild rivers and about 250 glaciers.