"Grossglockner Hochalpenstraße" in Fusch - approx. 45 minutes' drive (approx. 42 km) from the PillerseeTal.
Mountainous experiences full of great views, marmots & more! Even on the way there, wonderful natural spectacles, panoramic views, alpine pastures and inns, educational trails and exhibitions entice you to make numerous stops along the way.
The Grossglockner High Alpine Road has been one of Austria's most monumental landmarks for almost 90 years. It combines the high art of high alpine road construction with the grandiose experience of nature in the Hohe Tauern National Park, the largest nature reserve in the Alps and one of the most fascinating landscapes on earth. Many visitors from all over the world "conquer" the legendary "Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe" at 2,369 metres above sea level on the Grossglockner High Alpine Road every year. High above the Pasterze, the largest remaining glacier in the Eastern Alps, Austria's highest peak is almost within reach.