National Park Hohe Tauern in Austria
The unique mountain environment of the Austrian Alps
Experience unique natural monuments and pristine nature at the national park Hohe Tauern in Austria. The wildlife sanctuary is the largest of the Alpine region and enchants visitors with 1.834 square kilometres of pristine Alpine nature and the traditional culture of the mountain farmers. Enjoy a guided hiking tour at the national park Hohe Tauern in the close vicinity of your holiday resort Zell am See and explore the fascinating flora and fauna of the Austrian Alps. The national park centre “Nationalparkhaus” in Matrei in Eastern Tyrol is especially popular with lovers of nature and provides valuable on the national park Hohe Tauern.
The majestic Großglockner – the highest mountain of Austria at the national park Hohe Tauern
Take some time during your hiking holidays in Zell am See to explore the mighty Großglockner – the highest mountain in Austria – at the national park Hohe Tauern and let the tranquillity of the majestic summit inspire you. At the foot of the mountain lies the Pasterze – the longest glacier in the Eastern Alps – a silent witness of the last ice age, which held its reign in Europe 10.000 years ago.
The winding Großglockner High Alpine Road at the national park Hohe Tauern
The Großglockner High Alpine Road leads straight through the national park Hohe Tauern. This scenic road is a popular day trip destination for motorcyclists and vintage car aficionados. Numerous view points such as the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe are waiting for you at the Großglockner High Alpine Road, from where you may enjoy the fantastic view of the national park Hohe Tauern.