Beeindruckende Großglockner Hochalpenstraße in Österreich
Hohe Tauern National Park is set in the midst of the fantastic mountainscape of the Hohen Tauern and the Lienz Dolomites. The pristine, Osttirol natural arena has a variety of sporting highlights on offer for guests in winter as well as summer. The highest mountains in the Alpine Republic, which has 241 three-thousand metre mountains in total, surprises nature lovers with its traditional mountain villages, superb panorama sites, managed Alpine lodges, huge fun on the pistes for Alpine skiing fans, cross-country slopes, horse-drawn carriage rides, well-marked themed hiking trails, adventure-filled via ferrata routes, guided mountain bike tours, and much more.
The Hohe Tauern National Park region also has attractions for culture-vultures. The 900 year old Schloss Weißenstein, the biggest parish church in Tirol, St. Alban, Matrei National Park House with its 'Tauernwelten' exhibit, are just a few of the sights around Matrei.
The National Park stretches over 1800 km² and is particularly famed for having the highest mountains in the Alpine Republik: the Großglockner at 3798 m and the Großvenediger at 3674 m. A home to thousands of plant and animal species with idyllic mountain lakes, thundering waterfalls and babbling mountain streams, it invites activity fans, nature lovers and those looking for tranquillity a place to come and relax. Take a trip to Hohe Tauern National Park – you'll have an unforgettable experience.