NATIONALPARKREGION HOHE TAUERN IN OSTTIROL
Sightseeings in East Tyrol
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.