The most famous alpine road, the Großglockner Hochalpenstraße, takes you right into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park and to the highest mountain in Austria, the Großglockner (3,798 m) and its Pasterze glacier! The panorama road is 48 kilometres long and includes 36 hair-pin bends. On the ascent to an altitude of 2,504 metres, you will drive through a unique mountain world.
Discover a superb treasure and trace the threads of a fascinating myth. It’s the first time that the major hoards of the Hohe Tauern have been collected together in one place. This treasure harbours the secret of the Region’s golden magic, and conveys the mystique and fascination of days long gone.
The water games park is situated under Carinthias's highest waterfall, the Fallbach. Imagination has no limits along this brook: waggling bridge, climbing trees, mud hut water wheels etc. - a special nature experience!
The “Gorge of Gorges”: if you are walking the spectacular walkway through the Ragga gorge for the first time, be prepared for jaw-dropping astonishment. Seeing this natural wonder is an absolute must-must. An unforgettable experience, that is also ideally suitable for families, despite its wild setting.
The Großglockner cable cars will take you straight into the fascinating world of the high mountains. Here a breathtaking panoramic view of the Hohe Tauern National Park awaits you, with the majestic Großglockner and over 50 more 3000m+ mountains!
The Mallnitz National Park Centre exhibitions amount to a world of interactive adventures, where there’s always plenty to discover. ‘BIOS’ means ‘life’ but what is life? How did it come into being and where can you find it? At BIOS every visitor becomes a researcher, who can explore the secrets of alpine life in a fun way.
The fever of the gold rush will grip you too! In the only gold diggers’ village in the Alps, in the Fleiß valley near Heiligenblut. Reconstructing the original, this small settlement has been newly erected on historic ground. After visiting the village, you may even find a small nugget, panning for gold in the Fleiß stream.
An adventure that’s a bit steep – a ride on the funicular up into the world of the Hohe Tauern! You will overcome an incline of 82 % on the steepest stretch of the Reißeck funicular. The Reißeck narrow gauge railway will take you on to the mountain restaurant. Here you will be spellbound by the breathtaking panoramic view of the high mountains.
National Park Exhibition in the Oberstbergmeisteramt, with lots of interesting information and exciting tales about Obervellach and the Region.