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Address: Austria
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Activities: Mountaineering
Description: This nearly 13,000-foot mountain serves as a popular ski resort.

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the amazing road trip

Grossglockner is a very amazing road. we visited there only for a one day but if you went to hiking there you need more, but for a one day whit a car its good. beautiful nature... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2014
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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Grossglockner is a very amazing road. we visited there only for a one day but if you went to hiking there you need more, but for a one day whit a car its good. beautiful nature of the alpes. for the photographers there is allot of spots to take the perfect pic's.

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PARKERVILLE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Try and ensure you can go on a clear day and the views will reward you highly. The drive just to get to the start of this famous area is beautiful. Once you reach the border of the park you pay an entry fee to drive the 48klm road in and return. Lots of viewing spots on route and the... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Went on day trip with Thompson.What a wonderful day. The villages we stayed at on way there were beautiful. Scenery and landscape stunning. Well worth a visit. Would recommend this trip to anyone visiting Austria.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Although 48km costs 34€, it is a unique experience that one should not miss. Road is fantastic with spectacular views and the presence of snow at the mountain tops gives an heavenly feeling. It certainly a day trip and most time you can spend at Franz-Josefs Höhe specially if you want to have a walk around the Pasterze Glacier. Also... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Most beautiful place in Austria. The highest mountain is really impressive. Easy to reach with car, weather is changing quite fast. Before going there don't forget to tak ewarm clothes. Quite strong winds

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The drive is very nice, view is changing when u r heading up. In the highest places there is snow ! Imagine being in the snow in the middle of the summer. We walked on one of the stops and there are many explanation on the path and the surrounding . What I liked is that they have English explanation... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

we drove up to the glacier and had a wonder day there the scenery is marvellous and it is a must see for that area.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We drove this high alpine road almost by chance, so totally unprepared for what us there. If you want just a drive with views, restaurants and gift shops, this is for you. If you want a drive with walking opportunities, natural history, geology and much more this is equally for you. The facilities are excellent with loads of cafe stops,... More 

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Cullinan, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Wow, what a wonder of nature! Although weather was bad we still enjoyed seeing this amazing view. The winding road was spectacular and I would like to come back to see this on a better day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

this is by far the best drive in Europe. The views are stunning, high alps mountains. They charge 34 euros for entry for a private car but it is much more worth it.

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