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Grossglockner
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Private Tour: Grossglockner Glacier Tour from Salzburg
Ranked #34 of 693 things to do in Tirol
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Owner description: Austria's highest mountain and centrepiece of the High Tauern National Park You can approach the Grossglockner in many different ways: it is the highest mountain of the Alpine Republic, one of the most striking elevations in the Eastern Alps and the summit of passion for many a mountaineer. The mountain is also home to people, numerous animals and rare plants. The Glockner is cloaked in secrecy, is the stuff of legend and has great attractive power. It is an obstacle on the path from north to south, yet a place where it has been overcome through the millennia. Join us and get to know his majesty, the Grossglockner, in his numerous aspects!
Reviewed October 10, 2012

Absolutely stunning and a highlight of our trip. In my opinion it is better to go when the weather is sunny and bright; blue skies and mountains look even more beautiful.
The toll was 29 euro (we bought the ticket at our hotel in Fusch). There are so many magnificent stops and you want to stop every 200 m to make photos and just to breathe, but as you go higher and higher the views are better and better. Glacier at the end with visitor centre is really great and we enjoyed every meter of a way. There are so many walking trails and you don't have time in one day to see most of them...People who live there are really happy.
We did some longer hikings and were really sorry as the day ended...Worth every cent!

5  Thank Nina C
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

The Glssglockner Alpine Road is absolutely magnificent but only for confident drivers who know how to handle sharp inclines and declines.
At the entrance the road, you need pay a toll fee of 32 Euros or 29 Euros if you have a Salzburgerland car. You are provided with a brochure listing all the trails at the different stations.
The winding road provides endless breathtaking views of the magnificent Alps of Austria. Because of time constraints, we did not go on any of the walking trails but there are so many gorgeous walking trails to choose from if you do have the time.
We loved looking at the huge snow peaked mountains .... , the gorgeous glacial lakes,, waterfalls and sounds of gushing water. We even reached a spot with patches of fresh snow which we all loved... of course we couldn't resist a family snowball fight! A gorgeous day! Worth every Euro!!

7  Thank Jeanette G
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Reviewed August 28, 2012

Myself and husband were staying at St Johann and paid to go by coach to this amazing attraction. The tour guide told us that he travels to the glacier about 20 times in a season and has about 5 days like the day we travelled there - brilliant sunshine and blue skies. The toll for cars was 32 euros and 22 euros for motorbikes. However on arrival car parking is free. We ate in one of the restaurants which I thought was expensive, but later found a gift shop just below the restaurant where you could buy a sandwich and drink for a much more reasonable price. The journey along the road to the glacier -46 kms - 36 hairpin bends - all uphill was spectacular but the icing on the cake were the views of the glacier. If you are in the area don't miss it.

4  Thank luvtotravelredcar
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Reviewed August 25, 2012

The Grossglockner is the best driving/riding experience of your life, if there's a downside, and it's not really a downside, you want to stop every 100m as the view just gets more and more spectacular. It's €32 for bikes and €22 for cars

4  Thank Steve H
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Reviewed August 14, 2012

A truly amazing sight greets you the end of the Grossglocknerstasse run: Austria's highest peak towering above it's finest glacier. Whether you wish to view it from the plentiful decking or walk/take the train to the glacier shelf, this is a fabulous location.

2  Thank MSH-Sussex
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