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The Grossglockner High Alpine Road

Approx. 50 million people have visited the Grossglockner High Alpine Road since 1935 and had an incomparable experience.

The most famous alpine road is at the end of the Hohe Tauern National Park on the highest mountain and the largest glacier in Austria. the Grossglockner (3,798 m) and the Pasterze( a glacier).

Along the way, you can experience what would be similar to a 4000-mile journey to the Arctic. You pass through on the rise from 1500 m to the Kaiser-Franz-Josef Hoehe all the vegetation zones from cornfields to the eternal ice.

The Grossglockner High Alpine Road has maintained its leading position in being second only to the Schönbrunn Palace in terms of the number of visitors, almost 900,000 visitors in 2004, a clear indication to the attractiveness of the region and the uniqueness of the buildings.


Vehicle Category Private Car Motorcycle
Day ticket EUR 29,00 EUR 19,00
30-day ticket EUR 45,00 EUR 35,00
Tour ticket EUR 33,00 EUR 25,00


The Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Rainerstraße 2
tel..: +43 662 873673-0

opening hours

May - 15th June: 6.00 am - 8.00 pm
16th June - 15th September: 5.00 am - 9.30 pm
16th September - end of October: 6.00 am - 7.30 pm

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