Hohe Tauern National Park

Just when you thought the Tyrol couldn’t get any better, it stops serving the piste-side schnitzels and schnapps and offers up the simply wonderful Hohe Tauern National Park. The largest protected reserve in the whole of the Alps proper, the landscape is dominated by the hefty Grossglockner–3,798 meters up and Austria’s highest peak. There’s more hiking than you can yodel at, of course, but also super-famous scenic drives on the Grossglockner High Alpine Road (watch out for the whizzing bikers!) and a heart-shaped lake (one of our favorite heart-shaped travel destinations in the world).

Just when you thought the Tyrol couldn’t get any better, it stops serving the piste-side schnitzels and schnapps and offers up the simply wonderful Hohe Tauern National Park. The largest protected reserve in the whole of the Alps proper, the landscape is dominated by the hefty Grossglockner–3,798 meters up and Austria’s highest peak. There’s more hiking than you can yodel at, of course, but also super-famous scenic drives on the Grossglockner High Alpine Road (watch out for the whizzing bikers!) and a heart-shaped lake (one of our favorite heart-shaped travel destinations in the world).

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