Hohe Tauern National Park is the largest immaculate mountainous sight in all of Europe. Its lush vegetation makes it one of the most scenic places all over the world. This fostered oasis of flora and fauna, also stands as one of the best tourist attraction all over Europe. One can witness nature in its original unpolluted form here. The highway through the park, the Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse, is panoramic and worth seeing.
Variety of outdoor activities like mountain climbing, hiking, skiing and
lot of winter sports are available here. Mountain climbing is possible on
several of the parks peaks. Several ski resorts are located just
outside the park grounds.
It is a paradise of peace and silence for nature loving people who would
love to explore the magnificent beauty. Different species of deer, chamois,
ibex, mountain goats and other animals reside here. Ancient forests, lush
green alpine pastures, rugged mountainsides and spectacular waterfalls are
the breathtaking features of the park. Man-made landscape of the park which
has been cultivated over many centuries enhances the stunning beauty of Hohe
Tauern National Park.
Located in the central Alps, this park covers over 1786 sq km (690 sq mi),
making it Europe's biggest. It covers parts of three Austrian regions
Carinthia, Salzburg and East Tyrol. At the extreme interior of this park
lies the highest mountain of Austria, Grossglockner, which is 11,145 feet
Timings and Entry
The park is open year round and no entry fee is charged. The park is open
throughout the year. In summers Hohe Tauern National Park reveals its
exceptional scenic beauty to the visitors.