Rustic mountain huts, real wilderness and fantastic views

The mighty 3,798-metre high Großglockner - Austria's highest mountain - protectively flanks the Hohe Tauern National Park. The cool glacier wind blows from the Schmiedingerkees to Salzburg's highest viewing platform, the Krimml Waterfalls, the largest waterfalls in Europe, plunge hundreds of metres into the depths and the National Park Worlds exhibition presents visitors with ten different themes.

NPHT Summer Card

National Park SommerCard

All guests staying at participating partner establishments receive the National Park SommerCard from their hosts. If you want to use the card before check-in, please contact your booked accommodation for the digital sending of the card!

60 attractions such as sights, museums and natural spectacles, leisure and    sports facilities as well as cable cars can be visited and used with this card. In addition, the card offers maximum mobility.

Mountain experience with the Nationalpark SommerCard | © Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern - Michael Huber

A summer full of adventure

Obersulzbachtal | © Hohe Tauern Nationalpark - Szopory

Book a holiday - your time out in untouched nature

Ranger | © Ferienregion Nationalpark Hohe Tauern

National Park SommerCard Sweepstake

Have you spent your holiday in a National Park SommerCard partner business? Then take your chance and enter the competition. We will raffle 5 holidays among all valid participants.

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Herb garden in Hollersbach | © Chris Perkles

Excursion tips & hot spots

In our SummerExperienceMap, a colourful bouquet of tips from the entire Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region awaits you. The best thing about it: you can see at a glance which attractions are open for you today. From the Krimml Waterfalls to the outdoor swimming pool in Rauris, all 18 National Park locations are represented. All National Park educational trails and National Park exhibitions are also included.

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On the road with the family

In the Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region, families can explore nature and learn a lot about the environment. Whether it's a guided hike with our National Park Rangers through the breathtaking landscape or a bike tour along the Tauern Cycle Path or into the valleys, there is plenty to discover.

For families looking for action and adventure, the region offers numerous leisure activities. Embark on a climbing tour or a rafting adventure, explore the canyons or enjoy gorges and swimming lakes. Special family offers such as adventure playgrounds, nature trails and animal parks are also available.

Ready for family adventure

Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail  | © Holiday Region National Park Hohe Tauern - Gerald Demolsky

Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail

17 stages of long-distance hiking in the Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region in Salzburger Land. The Hohe Tauern Panorama Trail takes you from the Krimml Waterfalls to Hüttschlag and affords stunning views of Austria's highest mountains. En route you will find stunning natural attractions, great exhibitions, picturesque national parks and attractive excursion destinations. The mountain railways and handy shuttle services at the stage destinations as well as optional luggage transfer offer maximum comfort.

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GGUT - WEISSEE GLETSCHERWELT TRAIL (GWT35)          | © Philipp Reiter

Upcoming sports events

Ready for sporting highlights in the holiday region National Park Hohe Tauern! Mountain runs, obstacle courses, bike races & more guarantee unforgettable moments amidst stunning natural landscapes.

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Pleasure Voyage | © SalzburgerLand Tourism - Chris Perkles

Time to savor

Whether it's a tavern, farm, or gourmet restaurant, all chefs in the holiday region National Park Hohe Tauern have the fabulous fortune of finding the finest ingredients, such as spring water, herbs, berries, fish, or game, literally at their doorstep. Freshness, quality, and regional sourcing create an unadulterated symbiosis here - delicious and valuable at the same time.

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Discover the diversity of the National Park

Obersulzbachtal | © Hohe Tauern Nationalpark - Szopory

Touring portal

Around the highest mountains in Austria, outdoor lovers, families, hikers and ambitious alpinists will find one of the most fascinating and exciting landscapes on earth. Discover top updated tour suggestions for every season.

Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region

Hohe Tauern National Park
Hohe Tauern National Park
Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region

Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region

The unique and pristine alpine natural and cultural landscape around the Hohe Tauern National Park stretches from around 1,000 m above sea level to the 3,798 m summit of the Großglockner. From the westernmost point of the province of Salzburg to Hüttschlag in the Grossarl Valley, it forms a magnificent holiday region with 18 villages in the south of the province of Salzburg. Surrounded by 266 three-thousand-metre peaks, 551 mountain lakes and 342 glaciers, nature lovers are captivated all year round.

Hohe Tauern National Park
Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region