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.
Hikers, trekkers and mountaineers will find the best conditions here: well-marked trails and alpine paths, catered alpine pastures and mountain huts.
Sport & Action
Experience your adventure in the National Park region now and enjoy a summer full of action and fun!
Discover the incomparable nature and countless opportunities for bikers in the Hohen Tauern National Park region.
Whether after a strenuous hiking tour or simply for relaxation, the lakes and baths in the National Park Region are a true oasis.
For families looking for action and adventure, the region offers numerous recreational opportunities.
All guests who stay at participating partner hotels receive the Nationalpark SommerCard. 60 attractions including landmarks, museums and natural wonders, recreation and sports facilities as well as mountain cable cars can be visited and used with this card. Furthermore, this card ensures maximum mobility. It entitles you the use of all local public transportation and includes all-day toll charges for the “Großglockner Hochalpenstraße” as well as the “Gerlos Alpenstraße”.
A summer full of adventure
Book a holiday - your time out in untouched nature
Accommodation in the Hohe Tauern National Park Region
Find your suitable accommodation in the Hohe Tauern National Park vacation region!
National Park SommerCard partner accommodations
Wellness hotel, bed and breakfast or organic farm - here you will find your National Park SommerCard accommodation.
Green Spirit - Climate-friendly hiking with rail travel
8 days - 7 nights - 6 stages: starting at 827 Euro.
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.
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.
Culinary pleasure that is close by
Warm sunny days, fine regional delicacies, festivals and long evenings under the stars.
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.
Discover the diversity of the National Park
The indoor visitor facilities for observation and comprehension provide insight into the special animal and plant world of the Hohe Tauern National Park.
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 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.