Your trekking shoes are ready, your mountain bike serviced and your suitcase packed: your summer holidays in Heiligenblut at Großglockner may begin. Hiking, biking, climbing or glacier tours – your holidays in the Carinthian Alps are certainly packed with loads of activities. The sporty alpine village Heiligenblut at the foot of Großglockner is the ideal place for active travellers.
Summer fun at the highest mountain in Austria is guaranteed for you and the ones you love most!
It is a great idea to spend your summer holidays in Heiligenblut at Großglockner. It is the perfect place for two or the whole family: enjoy the various and entertaining activities of the area. Explore hiking trails at the foot of the highest mountain in Austria and make your mountain adventure come true!
If you are not an experienced mountaineer yet, you can easily book a professional mountain guide who will help you with words and deeds!
There is an absolute highlight at Schareck for all lovers, friends or families! Why don't you surprise the one you love most with a romantic meal in a gondola? You float above the magic mountain world, having nice food and enjoying breath-taking views. You are free to choose from the menu offered by Schareck Panorama Restsaurant, including Carinthian specialities. And it is up to you to decide when the gondola ride is over.
You'd like to experience deep gorges and wide valleys? You will find both in the hiking resort at Großglockner! Follow 40 kilometres of hiking trails along Hohe Tauern Nature Reserve or along the main chain of the Alps.
Tip: Do you want to get in shape for the Großglockner Trail Race? Take the gondola to Rossbach mid-station. There “Naturgefahrentrail” leads you up to Schareck. The perfect training for the trail race. You will find a trail race measuring station at Schareck Panorama Restaurant.
Useful info: The first leg of Alpe-Adria-Trail starts directly at the glacier lift at Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe!
Catering for those who prefer solid ground: Enjoy the scent of summery alpine meadows inviting you to go on a picnic there. Get your picnic basket directly at Schareck Panorama Restaurant.
The basket is full of regional delicacies. Enjoy!
There are also numerous alpine inns and restaurants at the resort. They all invite you to a foodie’s journey.
Be fast – do not miss the best places on the dreamy sun terraces.
Get up to the main chain of Hohe Tauern - panorama views guaranteed: Schareck offers you real mountain adventures at 2,600 m. The lift takes you nearly to the summit cross. Feel like on cloud nine and enjoy the spectacular panorama.
The adventure trail to Pasterze Glacier shows you the glacier development over the years and gives you useful information about the largest glacier of the Eastern Alps.
So why wait! Get your ticket!
What about a ride in a convertible up the Großglockner High-Alpine Road? Green pastures, rocks and colourful wild-flower meadows.
A pit stop at Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe, a snapshot of the panorama. Then take the glacier lift to enter the realm of eternal ice.
So, you see: cable car or road – you should not miss to explore our adventure area!
Nature Reserve Nationalpark Hohe Tauern offers a wide range of biking activities from easy to challenging. Enjoy pedalling along the purest rivers in Austria and have a pleasant rest at Jungfernsprung waterfall.
This biking adventure will be an unforgettable impression of your stay at the resort.
The highest mountain in Austria is a real climbing paradise for all adrenaline friends among our guests. Certified mountain guides accompany you to the grey rock faces of Großglockner.
If you are perfectly secured and have the right gear this climbing adventure is certainly an absolute highlight of your stay.