en.infoglobe.cz » Photogallery » Hills » Austria: Hohe Tauern - Beautiful and Monumental

Photogallery: Austria: Hohe Tauern - Beautiful and Monumental

Photogallery

Hills

Austria: Hohe Tauern - Beautiful and Monumental
heading (paragraph): Hills
No. of pictures: 25 pictures
Published: 28.5.2015

The Hohe Tauern is vast and massive mountain range of the East Alps. It is the highest mountain range in Austria. We classify it as part of the Central Crystal Alps. From the geological point of view, this mountains are made mostly by metamorphosed rock. Larger part of the Hohe Tauern is located in the bundeslands of Salzburg, Tyrol and Carinthia. Small part of this mountain range is located in northern Italy, in the province of Bolzano. The highest peak of this mountain range is Grossglockner that reaches to 3 798 meters of altitude. Part of this territory is within the Nationalpark Hohe Tauern that covers an area up to 1 834 km2, making it one of the largest park in Austria. The whole area of the Hohe Tauern is very interesting to tourists, skialpinists, and fans of winter sports. Number of options have both inexperienced and experienced fans of alpine tourism turistiky. Fascinating and unique natural sights lure tourists from all around the world here. High and steep peaks covered with snow deep in gigantic alpine massives as well as deep valleys and gorges create characteristic vista of the Hohe Tauern.

Text and photo: Radoslav Biskupič

   1 | 2 | 3   


Related Articles

Austria: Kingdom of Snow on Stubai Glacier
Published: 29.4.2017
The ski season is over and everybody looks forward to summer. Those who have the feeling like they could enjoy skiing more should visit the Alps in Austria. There are several glacier resorts with extended season or even all-year round operation.

Austria, Salzburg Region – Short Trip into the Mountains II
Published: 6.9.2015
We chose to travel along paid Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse road, a mountain freeway that is 48 kilometers long. But due to various turns and stops it would be quite long…

Austria: Traunstein – The Guarding Ferrata of the Salt Chamber
Published: 12.10.2015
Lets see one of the most beautiful via ferrates in the Alps. Calm surface of blue salt Traunstein lake is beneath you guarded by the Julian Alps. Dachstein bows in the distance, Totes Gebirge and Bohemian Forest are in the distance. This is Traunstein.

Austria, Bad Ischl – Alpine Panorama from the Top of Katrine Ferrate
Published: 19.10.2015
Alpine air, mountains, lakes, and the peaks of majestic giants, and Dachstein glacier in the background. Such are the moments you can experience at Katrin ferrate that is at the altitude of 1542 meters.

Austria, Drachenwand Ferrate: Fitness, Strenght, Experience
Published: 1.11.2015
In case you are looking for a more complex ferrate then visit Drachenwand in the Austrian Alps. To get grandiose look over Mondsee and Dachstein you need to be physically fit, have inner strength and experience. Thanks to this you will enjoy your climb up the Dragon Wall (Drachenwand) and also the view of the Alps.

Austria, Salzburg Region – Short Mountain Trip I
Published: 30.8.2015
Me and my friend decided to make a trip. The planning was great. I had look around in many handbooks, searched for inspiration on travel agencies’ websites and so on. Eventually, we agreed upon seeing a beautiful place near Salzburg. The village of Abtenau which would serve as the base for our trips around.

Austria: Pasterze – The Longest Glacier in the Eastern Alps
Published: 5.8.2015
Glaciers are characteristic and natural part of mountains. Glacier’s erosion adds to creation of alpine relief. Glacier is also a source of water. In Austrian Alps, there are many small or large glaciers. The longest and most well-known is Pasterze, the Hohe Tauern.

Austria: Kaprun – Alpine Dams of Wasserfallboden and Mooserboden
Published: 29.7.2015
Austrian town Kaprun located at the foothills of the Hohe Tauern, a very popular tourist destination. It is famous for its ski resort. It is located on snowy slopes of Kitzsteinhorn. There are other very interesting locations around Kaprun such as alpine dams Wasserfallboden and Mooserboden.

Austria: Alpentrip XII. - Summary
Published: 11.11.2012
Everything beautiful has to finish once and sadly our journey, during which we managed to know and visit a lot of remarkable places. What surprised, disappointed us or what we learned? We will try to answer in this last article.

Austria: Hochsteiermark – A Region for People in Love
Published: 10.4.2013
Hochsteiermark covers the area from StyrianSemmering to the Hochschwab Mountains and further to the Eisenerz Alps. This mountainous land attract from the time immemorial not only the Austrians but also visitors from other countries to do trips in beautiful and sometimes wild nature.

Lower Austria: Annaberg – Commencement of the Ski Season
Published: 11.12.2013
Winter is here again. For some, it is perhaps too cold and harsh, but to me it is the most popular season of the year. Everything is hidden under a fluffy white blanket of snow and acts somewhat calmer, and even cleaner than the rest of the year. It is also a time of winter holidays in the mountains, meeting with friends over a glass of mulled wine or it is a time of a great cabbage soup, which will warm you up in this season.

Austria: Castle Röthelstein – Little Guardian of the Danube
Published: 11.9.2013
During our bike trials we stoped in the town of Hainburg. This medieval town with Hainburg castle above hides many natural and historical mysteries. One of them is Röthelstein castle ruins hidden in a national park.

Austria: Alpentrip I. - Planning And Departure
Published: 12.8.2012
The first part of the new travel series will be about the main points of the planned route, during which a three week visit the Alpine country, mountain lakes and a number of interesting sights and places that are definitely worth seeing.

Austria: Schönbrunn Castle– Wien’s Versailles
Published: 13.11.2013
Wien is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It offers its visitors rich history, beautiful architecture and unusual gastronomical joys. Again, we go to visit this royal city and walk in the most beautiful castle in whole Austria. It is so beautiful they compare it to French Versailles.

Austria: Town of Vent in the Ötztal Alps
Published: 16.4.2014
Today we visit a small Austrian town of Vent. Since 1854 it has been part of Sölden town, Tyrol. We will visit a well-known ski center and we will also follow the trace of legendary Ötzi, the ice man.

Austria: Styria – Murtal, A Recreation Area
Published: 17.4.2013
The recreation area of Murtal is located on west from Graz, Styria. There are peaks of the Hohe Tauern, Zirbitzkogel, Seetal and Seckau Alps as well as the hilly Nockberge Mountains.


Related Photogallery

Austria: Schneeberg - Two Thousand Meter Mountain
Schneeberg mountain is located in Lower Austria, about 70 kilometers southwest from the Austria...

Austria: Paradise for Alpine Hiking Enthusiasts
Niedere Tauern is a vast mountain range in central Austria. It is part of the Eastern Alps whic...

Austria, Klosterneuburg – Gems in the Town
About 15 kilometers southewest from the capital of Austria - Wien there is a cozy town of Kloster...

Austria, Carinthia – Kötschach-Mauthen Town
Get lost with us through our photogallery in picturesque mountain town of Kötschach-Mauthen, Car...

Ausrtria, Salzburg - Skicircus
If you love skiing, it is probably not necessary to introduce you to the resort of Skicircus, abo...

Austria, Burgenland: Lake Neusiedl – cruise
Enjoy with us a cruise on beautiful steppe Lake Neusiedl ( Neusiedler See in German, FERT in Hun...

Austria, Burgenland: Rust - Storks and Wines
The picturesque town of Rust is located on the bank of Lake Neusiedl (FERT in Hungarian). It has ...

Austria: Tauplitz - The Oldest Skiing Area
Lets travel with our photogallery to the picturesque Austrian town of Tauplitz. Above the town, m...

Austria: Hochsteiermark - Vacation Paradise
Join us to mountain land of Hochsteiermark. It is a paradise for tourists. Picturesque natre, gre...

Austria: Styria - Travels in Nature I
The state of Styria in Austria hids unique contrast of high mountains and darkgreen forests lyin...

Austria: Hainburg - The Town On The Danube River
Near the capital of Slovakia, in the Province of Lower Austria is situated the picturesque town o...

Low Austria: Annaberg
Annaberg is a small community in Low Austria, where you can find ski resort at the same time. The...

Place

Czech republic

Partner:

Vyžaduje Adobe Flash Player

Partners:

We were awarded the certificate even thanks to you!

Dôveryhodná firma 2017

 

Photogallery:

Important Information:

Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.

Today:thursday 22. 6. 2017
Holiday:Pavla
Today:
thursday 22.6.
33 °C
Tomorrow:
friday 23.6.
28 °C