Attractions

Top Choice Waterfall in Krimml

Krimmler Wasserfälle

Enshrouded in mist, arched by a rainbow, frozen solid – this waterfall always looks extraordinary, no matter the time of year. The Wasserfallweg (Waterfall Trail), which starts at the ticket office and weaves gently…
Top Choice Waterfall in Bad Gastein

Gasteiner Wasserfall

Bad Gastein’s star attraction is this 341m waterfall, which rages over rugged cliff faces and through thick forest to tumble into three turquoise pools. The waterfall’s wispy, ethereal beauty captured the imaginatio…
Church in Heiligenblut

Wallfahrtskirche St Vinzenz

As though cupped in celestial hands and held up to the mighty Alps, this 15th-century pilgrimage church lifts gazes, and spirits. Inside is a tabernacle which purportedly contains a tiny phial of Christ’s blood, hen…
Museum in Hohe Tauern National Park

National Park Worlds

For the inside scoop on all things Hohe Tauern National Park, factor in a stop at this terrific visitor centre. The museum side of it showcases the park in a nutshell, with exhibits on glaciers, avalanches, wild wat…
Museum in Bad Gastein

Gasteiner Museum

Tap into the source of Bad Gastein at this museum, which spells out the town's history and the wonders of its thermal waters, from the bath-loving Romans to the Romantic painters inspired by its waterfall. The colle…
Church in Bad Gastein

Nikolauskirche

The late-Gothic Nikolauskirche is a little gem of a church, tiled with wood shingles and built around a central pillar. Its interior is simple yet beautiful, with an uneven flagstone floor, baroque altar and rudimen…
Wildlife Reserve in Grossglockner Road

Wildpark Ferleiten

Wildpark Ferleiten is a 15-hectare reserve home to 200 alpine animals such as chamois, marmots and bears. Kids can let off steam in the playgrounds or on the mini-roller coasters.
Fountain in Bad Gastein

Thermalwasser Trinkbrunnen

To feel the benefits of Bad Gastein's thermal waters without tapping into your euros, fill your bottle at this drinking fountain for free. Two to six glasses per day are recommended for glowing health.