Must see attractions in Hohe Tauern National Park

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    Krimmler Wasserfälle

    Enshrouded in mist, arched by a rainbow, frozen solid – this waterfall always looks extraordinary, no matter what time of year. The Wasserfallweg …

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    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…

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    Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe

    One of the high points (in every sense) of the Grossglockner Road, the 2369m Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe viewpoint takes its name from the Austrian emperor…

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    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,…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Wildpark Ferleiten

    Wildpark Ferleiten is a 15-hectare reserve that's home to 200 alpine animals such as chamois, marmots, ibex, fallow deer, wild boar and brown bears. Kids…

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    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…