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The Moharalm - a fascinating skyline to the Hohe Tauern National Park

Experience the magnificent mountain region surrounding Heiligenblut at the foot of the „Großglockner” mountain in the unique national park „Hohe Tauern”. Explore the numerous activities on offer to satisfy your individual needs, wants, and dreams for an exciting vacation. Whether you enjoy taking part in our special activities program, or you would like to get out and explore the surroundings on your own – alone, with your partner or family –

BOREDOM IS NOT IN OUR VOCABULARY!


National Park Hohe Tauern

The national park region Hohe Tauern Carinthia is composed of 13 idyllic places which are threaded like pearls along the Möll and Malta.

The national park Hohe Tauern is one of the most impressive alpine sceneries on earth. Here you find numerous regional superlatives: The highest mountain of Austria, the Großglockner with 3.798m. The Pasterze, the longest glacier of the east Alps. Waterfalls with immense heights, e.g. the Fallbach in Malta or the Jungfernsprung in Heiligenblut.

Additionally impresses the region with a culture landscape in which the person lives since centuries with the nature in the harmony. A result of this symbiosis are intact alps, cultural monuments like the famous Apriacher Stockmühlen and crystal clear brooks from which one you can drink without compunction.

The nature is more than only a scenery - it is your sports space and experience space. The possibilities in the National Park region Hohe Tauern Carinthia are enormously multifaceted!

Here where Capricorn, brown trout and bearded vulture romp around, is also the right place to let the everyday life behind itself and to enjoy unforgettable holiday days.
 

Take yourselves time to life!

Grossglockner Panorama Map

To download the map please klick on the picture!


National Park Kärnten Card

Nationalpark Kärnten Card
The national park region Hohe Tauern Carinthia is composed of 13 idyllic places which are threaded like pearls along the Möll and Malta.

The national park Hohe Tauern is one of the most impressive alpine sceneries on earth. Here you find numerous regional superlatives: The highest mountain of Austria, the Großglockner with 3.798m. The Pasterze, the longest glacier of the east Alps. Waterfalls with immense heights, e.g. the Fallbach in Malta or the Jungfernsprung in Heiligenblut.

Additionally impresses the region with a culture landscape in which the person lives since centuries with the nature in the harmony. A result of this symbiosis are intact alps, cultural monuments like the famous Apriacher Stockmühlen and crystal clear brooks from which one you can drink without compunction.

The nature is more than only a scenery - it is your sports space and experience space. The possibilities in the National Park region Hohe Tauern Carinthia are enormously multifaceted!

Here where Capricorn, brown trout and bearded vulture romp around, is also the right place to let the everyday life behind itself and to enjoy unforgettable holiday days.

With your Nationalpark Kärnten Card you can use the Grossglockner High Alpine Road for a discounted price if you stay at least 3 nights in our hotel!

Which achievements you can exactly use, is available on the Homepage of the National Park Card.


Rafting and canyoning

Have you ever tried rafting and canyoning? You can do it in Flattach that you can reach with a 40-minutes driving from our hotel. Why to do it? You can enjoy pulsing adrenalin in your body and you can explore places that are visible only from the water. The guides of our partner Club Active Mölltal (CAM) know all the best and most fascinating parts of River Möll and Isel.
 

For more information, please click here or on the picture!


Climbing park

The climbing park Heiligenblut awaits the families with flying foxes, climbing wall and a real rope jungle. The park offers a big amusement for children as of 6 years. You can reach the Hochseilgarten Heiligenblut from our hotel with a 20-minutes walk and you can get experiences for the whole day!

Please click here for further information!


Alps-Adriatic Trail: from the Grossglockner to the sea

We are off on a varied journey of discovery covering approx. 690 kilometres. Through three countries – Austria, Italy and Slovenia – and three cultures. From the foot of the majestic Grossglockner to the azure blue sea. On the Alpe-Adria-Trail – with heavenly views in the “Garden of Eden”. With views over a well balanced mix of glorious spectacles of nature, alpine water experiences and a fascinating world of animals and plants. Along lakes, streams and rivers until we reach our destination, the Adriatic.

 

 

Please click here for further information about Alps-Adriatic Trail!


Gamsgrube botanic route

This is a unique panoramic walk which can be reached from the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe by the so-called "treasure tunnel" (exhibitions related to water, gold and crystal). Without bigger gradients the way leads above the biggest glacier of the East Alps, the Pasterze, with magnificent view from the Großglockner to the Gamsgrube. Here we can find an ecologically sensitive wind-borne sand area with a vegetation resembles of those in Central Asia or the Arctic (that’s why it is prohibited to leave the assigned route!). After the marvellous resting place in the waterfall corner, the route ends directly in the glacier edge of the Wasserfallwinkelkees. (National park-traveling bus)

Starting point: Park garage Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe (2369 m)

Driveway: On Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse (Liable to toll, but it is free for our guests if they spend at least two nights in our hotel.)

Walking time: 2 hours up to the Wasserfallwinkelkees


Glacier way Pasterze

The glacier way encloses, outgoing from the Alpinecenter Glocknerhaus (with car you can reach it in 20 minutes from the HUNGUEST Hotel Heiligenblut), the ecologically uncommon interesting approach of the Pasterzengletschers, to the biggest glacier of the East Alps. All forms are here found formed by the former ice crustation for example the round hump, oplished cliff records. In the end, past a golden vein we can reach the still impressing glacier tongue of the Pasterze! ATTENTION: the glacier should be entered only at the marked area because of fall danger! The acquisition of the pocket leader (OEaV pocket leader) to the glacier way is recommended before this uncommon diverse wandering! (National park-traveling bus)

Starting point: Car park Alpinecenter Glocknerhaus (2131 m)

Driveway: On Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse (Liable to toll, but it is free for our guests if they spend at least two nights in our hotel.)

Driveway: On Großglockner Hochalpenstrasse (liable to toll)

Walking time: 3 hours of the Glocknerhaus up to Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe


Gößnitzfall – Kachlmoor

The Gößnitzfall is said to be the mightiest waterfalls of the whole national park and lies in the midst of an impressive cliff gulch. The naturel experience way "Natura Mystica" opens this spectacle of nature by a view pulpit. The Kachlmoor also belongs to the other climaxes of this easy route. This fen, has originated from a landslip after the decline of the late-glacial Pasterze. Today it is an important living space for amphibians (grass frog, yellow belly toad) in the Hohe Tauern National Park. (National park-traveling bus)

Starting point: HUNGUEST Hotel Heiligenblut

Walking time: 2 hours

 

 

 

 

 


The Bricciuskapelle  (The Briccius-chapel)

The Bricciuskapelle (1629 m) is a historical place, because the chapel was first mentioned as a death-place of the Saint Briccius as early as in 1271. According to the legends he brought the blood of Christ to Heiligenblut. The chapel is the endpoint of the " Heilwasser-Bricciusweges ".

This takes you past the botanical gem "Alpenblumensteig Sattelalpe" and on a breath taking observation platform to the earlier mentioned chapel and to their medicinal spring, which can heal for example eye diseases.

Starting point: HUNGUEST Hotel Heiligenblut

Walking time: 1.5 hours, to the Bricciuskapelle


Large Fleißtal – Large Fleiß valley

With the funicular (seasonal operating) you have to go to Schareck and from there you need to follow the marked way (about 15 minutes) to Seppen Alm. From there also on marked way to Weißenbach and towards the valley to the Großer Fleißbach.

Leaving the valley behind we continue our way, past the Fleiß funicular until the parting of the old riverside and we turn right to direction Fleißwirt. Before the gashouse on the right, over the village Fleißwirt get back to Heiligenblut.

Starting point: valley station of the Grossglockner Bergbahnen in Heiligenblut

Walking time: approx. 3 hours


Large Zirknitztal – Large Zirknitz Valley

The large Zirknitztal was incorporated into the protected area in 2001. Rightly so, for there is such a nice circus formed by the glacier, which was marked for centuries by gold mining.

A lovely walking trail rich in yellow pine opens up the valley to the historic "Pay Table" (2114 m), where once the minor for their hard work under days were paid!

It continues up to the gentle Eckalmen, with a view to the Grossglockner, and then on the "Farber Kaser" against return to the starting point.

Starting point: Car park Large Zirknitztal at Großkirchheim (you can reach it with car in 15 minutes)

Walking time: 4 hours through "Pay Table" and Eckalmen


Mohar-Asten

The Mohar (2604 m) is one of the nicest view summits in completely Carinthia. From his summit there comes up a really unique view which reaches of the cliff castles of the stack group about the Großglockner and Sonnblick to far back in the south, to the Dolomites. The summit is light from the mountain inn "Glocknerblick" to mount and can be expanded to a round tour: about the Göritzer Törl, near the "washing way" where the tracks from the golden mining time are incalculable one enters the world-forgotten high valley of toiling.

Here the Sadnighaus invites to the well-earned rest.

Starting point: Parking lot mountain inn Glocknerblick (2047 m)

Driveway: Fork of the Mölltal federal highway in Döllach and on mountain road about the place Sagritz and the Weiler Allas to Gasthouse Glocknerblick (About 20 minutes by car)

Walking time: Round tour: Mohar about washing way and Sadnighaus – 5 hours


Seebachtal - Stappitzer See – Stappitz Lake

The long Seebachtal shows the hikers two completely different faces: the front part of the valley is flat and on the natural philosophy route easy to hike, while behind the managed "Schwußner tent" a trackless tremendously impressive alpine wildnis begins.

The hike on this natural philosophy route is rewarding enough, because it wait for such outstanding natural features, such as the Stappitzer lake, a true paradise for migratory birds (natural history information and bird observation tower!) or of the "Praying forest".  The acquisition of the pocket leader (OEaV pocket leader) to the Seebachtal is recommended!

Starting point: the car park at the valley station of the Ankogel-Seilbahn (1,260 m), at the end point of the road into the Seebachtal

Driveway: diversion from the town center in Mallnitz in the Seebachtal up to the parking lot (about 70 minutes from the HUNGUEST Hotel Heiligenblut by car

Walking time: On the Naturlehrweg Schwußner tent up to 2.5 hours and back

For more detailed trekking information and maps please click here!


Hiking offers (selection)
Alter Pocher

Alter Pocher and Goldgräberdorf

Visit the historical gold digger village and pan for gold;

4-5 hours

Jungfernsprung Jungfernsprung

120m high waterfall,

3-4 hours

Stockmühlen Apriacher Stockmühlen and Mentlhof experience the traditional farmer life
Geotrail Geotrail Tauernfenster - The secret of the Alps unique path along numerous mountains above 3.000m
Gradental path Naturlehrweg Gradental - In the valley of 3.000ers (nature study path)

Scenic great tour in the Gradental, one of the nicest Hohe Tauern valleys, with numerous waterfalls, mountain lakes, a high-level upland moor and surrounded by more than 28 3.000ers.

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Mountain offers (selection)
hiking tour Guided hiking tours with our animation team

Alter Pocher, Gold pan facility, Jungfernsprung (waterfall)
(more offers on request)

hiking tour

Guided hiking tours with approved mountain guides

Bärenkopf (3.357m), Sonnblick (3.106m)
(more offers on request)

ascents with mountain guides

Großglockner mountain ascent with approved mountain guides

Fürstbischof Salm Weg (1 day), classic ascent over the Hoffmannskees or Fürstbischof Salm Weg (1,5 days)
(further ascents on request)
ice safari

Ice safari with appr. mountain guides

Climbing through the Hufeisenbruch
climbing garden Test climbing Climbing garden in Großkirchheim or Heiligenblut
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Water offers (selection)
Rafting Rafting - A touch of adventure!

Rafting on Möll and Isel;

different skill levels

Canyoning! Canyoning - Trace the water

Canyoning offers: from Kids-Canyoning until EXTREME

canoe and kayak Canoe-Trekking and Kayak-Tours Intimate with the water ...
hydrospeed - fun in white water Hydrospeed White-water adventure with an Mini-Surfboard
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Land and Air (selection)
Mountain Biking Mountain Biking Rent-A-Bike, guided Tours (1 or 2 days, 2-day-tour with overnight stay in a Alpine cabin)
Paragliding Para- und Tandemflights

Trial lesson, basic lesson, tandem flights

Bungee-Jumping Bungee-Jumping 96m free flight from the Jauntal bridge, europes highest railway bridge
high ropes adventure High ropes course A good training for balance, condition, courage and body control - A must for young and old!
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Wild animal observation (selection)
Golden eagles On the trail of the Golden eagle middle of may until end of june,
duration approx. 6 hours
Lammergeier at the Seebachtal To the Lammergeier at the Seebachtal

may to august,
duration approx. 3 hours

Ibexes live Wild animal observation at the Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Höhe duration: 2 to 3 hours
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Tour offers (selection)
Mautturm Winklern Kristallschatz - Mautturm Winklern

The new restored tower is guarded by a kindhearted dragon, the “tower worm”.

panning for gold Gold digger village Heiligenblut Original reconstructed gold digger village of the 16th century - Unique in the alps territory
GOLD! Exhibition Tauerngold Großkirchheim “All that glitters is not gold” is an untruth at the “Tauerngold” exhibition in "Putzenhof" Großkirchheim. Dive into the world of gold, which to this day still has not lost its magical appeal. The magic of gold will mesmerize you. Gold in every shape and size can be found here.
Raggaschlucht

Die Raggaschlucht (The Ragga-Canyon)

The “Raggaschlucht” (canyon) in Flattach is the adventure experience! For thousands of years the Raggabach (stream) has created one of the most beautiful natural canyons of the alps. Vertical cliffs close upon the untamed romantic canyon, the raging waters filling the air. Tastefully arranged foot bridges accommodate the hiking experience with the return path leading through the forest.
all about wool Schmutzerhaus & Schauhof Klenig Sheeps, mountain pastures and handicraft - all about wool!
Gartlfall Gartlfall (Gartl-waterfall)

Feel the restoring strength of the waterfall!

BIOS National park center BIOS

“What is life?” This question can be answered at the BIOS National Park Center in Mallnitz. Several different stations beckon you to explore and discover. Did you know that water ghosts live in clean streams? Why are feathers “as light as a feather”? Why do clouds swirl? Marvel, discover, play and experiment for yourself!!!!

The Kölbreinsperre in the Maltatal Malta-Hochalmstraße  and Kölbreinsperre (High alpine road and concrete dam) Austrias highest concrete dam at 1.902m with a 200m heigh retaining wall.
Kasereck - how to make cheese Alm- und Schaukäserei am Kasereck (Cheese manufacture) Watch the Cheese master and learn more about how to make cheese.
Reisseck Reißeck-Gebirgsgruppe und Reißeck-Bergbahnen (Reisseck mountains group and incline)

A trip with the Reisseck incline into the world of the Reisseck mountain group from where you can start a lot of hiking tours.

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We look forward to your visit.