The myth surrounding Austria’s highest mountain, the Großglockner, has fascinated visitors of Oberen Mölltal for centuries. Referred to by some as the Shangri La of the Austrian Alps, the Großglockner truly offers a hidden paradise. You will be inspired by the sight of the mountain, shining white in the summer sun and towering high over Austria's most beautiful mountain village, Heiligenblut, and its famous Gothic church.mehr Info
Including the charming neighbouring towns such as the gold mining village of Großkirchheim, the area is ideal for those who want to experience the intensity of the Hohe Tauern National Park’s mythical mountains. This intensity can be experienced in many ways such as taking a trek with one of the legendary local mountain guides to the summit of the Großglockner, viewing the mountains from Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Höhe‘s observation deck, taking in the sights while driving on the famous Großglocknerstraße or by following the new Alpe-Adria-Trail.
Alpine Pearls MallnitzAlpine Pearls Mallnitz
High above Mölltal is a fascinating valley which branches out, again into three fantastic high-mountain valleys. This is Mallnitz! Influenced by the early development of alpine tourism and the construction of the Tauernbahn which, thanks to a 8.3 km tunnel, crosses the main alpine ridge. The national park community is now reinventing itself with almost 90% of the municipality being designated as a national park region. Mallnitz is also breaking new ground as a member of the Austrian Alpine Association‘s "Alpine Pearls" and “Bergsteigerdorf" communities.mehr Info
Möll ValleyMöll Valley
Just as the Obere Mölltal is famous for its waterfalls, the middle and lower Mölltal are characterized by the breath-taking natural scenery of their gorges. No other alpine region can boast such impressive and diverse canyons such as the awe-inspiring, mystical Groppensteinschlucht. Take a journey of discovery and adventure in the land of wild water, white gold and fascinating cultural attractions.mehr Info
Outdoorpark OberdrautalOutdoorpark Oberdrautal
Oberdrautal, nestled between Tiroler Tor and Sachsenburger Klause, is one of the most beautiful and ecologically valuable river valleys in the Southern Alps. The river Drau, with its enchanting wetlands, is also the longest free-flowing wild river in the Alps. Whether travelling by bicycle along the famous Drauradweg or taking to the river with a raft or canoe, the nature reserve never disappoints when it comes to displaying nature at its most glorious.mehr Info
Oberdrautal not only has eight charming holiday resorts, it also has loads to offer at its outdoor park. Among the highlights are wonderful hiking tours from the bizarre-looking Lienzer Dolomiten to the lonely Kreuzeckgruppe, canyoning in the Pirknerklamm, paragliding and hang-gliding from Emberger Alm, swimming in Greifenburger See or enjoying the fragrance and taste of local mountain herbs in Carinthia‘s weird and wonderful Kräuterdorf (herb village).