Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Glacier Cableway

Five villages – one region – countless experiences

It’s like something out of a picture book: the Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Region is a perfect synergy of beauty, nature, adventure, history and cultural traditions. The region encompasses five villages – each of them with its own merits and well worth a visit. There’s something for everyone: culture & history, sports & activities, leisure & relaxation – the choice is yours. Enjoy the full range of possibilities offered by the Hohe Tauern National Park Region in Carinthia – Austria’s sunny district on the south side of the Alps.

near Heiligenblut am Grossglockner

It is a view that has become famous around the world: the late-gothic church, rising up proudly against the backdrop of the majestic Grossglockner. For many, this is how they picture Heiligenblut. And yet, reality surpasses even the most perfect image: because beyond this well-known postcard scene is an expansive alpine landscape, whose natural beauty is well worth exploring.


Arrive, switch off and enjoy – this is the ethos of the National Park village of Grosskirchheim. Visitors find themselves surrounded by the breathtaking natural landscape of the National Park – yet with easy access to fascinating places of interest and plenty of activities for all ages.


Mörtschach in the Upper Moell Valley is a small village set against the most stunning natural scenery. To the West, it is flanked by the Schober mountain group, while the foothills of the well-known Sonnblick mountains stretch out to the East. The perfect destination for a wide spectrum of sensational alpine experiences.


Located at the southern gateway to the Hohe Tauern National Park, Winklern was built on a sunny plateau with an altitude range of 900 to 1650 metres. Endless hours of sunshine in all seasons, combined with a unique cultural landscape and numerous places of interest, make Winklern a popular destination for holiday-makers and day-trip visitors alike.


When travelling from the South, Rangersdorf is the first of the five villages that make up the Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Adventure Region. Set against the outstanding scenery of the Hohe Tauern National Park, it offers a multi-faceted programme of sports, outdoor activities, art and culture.

The Choice is Yours ...

Five villages, countless possibilities, and plenty of space for exploration. What have you set your heart on? Sports activities, walking, art & culture, or the natural beauty of Austria’s highest mountains? Whatever it is you love, you are sure to find it in the Grossglockner/Heiligenblut region.

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