Motorcycling & Motorsports in the Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Adventure Region

Horsepower, torque & centrifugal force on the Grossglockner High-Alpine Road

Accelerate, slow down, lean into the turn – your gaze always assessing the road a few hundred metres ahead. For months, you’ve been dreaming of this exhilarating ride on the Grossglockner High-Alpine Road, while the road was still covered in a heavy layer of winter snow. At long last, it’s been declared open for the summer – the sheer endless array of bends once again laid bare and ready for action.

We set out from Heiligenblut in the early morning hours, before the onset of the busy day-trip traffic over the Grossglockner. Our tour includes a stop at the Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Höhe, before we cross over the Hochtor and down the Fuscher Törl to Fusch a.d. Glocknerstrasse – where we find ourselves in the neighbouring county of Salzburg. Between each point, we navigate a seemingly endless series of sharp turns, hairpin bends, steep inclines and ascents – claiming them as our own with a skilful use of horsepower, torque and centrifugal force.

Dream Road into the Hohe Tauern Mountains

All of this conjures up a deep passion for authentic motorsports. Motorcyclists and sportscar drivers love the Grossglockner High-Alpine Road. Between the villages of Fusch a.d. Glocknerstrasse and Heiligenblut lie more than 36 of the best twists and turns you could ever hope to experience. Your journey from Carinthia to Salzburg county leads you through a wondrous world of ingenious engineering, a breathtaking natural landscape and a fascinating history. Situated at the southern end of the Grossglockner High-Alpine Road is our Grossglockner/Heiligenblut Adventure Region – the perfect point at which to start or end your unforgettable tour over the Grossglockner. Are you revved up and ready to go?

48 km, 2500 m altitude, 36 bends

Numerous features have been put in place to make the dream road between Carinthia and Salzburg a fantastic experience for motorcycle and motorsports enthusiasts. Granite blocks positioned on the roadside mark the route and kilometre status. Simple, blue-coloured signposts indicate bends and turns, and make you aware of points of interest along the way. Plan your next trip over the Grossglockner High Alpine Road.

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What’s your special highlight along this incredible route?

If you’d love to give your sportscar or motorbike a good workout along the 36 bends of the Grossglockner High-Alpine Road,

it’s time to rev up that engine and make your way to Heiligenblut.

For further information on any aspect of planning your holiday, don’t hesitate to contact us, send us a no-obligation holiday enquiry, or phone us on +43 4824 2700-20.

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