The highest mountain range of the Eastern Alps

The most powerful mountain range in the Eastern Alps

Petr Liška
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The highest mountain range of the Eastern Alps
Inserted: 27.08.2023
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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To the east of the Rhine valley are the Eastern Alps. It lies on the territory of the following countries: Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Austria, Germany and Slovenia. Although they are a little lower than the Western Alps, you can still find beautiful and massive mountain ranges here. Only one of them is higher than four thousand meters above sea level – Bernina. So let's look at the highest of them.

1.
Bernina

The highest mountains of the Eastern Alps

Altitude: 4 048 m / 13 281 ft

Bernina is the highest mountain range in the Eastern Alps. There is also the only four thousand in the… continue reading

2.
Ortles

The beautiful mountains of the Eastern Alps

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 905 m / 12 812 ft

Ortles is the second highest mountain range in the Eastern Alps. The highest peak is Ortler (3,905m asl),… continue reading

3.
High Tauern

The highest Austrian mountains

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 798 m / 12 461 ft

The High Tauern are the highest Austrian mountains. The highest peak is Grossglockner. You can also find here… continue reading

4.
Ötztal Alps

Mountains with the most glaciers in Austria

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 768 m / 12 362 ft

Ötztal Alps are among the most beautiful mountains in Austria. Mainly due to the massive glaciation (the… continue reading

5.
Zillertal Alps

The third highest mountain in Austria

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 510 m / 11 516 ft

The Zillertal Alps is one of the highest mountain ranges in Austria. The highest peak is Hochfeiler (3,510m… continue reading

6.
Stubai Alps

Austria's fourth highest mountain range

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 507 m / 11 506 ft

The Stubai Alps, thanks to the Zuckerhütl (3 507 m above sea level), are the fourth highest mountain range in… continue reading

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