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The most beautiful areas of Austria

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Petr Liška
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The most beautiful areas of Austria
Updated: 25.09.2021
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Austria is renowned for its beautiful countryside thanks to the massive ridge of the Alps. The most beautiful areas of the country can be found mainly in the Alps or in the river basins. Come and see the most beautiful of them

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Ötztal Alps

Mountains with the most glaciers in Austria

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

2.
High Tauern

The highest Austrian mountains

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

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Dachstein

The most famous limestone massif in Austria

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The Dachstein massif, with the highest peak of the Hoher Dachstein (2,995 m above sea level), is the most… continue reading

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Hochkönig

The highest massif of the Berchtesgaden Alps

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Hochkönig (2 941 m above sea level) is an extensive limestone massif located in the Salzburg region. It is a… continue reading

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Stubai Alps

Austria's fourth highest mountain range

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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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Ennstal Alps

Mountains with a national park

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The Ennstal Alps are a beautiful part of the mighty northern limestone arch of the Alps. The highest peak of… continue reading

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Karwendel

Limestone mountain range over Innsbruck

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Karwendel is a beautiful limestone mountain range north of the large city of Innsbruck with a lot of two… continue reading

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Lechtal Alps

Highest mountains of the Northern Limestone Alps

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The Lechtal Alps, thanks to the Parseierspitze (3,036 meters above sea level), are the only mountain range of… continue reading

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Zillertal Alps

The third highest mountain in Austria

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

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Tennengebirge

Mountains with the world's largest ice cave

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Tennengebirge is such a smaller and lesser known „brother“ of the surrounding limestone massifs of Dachstein… continue reading

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Totes Gebirge

The largest limestone plateau in the Eastern Alps

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Totes Gebirge in Translation Dead Mountains are the largest limestone plateau in the Eastern Alps. The… continue reading

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Wetterstein

Mountain range with the highest mountain in German

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On the borders of Germany and Austria, respectively Bavaria and Tyrol you will find the interesting limestone… continue reading

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Salzkammergut

A beautiful area of lakes and limestone mountains

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The Salzkammergut is a beautiful area with many lakes and picturesque villages and towns. Lush limestone… continue reading

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Kaisergebirge

Beautiful Mountains of the Wild Emperor

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Kaisergebirge is a mountain range of limestone alps, with steep rock towers, gorges and meadows below the… continue reading

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Gailtal Alps - Lienzer Dolomiten

The southernmost Austrian mountains

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The Gailtal Alps are bounded on the north by the river Drau and on the south by the river Gail. The highest… continue reading

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Hochschwab

The eastern end of the Alps

Altitude: 2 179 m / 7 149 ft

Almost at the very eastern end of the Alps is the beautiful Hochschwab mountain range. The highest peak is… continue reading

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Rofan Mountains

Small limestone mountains at Lake Achensee

Altitude: 1 882 m / 6 175 ft

The Rofan Mountains are a really small mountain range in the Northern Limestone Alps. We find it east of the… continue reading

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Lower Tauren

The largest mountain range in Austria

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The Lower Tauren (Niedere Tauern) is a really large mountain range. It is divided into several larger units.… continue reading

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Kitzbühel Alps

Mountains in the shadow of the Hohe Tauern

Altitude: 1 928 m / 6 325 ft

Just opposite (across the Salzach River) the monumental granite Hohe Tauern is the limestone mountains of the… continue reading

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Weinviertel

Joy of nature and wine

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This part of Austrian territory is located in the northeast of the country. On three sides the Weinviertel is… continue reading

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