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The most beautiful glaciers in Austria

The largest glacier in Austria

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful glaciers in Austria
Inserted: 30.07.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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As an Alpine country, Austria can boast dozens of beautiful glaciers, but unfortunately they are shrinking every year. On several of them it is possible to ski almost all year round. The king of all Austrian glaciers is the Pasterze, which is the longest of them and can be found below the country's highest mountain, the Grossglockner. Let's take a look at the Austrian glaciers, which are definitely worth a visit.

1.
Glacier Pasterze

The largest glacier in Austria

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| Altitude: 2 500 m / 8 202 ft

More than eight kilometers long glacier Pasterze is not only the largest glacier in Austria, but also… continue reading

2.
Hintertuxer Ferner Glacier

The most visited glacier in Austria

Altitude: 3 003 m / 9 852 ft

Hintertux is the last settlement in the Tuxertal valley. It is one of the most famous ski resorts in Austria.… continue reading

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A view of an immaculate snow plain

A system of several glaciers on the Dachstein

Altitude: 2 690 m / 8 825 ft

The path is absolutely clear, you can't get lost. You follow a path prepared by a log, where a pole is… continue reading

4.
Gepatschferner Glacier

The second largest glacier in Austria

Altitude: 2 954 m / 9 692 ft

The end of the Kaunertal valley is filled by the mighty Gepatschferner Glacier, which is the second largest… continue reading

5.
Kitzsteinhorn Glacier

Glacier above Kaprun

Altitude: 2 750 m / 9 022 ft

The beautiful pyramid of the Kitzsteinhorn mountain rises above the famous ski resort of Kaprun. The glacier… continue reading

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