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Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in Austria
Inserted: 05.05.2018
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Austria as a very mountainous country offers plenty of natural beauty in the form of gorges, waterfalls and picturesque lakes. At the same time as the center of the former Empire, you will find many beautiful cities and historical monuments

13.
Gosausee lake

The most beautiful lake at Dachstein

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| Altitude: 921 m / 3 022 ft

To the north of the famous Dachstein peak is one of the most beautiful lakes of the Salzkammergut – Gosausee.… continue reading

12.
Kufstein

The most beautiful city of Tyrol

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| Altitude: 492 m / 1 614 ft

Kufstein is a picturesque district town on the Inn River. It has a huge fortress. You will also find a nice… continue reading

11.
Finstaler lake

The most beautiful dam in Austria

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| Altitude: 2 330 m / 7 644 ft

Lake Finstertaler is a typical mountain dam with a small hydroelectric power plant. However, it is… continue reading

10.
Stuibenfall waterfall

The largest waterfall in Tyrol

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| Altitude: 1 410 m / 4 626 ft

The Stuibenfall Waterfall, thanks to its height of 159 meters, is the largest waterfall in Tyrol. It consists… continue reading

9.
Lichtensteinklamm gorge

The most beautiful gorge of Austria

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| Altitude: 618 m / 2 028 ft

Lichtensteinklamm gorge is one of the biggest natural attractions of the Hohe Tauern and the Salzburg region… continue reading

8.
Timmelsjoch pass

Passo Rombo

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| Altitude: 2 509 m / 8 232 ft

Timmelsjoch (2 509m) is the highest road pass in Austria / some sources also indicate a height only (2 474m… continue reading

7.
Hoher Dachstein

The most famous Austrian mountain

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| Altitude: 2 995 m / 9 826 ft

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

6.
Castle Hohenwerfen

An impoverished castle

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| Altitude: 623 m / 2 044 ft

The mighty Hohenwerfen Castle stands on virtually impregnable location on a rock high above the river Salzach… continue reading

5.
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

4.
Hallstatt

The most famous village in Austria

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| Altitude: 523 m / 1 716 ft

Hallstatt, situated between the mountains and the lake of the same name, belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage… continue reading

3.
Krimml Falls

Austria's most magnificent waterfall

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| Altitude: 1 490 m / 4 888 ft

Krimml Falls is a three-tier high waterfall of total high of 380 meters. Especially in spring, when snow… continue reading

2.
Hochtor / Grossglockner

The most famous road in Austria

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| Altitude: 2 504 m / 8 215 ft

The Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse, or Grossglockner High Alpine Road in High Taurus, is the most famous… continue reading

1.
Vienna

The capital city of Austria

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| Altitude: 178 m / 584 ft

Vienna is the main and the largest city of Austria lies on the Danube. It is also the largest city in Central… continue reading

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