The most famous road in the Austrian Alps, the Großglockner High Alpine Road, proceeds into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park to the highest mountains in Austria, the Großglockner (3798m) and the Pasterze. The panorama road spans 48 kilometres and has 36 hairpin bends, taking you right through a unique mountain realm of blossoming Alpine meadows, mountain forests, impressive cliffs and eternal ice, right to the foot of the Großglockner. Open from May to October.
• Convenient ticket purchase available at the Ferleiten cash desk: to the right of the cash desk is an 'Info Point'. Here you will find detailed information about motorbike tours and the right tour ticket to suit your needs. If there is a lot of traffic, an extra cash point is opened for bikers.
• Biker Points: Edelweiß-Spitze and Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe. The Edelweiß-Spitze is located at 2571m, accessed via the Kopfsteinpflaster and is the highest point of the Großglockner High Alpine Road. A reserved parking area for bikers guarantees an outstanding view to 30, three-thousand metre mountains. Located there is Edelweisshütte, which is biker-friendly, providing garages and even a repair assistance service. Another Biker Point is located on Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe, where there is a visitor centre with exhibits, restaurant and much more, as well as an underground parking area. A superb view to the Großglockner, the Pasterze and Johannisberg is assured here!
• Biker Safes: Storage options for motorbikers - reserved lockers with deposit boxes are also available at the Bikers Points and at the southern end of the Hochtor tunnel. Helmets, jackets and other pieces of equipment can be securely stored in the safes provided.
• Safe motorcycling on the Großglockner High Alpine Road: The road surface is made of a material that provides maximum grip. Crash barriers are being gradually replaced, with sharp edged barriers and guard rails being removed. Please be aware that in high Alpine terrain, the weather conditions have a direct influence on the road traction. Please ride attentively and anticipate any dangers that may arise.