Hohe Tauern


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Hohe Tauern

(hō`ə tou`ərn), range of the Eastern Alps, S Austria, extending c.70 mi (110 km) E from the Italian border. It rises to 12,460 ft (3,798 m) in the Grossglockner. The Tauern railroad (built 1901–8) traverses the range through a tunnel (5 mi/8 km long). It is a tourist spot for skiers and mountain climbers.
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Gruner Baum a secret hideaway for parents-to-be, nestled in a picturesque valley in the Hohe Tauern national park.
Gruner Baum is a secret hideaway for parents-to-be, nestled in a picturesque valley in the Hohe Tauern national park.
Just an hour's drive from Salzburg airport, the town is situated in a valley in the heart of the beautiful Hohe Tauern National Park, which boasts the highest range of mountains in the Austrian Alps.
Above: a panorama of the Italian Alps by Sella, 1891: a summer view of the Hohe Tauern, an Alpine mountain range in western Austria, from around 1912.
Around 1 1 /2 hours by road from Salzburg in the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park, it is probably Austria's best kept secret.
Nestled in a valley in the Nationalpark Hohe Tauern - and just a few miles from stunning imperial spa town Bad Gastein - it was like I'd died and gone to pampering heaven.
It took an hour from Salzburg airport to arrive in paradise and the location alone makes for a special health-promoting, stress-busting holiday as this charming cluster of traditional Austrian buildings is set in stunning alpine scenery on the edge of the Hohe Tauern National Park.
AUSTRIA Kaprun is situated high in the Hohe Tauern National Park and offers a huge range of outdoor activities during spring and summer.
It is situated in the Hohe Tauern National Park between the Gastein valley and Zell am See, among some of the highest mountains in Austria.