With a drop of 385 m, they are the highest in Austria and among the highest in Europe. Formed by the Krimmler Ache river, which plunges down in three falls at the end of the elevated Krimmler Achental valley. The refreshing spray is said to have a healing effect: The negatively charged water ions have a health-promoting effect on the human body. Thus, especially people with lung or even auto-immune diseases like to visit the Krimml Waterfalls.
The Durlassboden is a reservoir on the outskirts of Gerlos. The spring-fresh water warms up to about 20 degrees in summer. In addition to swimming, of course, pedal boating and the highest surf school in Austria (1,400 m above sea level) is an absolute summer highlight. A special hiking tip: The circular hike around the reservoir with stops at Gasthof Finkau (an absolute MUST – great Kaiserschmarn, great children’s playground with Gocart), Bärschlagalm and in the Seestüberl on the Dammkrone.
The Zillertal Arena is the largest ski area in the Zillertal. On 147 kilometers of slopes there are 11 km of black, 87 km of red and 46 km of blue runs, as well as 3 km of ski routes. With 52 lifts, every skier and snowboarder with their ability will find their pure skiing pleasure. 200 km of cross-country ski trails and 31 huts/snow bars complete the offer. Versatile, family-friendly and snow-sure – the Zillertal Arena offers recreation and action for young and old. Particularly worth mentioning in Hochkrimml are the Funpark, the child-friendly Wielandner Ski School, the free ski bus, free WLAN in the entire ski area, the Skimovie track on the 6er Bubble, the Speed Check track on the Plattenkogel lift and the illuminated toboggan run on Filzstein.
The Großglockner is with a height of 3798 m above sea level. A. the highest mountain in Austria. The striking peak belongs to the Glockner Group, a mountain range in the central part of the Hohe Tauern, and is considered one of the most important peaks in the Eastern Alps. The pass road, which is 48 km long in total, leads with 36 hairpin bends deep into the center of Austria’s largest national park, whose 1,800 km² area covers the provinces of Salzburg, Tyrol and Carinthia. Absolutely recommended, both by car and by mountain/e-bike. The wonderful impressions and colors are simply priceless.