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The Großglockner-Hochalpenstraße is one of the most scenic and dramatic routes in the Alps. This panoramic road is located in Austria, in the state of Salzburg and connects the state of Salzburg with the state of Carinthia.

 

Flexen Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,773 m (5,817 ft) above the sea level, located in the Austrian Alps in the Bundesland of Vorarlberg.

Silvretta High Alpine Road

The Silvretta Hochalpenstraße High Alpine Road is considered one of the most beautiful and popular panoramic roads in the Austrian Alps. The 'Dream road of the Alps' is 22.3 km long and leads in 34 curves up to the 2,032 m high, providing unique views in a wonderful natural landscape. Expect steep turns and sharp bends, endless serpentines and a superb panorama.

 

Großsee is a high mountain dam, at an elevation of 2.481 m (8,139 ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Spittal an der Drau in the Austrian state of Carinthia.

Timmelsjoch

The Timmelsjoch pass (Passo del Rombo in Italian) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.509m (8,231ft) above the sea level that creates a link through the Ötztal Alps along the border between Austria and Italy, just some meters below the Queen of alpine roads, the Passo dello Stelvio.

 
The Roßfeldpanoramastraße is a toll-Alpine road located in the Alps of Berchtesgaden in the district of Berchtesgaden, Bavaria (Germany).

The 15km-long Panoramic Glacier Road, also known as Ötztal Glacier Road (Ötztaler Gletscherstraße in German), reaching an elevation of 2,830 m (9,285 ft) above the sea level, ranks among the highest mountain roads in the Eastern Alps, connecting the village of Sölden with the glacier ski areas.It's one of the top#50 highest mountain roads in Europe. A sign warns “Mountain Road Only for Experienced Riders.”

 

Goldeck Panorama Road is a high mountain road located in Zlan-Stockenboi, in Carinthia, Austria. The road climbs up to 1.895 m (6,217 ft) above the sea level. It offers breathtaking views of the Carinthian mountains and valleys.

 

Plöckenpass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1,357 m (4,452 ft) above the sea level, located in the Carnic Alps mountain range at the border between the Austrian state of Carinthia and the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of Italy.

 

Grosser Speikkogel is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,120m above the sea level, located in Carinthia, in the Lavanttal Alps, Austria.

Kitzbüheler Horn is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,996 m (6,549 ft) above the sea level, located in the Kitzbühel Alps in Tyrol, Austria. It’s one of the toughest climbs in international cycling.

Turracher Höhe is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,795 m (5,889 ft) above the sea level, located in the Gurktal Alps in Austria. The road to the pass has a maximum gradient of 23%.

Viderjoch is a high mountain pass, located in the Alps, at an elevation of 2.737m (8,979ft) above the sea level in the Paznaun Valley in Tyrol, between the border of Switzerland and Austria. It's one of the top#50 highest mountain roads in Europe.

Hahntennjoch is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,894 m (6,214 ft) above the sea level, located in the Austrian Alps, in the Bundesland of Tyrol.

Malta-Hochalm-Straße

The Malta High Alpine Road is one of the most spectacular roads in the Alps. It’s a spectacular mountain road with a length of 14 km located in the Hohe Tauern range within Carinthia, Austria. The maximum slope is 13% .

The Fern Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1,212 m (3,976 ft) above the sea level, located in the Tyrolean Alps in Austria.



The BielerhöhePass, at an elevation of 2.071 m. above the sea level, is a high mountain pass in the Austrian Alps between the Bundesländer of Vorarlberg and Tyrol. The pass connects Montafon (in Vorarlberg) and the Paznaun valley (in Tyrol). The pass is traversed by the Silvretta Hochalpenstraße High Alpine Road.

 

Zillertaler Höhenstraße is a high mountain road located in the Zillertal Alps, in Austria. This toll road is 48km long, and climbs up from 550 to 2,020 metres above sea level.

 

Kühtai Saddle is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,017 m (6,617 ft) above the sea level, located in the Austrian Alps in the Bundesland of Tyrol.

 

The Brenner Pass is an international mountain pass at an elevation of 1.370 m (4,495 ft) above the sea level, through the Alps, on the Italian-Austrian border.

 

Radstädter Tauern Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,738 m (5,702 ft) above the sea level, located in the Radstädter Tauern range, in the Austrian Central Alps, in the Salzburger Land of Austria.

 

Gerlitzen Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.909m (6,263 ft) above the sea level, located on the north shore of Lake Ossiach in the heart of Carinthia, Austria.

 

Sölk Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,788 m (5,866 ft) above the sea level, located in the Austrian Alps in the Bundesland of Styria.

Passo di Vizze (Pfitscherjoch in German) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,276m above the sea level located in the Zillertal Alps. This international pass is situated on the border between Tyrol, Austria, and South Tyrol, Italy.

 

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