Gerlos Alpine Road

Gerlos Alpine Road, a scenic Austrian Alpine road

Located in the state of Salzburg in Austria, the Gerlos Alpine Road is a very exciting journey between Krimml and Gerlos. It’s one of the scenic Austrian Alpine roads.

The winding paved road, with a maximum gradient of 9%, links Salzburg and Tyrol.  This road has innumerable twists and turns. Located in the High Tauern National Park, this toll road was built between 1960 and 1962. It’s 12-kilometre long with eight serpentines.

It’s open all year round. The journey offers an exhilarating driving experience, with superb views. The road is a great way to explore the alpine landscape leading to the 380-meter high Krimml Waterfalls. Its highest elevation is at 1.628m above the sea level.
Pic: https://www.gerlosstrasse.at/gs/en/gerlosalpineroad/thegerlosalpineroad

 

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NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.