The Grossglockner High Alpine Road is one of the most sensational panoramic roads in Europe. The Grossglockner is Austria’s highest mountain and is located at the heart of the High Tauern National Park. The Grossglockner is 3798 meters high and has a glacier with 180 km² ice. The mountain road of 48km long and with 36 turns, connects Salzburgerland with Carinthia. The highest point along the route is the Edelweissspitze at 2571 meters above sea level. The road will be cleared from snow in spring for cars, buses, motorbikes, and bicycle traffic. About 900,000 visitors each year experience the impressive surroundings of the Grossglockner.