Stunning Photos Of Alpine Route Snaking Through Austria’s Landscape

Is this the most beautiful drive in Europe? Stunning photos of Alpine route snaking through Austria’s landscape will make you want to hit the road. Grossglockner High Alpine Road runs over the mountains from Bruck, Salzburg, to Heiligenblut, Carinthia. The route is peppered with mountain tops, glacier lakes and remote roadside huts.

The Grossglockner High Alpine Road in Austria is possibly the most attractive road in Europe, running across the mountains from Bruck in the state of Salzburg to Heiligenblut in Carinthia via Fuscher Törl. Nature photographer Mikołaj Gospodarek has been travelling to the road every year since 2008 to take pictures of it in the different seasons.

The Grossglockner High Alpine Road in Austria is possibly the most attractive road in Europe

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It runs across the mountains from Bruck in the state of Salzburg with Heiligenblut in Carinthia via Fuscher Törl

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Nature photographer Mikołaj Gospodarek has been travelling to the road ever year since 2008 to take pictures of it in the different seasons

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Gospodarek has built up an incredible series of images showing various points along the route

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The road is peppered with mountain tops, glacier lakes, wild flowers and remote roadside huts

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The Grossglockner High Alpine Road is a big tourist attraction thanks to its beautiful vistas

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Thousands of visitors pay the toll to drive along the road when it is open from May to October

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The road, which is named after Austria’s highest mountain, was first mooted by a team of Austrian engineers in 1924

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The Grossglockner High Alpine Road was officially opened in August 1935, 11 years after it was first suggested

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According to the road’s official website, it is provides a one-of-a-kind journey for those who choose to travel on it

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The road is like an ornament of ribbons located between green mountain pastures, colourful flower meadows, rocky rubble, ice and snow

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Whooshing waterfalls, the shrill whistling of marmots and the howling wind in the summit regions create an unforgettable high alpine soundscape

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Source: dailymail.co.uk

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