Ski Region Grossglockner / Heiligenblut

Geography

At the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is in a high valley of the Hohe Tauern range of the European Alps at the foot of the Grossglockner, the highest mountain in Austria, and of the Pasterze Glacier.

Joy of Winter

Welcome to Joy of Winter in Heiligenblut on the Grossglockner, Austria’s most beautiful mountain village! Directly from the village center, modern cable cars float you up to one of the most attractive top skiing resorts on the sunny southern side of the Alps, offering families, athletic carvers and especially free riders the best conditions for skiing in the face of the Grossglockner from late November to late April!

Watched over by the majestic Grossglockner, at 3,798 m the highest mountain in Austria, high above the romantic mountain village of Heiligenblut you will find one of the most varied natural skiing and freeride Arenas in the Alps.

The Winter’s Tale: Guarded by the mighty peak of the Großglockner (3,798 m), Austria’s highest mountain, the snow-covered houses of Heiligenblut cuddle around the slender tower of the famous gothic pilgrimage church. St. Vincent’s contains a beautifully carved late-Gothic double altar nearly 36 feet high, and the Coronation of Mary is depicted in the altar wings, richly carved by Wolfgang Hasslinger in 1520

Nature all around

Authentic Provence’s tip for discoverers and adventurers: Winter in the National Park Hohe Tauern ideal for skiing tours, snowshoe trekking, winter hiking and cross-country skiing.

Experience the magic of winter with highly reliable snow, varied slopes, short waiting times, the legendary view of Austria’s highest mountain, a unique freeride arena.

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