Germany & Austria Looking to take part in something extraordinary? Germany and Austria have something for every traveler. The countries offer some of the world's finest ski slopes thanks to the hills and high peaks of the Alps, but also boast long sandy beaches on the coasts and lake shores and enchanting lowland plains.
The Grossglockner (2405m) is an expensive toll road €18 or €12 after 6pm. And they do NOT take credit-cards. But well worth the trip once. It IS a long road. The steeper north side had many cobble-stone hairpins but these have been all widened and resurfaced now, but the south side is faster, finished by a relatively straight-forward ...
Mountain Info Here is some additional info on some of the mountains that are listed with primary factors above 1300 meter. In particular, the determination of the primary factor, by way of the location of the lowest saddle on the highest route to any higher mountain is often described.
The Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in German Großglockner-Hochalpenstraße) is the highest surfaced mountain pass road in Austria.It connects Bruck in the state of Salzburg with Heiligenblut in Carinthia via Fuscher Törl and Hochtor Pass at 2,504 m (8,215 ft).