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Naßfeld Pass - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Nassfeld, 5730 Mittersill, Austria

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About Naßfeld Pass

Nassfeld Pass is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.534m above the sea level, located on the Italian-Austrian border. The pass is 24.2 km long, running north-south from Tröpolach to Pontebba. During the Middle Ages, it was important trade route between the Duchy of Carinthia and the Republic of Venice.

Attractions Near Naßfeld Pass

Pasterze Glacier
Pasterze Glacier19.2km from Naßfeld Pass

Pasterze Glacier is a typical valley glacier located at the foot of Austria's highest summit. It starts at the Johannisberg mountain that has a peak 3,463 metres high, and ends at approximately a height of 2,100 metres above sea level. Today it is part of the High Tauern National Park. The Pasterze is a major tourist destination, accessible via the scenic Grossglockner High Alpine Road and a funicular railway that leads down to its margin.

Glocknerhaus Kärnten
Glocknerhaus Kärnten23.89km from Naßfeld Pass

The Glocknerhaus is a mountain inn at 2,132 m above sea level and is located on the Großglockner High Alpine Road, a little below the end of the Pasterze, in the municipality of Heiligenblut am Großglockner in Carinthia. The hut can be reached directly by car or bus via the Grossglockner High Alpine Road and is the starting point for numerous and sometimes very demanding mountain tours. But bikers, climbers and motorcyclists also appreciate the house as a stop for refreshments.

Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe25.79km from Naßfeld Pass

The Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe is part of the Grossglockner High Alpine Road. The end point of a cul-de-sac and lookout point is in Austria in the Glockner Group in Carinthia at an altitude of 2369 m above sea level. A. The Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe can only be reached by vehicle via the Grossglockner High Alpine Road, which is subject to a toll, from both Salzburg and Carinthia.

Skigebiet Grossglockner Heiligenblut
Skigebiet Grossglockner Heiligenblut30.3km from Naßfeld Pass

The ski resort Grossglockner Heiligenblut is located in the Mölltal. For skiing and snowboarding, there are 55 km of slopes and 11.5 km of ski routes available. 12 lifts transport the guests. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 1,301 and 2,989 m. It offers impressive views and varied slopes for all ability levels with a view of Austria's highest mountain, the Großglockner.

Mölltaler Gletscher
Mölltaler Gletscher41.55km from Naßfeld Pass

The Mölltaler Gletscher is Carinthia’s only year-round ski area and counts to the ski resorts with the most secure snow in Austria. 16 slopes in varied difficulties open up a top-class ski area in the middle of the Ski Region Hohe Tauern. There are 53 km of slopes available to skiers. However, this information should be used with caution, as not all of the slopes that are very close to each other are usually groomed.

Schareck42.24km from Naßfeld Pass

The Schareck is a 3123 m above sea level. A. high mountain in the Goldberg group of the Hohe Tauern in Austria . The Schareck is the second highest named summit of the Goldberg group after the Hocharn . To the southwest of the summit is the Wurtenkees with the Mölltaler Glacier ski area.

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Southernmost Austrian state. Situated within the Eastern Alps, it is noted for its mountains and lakes.