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Gesäuse National Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Weng 2, 8913 Admont, Austria

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About Gesäuse National Park

The Gesäuse National Park is one of the most beautiful places in Styria. It spreads over 12.000 hectares of land and is home to numerous plant and animal species. It covers large parts of the Gesäuse range within the Ennstal Alps and the steep water gap of the Enns river between Admont and Hieflau. The area also covers parts of the municipal areas of Johnsbach, Weng, Landl and Sankt Gallen.

Attractions Near Gesäuse National Park

Hochtor3.32km from Gesäuse National Park

Hochtor is a saddle in Styria and has an elevation of 1727 metres. Hochtor is situated nearby to Feldl, and southwest of Stoiringhals. The mountain is protected as part of Gesäuse National Park, the third largest in Austria. It is a good trekking destination to explore the beauty of Styria.

Ennstal Alps
Ennstal Alps5.74km from Gesäuse National Park

The Alps of the Enns valley, are a mountain range of the Northern Limestone Alps System. The most famous scenery in the Ennstal Alps is the Gesäuse, a valley where the Enns river cuts through the limestone. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also a nice trekking destination too.

Admont Abbey Library
Admont Abbey Library9.47km from Gesäuse National Park

The Admont Abbey Library is an Austria-based monastic library located in Admont, a small town next to the Enns River in Austria, and is attached to the Admont Abbey.This Library is the largest monastic library in the world, and is noted for its Baroque art, architecture and manuscripts.

Stiftweg Nord
Stiftweg Nord9.63km from Gesäuse National Park

A majestic Benedictine monastery located on the Enns River. It is the oldest remaining monastery in Styria and it contains the largest monastic library in the world as well as a long-established scientific collection. It is known for its Baroque architecture, art, and manuscripts.

Hengstpass17.57km from Gesäuse National Park

The Hengstpass is a mountain pass in the Upper Austrian municipality of Rosenau am Hengstpass on the border with Styria . It separates the Reichraminger Hintergebirge from the Haller Mauern. The pass crossing is developed as a state road L 550 and connects the towns of Windischgarsten and Rosenau on the Hengstpass with the towns of Oberlaussa and Unterlaussa , some in Styria, some in Upper Austria, and the Styrian market town of Altenmarkt .

Großer Pyhrgas
Großer Pyhrgas18.08km from Gesäuse National Park

The Große Pyhrgas is a mountain in the Ennstal Alps on the border between Upper Austria and Styria. At a height of 2,244 m above sea level. it is the highest summit and western buttress of the Haller Mauern range. Alpine huts on the Großer Pyhrgas are, on the Upper Austrian side, the Hofalm Hut (1,305 m), the Rohrauerhaus and the Bosruck Hut.

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Discover More Attractions in Styria, Where Gesäuse National Park Is Located

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A beautiful state in Austria. It is called as The green heart of Austria is known for its variety of different types of landscapes. Styria has 788 mountains higher than 2000 metres. There is an inexhaustible spectrum of outdoor activities to choose from. No matter if it’s summer or winter, most people will find their favourite past time. The state largely forested state has 7 natural parks and one national park.