5 Waterfalls to Explore in Austria

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Austria is consistently ranked in the top 20 richest countries in the world by GDP per capita terms. The country has achieved a high standard of living and in 2018 was ranked 20th in the world for its Human Development Index.

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Waterfalls to Explore in Austria

Dr. Vogelgesang Klamm

A wild and romantic rock canyon with a doctorate - longest gorge in Upper Austria and second longest gorge in Austria! Experience the natural spectacle of falling water in the longest gorge in Upper Austria with a length of over 1.5 km and 500 wooden and stone steps. The gorge is also the starting point for the approx. 5-hour 3-hut hike

Myra Waterfalls

Myra Waterfalls was a series of cascades and small waterfalls on the Myrabach with a total drop of maybe 70m. The gorge runs from north to south and is protected as a natural monument. The subsoil of the gorge is limestone. The Myrabach falls in several cascades through the gorge. At the upper and lower end the water is impounded into a small pond.

Plötz Wasserfall

The Plötz is a gorge of the Rettenbach in the Vorderschroffenau, between Hinterschroffenau and Ebenau in the state of Salzburg , with a waterfall protected as a natural monument. A hiking trail opens up from the Plötz car park at the Waschlmühle and is part of the Ebenauer Mühlenwanderweg.


The Tscheppaschlucht is a unique natural experience. The visitors experience the primal power of the falling water and the shining splendor of rare flowers. The natural spectacles of Tschaukofall with the rock gate and the devil's bridge are particularly breathtaking. It also offers hiking routes and also beautiful views.

Wildensteiner Wasserfall

The Wildensteiner waterfall in Carinthia is one of the highest free-falling waterfalls in Europe. It is formed by the Wildensteiner Bach , which flows into the Drau not far from the Vellach. The waterfall is not far from the village of Gallizien along the Eisenwurzen long-distance hiking trail below the summit of the Hochobir.

Map of Waterfalls to explore in Austria