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21 Mountain Passes to explore in Austria


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.

Turracher Höhe Pass
Turracher Höhe PassTurracher Höhe Pass, 9565, Austria

Turracher Höhe is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.795m above the sea level, located in the Gurktal Alps in Austria. The road to the pass has a maximum gradient of 23%. During the 20th century, the region was gradually developed for tourism. Efforts are being made to maintain the diversity of flora and fauna of the Turracherhöhe by means of landscape conservation areas and careful and nature-oriented extension of the tourist facilities.

Map of Mountain Passes to explore in Austria