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Wonders of statics


The "Kölnbreinsperre"

The "Malta-Hochalm-Straße"  is one of the most spectacular Alpine roads! The 14.4 km journey begins at 911 m above sea level. Past the Malteiner water features and through six natural stone tunnels you "climb" to an altitude of around 1,900 m. The destination is the crown of the Kölnbrein dam, with 200 m the highest dam in Austria.

opening hours

"Hochalm-Straße"  4. May to 26 October 2018: daily 7.00 to 18.00

Toll fee: 19.50 Euro car and 11 Euro motorcycle


Our tip

With the National Park Carinthia Card or the Carinthia Card you drive toll-free on the Malta-Hochalm Road.



Towards heaven



On the top of Pyramidenkogel, 851 metres above the Adriatic Sea, the newly built lookout tower was opened in 2013. With a height of 100 metres, the observation tower on Pyramidenkogel is the highest wooden observation tower in the world.

opening hours

March, April 10.00 to 18.00,

May 9.00 to 19.00,

June 9.00 to 20.00,

July, August 9.00 to 21.00,

September 9.00 to 19.00,

October 10.00 to 18.00,

November, December, January, February 10.00 to 17.00

Our tip

With the highest covered slide in continental Europe, you slide from the observation tower into pleasure.

The small world



To the Taj Mahal in India, from the Borobodur Temple in Java to the Sydney Opera and from the CN Tower to St. Peter's Basilica in Rome - you can do this easily in two to three hours and see around 150 other world-famous buildings.

opening hours

April, October, November 9.00 to 18.00,

May, June, September 9.00 to 19.00,

July, August 9.00 to 20.00,

January to March, December 10.00 to 18.00

Our tip

Discover the new indoor adventure world!

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