World of Glaciers

In the mighty Venediger Group you can experience the world of glaciers along the Innergschlöss Glacier Education Path.

The Glacier Education Path in the High Tauern National Park starts in Innergschlöss near Matrei in Osttirol, one of the most beautiful alpine valley heads. From the Matreier Tauernhaus tavern at 1,511 m a.s.l., Innergschlöss is accessible within a 1.5-hour walk. The path proceeds past the rock-hewn chapel known as Felsenkapelle. Alternatively you can use the shuttle service to come there.

The Glacier Education Path (Gletscherlehrweg Innergschlöss) leads you from Innergschlöss in 4 hours - by overcoming 500 metres in altitude - and past 24 observation points across the impressive Venediger Group with its glaciers, which formed this natural landscape. The nature is unique and spectacular: The lammergeier can be watched from close up.

One highlight along the path is the deep blue Lake Salzboden at 2,137 m a.s.l. and another small mountain lake with cotton grass, called "Eye of God". Also impressive is the end of the path, the forefield of the Schlaten Glacier, where you can experience the power of nature from close up. In summer, guided tours with the national park rangers are on offer.

Contact info

Opening times

  • Tue 16 Aug 09:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 17 Aug 09:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 18 Aug 09:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 19 Aug 09:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 20 Aug 09:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 21 Aug 09:00 - 17:00
  • Mon 22 Aug 09:00 - 17:00

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Summer 2022 (06/26/2022 - 09/04/2022)

  • Mon 09:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 09:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 09:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 09:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 09:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 09:00 - 17:00


Innergschlöss Glacier Education Path freely accessible

panorama train (Matreier Tauernhaus Hut - Innergschlöss):
€ 7.00 one-way
€ 14.00 round trip

50% discount for children

taxi bus (Matreier Tauernhaus Hut - Innergschlöss):
on request

More information

The "Gschlösser Panoramazug" runs daily from 9 am to 5 pm, information by calling +43 664 9319512. The taxi bus runs daily from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, every half an hour: +43 4875 8820.

Winter closing of the Glacier Education Path from early September to the end of June.

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