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Address: Malta Hochalmstrasse, Malta 9854, Austria
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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If you like to see nature and have a great trip go here! Beautiful nature and clear air. Nice hotel where you can take a coffee or small meal.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
Nastja H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

If you like to see nature and have a great trip go here! Beautiful nature and clear air. Nice hotel where you can take a coffee or small meal.

Thank Nastja H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Kolnbreinsperre is certainly not on the way to anywhere- you just need to take time to go there specially. But it´s absolutely worth it! To the sight leads the wonderful road called Hochalstrasse, which has spectacular views (mountains, rivers, forest, villages) around it. Kolnbreinsperre is a huge dam with a lake behind it, which allowes you to skywalk on the... More 

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Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

motorcycle paradise, and great engineering achievement... sky walk to check the fear of heights... We also experienced snow in summer...

Thank Ivan_Surina80
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

A visit to the Kolnbreinsperre is a great packagedeal. The winding alpine road (Hochalmstrasse) to the dam as the dam itself (and the 200m high airwalk) are impressive. The impressive road is in excellent and safe condition, where needed traffic is arranged by trafficlights to organize one-way traffic on the narrow road. You'll find good walking trails at the end... More 

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Hillerod, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

It's a beautiful drive up the road towards the dam and there is many spectacular views along the way, that you can stop and explore. When you reach the top the dam it self it's breathtaking, the size and height of it is really something to wonder. It's well worth the price to drive up this beautiful road and the... More 

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the area for a few days and this place was recommended to us by our hotel. Using our Karnten Card we got free admission and then took our time taking in all the sights and the wonderful engineering of the roads, tunnels and if course the dam itself. A truly wonderful place to visit in rain or... More 

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Malta, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

A beautiful drive along winding scenic, up to the alpine and to Kolnbreinsperre. Stop along the way, wonderful treasure trove at the berg krystal chalet. The Dam is awesome,great Hütte there for gemütlichkeit and traditional Austrian menu.

Thank Britcan58
Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

It really makes you think about your insignificance in this world. Breathtaking masterpiece of engineering. Make sure that it's open for a visit, as usual opening times are from early May until late October. Highly recommended.

Thank wrc666
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Both the Malta road and the dam are spectacular. Do not hurry, enjoy the sights, stop along the way. Interesting visitors center at the dam. Worth hiking along the lake. Don't miss the Sky walk. Free with Karnten card.

Thank Lyerka S
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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

From Gmünd up the road to Kolnbreinsperre is a special experience. The road is narrow an winding but feels very safe. It was a very cold summer day. There is a restaurant and a big souvenire shop. .

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