The region around Flattach in Mölltal is part of the Hohe Tauern National Park, the biggest and oldest conservation area in the Eastern Alps. You can certainly imagine what this means: natural experiences, habitats for lots of plants and animals and extensive outdoor adventures for you and your family. The town of Flattach is geared to nature and is a particularly advantageous starting point for tours and adventures in the Hohe Tauern National Park; come along and be amazed.
On tour with a ranger
You can of course explore the Hohe Tauern National Park Hohe by yourself, yet there are dangers involved with this that are best avoided. Our rangers know exactly when and where it is best to be to observe the animals in their natural habitats. Come on a snow-shoe tour to see the ibex, or during a multi-media presentation listen to our rangers’ expertise and experiences.
Fauna und Flora wie im Bilderbuch
The Hohe Tauern National Park is home to over 10,000 plant and animal species that can be seen almost 365 days a year. The best way to do this is as part of a guided tour to see the animals in their natural environment, or to experience “Magical Moments” in our award-winning outdoor programme. By its very nature summer is all about unique plants, while in the winter you can observe the animals as they feed in their natural habitat, accompanied by one of our rangers.
Interesting facts about the Hohe Tauern National Park
- Way up high: 266 mountain summits in the Hohe Tauern National Park in Carinthia
- All around: 878 km of hiking trails through fantastic natural surroundings
- In the eternal ice: 250 glaciers on an area spanning 1856 km2
- Biggest conservation area in the Eastern Alps, with some 10,000 plant & animal species
- A water-oriented journey: from mountain lake, through ravines & gorges, to the Möll
- National Park Kärnten Card – plenty of benefits and discounts with just one card
- “Ranger labs” – research workshops by and with rangers in the park
- And so much more to experience and be amazed by …
Visitor centre and centre of excellence
Would you like to learn more about the Hohe Tauern National Park and find out about how things are done inside the biggest conservation area in the Eastern Alps, in a way that is interesting and interactive? Then visit “Univerzoom Nationalpark”, an interactive exhibition in the visitor centre in Mallnitz. The exhibition is not just for rainy days. Visitors, holiday-makers and the inquisitive among you can head out on a journey to discover the wild habitats of the plants and animals in a variety of research workshops, known as “Ranger labs”, and in so doing find out about the various natural processes that occur here.