Kitzlochklamm – A Daytrip From Salzburg Well Worth It.
For the last couple of days we’ve been touring through South Tyrol and Austria – which btw reminded us on how beautiful Austria actually is! Anyway, coming from the Grossglockner we drove past the sign “Kitzlochklamm”, and so we spontaneously decided to check it out. As it turned out, it was well worth the detour.
This “Klamm” – or gorge as it’s called in English – is about 1.5 kilometres long with a altitude difference of about 100 meters. The path is well marked with lots of timber stairs to pass. In one section you have to walk through an old gallery where once gold was found. On the way through the gorge, you can watch thrill-seeking climbers going upwards on the steep rocks. If you’re experienced and have the right gear, you could also give it a try. But be aware, it’s definitely only for very advanced climbers. As this Klamm is a bit rocky in certain parts, it’s best to wear shoes with a good grip, so no flip-flops even in summer.
The entire walk takes about 2 – 3 hours, the shorter track only about 1 hour. If you’re in the area or are looking for a fantastic nature walk, be sure to visit the Kitzlochklamm.
- Entrance fee: 4,50 €
- Opening Hours: Daily from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm
- Getting there: By car from Salzburg about 1.5 hours (around 100 kilometres) or via train or bus (there are several ones going daily from Salzburg)
- Address: Kitzlochklamm Straße 15, 5660 Taxenbach
- Website: kitzlochklamm.at