The Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe owes its name to the Habsburg regent, who visited Carinthia in 1856 with his wife Empress Elisabeth. On this occasion, the monarch, a great fan of mountains, went on a hike of several hours from Heiligenblut that led him to the edge of the Glockner glacier Pasterze. This spot, from which his majesty Franz Joseph marvelled at the 3,798 m Grossglockner, was named after him. Nowadays you can comfortably reach this truly royal vantage point by car, motorbike, bus and, of course, bike!

Region: Kärnten
City: Gemeinde Mallnitz

Distance: 7.93 km
Elevation Gain: 495 m
Elevation Loss: 110 m
Difficulty: 471 (Moderate)
FIETS Index: 3.43 FIETS
Avg Grade: 7.04 %
Max cat climb: 2
Min elevation: 1886 m
Max elevation: 2373 m
Ride Category: Climb

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