We reluctantly departed Lienz on Sunday morning for Kufstein, plotting a route first to Krimml Falls, the tallest falls in Austria (1247 m), to be followed by a drive through the Gerlos Pass, another high alpine road of scenic import.
Our timing for viewing the falls was ideal. The temperatures were climbing and the crowds were increasing by the time we departed. Passing along narrow pathways was becoming a little challenging, too, especially with one member of our party who likes to weave back and forth as he wanders.
The walk from the parking area to the base of the falls (roughly 1100m up) is 30 minutes or so, and one is completely surrounded by the music of the crashing falls during the journey.
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