Rappenlochschlucht – Alploch Gorges in Austria – one of the largest gorges in Central Europe

Updated: September 8, 2020 | By | More

Rappenlochschlucht – Alploch Gorges are one of the largest gorges in the Eastern Alps, and also in Central Europe. They are located in Austria, near the city of Dornbirn and close to the famous Museum of Rolls-Royce with the largest collection of Rolls-Royce cars in the world.

Alploch Gorge, Austria
Alploch Gorge, Austria by Bernhard Maeser

Both gorges Rappenlochschlucht – Alploch, which are about 1 km from each other, are divided with Staufensee lake with beautiful blue water. After appointment you can also see here 100 years old hydroelectric power plant.

Rappenlochschlucht – Alploch Gorges are a beautiful place suitable for hiking. On the rock walls there are romantic narrow wooden trails and the beauty of the canyon is doubled with amazing local waterfalls. The trail is also suitable for families with children. Rappenlochschlucht – Alploch Gorges are open from April to October. In the summer months (July and August) tourists have the opportunity to enter the gorges free of charge every Thursday.

Rappenlochschlucht, Austria
Rappenlochschlucht, Austria by Bernhard Mäser

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Category: Gorges, Gorges

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