World Heritage view

Panoramic views of the Dachstein

The viewing point World Heritage view offers an unique panoramic view of the mighty Dachstein glacier, and is one of the most popular photo and selfie points at Dachstein Krippenstein in the UNESCO World Heritage region in the Salzkammergut.

The World Heritage view is located only a few minutes from Krippenstein mountain station and to cope with for persons with disabilities and one accompanying person, so that all visitors have the opportunity to enjoy the fantastic Dachstein panorama from next proximity.

TIP: In the Onlineshop you can find tickets (cable car, caves, combi-tickets) at great value prices!

Opening times

The World Heritage view on the Krippenstein is open in the summer season during the operating times of section 2 of the Dachstein Krippenstein cable car!

Summer 2024: from 11.05.2024 to 03.11.2024

Trail to World Heritage view

Walk to the World Heritage view
  • Starting point = mountain station Krippenstein (section 2)

  • Walking time = 5 minutes 

  • Difficulty = easy walk, suitable for kids

The short walk from mountain station Krippenstein to World Heritage view, above the Lodge am Krippenstein, offers an awesome view to the Dachstein.  

From the World Heritage view you can continue your hike to the viewing platforms Welterbespirale and 5fingers which you reach in about 10 to 25 minutes.

Disabled access!

The route to the World Heritage view is wheelchair accessible and suitable for guests of all ages who may not be so good on their feet! The magnificent views of the Dachstein glacier will not fail to impress!

Stopp off & enjoy

Not far from World heritage view the cozy sun terraces of  the Lodge am Krippenstein and Bergrestaurant Dachstein Krippenstein invites to relax and enjoy the delicious before the day full of mountain experiences continue. 

Or reward yourself after a day of hiking with a sweet dessert or hearty delicacy before you head home.

World Heritage viewDachstein glacier