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Moorrunde Faakersee

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A short bike ride near Lake Faak.
easy
Distance 11.2 km
1:00 h
120 m
120 m
610 m
532 m
This family-friendly bike ride takes you on some paved roads and some gravel paths through the Faak Bog (Faaker Moor) and several small towns near Lake Faak.  

Author’s recommendation

Finkenstein has a few excellent inns and restaurants- a stop is highly recommended!
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Update: March 10, 2022
Difficulty
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Highest point
610 m
Lowest point
532 m
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Safety information

The route sometimes ends up on main roads for a short time- when it does, pay closer attention as there may be more traffic!

Tips and hints

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Tourismusinformation Faak (561 m)
Coordinates:
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46.566250, 13.908270
DMS
46°33'58.5"N 13°54'29.8"E
UTM
33T 416331 5157543
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Destination

Tourismusinformation Faak

Turn-by-turn directions

The start of this bike ride is the Faak tourist information center (Tourismusinformation Faak).  From there, you head east until reaching Fliederweg.  Ride on the bike path and the “Bachstrasse” through Faak until reaching the main road (Bundesstrasse), which you cross in order to get to the “Faaker Moor” bike path.  Follow the bog path (Moorweg) to Höfling where you ride further along “Höflinger Strasse” to St. Stefan.  Riding downhill past churches and inns, you have to go over the tracks in the Finkenstein town center.  Take a left on the main road and follow this until reaching a round-about in Faak. Take the first turn and follow the road to the small town of Pogöriach and through Ratnitz and Latschach in a loop until you get back to the round-about.  From there it is only a short ride back to the starting point.

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Faak is reachable with the busses and trains of the ÖBB.

Click here for timetable information.

Click here for the Carinthia train station shuttle.

Getting there

Faak is reachable on the highway- exit at either "Villach Faaker See" or "Villach-Warmbad."

Parking

There are plenty of parking spots available at Faak tourist information.

Coordinates

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46.566250, 13.908270
DMS
46°33'58.5"N 13°54'29.8"E
UTM
33T 416331 5157543
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Helmet and water bottle

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Rating

4.5
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Christoph Koch 
July 30, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? July 29, 2021

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
11.2 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
120 m
Descent
120 m
Highest point
610 m
Lowest point
532 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly

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