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Drau Auen Circuit

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  • Paternion
    Paternion
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Easy hiking tour in the lower Drautal valley from Paternion along the river Drau.
easy
Distance 11.4 km
3:00 h
140 m
140 m
647 m
511 m

Author’s recommendation

There is a nice bath in Paternion which is open during the summer months.
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Region Villach
Update: March 21, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Tragail, 647 m
Lowest point
Drau Auen, 511 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Public bath Paternion (520 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.712365, 13.636827
DMS
46°42'44.5"N 13°38'12.6"E
UTM
33T 395809 5174103
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Destination

Public bath Paternion

Turn-by-turn directions

From the public bath in Paterion, follow the road to the Soretz/Zierer estate. From there a broad path leads to the Lackner farm. Turn eastwards and walk on until you reach the village of Tragail. From there take the road northwards to Kamering. North of the village, take the subway under the federal road (B100) and follow the path to the river Drau. Along the Drau there is a nice path that will bring you back to the village of Paternion.

Note


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Getting there

Take the A10 Tauernautobahn and exit at Paternion-Feistritz. Follow the road towards Feistritz an der Drau and then the B100 to the public bath in Paternion.

Parking

There are enough parking spaces at the public bath.

Coordinates

DD
46.712365, 13.636827
DMS
46°42'44.5"N 13°38'12.6"E
UTM
33T 395809 5174103
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass Karte Nr. 064 - Villacher Alpe/Unterdrautal (M 1:50 000)

Equipment

Hiking shoes, food, drinks, map of the area, rain protection, smartphone etc.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
11.4 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
140 m
Descent
140 m
Highest point
647 m
Lowest point
511 m
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