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Lake Faak Hike- Forest hike through Dobrova

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A light hike through the idyllic, forest landscape of Dobrova.  
moderate
11.9 km
3:30 h
169 m
169 m
This hiking trail through the woods of the area called Dobrova offers peaceful moments.

Author’s recommendation

In the forest near Drobollach there is a very nice natural spring.  
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Region Villach
Updated: August 14, 2019
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
661 m
Lowest point
535 m
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Tips, hints and links

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Drobollach Tourist Information Center (585 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.587562, 13.917049
DMS
46°35'15.2"N 13°55'01.4"E
UTM
33T 417036 5159902
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Destination

Drobollach Tourist Information Center

Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point is the Drobollach Tourist Information Center.  From there the hike goes along the boardwalk on the southern slope, heading west through the idyllic forests of Dobrova.  The route takes you over pleasantly rolling hills in the forest towards "St. Stefan," a district of Finkenstein.  You take a left turn in front of St. Stefan Church and follow the street to Höfling.  After a short distance on the street you will reach the Faak swamp, which you walk across towards Faak.  In Faak the main road takes you slightly uphill.  Shortly before the Schindelstube Restaurant the path goes towards "Drobollach" into the forest, in order to meet up with the main road again before arriving in Drobollach.  You follow this road for a little bit before the climb back to Drobollach begins on a dirt road.  Stay on this dirt road back to the Drobollach Tourist Information Center.  

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Public transport

The postal bus takes you to a stop right in front of the Drobollach Tourist Information Center. 

Getting there

You can reach Lake Faak with the A2 highway or the A11 highway (Exit "Faaker See" or "St. Niklas")

Parking

There a free parking spots at the Drobollach Tourist Information Center.  

Coordinates

DD
46.587562, 13.917049
DMS
46°35'15.2"N 13°55'01.4"E
UTM
33T 417036 5159902
w3w 
///indirectly.basins.wards
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Good shoes and drinking water.  

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.9 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
169 m
Descent
169 m
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