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Verditz: Lake Schwarzsee Hike

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  • Blick auf den Afritzer See
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Medium to difficult hike up to Lake Schwarzsee.  
moderate
Distance 7.7 km
2:45 h
606 m
606 m
This hike takes you to the idyllic Lake Schwarzsee and then back to the starting point via a different route.  

Author’s recommendation

Visit the Schwarzsee Hut and enjoy Carinthian specialties! www.schwarzseehuette.at
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Region Villach
Update: August 13, 2019
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
1,801 m
Lowest point
1,199 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Please keep the weather conditions in mind.  

Tips and hints

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Lärchenboden (1,258 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.703670, 13.793830
DMS
46°42'13.2"N 13°47'37.8"E
UTM
33T 407794 5172941
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Destination

Lärchenboden

Turn-by-turn directions

From the village of Afritz you begin the hike on Verditzer Strasse in the Lärchenboden parking lot, where there are plenty of spots to park.  From there, the intermediate hike takes you to the idyllic Lake Schwarzsee.  After a stroll around the small lake you can get delicious food in the Schwarzsee Hut, which is open from the middle of May until the beginning of October.  After that you get on hiking trail 28 and take a right towards "Steinhauserhütte" after about 1 kilometer.  Shortly after the hut you will reach Verditzer Strasse again, which you stay on until getting back to the starting point.  

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Public transport

The starting point of this hike is  not  reachable with public transportation.  

Getting there

The easiest way to reach Afritz is taking the "Villach-Ossiacher See" exit and following the main road (Bundesstrasse) towards Treffen and Radenthein.  The access road to Verditzer Strasse can be found in the middle of Afritz, on the left side.  

Parking

You can find parking in the Lärchenboden parking lot.  

Coordinates

DD
46.703670, 13.793830
DMS
46°42'13.2"N 13°47'37.8"E
UTM
33T 407794 5172941
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Hiking shoes, rain jacket and drinking water.  

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S. Keller
September 04, 2019 · Community
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Mittwoch, 4. September 2019 20:58:34
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S J
August 25, 2019 · Community
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7.7 km
Duration
2:45 h
Ascent
606 m
Descent
606 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Insider tip

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