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Wandern im Drautal - rund um die Pöllaner Höhe

Hiking route · Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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Intermediate hiking tour in the lower Drautal valley leading over the army training area Marwiesen to the Pöllaner Hight.
moderate
9.7 km
2:15 h
236 m
236 m
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Region Villach
Updated: August 16, 2019
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Weißkofel, 753 m
Lowest point
Feistritz an der Drau, 523 m
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Tips, hints and links

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Feistritz an der Drau - Gemeinschaftshaus (523 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.701154, 13.664022
DMS
46°42'04.2"N 13°39'50.5"E
UTM
33T 397867 5172822
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Destination

Feistritz an der Drau - Gemeinschaftshaus

Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point of this hike is the community center (=Gemeinschaftshaus) in Feistritz an der Drau. The nice and easy-to-walk path leads firstly to Pogöriach, where follow the way to Pöllan. Within a few minutes you can reach the motorway exit Paternion-Feistritz. Cross the road there and follow the way to Pöllan. Parallel to the Kroißenbach (small brook) you walk slightly ascending to the military training place Marwiesen. CAREFUL: The Austrian Federal Army might have armed checkpoints.

On the you continue in a southeastern direction past the buildings of the Federal Army until shortly before the Kreuzenbach. From here, it is possible to extend the hike to Rubland by going to power station Kreuzenbach. Or you can walk directly to Pogöriach which is at the foot of the Pöllanerhöhe. Follow the way towards Weißkofel.

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

The village of Paternion - Feistritz can be reached at regular intervals by ÖBB trains.

Getting there

The village of Feistritz an der Drau can be reached from Villach via the A10 motorway. Take the exit Paternion-Feistritz. From the motorway exit you are only a few minutes away from the communal center (Gemeinschaftshaus) in Feistritz an der Drau.

Parking

In Feistritz an der Drau there are numerous parking possibilities in and outside the town centre.

Coordinates

DD
46.701154, 13.664022
DMS
46°42'04.2"N 13°39'50.5"E
UTM
33T 397867 5172822
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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

Equipment

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.7 km
Duration
2:15h
Ascent
236 m
Descent
236 m
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