After we have started this circular tour with a view of the turquoise Lake Faaker See, the route leads via the small village of Faak through the Faaker Moor and along the idyllic wooded landscape of Dobrova. The destination is Warmbad-Villach with its newly opened Kärnten Therme, which promises spa enjoyment and fun on the waterslides.
Distance 15 km
The starting point for this stage is high above the iridescent turquoise Lake Faaker See, the fifth largest lake in Carinthia. The route leads past the ruined Finkenstein Castle, which stands on a cliff that drops steeply southwards at the foot of the Karawanken, and continues on to Faak am See. This well known tourist spot lies adjacent to the Faaker Moor with its brightly coloured and varied flora and fauna, and nestles between the Villach Basin and the Rosental Valley. The route continues through the idyllic wooded landscape of Dobrova to the 122 km long River Gail, one of the two large rivers which flow through Villach. After a short stretch along the Gail, the trail leads to Warmbad. This part of Villach has always been known for its thermal waters and is also the home of the Kärnten Therme, which was newly opened in 2012. Architecturally the thermal spa borrows from the appearance of the Dobratsch Nature Park, and with its attractive pools, saunas and beauty landscape it offers perfect relaxation after a day’s hiking.
33T 415966 5154465
Duration : h
Highest point m
Lowest point m
Push the arrows to change the view