On this stage you cross the border again while climbing the mountains, called Karawanken. The destination of this stage is the Baumgartnerhöhe, from where you can enjoy a wonderful view over the turqoise lake Faak (Faaker See).
Distance 21.4 km
The tourist resort Kranjska Gora is the starting point for this border-crossing stage and is in winter as well as in summer popular for a wide range of possible activities - whether hiking, nordic walking or cycling. Very close by is the Triglav National Park . From Kranjska Gora , the path leads up to the Karawanken . Along an old border path the way leads uphill towards the " Jepzasattel" - always with a great view of the surrounding mountains and lakes . From the peak of this stage it takes another two hours to reach the destination, the Baumgartnerhöhe high above the turquoise lake Faak.
If you are afraid of hights, then this stage is not for you! Take special care at the Trupejevo poldne!
Safety informationIn summer the weather can change very quickly in the mountains - please follow the weather forecast!
Tips and hints
Getting thereYou can reach Kranjska Gora from Carinthia only by car. Drive to Fürnitz and follow the signs "Wurzenpass".
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EquipmentHiking equipments, good hiking shoes and water.
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