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Ossiacher Tauern Tour (12) - Mountain bike tour near Lake Ossiach

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    Photo: Region Villach, Region Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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    Photo: Region Villach, Region Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
  • / Ossiacher Tauern Tour
    Photo: Region Villach, Region Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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    Photo: Region Villach, Region Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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A charming MTB tour in southern hills (Ossiacher Tauern) of Lake Ossiach. Ride along a forrest road and enjoy wonderful views.
closed
moderate
Distance 13 km
2:00 h
435 m
455 m
903 m
510 m

Author’s recommendation

There is a small forrest lake, called Tauernteich on top of the Ossiacher Tauern - very picturesque!
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Author
Region Villach
Update: November 02, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
903 m
Lowest point
510 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Please follow the fair play rules and look after your fellow trail users.

Tips and hints

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Ossiach (516 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.675823, 13.983914
DMS
46°40'33.0"N 13°59'02.1"E
UTM
33T 422285 5169641
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Destination

Ossiach

Turn-by-turn directions

From the village center follow the cycle path towards Alt Ossiach and its elementary school, where you turn right onto the Ossiacher Tauern Strasse. After a few meters, the road turns into a forest road. Turn after turn you cycly upwards turn right just before the Tauernteich. Along the following forest road you cycle straight straight ahead and can enjoy beautiful views of the Ossiacher See/ Lake Ossiach. After a few kilometers through the Ossiacher Tauern, the way leads downhill again and after crossing a farm yard you are back on the main road. From here you follow the bike path R2A in the east, back to the starting point.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Coming from Villach, follow the federal road L49 on the southern side of the lake to Ossiach.

Parking

You can park directly in the centre of Ossiach - don´t forget to pay for your parking ticket

Coordinates

DD
46.675823, 13.983914
DMS
46°40'33.0"N 13°59'02.1"E
UTM
33T 422285 5169641
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Author’s map recommendations

www.lake.bike

App: Trailforks

Equipment

Mountain bike, e-mountain bike, helmet and water.

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Rating

4.5
(2)
Christian Stotter 
May 24, 2020 · Community
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Rainer Heß
July 03, 2019 · Community
When did you do this route? July 02, 2019
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Peter Schneider
August 16, 2018 · Community
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Mittwoch, 15. August 2018, 09:59 Uhr
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Mittwoch, 15. August 2018, 09:59 Uhr
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Ossiacher Tauernteich
Mittwoch, 15. August 2018, 09:59 Uhr
Mittwoch, 15. August 2018, 09:59 Uhr

Status
closed
Reviews
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
13 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
435 m
Descent
455 m
Highest point
903 m
Lowest point
510 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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