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Ossiacher Tauern Tour - Nr.12

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  • Ossiacher Tauern Tour
    Ossiacher Tauern Tour
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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.
Open
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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Region Villach
Update: June 30, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
903 m
Lowest point
510 m
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Track types

Dirt road 74.80%Road 25.18%
Dirt road
9.8 km
Road
3.3 km
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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.

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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

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Author’s map recommendations

www.lake.bike

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Equipment

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

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

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