Beautiful hike in central Carinthia which combines nature and culture
The trail leads through a beautiful wooded countryside and is steeped in history and culture. Surrounded by a beautiful castle garden lies the Damtschach castle. On the Sternberg you can enjoy a magnificent view of Lake Wörth, the Karavanken and the Julian Alps during a stop at Gasthof Sternberg . Continue through the Schmarotzwald, past the Hohenwart ruins until you reach Stallhofen, then take the same route back.
If the weather is nice (read: sunny) the church offers a magnificent view into the Klagenfurt Basin and the nearby mountain ranges: the Julian Alps and the Karavanken.
Updated: August 16, 2019
Tips, hints and linksRegion Villach Tourism
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Getting thereComing from Villach you can take the B83 to Wernberg, then a bit further until you arrive in the village of Kaltschach. You follow a small street to the left there all the way to Damtschach.
From Klagenfurt you can reach Damtschach through Velden- from there take the main road B83 to Kaltschach, where you take a right and follow the small street to Damtschach.
ParkingAt the cemetery in Damtschach
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EquipmentTraining shoes or hiking shoes
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