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Hiking tour around castle Landskron - Burgherrenrunde

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The hike goes along the forest roads of the castle Landskron estate.  This hike takes you through beautiful woods with plenty of spots to stop and enjoy the view.
easy
Distance 3.7 km
1:30 h
182 m
181 m
A very scenic route with plenty of opportunities to take a break and enjoy the different views!

Author’s recommendation

"Tauernhöhenweg Nr. 2" to the castle pond.
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Region Villach
Updated: June 14, 2021
Difficulty
easy
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Landscape
Highest point
Jungfernsprung, 772 m
Lowest point
Burgteich Burgruine Landskron, 623 m
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Safety information

The route is well-marked by signs until the end of September.  An the "Jungfernsprung" the guard rails are in awful condition!  Parents are responsible for their children as there is a great risk of falling!

Tips and hints

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at

 

Start

The Castle Pond at the Landskron Castle Ruins (623 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.643611, 13.898033
DMS
46°38'37.0"N 13°53'52.9"E
UTM
33T 415667 5166150
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Destination

Burgteich Burg Landskron

Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point of this hike is the castle pond.  You begin by crossing the pond along the aqueducts until you reach the parking lot and entrance of “Affenberg.”  At this point you begin the hike to the “Jungfernsprung,” along a well-developed forest road.  At the end of this road you will reach a clearing where you must turn right, then left only a few meters later towards “Jungfernsprung,” which you will reach in about five minutes.  Enjoy the breathtaking view from the “Jungfernsprung” over Lake Ossiach. To get from the “Jungfernsprung” back to the return hike, simply take the well-marked path back. Then take a left near a picknick place, which will lead you along a forrest path and back to the original route. There will be a short climb, followed by a short descent. Follow the new forest road down where it branches to your right onto a steeper forest road. Follows the road to the junction called " Weiße Wand (White Wall)" where you turn right. After a few meters you follow the curve and reach the landscape photo frame with the castle and a wonderful landscape as your background. After a brief pause follow the forest road until you reach an intersection. Here you turn again to the right and walk along another forest road  to Urleteich (small pond) and back to the starting point.

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

From Villach to Landskron via Süduferstraße on Ossiacher See and the Max-Lauritsch-Straße stop

Getting there

By car you drive from Villach to Landskron and then turn onto Ossiacher Strasse in the direction of Ossiacher See.  At the "Schoenwirt" intersection you turn right onto Max-Lauritsch-Strasse and then take the first left to the tollway.  

Parking

There are plenty of parking spots available around the castle pond, which can be reached from the tollway.  If you want to stay a half hour longer, park by the toll station and you can reach the "Burgherren Hike" from path number 1- first you walk to the Ossiacher See then after about ten minutes you turn onto the old rowing course to join up with the hike.

Coordinates

DD
46.643611, 13.898033
DMS
46°38'37.0"N 13°53'52.9"E
UTM
33T 415667 5166150
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass Ossiacher See - Feldkirchen in Kärnten - Karte Nr. 62 (M 1:25000)

Equipment

Leisure clothing and shoes with slip-resistant soles.

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Rating

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Monika Stromberger
October 16, 2019 · Community
Mittwoch, 16. Oktober 2019, 17:35 Uhr
Photo: Monika Stromberger, Community
Mittwoch, 16. Oktober 2019, 17:35 Uhr
Photo: Monika Stromberger, Community
Aussicht vom Jungfernsprung
Photo: Monika Stromberger, Community
Mittwoch, 16. Oktober 2019, 17:36 Uhr
Photo: Monika Stromberger, Community
Mittwoch, 16. Oktober 2019, 17:37 Uhr
Photo: Monika Stromberger, Community

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Mittwoch, 16. Oktober 2019, 17:35 Uhr
Mittwoch, 16. Oktober 2019, 17:35 Uhr
Aussicht vom Jungfernsprung
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.7 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
182 m
Descent
181 m
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