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Kneipp Tour Kanzianiberg

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The "Familien Erlebnis und Gesundheitsweg-Kanzianiberg-Finkenstein" (Family Wellness Path from Kanzianiberg to Finkenstein) is a pleasant hiking trail for the whole family.  
easy
Distance 6.9 km
2:00 h
267 m
267 m
786 m
563 m

The "Familien Erlebnis und Gesundheitsweg-Kanzianiberg-Finkenstein" (Family Wellness Path from Kanzianiberg to Finkenstein)- designed and erected by Alarich Warmuth- is a very interesting hiking route for recreational hikers, families and nature lovers.  The pleasant path takes you around the "Kanzianiberg" where you will encounter idyllic churches and excellent climbing areas.  

Order of the Stations:

1.      Auf der Heide (quick rest stop)

2.      Viktorhöhe (quick rest stop))

3.      Fuchsgraben (quick rest stop))

4.      Schöne Aussicht (beautiful view)

5.      Gratzl Rast (quick rest stop)

6.      Raststätte Biotop (foot bath)

7.      Magdalena Quelle (foot bath)

Along the route there are also some worthwhile spots to experience:

Erklärung des St. Georgs Brauches auf der Schönen Aussicht (The Declaration of St. George on the "Schönen Aussicht")

Bergbauernleben der Familie Warum in Wort und Bild (The Life of Mountain Farmers in Words and Pictures)

Biotop Rundweg (Biotope Hiking Path)

Kirche Kanzianiberg (Kanzianiberg Church)

Peter´s Dom und Sitzplatz Oisternig Blick (Peter's Cathedral and a view of Oisternig)

 

Author’s recommendation

The "Kneippstationen" (quick rest stops) and ideal places for a short break to rest!
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Update: March 15, 2022
Difficulty
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Highest point
786 m
Lowest point
563 m
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Asphalt 9.45%Forested/wild trail 27.06%Path 51.44%Road 8.68%Unknown 3.34%
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0.7 km
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1.9 km
Path
3.6 km
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0.6 km
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0.2 km
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Tips and hints

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

"Auf der Heide" Parking Lot (563 m)
Coordinates:
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46.561103, 13.880744
DMS
46°33'40.0"N 13°52'50.7"E
UTM
33T 414213 5157001
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Destination

"Auf der Heide" Parking Lot

Turn-by-turn directions

The route is well-marked. The "Blaue Wassertropfen" signs will guide you.  

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

You can reach Finkenstein with the trains and busses of the ÖBB.

Click here for timetable information.

Click here for the Carinthia train station shuttle.

Getting there

Finkenstein is easily reached with the A2 highway.

If you are coming from Italy, exit at "Villach-Warmbad."  If you are coming from Salzburg or Klagenfurt, exit at "Villach-Faaker See."

Parking

There are plenty of parking spots near the starting point.  

Coordinates

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46.561103, 13.880744
DMS
46°33'40.0"N 13°52'50.7"E
UTM
33T 414213 5157001
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Good shoes and a towel 

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Veronique Brodzinski
July 21, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? July 21, 2021

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.9 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
267 m
Descent
267 m
Highest point
786 m
Lowest point
563 m
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