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Nordic Walking

Ossiacher See - Nordic Walking Trail - "Kirchsteig"

Nordic Walking · Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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Easy nordic walking route.
easy
Distance 3.5 km
0:45 h
87 m
87 m
570 m
506 m
An easy nordic walking route from "Sonnenresort Ossiacher See" along the lake- enjoy a beautiful view of the Ossiacer See (Lake Ossiach) the whole way!

Author’s recommendation

"Stift Ossiach" (Ossiach Abbey) is the home of "Carinthischen Sommers"- a must for music fans!
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Region Villach
Update: August 09, 2019
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
570 m
Lowest point
506 m
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Tips and hints

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Sonnenresort Ossiacher See (517 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.681630, 13.996970
DMS
46°40'53.9"N 13°59'49.1"E
UTM
33T 423292 5170274
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Destination

Sonnenresort Ossiacher See

Turn-by-turn directions

An easy nordic walking route from "Sonnenresort Ossiacher See" along the lake.  After the start, it takes you up the "Kirchsteig" and through the courtyard of the Ossiach Abbey to Ossiach.  After that, walk along the lake boardwalk and past "Erlebnisbad Ossiach" to the forest boardwalk, where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Ossiacher See.  Walk along the bottom of the "Ossiacher Tauern" to get back to the starting point.  

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Ossiach is easily reachable with ÖBB busses or the Ossiacher See ferry.  

Coordinates

DD
46.681630, 13.996970
DMS
46°40'53.9"N 13°59'49.1"E
UTM
33T 423292 5170274
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Nordic walking poles.  

Basic Equipment for Nordic Walking

  • Nordic walking poles
  • Nordic walking shoes or jogging sneakers
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Vest pack or small rucksack for longer distances
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • 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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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.5 km
Duration
0:45 h
Ascent
87 m
Descent
87 m
Highest point
570 m
Lowest point
506 m
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