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Dörfertour Südkärnten - Koroška (SLO)

Road Cycling · Klopeiner See-Südkärnten-Lavanttal
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The tour takes you over the Petzen border crossing and into Slovenia passing through the border towns and returning along the Drau.
moderate
Distance 93 km
4:40 h
967 m
967 m
651 m
334 m

Leave Klopeiner See and head out through Eberndorf and then on quiet roads towards Globasnitz, Pirkdorf and Feistritz before joining the 112 at St. Georgen. Then heading south there is a short section of very steep road before reaching the border crossing.

After descending to Mezica you turn left and ride through Prevalje and Ravne and follow the river towards Dravograd. Before you reach the town you head on the south side of the Drau on quiet roads through Crnece and crossing the border back into Austria at Libelice. You go then through Bach until you join the B81 and continue to Neuhaus towards Einersdorf where you take the L128. After a few km's you can join the cycle way at Mittlern turning off at Kühnsdorf before returning to Klopeiner See.

Author’s recommendation

The time given for this ride is based on an average speed of 20 kph with no stops. Please allow more or less time depending on your own personal ability and ride requirements.
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Author
Robert Karlhofer
Update: October 28, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
651 m
Lowest point
334 m
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Track types

Road 99.93%
Road
93 km
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Safety information

112 - Euro Emergency
122 - Fire Brigade
133 - Police
144 - Ambulance

Tips and hints

www.klopeinersee.at   (Klopeiner See Tourismusinfo)
www.hotel-marko.at   (Klopeiner See Rad Hotel)
www.sonne-klopeinersee.at   (Klopeiner See Rad Hotel)
ryan@lifemassage.biz (Klopeinersee Rad Guide)

Start

Tourismusinfo Klopeiner See - Südkärnten (464 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.609355, 14.575307
DMS
46°36'33.7"N 14°34'31.1"E
UTM
33T 467477 5161842
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Destination

Tourismusinfo Klopeiner See - Südkärnten

Turn-by-turn directions

Please download the GPS of this tour for detailed directions.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

From the A2 motorway take the exit at Grafenstein or Völkermarkt for Klopeiner See.

Parking

Tourist information Klopeiner See - South Carinthia in St. Kanzian.

Coordinates

DD
46.609355, 14.575307
DMS
46°36'33.7"N 14°34'31.1"E
UTM
33T 467477 5161842
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass 65 - Klopeiner See, Karawanken Ost 1:50000 Kompass 2801 - Julischi Alpen 1:75000 Kompass 219 - Lavanttal, Saualpe, Koralle 1:50000

Equipment

** Passport
Bike in good working order
Food & drink
Bike spares
Jacket

 


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
93 km
Duration
4:40 h
Ascent
967 m
Descent
967 m
Highest point
651 m
Lowest point
334 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest

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