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From Villach into the Krastal

Road Cycling · Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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A circuit near the river, suitable for a racing bike.  
easy
Distance 26.8 km
3:00 h
162 m
162 m

Author’s recommendation

"Von der Kanzelhöhe zum Ossiacher See (Teilstrecke 1)-" search the app and the English directions for this route will appear!
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Region Villach
Update: August 13, 2019
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
655 m
Lowest point
492 m
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Safety information

Control your speed on the descent and be considerate of other bikers.  The "Mountainbike Fairplay" rules apply here!

Tips and hints

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Villach- Hauptplatz (Main Square) (494 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.615689, 13.848526
DMS
46°36'56.5"N 13°50'54.7"E
UTM
33T 411833 5163102
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Destination

Villach - Hauptplatz

Turn-by-turn directions

This trek begins at the "Hauptplatz" (main square) in Villach, leading you to the Drau bridge.  Staying on the northern bank of the Drau, you ride downstream until reaching "Friedensbrücke" (Peace Bridge), where you turn left.  Going along the "Seebach" the path goes to St. Andrä and "Ossiacher See" (Lake Ossiach), where it takes you to Treffen.  After the town of Köttwein, you take a left and go through Krastal to Puch and then take the Drau bike path back to Villach.  

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Villach train station is reachable by bus in regular intervals.  

Getting there

By car take the A10 highway and exit at either "Villach-West" or "Villach-Faaker See."

Parking

There are plenty of free parking spots near the Villach city center.  

Coordinates

DD
46.615689, 13.848526
DMS
46°36'56.5"N 13°50'54.7"E
UTM
33T 411833 5163102
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Bike with tested breaks, bike helmet, leisure clothing, wind jacket, sunglasses, drinks, etc.

Basic Equipment for Road Cycling

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Cycling shoes
  • Padded shorts and jersey
  • Sunglasses

roadCyclingTechnical

  • Water bottle and cage
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • 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
26.8 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
162 m
Descent
162 m
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