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Villach - Krastal

Road Cycling · Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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  • Rennrad Alpenstraße
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    Photo: Martin Steinthaler, Region 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
655 m
492 m
Use this beautiful round tour for a road bike training.

Author’s recommendation

Visit one of the restaurants on your way.
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Region Villach
Update: May 11, 2022
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

Public-transport-friendly

Villach train station is reachable by bus in regular intervals.  

Click here for timetable information.

Click here for the Carinthia train station shuttle.

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
w3w 
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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.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
26.8 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
162 m
Descent
162 m
Highest point
655 m
Lowest point
492 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Refreshment stops available Geological highlights

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