The Bog Ride on Lake Faak (Faaker See)

Bicycle Rides · Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
11.2 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
120 m
Descent
120 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly
A short bike ride near Lake Faak.
This family-friendly bike ride takes you on some paved roads and some gravel paths through the Faak Bog (Faaker Moor) and several small towns near Lake Faak.  

Author’s recommendation

Finkenstein has a few excellent inns and restaurants- a stop is highly recommended!
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Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
610 m
Lowest point
532 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

The route sometimes ends up on main roads for a short time- when it does, pay closer attention as there may be more traffic!

Equipment

Helmet and water bottle

Tips, hints and links

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Tourismusinformation Faak (561 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.566250, 13.908270
UTM
33T 416331 5157543

Destination

Tourismusinformation Faak

Turn-by-turn directions

The start of this bike ride is the Faak tourist information center (Tourismusinformation Faak).  From there, you head east until reaching Fliederweg.  Ride on the bike path and the “Bachstrasse” through Faak until reaching the main road (Bundesstrasse), which you cross in order to get to the “Faaker Moor” bike path.  Follow the bog path (Moorweg) to Höfling where you ride further along “Höflinger Strasse” to St. Stefan.  Riding downhill past churches and inns, you have to go over the tracks in the Finkenstein town center.  Take a left on the main road and follow this until reaching a round-about in Faak. Take the first turn and follow the road to the small town of Pogöriach and through Ratnitz and Latschach in a loop until you get back to the round-about.  From there it is only a short ride back to the starting point.

Public transport

Faak is reachable with the busses and trains of the ÖBB.

Getting there

Faak is reachable on the highway- exit at either "Villach Faaker See" or "Villach-Warmbad."

Parking

There are plenty of parking spots available at Faak tourist information.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
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Updated: August 09, 2019


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