Amberg-Schwarzsee Ring

Hiking Trail · Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.4 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
697 m
Descent
697 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Geological highlights
magnificent view from Palnock over the entire zone of Millstätter See, and the Alps to the south, with the Mittagskogel and Karawanken mountains, the Julian Alps, Dobratsch, the Carnic Alps, and the Hohe Tauern as far as Grossglockner and Rosennock.

Author’s recommendation

Alpengasthof Walder offers homemade foods and Carinthian delights.
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Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
1890 m
Lowest point
1274 m
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Safety information

The most important emergency numbers in Austria

144 ambulance service

140 alpine emergency call

112 European emergency number

Equipment

An important condition for the success of a hike is the study of the maps and optimal equipment. The basic equipment is fitting climbing boots and a water repelling and windproof jacket and trousers (rain shelter). Sun glasses, mobile phone and a first aid package should be in your backpack.

 

Start

Alpengasthof Walder, 9712 Fresach (1281 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.700610, 13.730530
UTM
33T 402950 5172677

Destination

Alpengasthof Walder, 9712 Fresach

Turn-by-turn directions

from the departure point at 1300 metres, you follow a forest road to an old mule track that climbs to Lake Schwarzsee (1800 m). Here you have a fine view over the Drava valley and Gegendtal. Continue west to the top of Palnock (1900 m) where there is a lookout platform. From Palnock you head south back to the starting point on “Jagasteig” path (good hiking boots are recommended).

Getting there

gloss over the direction of Döbriach Fresach by car
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Discovery map Lake and mountain encounters ® around lake Millstätter See – Millstätter See Tourismus

The Millstätter See alpine Trail. Hidden Places ® - Millstätter See Tourismus

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass 066 Millstätter See Freytag & Berndt WK 221 Liesertal - Maltatal - Millstätter See
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Millstätter See Tourismus GmbH
Updated: July 19, 2018


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