Mountain Bike Tour around the Oswaldiberg

Mountain Biking · Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
11.7 km
Duration
1:30h
Ascent
250 m
Descent
250 m
Loop Refreshment stops available
Discover on your mountain bike the beautiful area around the Oswaldiberg in Villach and enjoy a wonderful view on Lake Vassach at the end of your tour.
This tour starts directly at Lake Vassach. From there it is only a short way to Vassach, a borough of Villach. From there you can already enjoy the first views of the town of Villach and the Dobratsch Nature Park. Enjoy the rushing of the creek while cycling up the forest road. After From there the way leads to Treffen am Ossiacher See. Passing the steep eastern side of Oswaldiberg, cycle the street back to Lake Vassach.
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Difficulty
easy
Technique
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Landscape
Highest point
Eihholzgraben, 705 m
Lowest point
Vassacher See, 521 m
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Rest Stop

Gasthof Gasser

Safety information

Please stick to the "Mountain Bike Fair Play rules of the region of Villach". Adjust your pace to the circumstances and pay particular attention to other vehicles and hikers.

Equipment

E-bike, mountain or trekking bike, drink, helmet and smartphone.

Tips, hints and links

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Parking area Lake Vassach (531 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.633815, 13.857507
UTM
33T 412549 5165106

Destination

Parking area Lake Vassach

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parking area at Lake Vasssach cross the main road. Shortly afterwards turn to the left and then immediately turn right towards Oswaldiberg. After around 0.5 km, turn left and follow the signs "Tour rund um den Oswaldiberg". Follow the signs and turn right at the next junction. After around 0.5 km you will find yourself in the hamlet Großvassach. Cycle through and always keep to the right. At the next intersection follow the signs to the right. The road then leads to the Eichholzgraben where you will reach the highest point of the tour after about 3 km. Once there, turn right towards Treffen am Ossiacher See. In Treffen, turn right and follow the signs and the road towards Töbring. In Töbrin go  past the tourist information and from there through the tunnel. Then immediately turn right. After a short climb, you will reach the cycle path, which takes you back to the last kilometers to the starting point of the tour.

Parking

Parking directly at the Vassach Lake.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
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Updated: September 19, 2019


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