Cycling near lake Faaker See - Burgrunde

Road Cycling · Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
47.4 km
Duration
2:30h
Ascent
700 m
Descent
700 m
Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available
Short cycling tour in the vicinity of lake Faaker See - impressive views lake included .
This short and  signposted bike tour leads from lake Faaker See to lake Aichwaldsee and then to the beautiful castle arena Finkenstein . From there the trail follows quiet side streets until after Fürnitz and from there the way goes back to lake Faaker See .

Author’s recommendation

Stop at lake Aichwaldsee and enjoy a short break and the beautiful scenery.
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Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
885 m
Lowest point
502 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

The roads are not always in perfect condition - watch out for those spots.

Tips, hints and links

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Tourist Information Faak (562 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.566223, 13.907977
DMS
46°33'58.4"N 13°54'28.7"E
UTM
33T 416309 5157541
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Destination

Tourist Information Faak

Turn-by-turn directions

From the tourist information in Faak turn right and follow the Dietrichsteinerstraße to the public bath (Strandbad) Faak. Follow the road around the lake, passing the camping sites. Take the first road to the right to get to Ledenitzen, cross the railway line carefully and drive past the Hotel Mittagskogel towards lake Aichwaldsee. Drive past the lake and after entering Latschach, take the first to the left to the Martinihof. Follow the road to a small place called Outschena and then cycle westwards to castle Finkenstein. The next part of the trail leads downhill towards Finkenstein and past the climbing paradise Kanzianiberg. Turn left before you get to the main road in Finkenstein, left to Goritschach. The  path leads above the golf course Finkenstein to the small villages of Techanting and then Susalitsch, St. Job, Korpitsch and Hart. From there you have to cycle downhill to Fürnitz to follow parallel to the railway line through Fürnitz back towards Gödersdorf and then Finkenstein. Follow the road to Latschach, turn left in the middle of the village and cycle back to the tourist information in Faak.

Public transport

Faak can be reached by bus or by train.

Getting there

Take one of the following A2 motorway exits: Villach-Faaker See or Villach Warmbad.

Parking

There is enough parking space available opposite the tourist information.

Coordinates

DD
46.566223, 13.907977
DMS
46°33'58.4"N 13°54'28.7"E
UTM
33T 416309 5157541
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Racing cycle, tools and drinking water.
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Updated: August 14, 2019


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