Dobratsch Rundwanderweg – The ideal start to the hiking season
In four days around him and him thereby always in the view: The circular hiking trail around Carinthia’s mystical mountain, the Dobratsch ©Naturpark Dobratsch
The Dobratsch has a great importance for Villach and generally for hiking in Carinthia. It is one of the most important local recreation areas for the city and at the same time a supplier of drinking water. This, together with the ecological uniqueness of the area, led to the establishment of the Dobratsch Nature Park in 2002. Today, large parts of the Dobratsch are additionally designated as a European protected area as a sign of its ecological importance. Especially the landslide area “Schütt” on the southern flank of the mountain are by the uniqueness of the world of forms, the very special climatic conditions on the gigantic sunny flank and the difficult usability a habitat, as there are only a few in Austria.
The circular route is counterclockwise and against the stress of everyday life
So no matter whether you go around or over the Dobratsch: a wonderful hiking experience in Carinthia is guaranteed – not for nothing has the Dobratsch circular hiking trail been chosen by the renowned “Wandermagazin” to the very good fifth place in the election of Austria’s most beautiful long-distance hiking trails 2018 and was able to prevail against renowned competition. And at the same time you are optimally prepared for your summer long-distance hiking project.
You can find all important info about the Dobratsch circular hiking trail here.
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