Highlights along the Villacher Alpine Road.
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The Highlights

 

Highlights

P0 Arena Lookout Platform

Curve 2: View of the ski jump (also during the summer).
 

P1 Panoramic rest area, 770 m

Comfortable rest area with a large recreation area.
 

P2 View of the city and lakes, 862 m

Stunning panoramic view of Villach.
 

P3 Forest rest area, 965 m

Idyllic rest area in a mixed forest with a view of the Finkenstein castle ruin.
 

P4 View of the Schütt, 1.020 m

Impressive view of the "Schütt" landslide area, view of the Julian Alps and Karawanken.
 

P5 Tri-border view, 1.307 m

View of the tri-border region (Austria, Slovenia, Italy)
 

P6 Alpine garden, 1.483 m

Nearly 800 alpine plants from three climatic zones. Extra admission; open daily from the beginning of June to the end of August from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (time required: approx. 1 hour).
 

P6 "Red Wall" observation platform

An absolute highlight: Stunning view 400 m into the deep rock face with a clear view of the Karawanken mountain range and Julian Alps.
 

P8 Aichinger Lodge Restaurant

Nature Park information point with "Rulers of the Skies - Bird Life in the Dobratsch Nature Park" exhibition, "The Other Half" - modern sculpture park in mountainous terrain and a panoramic view of the lakes.
 

P11 Rosstratte, 1.732 m

Panoramic view over most of Carinthia,the "Sun trails!" observation station, relaxing deck chairs, large adventure playground, Rosstrattenstüberl restaurant and "From the Ocean to the Mountain" geology trail. Point of depature for hikes - in the mornings, chamois can often be observed in the wild from the newly-built Chamois and Outlook Platform after a short 20-minutes walk on the panorama trail to the summit.
 

Dobratsch summit (2.167 m) and the Dobratsch summit house (2.143 m)

Hike from Rosstratte to the summit, to the Dobratsch Sumit House and two of the highest pilgrimage churches in the East-Alps (walking time: approx. 90 minutes).
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Hiking on the Dobratsch

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Family adventures

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Dobratsch Nature Park

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