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From the Grossglockner to the sea on the Alpe Adria Trail

From the Grossglockner to the sea on the Alpe Adria Trail

Hiking Collection by Kärnten

44

Tours

286:22 h

553 mi

103,175 ft

The Alpe-Adria Trail, which is signposted from start to finish, is a varied 750-km-long voyage of exploration that traverses the borders of three countries – Austria, Italy and Slovenia – and three cultures. It runs from the foothills of the majestic Grossglockner Mountain to the azure Adriatic Sea. With views of a superb variety of natural wonders, alpine aquatic adventures and fascinating animal and plant life, it wends its way around lakes, streams and rivers, until it reaches its goal: the Adriatic Sea. A practical benefit: The Alpe-Adria Trail Booking Centre is ready to help you organise the individual tour you want and make it happen.

Trekking enthusiasts can book their hiking routes by phoning the Alpe-Adria Trail Booking Centre or with a click of the mouse at alpe-adria-trail.com. You can choose from various packages or put your desired tour together with the help of a personal consultation.

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Find all further information on: alpe-adria-trail.com and facebook.com/AlpeAdriaTrail.

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Alpe-Adria-Trail

418 mi

74,875 ft

82,500 ft

Last updated: December 9, 2021

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  • Difficult
    05:03
    8.91 mi
    1.8 mph
    425 ft
    3,900 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    Look forward to this first leg of the Alpe-Adria Trail: this unique experience, which is characterized by numerous natural phenomena. The highest mountain in Austria, the largest glacier in the Eastern Alps, the mighty Gößnitzfall and last but not least the famous pilgrimage church Heiligenblut line your unforgettable way!

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  • Intermediate
    03:48
    7.66 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,200 ft
    2,000 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Experience first hand the untouched natural landscape in the core and the mountain farming cultural landscape in the outer zone: On this stage you will get to know the two formative elements of the Hohe Tauern National Park. With jewels of peasant wooden architecture such as the Apriacher Stockmühlen

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  • Difficult
    05:52
    11.6 mi
    2.0 mph
    3,300 ft
    650 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The very varied stage follows an old "Kirchweg" - along this route, the pilgrimage church "Marterle" used to be visited by devout churchgoers from the Upper Mölltal.

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  • Intermediate
    03:39
    7.27 mi
    2.0 mph
    275 ft
    3,525 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    We can look forward to a predominantly downhill hike along an old pilgrimage route: From "Marterle" we hike over romantic alpine pastures and through cool forests directly to Stall in the Mölltal. Part of our route leads through forest roads, but often on old trails through forests down to stable.

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  • Difficult
    06:28
    11.2 mi
    1.7 mph
    3,875 ft
    3,050 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    We expect a promising and varied stage far above the Mittlerer Mölltal: Old footpaths to mountain farms, a historic school route, some newer forest roads and as a highlight of the stage the legendary "runway" from the time of copper mining.

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  • Difficult
    08:11
    15.2 mi
    1.9 mph
    3,950 ft
    3,525 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This stage corresponds to a journey into the "good old days". First, the Mölltal descending from Innerfragant is reached. After a long ascent to the Staneralm, the promising crossing to Mallnitz, the alpine pearl of the national park, awaits you as the culmination of this stage!

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  • Intermediate
    04:58
    11.1 mi
    2.2 mph
    525 ft
    2,175 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    Two spectacular gorges and a historic village center from the gold mining time: on the varied stage from Mallnitz to Obervellach inspire natural and cultural landscape!

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  • Intermediate
    04:45
    8.95 mi
    1.9 mph
    2,375 ft
    1,550 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    Carinthia's oldest cult place, a fairy-tale castle and the spectacular Tauernbahn: this stage provides exciting insights into the cultural history of the region!

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  • Difficult
    06:15
    13.0 mi
    2.1 mph
    2,050 ft
    2,075 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Look forward to this last, "fabulous", but also for those interested in technology great, stage in the Hohe Tauern! The ancient cult place Danielsberg, the legendary Barbarossa gorge and the small white pilgrimage church of St. Maria in Hohenburg know all sorts of things to tell and are highlights along

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  • Difficult
    05:23
    11.5 mi
    2.1 mph
    1,450 ft
    2,025 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This stage takes you past the Filialkirche St. Lucia with the Altersberger Augenwasser. Fairy-tale the route runs along the Drachenwandermeile with the longest suspension bridge in the Alps to Neuschitz (walkable only during opening hours). The finale is called Gmünd. An award-winning artist's city whose

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  • Intermediate
    04:07
    9.08 mi
    2.2 mph
    825 ft
    1,350 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    On this stage, a leisurely hike along a high plateau awaits you. On lush forest and meadow paths to Treffling to the castle Sommeregg. Make the most of the panoramic view: the artist town Gmünd, which you left behind on the last stage, the Lieser and Maltatal and the surrounding mountains.

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  • Difficult
    08:33
    14.7 mi
    1.7 mph
    5,400 ft
    1,625 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    In Seeboden on the Millstätter See, the gently rolling hills of the Nockberge await you on this stage, with traces of legendary slayers, the so-called "Hadian Leit". At the Tschiernock you will experience the unique view of the beautiful landscape, as well as a hint of the past.

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  • Difficult
    08:03
    15.7 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,575 ft
    5,375 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    The hike across the lush pastures on the Millstätter Höhensteig touches all the senses: Let yourself be inspired by the fantastic view of the picturesque Lake Millstätter See. Follow the paved pebbled paths until you reach your destination in the evening: the romantic, promising shore of Lake Millstatt.

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  • Difficult
    06:14
    12.4 mi
    2.0 mph
    3,675 ft
    225 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    From Döbriach via Radenthein this stage leads you along the Mühlenweg towards Erlacherhaus. Again and again you will meet the garnet. It seems as if all the senses on Kneipp and Mühlenwanderweg become one with nature.

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  • Difficult
    07:00
    10.2 mi
    1.5 mph
    3,300 ft
    3,275 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The fragrant and thriving biodiversity of this stage through one of the most beautiful areas in the biosphere reserve Nockberge is due to the changing calcareous and crystalline ancient rock. Three peaks are to be tackled until the stage destination, the Falkerthaus / Lärchenhütte: the Predigerstuhl

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  • Difficult
    07:43
    10.9 mi
    1.4 mph
    3,350 ft
    4,925 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The fragrance of Speik, the "Gold of the Nockberge", accompanies the promising stage of the Alpe-Adria-Trails beginning at the Falkerthaus / Lärchenhütte. Over the Hundsfeldscharte you reach the Falkertsee and the Rödresnock. Following the aroma of the Speik, you hike over the Schwarzkofel and on to Bad Kleinkirchheim.

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  • Difficult
    08:33
    14.2 mi
    1.7 mph
    4,425 ft
    4,975 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    This stage takes you from the Wasser-Sinnespark in Bad Kleinkirchheim via the Waldtratte to the Kaiserburg. Via the mighty double summit of the Wöllaner Nock we reach the geographical center of Carinthia in the municipality of Arriach. And maybe also to your own center.

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  • Difficult
    05:24
    9.91 mi
    1.8 mph
    4,000 ft
    600 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This stage leads from the rural Arriach on the fire mountain. Starting in Arriach, the geographical center of Carinthia, the hike leads you over the western flank of the Gerlitzen Alpe, on partly small paths, through beautiful forest and pasture landscapes. In the midst of this paradise, a small alpine

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  • Difficult
    05:54
    11.7 mi
    2.0 mph
    750 ft
    5,300 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    After a unique sunrise, it goes through fragrant spruce and larch forests down to the lake. The short, longing panoramic views of the surrounding mountain landscape and on the emerald-green Lake Ossiach shorten the way. The lapping of the waterfall, the Carinthian snack in between and the chirping of

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  • Difficult
    06:09
    12.0 mi
    1.9 mph
    1,750 ft
    1,950 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    Look forward to a wonderful hike from Lake Ossiach to Lake Wörthersee on this stage of the Alpe-Adria-Trail. And that's how it goes for you over the Ossiacher Tauern from the richest lake to the largest, most famous and most dazzling lake in Carinthia - including historical insights.

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    44
  • Distance
    553 mi
  • Duration
    286:22 h
  • Elevation
    103,175 ft

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