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Address: Villach, Austria
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16 km pay road leading out of Villach and after a nice drive arriving at 1800 meters. Restaurant at parking lot is small but has character. Apfelstrudel was very good. From here... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 25, 2016
Andy M
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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

16 km pay road leading out of Villach and after a nice drive arriving at 1800 meters. Restaurant at parking lot is small but has character. Apfelstrudel was very good. From here many hikes are possible. The peak is about a 90 min hike up a moderate incline. Bring a windbreaker.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

As we had obtained again "Kaernten Cards", we could not leave out another drive up the Villacher Alpenstrasse. It is an interesting drive up the mountain, with 11 parking spots to enjoy special views. On Parking 11 at the end of the road you can visit the restaurant "Rosstratten" or continue by foot into the Dobratch Nature Park, but somewhat... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Sucks to pay a toll to ride a road but it was well worth it. The road was smooth, the turns were plenty, and the scenery was great.

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Malta
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

16.50euro to drive up the alpenstrasse road which is scenic I agree, but there are so many more scenic drives around the Julian Alps for which you do not need to pay any extra money. Usually money is paid for the use of cable cars, but if I am using my own car and petrol, well come on then why... More 

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Bettembourg, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Scenic landscapes and parkings to enjoy them, clear signs. Unfortunately you have to pay to take that road, and it's closed in winter.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We enjoyed very much this road. The weather was clear and later on clouds came and it was so beautiful. We stopped not in all the parkings but it may be an option if you have the whole day. Alpen garden is great for plants and insects lovers. It although costs a small fee. The views were great, the air... More 

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Villach, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Amazing place to have hike or to have a view of Carinthia from top. A lot of parking levels on the way above for hiking and photography

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RIO DE JANEIRO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Me and my husband did a bike tour . It was the a nice view and small towns...don t miss this wonderfull place...

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Breda, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

The villacher alpenstrasse is a nice road close to Villach. There are sufficient stops along the road with beautiful view points. At the top you will find a big parking space and a nice restaurant. That is also the place where various hiking tracks start. Admission does not come cheap at 18€ per car.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

The road it self has lot of places to stop, where you can take great view to Villach and surroundings. But the best part is when you get to the end of the road with the car. There is nice restaurant where you can have a meal, or you can simply continue walking to the top. The walk is not... More 

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