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Villacher Alpenstrasse

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Address: Villach, Austria
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Great ride

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Dougie S
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 stars 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 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

A fantastic day out for all the family. There are many places to stop along the way including view points and bottanical gardens (for an additional fee). There is a lovely hutte (mountain restaurant) at the top of the route and from here you can walk to the summit for amazing views across into Italy and Slovenia. Be prepared for... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

The road is really beautiful, with lot of parkplaces to watch the panorama and take pictures, but why pay EUR 16.50? In Switzerland are lot of roads like that, some are much more beautiful, and the most of them are free.....

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