Hike to the White Lakes
Hiking break in Krstenica
Hiking break at the Alpe-Adria trail

Alpe-Adria Border Triangle Tour

On the footsteps of the Alpe-Adria trail.

This hiking trip offers the unique experience of discovering three countries in one week. The south of Austria meets Italy and Slovenia. Experience an exciting and easy hiking trip in impressive mountain and natural landscapes characterized by the three cultures of the countries. Starting from Villach you go on to Italy where you walk through a small part of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region. A highlight of the tour is certainly the Italian pilgrimage town of Monte Lussari. No less impressive is the Slovenian part of the hiking tour, as it leads to the Triglav National Park and the fashionable ski resort of Kranjska Gora - also known as the Kitzbühel of Slovenia.

Mountain Walking

Mountain Walking
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
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Itinerary

You start in the lively city center of Villach and find yourself in the middle of nature in no time: The suburb of Warmbad Villach was already known to the ancient Romans, because of an important trade route that led through here. You walk along the old Roman road and the river Gail through the nature reserve Schütt. The impressive Dobratsch massiv is watching over you.

approx. 5 to 6 hours
15 km
200 m
130 m

Today your tour leads across the border to Italy, mostly through untouched natural landscape with beautiful views of the Dobratsch and the idyllic Gailtal valley. This mountain range is characterized by the so-called Karnische Kamm of beautiful alpine landscapes. On the descent you will soon see the church of Camporosso, today's stage destination.

approx. 5 to 6 hours
17 km
1.050 m
1.090 m

Hike to the famous Monte Lussari, which has always been the destination of many pilgrimages by Italian, Slavic and German believers. The unique location at the summit with the pubs and small shops shows the attraction the Marian pilgrimage church and the place exercises on pilgrims and hikers alike. The experience is rounded off with a breathtaking view of the entire mountain range of the Julian Alps.

approx. 6 to 7 hours
16 km
950 m
950 m

After a short transfer you will hike at the foot of the mighty Mangart Group to the White Lakes (Laghi di Fusine), small and fascinating lakes formed by glaciers embedded in a dense spruce forest at the foot of the mountain Mangart. Depending on the season, enjoy the fascinating reflection of the surrounding mountains. Through wide plateaus, wet meadows, peat bogs and pine forests, you walk over the Italian / Slovenian border to the famous ski resort Kranjska Gora.

approx. 5 hours
17 km
250 m
250 m

Today you are free to explore the surroundings of Kranjska Gora - also called the Kitzbühel of Slovenia – or to enjoy a rest day. There are plenty of opportunities for smaller and larger hiking tours around this chic place. It is the gateway to the famous Triglav National Park, around Slovenia's highest mountain.

approx. 5 hours
20 km
780 m
780 m

You leave Slovenia today and return to Austria. From the wide high valley of Kranjska Gora the route leads up to the Jepza saddle, which marks the border between the two states. The descent then takes you in the area of the impressive Mittagskogel directly to the turquoise-blue Lake Faaker See and Villach. You will remember this wonderful view of the Mittagskogel for a long time.

approx. 7 to 8 hours
13 km
1.100 m
1.350 m

Tour character

The hike runs along well marked mountain and hiking trails. The tour is suitable for anyone with a good basic condition. Only the last stage requires a bit more stamina.

Prices and events

All data for 2019 at a glance
Season 1
Jun 16, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019
Sep 1, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Sunday
Season 2
Jun 29, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019
Sunday
Alpe-Adria Border Triangle Tour 8 days, AT-AAWVI-08X
Base price
Surcharge single room
639,00
119,00
678,00
119,00

Category: beautiful 3*** hotels and country hotels

Season 1
Jun 16, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019
Sep 1, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Season 2
Jun 29, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019
Villach
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
59,00
76,00
59,00
76,00

Services and infos

Included

  • 7 overnight stays as stated, breakfast included
  • Luggage transfer
  • Welcome briefing (DE, EN)
  • Transfers according to program
 
 
 
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents 1x per room (DE, EN)
  • Service hotline

Anreise / Parken / Abreise

  • Flughafen Klagenfurt, Salzburg oder Ljubljana. Per Bus und Bahn nach Villach (www.oebb.at).
  • Bahnanreise nach Villach.
  • Parken: öffentliche Parkgarage, ca. € 35,- pro Woche, keine Vorreservierung.

Things to note

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Special dates for groups of min. 5 persons on request
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
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