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Cycle Tour Cyclovia - Alpe-Adria - Radweg CAAR

Travel report: Von Villach bis nach Grado auf einer alten Eisenbahntrasse

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Elevation profile Cycle Tour Cyclovia - Alpe-Adria - Radweg CAARVillachVenzoneUdinePalmanova Old TownAquileiaGrado02004006008001000050100150200250

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Cycle route metrics

planned

ridden

Total distance in km

274

275

Cumulative elevation gain in m

1.167

1.166

Avg. slope uphill in %

0,43

0,42

Cumulative elevation loss in m

1.652

1.649

Total cycling hours

-

18,0

Avg. pace in km/h

-

15,3

GPS track data

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Track points in total

7.090

7.110

Track points per km (avg)

26

26

Start/endpoint

Start location

Villach, KTN., AT (498 m NHN)

End location

Cervignano del Friuli, 36, IT (13 m NHN)

Character

This international cycling path, runs mostly along an old train route. It starts in Salzburg, but we cycled from Villach in Austria to Grado at the Adriatic cost. In Carinthia it’s called R1, in Friaul-Veneto-Gulia FVG 1.
From Udine it also follows the EV 8 "Mediterranean Route".
alpe-adria-radweg.com

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Landscape

From Tarvisio to Venzone, the route runs through a narrow valley between towering mountains. From Venzone and especially from Udine, the valley widens and is very much characterised by agriculture.

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Travel to and from ...

This international cycle route is easily accessible by train. If you are not already cycling it from Salzburg, various places can be easily reached from Salzburg or Vienna with EC or RailJet connections. However, it is advisable to reserve spaces for your bikes in good time.
For the return journey, cycle to Cervignano and from there take a regional train to Udine. From Udine, the ÖBB train runs again via Villach to Salzburg or Vienna.
All tickets and reservations can be booked via ÖBB. Only the Cervignano - Udine cycle ticket is only available from the ticket machine at Cervignano station.

Sources of information

Stages

53 km

Törl-Maglan, Tarvis,

50 km

Pontebba, Chuisaforte, Moggio

64 km

Palmanova, Cervignano, Aquliea

Beds4Cyclists, worth visiting and infrastructure

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508 m

 

AT-9500 Villach

 

Hotel without restaurant (garni)

 

2 km
0,0 km
514 m

 

AT-9500 Villach

 

Youth hostel

 

4 km
0,0 km
504 m

 

AT-9500 Villach

 

Hotel

 

4 km
0,0 km
499 m

AT-9500 Villach

 

Heritage building(s)

Main parish church Saint James the Greater
Main parish church Saint James the Greater
Main square with pillory in the city of Villach
Main square with pillory in the city of Villach
Lederer lane, city of Villach
Lederer lane, city of Villach

Villach is a town located in Carinthia in Austria. It has about 60,000 inhabitants.

Understand

Villach is the second-largest city of Carinthia. It is a railway gateway to most parts of Austria as well as the Italian border. In Austria Villach is well-known for its carnival which is broadcast on public television throughout Austria. Villach is quite an old city with roots back in Roman times (when the city was called Santicum).The city was heavily bombed in World War II destroying many parts of the city.

See

  • Museum der Stadt Villach - if you are interested in the history of the town go there. The museum has a nice expo on minerals, mining and all kinds of Villacher History. Nice to visit for some background info on the town of Villach. Time to visit approx. 1 hour.
    Widmanngasse 38, +43 4242 2053500, Tu to Su 10:00 - 16:30
  • The bell tower of St Jakob - The church of St Jakob (the parish church of Villach) has an impressive bell tower, 94 metres high. It is the tallest in Carinthia and its present appearance and height dates back to 1847. Visitors can climb the 239 steps to the top and enjoy the wonderful view.

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Wikivoyage contributors, 'Villach', Wikivoyage, The FREE worldwide travel guide that anyone can edit, 10 September 2015, 15:02 UTC, https://en.wikivoyage.org/w/index.php?title=Villach&oldid=2855200 Wikivoyage Icon [accessed 30 August 2016]

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4 km
0,0 km
486 m

 

AT-9500 Villach

 

Tourist information

Hours of opening

Jänner bis April:
Montag bis Freitag von 9 bis 17 Uhr
Samstag geschlossen

1. Mai bis 30. Juni:
Montag bis Freitag von 9 bis 18 Uhr
Samstag von 10 bis 14 Uhr

1. Juli bis 31. August:
Montag bis Freitag von 9 bis 19 Uhr
Samstag von 10 bis 16 Uhr

1. September bis 31. Oktober:
Montag bis Freitag von 9 bis 18 Uhr
Samstag von 10 bis 14 Uhr

November:
Montag bis Freitag von 9 bis 17 Uhr
Samstag geschlossen

Dezember:
Montag bis Freitag von 9 bis 17 Uhr
Samstag von 10 bis 16 Uhr

 

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