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Any visitor to Villach or the surrounding area should not miss this!!

Absolutely fascinating park area with 100 of plants (all of them with name tags, or so it seems... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris S
Portschach am Worther See, Austria
Bring your sturdy shoes

Dobratsch Nature Park is accessible from parking P11 at the end of the Villacher Alpenstrasse. You... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Klagenfurter Strasse 66, Villach 9500, Austria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely fascinating park area with 100 of plants (all of them with name tags, or so it seems). We enjoyed the visit tremendously

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Dobratsch Nature Park is accessible from parking P11 at the end of the Villacher Alpenstrasse. You can walk to the viewing platform or to the summit of the Dobratch, where a small church and a restaurant can be visited. We chose to limit our walk...More

1  Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Nice area of Austria. Large mountains of Austria Slovenia Italy. If you like walking this is the place to come. On the top is a very old church. A new cafe with rooms to rent. Other places to ester lower down. Nice place to eat...More

1  Thank Frieda C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Ideal for hiking in hot summer days. The path is quite easy, so it's not a problem to go with small children. In winter there is heaven. And the air is always clear!

1  Thank Nikola L
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This is a fabulous attraction with stunning views of Austria, Slovenia, and Italy. The Southern trail to the top follows the face of the cliff and offers beautiful views of Italy. It is steep and rocky in many places and requires care when crossing rockslides....More

1  Thank DanandKay
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Hiking up from P11 to the peak - snow fell since 2 nights ago and probably the reason why there's not many hikers at 8am - the hike is pretty easy but be prepared for cold and wind is must with gloves and masks. On...More

1  Thank Feeii N
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We did it in a bit less than 90 minutes and we did not hurry at all. Quite easy, it goes up but never too abruptly, and the path is quite comfortable.

1  Thank Pascal_Bettembourg
Reviewed 25 August 2016

By driving up from Villacher Aplen Strasse, there are a lot of parking lots from where one can hike or just sit for enjoying a view over Carinthia or over Villach. The last parking lot is at around 1700m above sea level. The top of...More

Thank WaqasMumtaz
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This is a family-friendly hike to just over 2000m. There are a couple of possible routes: One takes you up the main path; a wide gravel path where you'll most likely meet people regularly along the way. The other takes you round the south face...More

1  Thank Urcky
Reviewed 25 December 2015

I love this hike, both in summer and winter. So beautiful views, scenery.... A nice small church at the top as well as a restaurant... Absolutely a must!

Thank Milan L
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