Nature and exercise
Nature and exercise on the Dobratsch
Hiking, enjoying nature, getting away from the daily grind on Villach’s landmark mountain
From the city of Villach into the high mountains – in only 20 minutes! The Villach Alpine Road makes a unique recreation and adventure region in the Dobratsch nature park accessible throughout the entire year. Numerous hiking trails cover the striking limestone stock and its closest surroundings. Discover tranquil valleys and forests, sunny mountain pastures and witnesses to an eventful past: the gigantic rockslide “Schütt”, the impressive “Rote Wand”, sea fossils around the summit, and relics of millennia-old settlements and mining on the Dobratsch. The nature park is particularly family-friendly. Exciting educational trails, easily accessible lookout points, playgrounds and adventure spots ensure a perfect daytrip.