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Feel the Freedom

Wonderful driving experience with multiple stops on the road to enjoy the views around. Viewing... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Qamer_Zia
,
Frankfurt, Germany
Superb views

I was blown away with the views driving up this road, I spent about three hours there but you could... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Malcolm S
,
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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“toll road” (4 reviews)
“great view” (5 reviews)
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Villach, Austria
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Wonderful driving experience with multiple stops on the road to enjoy the views around. Viewing platforms are nicely chosen to see the majestic beauty of the area. Great fun for adults and children. Enjoy the feeling of being away from everyday problems. There is a...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I was blown away with the views driving up this road, I spent about three hours there but you could esily spend a full day. Loads to see, pleanty of info, some eateries and some fantastic walks and photo opportunities.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Carinthia is one of the federal states of Austria (9 in number), a region located in the south of the country, Villach being the second largest in the area, an important traffic junction in the Alps-Adriatic area. Atractions : Gailtal Alps with Mt. Dobratsch (2166...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Alpenestrasse is verry well kept as it should be for 17 Euros fee you are obliged to pay. But it is worth every penny. All along it's 16 km in lenght, there are 11 spots with big and well equiped parking places. Each of that...More

1  Thank Borut B
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

It is a very serene drive and there are two pretty ordinary restaurants with extraordinary views; but, at the current moment, the Austrian government (playing to its right-leaning internal mood) has made it slow to cross the border from Slovenia and Italy where I found...More

1  Thank masuke
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

First you should pay the ticket to get on this road. It was 17 eur. If you like wild alpine flowers you should stop at Alpengarten. It is really beautiful garden with lots of flowers, very nice views and some old trees. This garden has...More

1  Thank Uros Z
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Some view points a long the way. You get to see the surrounding area not just the city of Villach. You can also run it up from the parking lot to the top- which is great.

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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Probably spoiled by other Mountain roads as this drive was not really exciting. Some stop areas have great views and if in the area you can take the drive

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Very scenic way up to the Dobratsch. If you are a sporty person, take the challenge of biking up to the top parking lot or even to the Gipfelhaus. In winter time do not miss the sledging from the mountain top. Lots of scenic views...More

Thank Davide P
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Driving up from Villach to the Roßtrattenhütte either via bike or by car is in both cases a very special adventure. At several locations are great viewpoints that present the interested viewer an awesome panorama. Then one could enjoy a Brettljausn and some drinks in...More

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