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Stuning Scenery and fantastic road

Alpenestrasse is verry well kept as it should be for 17 Euros fee you are obliged to pay. But it is... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Borut B
Nice and helpfully signed, but there are more stunning free roads close at hand.

It is a very serene drive and there are two pretty ordinary restaurants with extraordinary views... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Washington, DC area
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“julian alps” (6 reviews)
Villach, Austria
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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

Thank Borut B
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

Thank masuke
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

Thank Uros Z
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.

Thank Viatorem
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

Thank Hedy T
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
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

1  Thank qxray
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Wonderful place for hiking, snowshoeing , relaxing. We are there in spring, summer, autumn and winter. There are some hiking trails, panorama places to enjoy the view over the lakes and the mountains.

Thank Nischelwitzer R
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best Natural Parks in Austria to visit Super views. Museum . Take a tour of the dam. See the local animals and birds. Climbing a mountain if you up to it. Walk into a glacier

Thank Frieda C
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

16 km pay road leading out of Villach and after a nice drive arriving at 1800 meters. Restaurant at parking lot is small but has character. Apfelstrudel was very good. From here many hikes are possible. The peak is about a 90 min hike up...More

Thank Andy M
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