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Parking is available right next to the cafe-pub Bicycle.

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  • Weingärten und Blick nach Heimschuh
    Weingärten und Blick nach Heimschuh
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A beautiful hike with a scenically varied route.
moderate
Distance 10.3 km
3:00 h
286 m
286 m
441 m
277 m
The Heimschuher Basin, which was formed by the erosion of the Sulm River south of the Sausal, was a barren alluvial landscape in early times. It was hardly suitable for settlement activities, and so the first remains of settlement by the Illyrians can be found on the Königsberg to the west of the village. A ring wall and isolated tumuli indicate this. The Roman road that connected Flavia Solva with the provincial capital Virunum also led westwards along the southern edge of the Heimschuher basin. That is why today's parish church is not, as it seems, out of the way, but was built on the edge of this traffic route. Old wayside crosses and Roman-era burial grounds still mark the course of this road today. Its documented history began more than 1000 years ago when the German King Otto I (936 - 973) donated his possessions between Sulm and Laßnitz and from the Murebene to the Koralpe to the Archbishopric of Salzburg.

 

Author’s recommendation

The Hartlieb kernel oil mill invites you to visit before or after the hike.
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Claudia Zorn
Update: October 04, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
441 m
Lowest point
277 m
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Safety information

Walk on the hiking trail at your own risk.
Please keep dogs on a leash.

Emergency number Red Cross: 144

Tips and hints

Tourist Office Südsteiermark
Hauptplatz 40
A-8530 Deuschlandsberg


Office Kitzeck Tel.: +43 (0)3456 3500
Office Leibnitz Tel.: +43 (0)3452 76811
office@suedsteiermark.info
www.suedsteiermark.info 

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Municipal office Heimschuh (278 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.759926, 15.488239
DMS
46°45'35.7"N 15°29'17.7"E
UTM
33T 537284 5178601
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Destination

Municipal office Heimschuh

Turn-by-turn directions

Variant 5a: The Heimschuh - Nestelberg connection takes us along the municipal path without any major differences in altitude and allows us to do shortened variants of the hike.

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

We take the train to Kaindorf a.d. Sulm. www.oebb.at
Continue by taxi to Heimschuh. T: 0043 (0)664 886 57 826

Getting there

Coming from the south, north, west and east via the A9 Phyrnautobahn - exit Leibnitz - continue in the direction of Kaindorf/S. - Heimschuh.

Parking

Parking is available right next to the cafe-pub Bicycle.

Coordinates

DD
46.759926, 15.488239
DMS
46°45'35.7"N 15°29'17.7"E
UTM
33T 537284 5178601
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Hiking map available at the information office or download here.

Equipment

Sturdy and comfortable shoes required.
We recommend taking a bottle of water with you.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.3 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
286 m
Descent
286 m
Highest point
441 m
Lowest point
277 m
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