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Via Alpina - Purple Trail

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  • Faszinierende Bergwelt am Obir in Kärnten
    Faszinierende Bergwelt am Obir in Kärnten
    Photo: ÖTK Österreichischer Touristenklub , ÖTK
m 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 500 1000 800 600 400 200 km Hochgern (1.748 m) Kampenwand Ostgipfel Ausblick zum Hochgern Staffn-Alm
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Distance 1,043.6 km
365:00 h
55,100 m
56,415 m
2,296 m
339 m
Internationally known long-distance hiking trail from Slovenia über Österreich to Germany

On 66 stages, the purple route of the Via Alpina leads from Slovenia via Austria to Germany. On the way from the Julian Alps to the Allgäu, the route crosses the Steiner Alps, the Karawanken, the Styrian Alps, the Niedere Tauern, the Dachstein, the Salzburg Alps, the Berchtesgaden Alps, the Chiemgau Alps, the Bavarian Pre-Alps and the Ammergau Alps. The landscape consists of limestone plateaus and mountain forests over large parts of the route. Away from the tourist sites, such as the Königssee and the Königsschlässern near Füssen, the violet Via Alpina is mostly off the beaten track. The adventure is usually no problem for experienced mountain hikers with sufficient stamina.


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