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Groppensteinschlucht Gorge

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Groppensteinschlucht Gorge
This gorge is just great! Groppenschlucht gorge – over trails and bridges, past rapids and Groppenstein waterfall (30 m), followed by the newly erected part of the gorge’s trail that develops Zechnerfall waterfall. Hike on a wooden trail system to the gorge’s exit. Then possibility to continue the hike to the romantic tavern “Zur Guten Quelle” or to “Almgasthof Himmelbauer” (1240 m).


Sturdy shoes needed, 2,5 km long, about 230 m altitude difference, gorge of senses at Obervellach (climatic spa) in the vacation region Upper Tauern – the National Park Region in Carinthia. Health spring with quiet and vitality, stunning and spectacular views.
Groppensteinschlucht Gorge
Raufen 3
9821 Obervellach
Phone +43(0)4782/2510
Mail Link info@ groppensteinschlucht.at
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opening hours
Every day 13/05-30/06 from 9am-4 pm, 01/07-10/09 from 9am-5pm, 11/09-08/10 from 9am-4pm; Maybe closed in case of bad weather (rain). Visit duration: 1,5 h

admission charges
1 free admission every day. Photo ID required!


BY CAR: motorway A10 – motorway junction Spittal/Millstättersee – towards Großglockner/Nationalpark Hohe Tauern – Obervellach/Raufen. Or: Lienz – Iselsberg/Winklern – Flattach – Obervellach/Raufen. Or: Tauern Motorail/Böckstein – Mallnitz – Obervellach/ Raufen.

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