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Aflenz - Thörl Tour

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Starting from Thörl, the route leads to Graßnitz, where Austria's only earth station is located.  Afterwards, it is worth cooling off at the recreational ponds in Seebach.
Route conditions: Asphalted municipal roads, partially gravel road, secured bike path.Refreshment stops: Cafe Hatler and Gasthaus Zum Hochschwab (Fam. Reiter, www.dorfwirt.at) in Thörl, Gasthaus Waidmannsheil and Gasthaus Payerl in Jauring, snack bar and Campingstüberl at the Seebach recreational ponds.Difficulty: easy to mediumSpecial features: Leisurely bike tour with final swimming or fishing opportunity at the Seebach recreational ponds www.rosskogler.orgTip: Via the cycle path R 13 (Seebergradweg) back to the starting point in Thörl.Bike and e-bike rental: Hochschwabsport sports store in Aflenz Kurort (Tel. 03861/2204) www.hochschwabsport.at

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The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
9,5 km
Route
1:00 h
Duration
204 hm
Ascent
108 hm
Descent
809 m
Highest point
640 m
Lowest point

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From the south: From Kapfenberg on the B20From the north: Via Mariazell and the Seeberg on the B20From the east: Via Semmering on the S6 to Kapfenberg and further on the B20
Starting from the municipal office in Thörl (Palbersdorf) past the main school along the stream to Tutschach and continue to Jauring. A piece inwards into the Feistringgraben and at the fork in the road right again outwards towards Jauring. Continue along the Schmidbauer connecting path in the direction of the Dörflach sports field.  Past the Kauch ponds to the secured cycle path along the B20. Continue to the center of Graßnitz, then turn right in the direction of the Seebach recreational ponds.
Visit the Aflenz Earth Station in Graßnitz - Austria's only ground satellite facility. The visitor room is open daily from 9.00-17.00. Admission is free of charge!
By train to Bruck/Mur or Kapfenberg station and from there by bus to the Hochschwab Alpine Region.Line 171 (Bruck/Mur - Aflenz - Turnau) orLine 172 (Bruck/Mur - Aflenz - Mariazell)Information on train and bus at www.oebb.at and www.verbundlinie.at

Regional cab companies:Cab Hochschwabreisen (Tel. 03861/2400), Taxi Steiner (Tel. 03862/51333 18) and Taxi Gombotz (Tel. 03862/24990).

There are several parking lots in the place. These are marked.

Weitere Informationen:
Tourismus-Infopoint Hochschwab
Aflenz Kurort 15, 8623 Aflenz
Tel. +43 (0)3861 3700
info@regionhochschwab.at
www.regionhochschwab.at

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What the weather will be like

Thörl (643m)

Morning
1°C
55%
0 km/h
Noon
0°C
90%
5 km/h
Night
0°C
60%
5 km/h
Dull throughout the day with light snowfall every once in a while.
Morning
-1°C
10%
0 km/h
Noon
2°C
40%
5 km/h
Night
2°C
35%
5 km/h
The day will be dry, but mostly cloudy with occasional sunny spells.
04.12.2022
1°C 5°C
05.12.2022
2°C 7°C
06.12.2022
1°C 5°C

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