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Freiberg-Draunigl

Open
Medium-difficulty bike tour from Murau into the Rantental valley, via Freiberg and Hinterberg. Here you can also make a short detour to the Draunigl peak on foot.
The mountain bike promises very many natural scenery and a picturesque landscape panorama. Especially the path through the forest from Murau towards Ranten invites you to linger and enjoy. Start cycling and explore the Murau region - that's the motto!

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness

Best season

January
February
March
April
November
December

The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
30,8 km
Route
3:00 h
Time
705 hm
Uphill
705 hm
Downhill
1379 m
Highest point

Map & downloads

More information

Coming from Judenburg via Unzmarkt to Scheifling. Turn right here in the direction of Murau. In Murau the WM-Halle is located after the second traffic circle on the left side.

Coming from Tamsweg drive via Ranten (or Stadl an der Mur) to Murau. After the double traffic circle the WM-Halle is on the right side.

From the starting point of the WM-Halle Murau, drive west to the first double traffic circle. There you take the first exit to the right in the direction of Ranten. Follow the Rantenradweg R 63 to the power plant. Turn left here, past the execution site (gallows) over the Kulmhammer. There you turn left again in the direction of Tratten, where you leave the Rantenradweg R63 to the right. Cross the Ranten bridge to the main road and turn right. After 100m you turn off in the direction of Freiberg. Here begins the moderate mountain stretch to the highest bike point (1,382m). At the crossroads Krakaublick turn left downhill.

After about 300m in the left-hand bend, the short footpath goes up to Draunigl on the right (walk about 10 min). The descent of the footpath follows the route already known from the ascent.

Afterwards the descent to Ratschfeld follows. Here you turn left at the main road. After about 300 m, turn right, cross the bridge to the R63 and follow it to Murau.

Stop at the place of execution (gallows) from the 13th century (High Court).
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Public parking is available directly at the World Cup hall in Murau.
The ideal time for this tour is from May to October. Information brochures are available at the various information offices.

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What the weather will be like

Ranten (912m)

Morning
cloudy
18°C
85%
5 km/h
Noon
slightly cloudy
24°C
55%
5 km/h
Night
rainy
20°C
70%
5 km/h
Early morning showers, then dry and fairly sunny. But thunderstorms will be likely towards evening.
Morning
slightly cloudy
16°C
5%
5 km/h
Noon
sunny
26°C
50%
10 km/h
Night
cloudy
23°C
45%
0 km/h
Fairly sunny with scattered clouds. Showers will be possible towards evening.
19.07.2024
rainy
14°C 28°C
20.07.2024
cloudy
14°C 26°C
21.07.2024
rainy
13°C 25°C
Naturpark-Bank | © Alpengasthof Moser - ArisMedia

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