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Bad Gams Panorama Trail

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Enjoy the panorama around Bad Gams: This hike is characterised by its special panoramic view over the uniquely beautiful Schilcherland. Rediscover the small pleasures of life on this enjoyable hike.
Do you feel like escaping the confines of everyday life? This special hike will inspire you. Even the starting point in the beautiful spa town of Bad Gams is special. The place is famous for its healing waters. These are iron springs containing magnesium, whose healing effect you can feel when you taste it in the Kipper drinking hall.

Right at the start you will pass the Kirchenwirt Nabernik. You can fortify yourself for the hike with the wonderful delicacies of the region.

A first highlight of this tour is the Stainzer Warte. Enjoy the view of the nearby Koralpe to neighbouring Slovenia and over the flat Grazer Feld. You hike on to the Gamsegg.

The next vantage point on this tour awaits you at Hohenfeld. In good weather, you can see as far as Riegersburg Castle in Eastern Styria. After you have taken the opportunity to take many photos, trail 39 leads you further in the direction of Greim.

Via the Siggerigraben you return to Bad Gams.

Bad Gams - Hohenfeld - Bad Gams (No. 39)

Characteristics

Technique
Level of fitness
Result
Scenery

Best season

The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
8,7 km
Route
3:15 h
Duration
390 hm
Ascent
390 hm
Descent
680 m
Highest point
400 m
Lowest point

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More information

Plan your journey via Google Maps to the starting point of the tour: www.google.at/maps

From the north: Motorway Munich - Salzburg - Eben - Schladming - Liezen onto the A9 towards Graz. Exit at Lieboch and follow the B76 towards Deutschlandsberg. In Stainz leave the B76 at the JET petrol station at the first exit from the roundabout, turn left at the crossroads to Bad Gams. A9 is subject to toll - Gleinalmtunnel. Alternative: at St. Michael take the S6 towards Bruck and in Bruck take the S35 towards Graz.

From the west: In Villach take the A2 towards Klagenfurt. Exit at Steinberg and drive towards Stainz, from there along the B76 towards Deutschlandsberg. In Stainz leave the B76 at the JET petrol station at the first exit from the roundabout, turn left at the crossroads to Bad Gams.

From the east: A2: Vienna - Aspang - Hartberg - Fürstenfeld - Graz. From Graz continue on the A2 in the direction of Klagenfurt and take the Lieboch exit in the direction of Stainz/Deutschlandsberg/Eibiswald. Follow the B76 to Deutschlandsberg. In Stainz leave the B76 at the JET petrol station at the first exit from the roundabout, turn left at the crossroads to Bad Gams.

From the south: A1 from Marburg to Leibnitz. Exit in Leibnitz (Gralla) and continue on the B74 in the direction of Deutschlandsberg (Heimschuh - Gleinstätten - St.Martin - Deutschlandsberg). Pass the LKH Deutschlandsberg, at each of the four roundabouts take the second exit in the direction of Stainz-Graz. After the fourth roundabout on the B76, take the turning lane to the left in the direction of Bad Gams.

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After starting in the centre of Bad Gams, follow trail marker 39. In the spa park you have the opportunity to get a hiking map of the region, in which all the important stations of this hike are described. With the help of a QR code, you can also download it to your smartphone.

Soon you will reach the striking wooden tower, the Weinbergwarte, with its fantastic view. At the top, you can leave everyday life behind for good and just let your mind wander. Here you can see the wonderful contrasts that make Western Styria so unique.

The hiking trail leads you further to Gamsegg, where you will find well-chilled drinks in a fountain at the crossroads of the Weinbergweg and Panoramaweg trails. For a small donation, you can refresh yourself and recharge your batteries.

Well fortified and in a good mood, you continue along the Hohenfeld. As the name suggests, it is a leisurely section of the tour and you have the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent view over the Schilcherland. In every season, this special region has its own charm. But when the vine blossoms in spring or the Schilcher grapevines shine in colourful hues in autumn, you know you have chosen the right season for your tour.

After about 650 metres, the trail continues in the forest, which provides the necessary cooling, especially on hot summer days. The next two kilometres on your hike take you past typical farmhouses with their beautiful balcony flowers, which make a great photo motif.

Via Greim and the Siggerigraben you hike back to Bad Gams. Take the opportunity to stop at one of the typical wine taverns (Buschenschank) to chat about the wonderful hike over a glass of Schilcher and a hearty snack.

The unique experiences on this day will remind you of this excursion many times and make you want to return soon.

The Weinbergwarte: a striking wooden tower with a fantastic view of the Schilcherland. When you arrive at the control room, you can leave everyday life behind for good and just let your mind wander. Here you can see the wonderful contrasts that make the Schilcherland so unique.
 

You can find timetables and travel information directly at

With the BusBahnBim app of the Verbundlinie, timetable information is easier than ever: all connections by bus, train and tram in Austria can be retrieved by entering places and/or addresses, stops or important points. The app is available as a free app for smartphones (Android, iOS) - on Google Play and in the App Store.

At the Bad Gams sports field or at the Kipper spa hotel.

Route to the car park: google.at/maps

Tourism Association Schilcherland Styria

Hauptplatz 40

A-8530 Deutschlandsberg 

Tel +43 3462 7520

office@schilcherland.at 

www.schilcherland.at 

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What the weather will be like

Deutschlandsberg (370m)

Morning
23°C
80%
5 km/h
Noon
29°C
15%
10 km/h
Night
24°C
55%
5 km/h
Early morning showers, then dry and fairly sunny. But thunderstorms will be likely towards evening.
Morning
21°C
10%
0 km/h
Noon
28°C
20%
10 km/h
Night
26°C
25%
5 km/h
Dry and partly sunny throughout the day, with cloudy periods from time to time.
01.07.2022
17°C 32°C
02.07.2022
15°C 28°C
03.07.2022
15°C 31°C

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