You stroll through the Siggerigraben on a slight incline along the rushing Gamsbach stream, which cools on hot summer days. The stream offers many opportunities to discover nature, especially for children. Here you can playfully explore the flora and fauna at the water's edge.
The path is well paved throughout and is also very suitable for wheelchair users. After three kilometres you reach the quarry.
Gordon Freeman Fraser, energy researcher and nutrition expert, declared this quarry an energy site. Take advantage of this opportunity and recharge your batteries at this magical place for your next hikes in Schilcherland.
The hiking trail is marked "ES".
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.
After three kilometres of leisurely strolling, you reach the end point at the quarry. Here, at this magical spot, you should recharge your batteries at the stone wall. Here you will realise that you have arrived at a special place in Western Styria. Recharged with new energy, the trail leads you back the same way to the centre of Bad Gams.
There are no refreshment stops along the way. But in the village of Bad Gams, both before and after your excursion, you can enjoy a glass of refreshing Schilcher or a juice from the local farmer, as well as a snack at the Kirchenwirt Nabernik or in the open-air swimming pool, the so-called Gams-Bad.
A worthwhile excursion with the whole family, which also gives them a decent portion of energy.
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