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Mattelsberg circular hiking trail no. 7

Open
The hike leads up to the Mattelsberg where you can enjoy a magnificent view and then finally leads back down to Nestelbach and towards the Hammerkogel back to Großklein.
As early as the Hallstatt period (8th - 5th century BC), there was a settlementthere was a settlement here covering about 20 hectares. The finds from thispoint to the largest Hallstatt necropolis (= burial site) with aboutnecropolis (= burial site) in the eastern Alps.in the Eastern Alps. The area was continuously inhabited.As early as the early Middle Ages around 1170, theand a church in Klein (Klvne) were mentioned in documents.In the Habsburgs' land register from the yearof the Habsburgs from 1290 mentions 11 hectares.

Characteristics

Technique
Level of fitness
Result
Scenery

Best season

January
November
December

The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
12,8 km
Route
3:50 h
Duration
422 hm
Ascent
410 hm
Descent
443 m
Highest point
282 m
Lowest point

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Coming from the south, north, west and east on the A9 Phyrnautobahn - exit Leibnitz - continue in the direction of Kaindorf/S. - Heimschuh - Fresing - Großklein.
The hike begins at the Grossklein municipal office and leads 300 m in the direction of Kleinklein at the Raiffeisenbank before turning right onto the municipal path towards Mattelsberg. Past the Buschenschank HaHü, the trail leads right over the Mattelsberg down into the Nestelbachgraben. The route runs in the valley to the right for a short distance and after the bridge to the left and finally up along the edge of the forest towards Nestelberg to the water tank. Along the vineyards, you finally reach the main road to Nestelbach through a section of forest, which you cross to reach the Fahrenbach valley along the municipal path. After 500 m in a southerly direction along the Fahrenbach stream, turn right up the municipal path towards Hammerkogel before returning to the municipal path towards Großklein. Along the Windischgrabenbach stream you finally return to the starting point in Großklein.

Alternative 7a: This route runs along the southern slope of the Mattelsberg largely on municipal paths and offers the possibility of shortening the main route.

(See tour Mattelsberger Rundwanderweg No. 7a).

Visit the Hallstatt Museum in Großklein!
We take the train to Kaindorf a.d. Sulm. www.oebb.at
Continue by taxi to Großklein. T: 0043 (0)664 886 57 826
Parking spaces are available at the starting point or the community and medical centre.
Tourist Office Südsteiermark
Hauptplatz 40
A-8530 Deuschlandsberg

Office Kitzeck Tel.: +43 (0)3456 3500
Office Leibnitz Tel.: +43 (0)3452 76811
office@suedsteiermark.info
www.südsteiermark.com 

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What the weather will be like

Großklein (296m)

Morning
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Noon
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Night
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Sunny and cloudy periods will alternate throughout the day.
Morning
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Noon
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Night
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Early clouds will gradually clear to leave the region with a dry and sunny day.
31.01.2022
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01.02.2022
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02.02.2022
-4°C 9°C

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