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Neudorf-Demmerkogel Round No. 22

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This hike leads past the Waldschachersee lake, along orchards and through woodland up to the Demmerkogel, the highest point of the hike at 671m. From there, the trail leads across the butterfly meadow back to Neudorf im Sausal.
The wine-growing and nature park municipality of St. Andrä-Höch lies at the centre of the Sausal wine region on the Sausal Wine Road. At 671 m, the Demmerkogel is the highest elevation in the Sausal wine country and thus also in Southern Styria. The municipality of St. Andrä-Höch lies in the Südsteirisches Weinland Nature Park.

Characteristics

Technique
Level of fitness
Result
Scenery

Best season

January
February
November
December

The tour in numbers

challenging
Level of difficulty
17,1 km
Route
5:00 h
Duration
588 hm
Ascent
588 hm
Descent
668 m
Highest point
299 m
Lowest point

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Coming from the south, north, east and west on the A9 Phyrnautobahn - Wildon exit - continue in the direction of Hengsberg - Preding - Neudorf im Sausal.
The Neudorf-Demmerkogel loop has its starting point in Neudorf im Sausal at the car park and leads us first northwards, along a meadow path to the lakeside road of the Waldschachersee and on to the Buschenschank Stelzer (Stiendl) on municipal roads up to Altkerschegg and Neukerschegg. Past the winery - Buschenschank Fuchshansl and winery - Buschenschank Schneeberger (Schmölzer), the trail continues along the orchards and further along the country road to the so-called Kreuzfreitag. Via an ascending forest section, past the Hotel-Restaurant Steirerland, mostly on municipal paths to the Sausalerhof and on to the world's largest Klapotetz up to the Demmerkogel. From there the hiking trail leads us across the butterfly meadow (supervised by the Austrian Nature Conservation Youth) further in the direction of Schmalegg. Via Krahriegl past the Temmel wine tavern (vlg. Kroanerlschneider), the route leads us back to the starting point in Neudorf im Sausal.

 

Visit the world's largest Klapotetz on the Demmerkogel.
We take the train to Kaindorf/ Sulm station. www.oebb.at
Continue by taxi to Neudorf im Sausal. T: 0043 (0)664 886 57 826
Parking is available at the starting point.
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.suedsteiermark.info

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What the weather will be like

St. Andrä-Höch (356m)

Morning
23°C
5%
5 km/h
Noon
29°C
5%
10 km/h
Night
25°C
30%
5 km/h
The day starts sunny, but will be partly cloudy in the afternoon.
Morning
22°C
15%
5 km/h
Noon
29°C
15%
15 km/h
Night
24°C
50%
5 km/h
A sunny day, but thunderstorms will be possible towards evening.
29.06.2022
19°C 30°C
30.06.2022
17°C 30°C
01.07.2022
17°C 31°C

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