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Genussdorf run

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This route leads around the centre of Bad Gams through small forests and meadows. Along the route you have a wonderful view of the surroundings of Bad Gams. 
On this route you will get to know Bad Gams in its natural beauty. A large part of the route takes you along natural and gravel paths. Breathe in the fresh air in the forests and enjoy the variety of routes.

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness

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The tour in numbers

easy
Level of difficulty
5,7 km
Route
0:50 h
Time
57 hm
Uphill
57 hm
Downhill
432 m
Highest point

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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.

You now start your round directly at the Bad Gams spa park. With the adjacent playground, the park is ideal for your warm-up exercises. As soon as you are well warmed up, you can start your lap. The running route leads you in a westerly direction at the beginning, past the public indoor swimming pool Kipper. Keep to the right for the time being and run through Müllegg. Now you have passed through a small residential area and after just one kilometre you leave the road and run right along a field path to the Mill Museum. Follow the L643 for a short distance and after 100 metres turn right onto the field path. Continue at a brisk pace until you reach Gersdorf. On these 2.3 kilometres you will run through fields and forests. With a bit of luck, you might spot deer or hares. As soon as you feel asphalt under your feet, turn right towards Furth. You will also pass the Erlebnis- und Genusswelt Farmer Rabensteiner vlg. Graf. Make a note of it for a later visit. Here you can expect rural handicrafts, award-winning vinegar and oil products, a ceramics tavern, as well as a gourmet and culinary room. After the Genusswelt Farmer Rabensteiner, take the second road to the left. A path now leads you along the Gamsbach stream, enjoy the quiet babbling of the stream. You walk past the Gamsbad with its lakeside restaurant and return directly to the starting point. 
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

Map recommendations of the author

The running and walking folder around Stainz, Bad Gams and Frauental is available free of charge at the respective municipality or at the tourist office in Deutschlandsberg or can be ordered online at www.schilcherland.at.

ONLINE TOURS APP

All running routes can be found online at www.schilcherland.at (Link: https://www.schilcherland.at/de/Erlebnisbereiche/Natur-Bewegung-Sport/Wandern-Pilgern-Laufen) or via APP South & West Styria Tours in their app store.

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