Hiking route Experience path of the senses (Erlebensweg der Sinne) - Touren-Impression #1 | © Weges OG Hiking route Experience path of the senses (Erlebensweg der Sinne) - Touren-Impression #1 | © Weges OG

Experience path of the senses (Erlebensweg der Sinne)

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A circular hiking trail, which leads with 11 stations in a leisurely up and down through a soothing natural and cultural landscape from the spa to Unterlamm.
The "Experience Path of the Senses" hikes the area between the Loipersdorf spa and the village of Unterlamm. Along the way, 11 stations illustrate the natural and cultural area, the life of the people and the history of this region. The hiking trail leads over long sections through pleasant mixed forests and well-tended meadows and farmland. Again and again, comfortable resting places invite you to linger, so that this tour can also be arranged as an extended day hike. In this case, a picnic blanket and a regional snack should not be missing in the backpack, so that the pleasure can be perceived with all senses. In Unterlamm, the natural pond, the replica of the Lourdes Grotto and the lookout point are worth seeing.

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness

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The tour in numbers

easy
Level of difficulty
14,0 km
Route
4:00 h
Time
150 hm
Uphill
150 hm
Downhill
379 m
Highest point

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From Vienna & Lower Austria
By car: South freeway (A2) to exit Riegersdorf, from here via the S7 in direction Budapest to exit Fürstenfeld, via Fürstenfels bypass to Bad Loipersdorf.

From Graz
By car: on the A2 motorway in the direction of Vienna as far as the Riegersdorf exit, from here via the S7 in the direction of Budapest to the exit Fürstenfeld. From here via Fürstenfeld bypass to Bad Loipersdorf.

From Western Austria and Bavaria
By car: via Salzburg on the Phyrn freeway (A9) and the Süd freeway (A2) or via Carinthia on the Süd freeway (A2) to the Riegersdorf exit, from here via the S7 in the direction of Budapest to the exit Fürstenfeld. From here via Fürstenfeld bypass to Bad Loipersdorf.

From Italy or Slovenia
By car: via Villach on the southern freeway (A2) to the Riegersdorf exit or via Maribor on the Phyrn freeway (A9) and the southern freeway (A2) in the direction of Vienna to the Riegersdorf exit. From here via the S7 in the direction of Budapest to the exit Fürstenfeld. From here via Fürstenfeld bypass to Bad Loipersdorf.

Detailed information on how to get there can be found here.

THERMENLANDBUS

The Thermenland bus runs two times a day on weekdays and once a day on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays between Vienna and the Loipersdorf spa resort.

We start at the main entrance of the thermal spa Loipersdorf and go right in the direction of Hotel Stoiser. At the traffic circle we change the side of the road and after a few meters we see the entrance to several hiking trails on the right. We pay attention to the signs for the hand track and hike through the forest. After a short time we cross the road and continue through the forest in a slight up and down, always following the yellow signs "On the tracks of the volcanoes - Handspur". At the information board of the Roman burial mounds we turn left. When we come out of the forest, we walk along fields and meadows and reach station 7 with the rest and information place "Zu die Nachbarn schaun". We pass a farm and immediately turn left. It goes through the forest and over meadows until we reach the Haselbach chapel. At the chapel we keep to the right and walk slightly downhill over meadows and fields until we reach an asphalt road. Now we go downhill to the left, past vineyards, until we reach the valley floor. Turn right along the road until, after the bus stop "Magland Abzw. Stambach", we see the turnoff to the left. We walk across the fields and reach the Lehenbach, which we follow upstream. In Magland we walk a bit along the village street and then turn left over the bridge. It goes through the sparsely populated area, keeping straight on in a left turn and passing directly by the houses. Immediately after, we continue walking on fields until we make the loop to the pond facilities just before Unterlamm. The natural pond complex Unterlamm consists of three ponds and numerous information boards about the Celtic tree calendar. We walk a loop around the ponds and follow the asphalt road downhill and arrive in Unterlamm. In front of the center we walk to the right to the church. At the back of the church you can see the Lourdes Grotto, a replica of the Marian Grotto of Lourdes. Now we go uphill along an asphalt sidewalk, then turn right and walk along the road through the populated area. At a crossroads we turn left, continue slightly uphill and soon come to a meadow path that leads over a panoramic ridge. We reach the lookout point and hike level or slightly uphill over this hilly landscape. The trail continues along an asphalt road until we reach station 3 "Enjoy our wines". Continuing past the Weingarten Resort with the "smallest restaurant in Austria" and the "Speisenmanufaktur", we follow the asphalt road until we see the turnoff into the forest on the left. At this turnoff, the signposts are not directly next to the road, but somewhat hidden at the edge of the forest. From now on, the trail always goes through the forest, passing the back of a chapel and continuing in a slight up and down. The trail joins an asphalt road that passes by the Sieglhof farm. After a short while we turn right into the forest and the path runs more or less parallel to the road until we reach the crossing point at the Roman tumuli and go back the way we already know.
Take your time at the lookout in Unterlamm, as the view of the soft-formed landscape and the vegetation give you a real "Tuscany feeling".

Detailed information about arriving by ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) can be found at  www.oebb.at or on the Verbundlinie Steiermark website  www.busbahnbim.at

With Verbundlinie’s BusBahnBim route planner app, planning your journey has never been easier: simply enter towns and/or addresses, stop names or points of interest to check all bus, train and tram connections in Austria. The app is available free of charge for smartphones – on Google Play and in the App Store

Free parking is available at the parking lot of the Loipersdorf Thermal Resort.

Information and a hiking map:

Tourist information Thermen- & Vulkanland Steiermark
Guest information Bad Loipersdorf
Thermenstraße 152
8282 Bad Loipersdorf
+43 3382 55 100-82
badloipersdorf@thermen-vulkanland.at
www.thermen-vulkanland.at
 

Gemeinde Unterlamm
8352 Unterlamm 100
Phone: +43 3155 8208
Mail: gde@unterlamm.gv.at
Web: www.unterlamm.at

 

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What the weather will be like

Unterlamm (277m)

Morning
slightly cloudy
19°C
5%
5 km/h
Noon
sunny
25°C
0%
10 km/h
Night
sunny
23°C
5%
5 km/h
Dry and partly sunny throughout the day, with cloudy periods from time to time.
Morning
slightly cloudy
19°C
5%
5 km/h
Noon
slightly cloudy
25°C
10%
5 km/h
Night
sunny
23°C
20%
5 km/h
Dry and partly sunny throughout the day, with cloudy periods from time to time.
26.06.2024
cloudy
16°C 26°C
27.06.2024
slightly cloudy
16°C 27°C
28.06.2024
very sunny
16°C 30°C
Südosten Region Österreich | © Thermen- & Vulkanland Steiermark

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