Motorcycling in Villach Alpine Road, Villach, Carinthia Austria

Route length:
16.5 km/10.4 mi
Route characteristics:
116 curves, 7 hairpin bends
Villach is situated in the southern Austria right on the Drava River and is the second largest city in Carinthia. It represents an important traffic junction for the whole Alpe – Adria region as well as Austria. The city has a remarkable history as there was found the oldest human trace, dated back to 3.500 BC as well as many Roman artifacts because it was near an important road, called the Römerweg.

Villach is a beautiful place where you can have fun by doing a lot of sports. One of them which is very popular among locals and other riders is motorcycling. The whole region is scenic but one trail is particularly stunning. The Villach Alpine Road is a 16.5 km /10.4 mi long trip that starts from Möltschach to the Dobratsch and then up to Rosstratte.

The route has a total of 116 curves and 7 hairpin bends. When you reach the end of the Villach Alpine Road at the Rosstratte, the panoramic view of the Karawenken, the Alpine division and the Julian Alps will take your breath away. Along the route you will find several rest areas where you can admire the magnificent vistas, different every time.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Wiener Neustadt
190.1 miles/307 km, 2 hours 41 minutes
Head southwest on B17 to Peischinger G, enter the A2/E59 through auxiliary channels to the left to Graz/S6/Semmering (Road with controlled toll) keep left to continue to A2 (Road with controlled toll) keep left to continue toward Exit Villach-Faaker See, take exit Villach-Faaker See to Faaker See Zentrum , turn right at Maria-Gailer-Straße/B84 , continue to follow the B84.
BY CAR FROM Innsbruck
183.1 miles/296 km, 3 hours 41 minutes
Head south on Jahnstr. to Dreiheiligenstr, turn right at Dreiheiligenstr, take the first left turn into Weinhartstr, turn left into Amraser Str, turn left into Amraser-See-Straße/Innsbrucker Str./B174 , keep left at the fork, follow signs for Salzburg/München/E45/E60/A12/Deutschland and enter the A12/E45/E60 (Road with controlled toll) at junction 17-Wörgl-Ost, stay right and follow the signs for B178/Lofer/Brixental/St.Johann iT, get in Wörgl Ost, continue to Loferer Str./B178, slight right onto the ramp, at the roundabout, take the 1st exit to Brixentaler Str./B170, continue to follow the B170, turn left to stay on B170, turn right to enter Josef-Pirchl-Straße/B161, continue to follow the B161,go through 2 roundabouts, at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit towards Felbertauern Str./B108 (Road with controlled toll) at the roundabout, take the 3rd exit towards Albin Egger-Straße/Drautal Str./B10, continue to follow the Drautal Str./B100, go through 1 roundabout, turn left into the Dellach / Drautal Str./B100, continue to follow the B100, take the exit toward Salzburg/Deutschland/A10/Villach/Italien/Slowenien/Spittal Ost,join the E66, at the junction Knoten Spittal, stay right and follow the signs for E55/E66/A10 to Villach / Spittal-Ost / Italien / Slowenien (Road with controlled toll) take exit Villach-Ossiacher See for B94 to Villach / Ossiacher See, turn right at the B94, turn left to stay on B94, take the exit toward Ossiacher Zeile.
Klagenfurt Airport,
27.5 miles/43.5 km

Take a train from anywhere in Austria and disembark at Villach central station.

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