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HOP ON THE PEDALS

The nature surrounding Hotel Marko offers eventful excursions for anyone seeking adventure on two wheels. From a laid-back lake tour with the family, to a day trip to the Karawanken mountains, to the demanding Flow Country Trail on the Petzen mountain: there are no limits to the fun you can have. The local attractions en route and a leap into the refreshing waters of Lake Klopein are guaranteed to make the tour a real experience.

 

Over hill and dale

The fantastic trekking and mountain bike tours cover more than 912 kilometres around the region of Lake Klopein and South Carinthia – with varying levels of difficulty and trail lengths.

 

Petzen mountain Flow Country Trail

A highlight for advanced cyclists: Austria’s only Flow Country Trail, which also happens to be the longest in Europe, is situated on the nearby Petzen mountain. Covering three cross-country routes and a practice circuit with a pump & dirt area, it offers 10 km of cycling pleasure.

 

Underground biking

Right through the heart of the mountain on two wheels: the guided underground biking is a very special kind of experience. At around 10°C and 95% humidity, the tour takes you through narrow mine tunnels and high mountain halls, surrounded by fascinating rock formations.

 

Our highlights:

  • Lockable bike room
  • Washing area
  • Laundry service for bike clothing
  • Workshop corner
  • Bike info corner with up-to-date information and maps
  • GPS hire with pre-programmed routes
  • GPS data for routes (free download)
  • Extensive maps
  • Recovery service
  • Weekly guided racing bike tour

 

The top 10 mountain bike routes near Lake Klopein:

SHORT RACING BIKE ROUTE IN GRAFENSTEIN

Route: 27.4 km
Duration: 1:20 hours
Ascent: 327 m
Descent: 327 m
Difficulty: easy

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THE REGION AROUND THE LAKE AND HEMMABERG MOUNTAIN

Route: 27.4 km
Duration: 1:20 hours
Ascent: 327 m
Descent: 327 m
Difficulty: easy

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SHORT RACING BIKE ROUTE ALONG THE DRAU

Route: 40.7 km
Duration: 2:00 hours
Ascent: 549 m
Descent: 549 m
Difficulty: easy

 

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ROUTE TO CARINTHIA’S SUN TERRACE: DIEX

Route: 59.7 km
Duration: 3:00 hours
Ascent: 1132 m
Descent: 1132 m
Difficultymoderate

 

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Schlossberg Griffen Route

Route: 75.4 km
Duration: 3:45 hours
Ascent: 1069 m
Descent: 1069 m
Difficulty: Moderate

 

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HOCHOSTERWITZ CASTLE ROUTE

Route: 81.4 km
Duration: 4:00 hours
Ascent: 708 m
Descent: 708 m
Difficultymoderate

 

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SCHAIDASATTEL & ROSENTAL ROUTE

Route: 86.6 km
Duration: 4:20 hours
Ascent: 1569 m
Descent: 1569 m
Difficulty: difficult

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From the lake into the apple paradise: Lavant Valley

Route: 89.4 km
Duration: 4:30 hours
Ascent: 1021 m
Descent: 1021 m
Difficultymoderate

 

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SOUTH CARINTHIAN VILLAGE TOUR -KOROSKA (SLO)

Route: 93.0 km
Duration: 4:40 hours
Ascent: 967 m
Descent: 967 m
Difficulty: moderate

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DISCOVER SLOVENIA: MOUNTAIN AND VALLEY ROUTE

Route: 158.4 km
Duration: 8:00 hours
Ascent: 2647 m
Descent: 2647 m
Difficulty: difficult

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