“Pragser Wildsee” hike

Our next destination in South Tyrol was the Pragser Wildsee, a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains. It seems that everybody who visits South Tyrol goes to this lake. There are 3 big parking areas and an endless number of tourists walks around the lake. This many people made us a little antsy but we relaxed …

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“Drei Zinnen” hike

Our first hike in South Tyrol was at the Drei Zinnen. We took the route through the Rienz valley starting at the Drei Zinnen Blick near Toblach. The parking (46.640351, 12.231991) would have been great for the night, but that was not allowed. So we went there early in the morning, payed 7,- for a …

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A day on the road …

It was a beautiful drive through the Austrian Alps from Lunz am See to South Tyrol with some adventures on the way. Driving up and down different passes is always a challenge with our weight of 5.3 tonnes and we wish we would have a retarder for downhill braking, but driving with 4×4 and low …

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The Pogusch hike

We always tell ourselves we go to the Pogusch for the nice hikes there, but the truth is, we go there for the fantastic restaurant. We had arrived in the evening and had spent the night at the parking along the street (47.529583, 15.333602) which was peaceful during the night. We always go on a …

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Twin Tower Hike

We passed the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, before we reached Knittelfeld, where we spotted two towers standing out of the hill behind the town. It looked like a good hiking destination, so we searched for a parking and started to walk. From the outskirts of Knittelfeld (47.218293, 14.824699), a path flanked by chestnut trees …

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The first hike in Italy

Crossing the Alps from Briançon in France to Turin in Italy, we found a nice hike in Foresto. The weather was still not good but we made the best out of it. We had found a parking at park4night where a hike of 2,5 hours was suggested. But nobody had mentioned that entering the little …

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Crossing France

On the way back home, we crossed France from Biarritz at the Atlantic coast to Briançon in the Alpes but made a couple of stops where we discovered for example Uzés, a lovely town and saw beautiful landscapes on the way. Typical France: alleys of sycamores We had stopped at Toulouse and Roquefort (earlier posts) …

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