Karawanken

Description

Hochstuhl Karawanken

The Karawanken constitute the border between Austria and Slovenia. The area is best known with tourists by the Karawanken Tunnel between Villach in Austria and Ljubljana in Slovenia. From this road, you won't see much of these interesting limestone mountains.

The area forms part of the Southern Limestone Alps. To the west you will find the Karnische (Carnic) Alps, and to the east the higher and steeper Kanmik Savinja Alps. To the south are the Julian Alps with Slovenia's highest mountain, Triglav.

Highest summit in the Karawanken is the Hochsthul or Stol, 2.236 m. This summit, and many others in the region, are good for walking, and easily accessible for the experienced hiker, via marked trails.

Map

Map Karawanken

Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2013
  • Walking in Slovenia: The Karavanke
  • This guidebook offers 23 walking routes across the 120km Karavanke mountain range, a natural border between Austria and Slovenia. The one and two-day routes are graded for difficulty, and range from low-level walks to high summits. The approaches are mainly from the Slovenian valleys, with bases in unspoilt towns and villages. Read more
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United Kingdom
2013
  • Walking in Slovenia: The Karavanke
  • This guidebook offers 23 walking routes across the 120km Karavanke mountain range, a natural border between Austria and Slovenia. The one and two-day routes are graded for difficulty, and range from low-level walks to high summits. The approaches are mainly from the Slovenian valleys, with bases in unspoilt towns and villages. Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2013
  • Slovenia - Walking in The Karavanke - Slovenia`s Unspoilt Northern Borders
  • This guidebook offers 23 walking routes set across the magnificent 120km-long Karavanke mountain range, which forms a natural border between Austria and Slovenia. Commonly known as `the way the Alps used to be`, as it is yet to experience the extent of commercial development known by the Western Alps, it is one of the longest ranges in Western... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2013
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2009
  • Trekking in Slovenia
  • An essential guidebook for anyone trekking the Slovene High Level Route across Slovenia. The 500km hike from Maribor to Ankaran is described as a series of 3 to 6 day treks to be tackled individually or together. The route runs through the regions of Pohorje, the Julian Alps and Kamnik-Savinja Alps, the Karavanke, and the limestone Karst country. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2009
eBooks.de
Germany
2009
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Netherlands
2009
  • Wandelgids Trekking in Slovenia - Slovenië | Cicerone |
  • De eerste beschrijving - en meteen een uitstekende! - van een lange meerdaagse wandeltocht door de bergen van Slovenië. The first English-language guidebook to trekking the Slovene High Level Route across Slovenia. From Maribor to Ankaran the route covers 500km through the forested plateau of Pohorje, the Julian and Kamnik-Savinja Alps, the... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2014
  • Walking in the Bavarian Alps
  • Handy guidebook to valley and mountain walking in the spectacular Bavarian Alps, on the Austro-German border and easily accessible from Munich, Salzburg and Innsbruck airports. 85 routes described from half-day walks to 5-day hut-to-hut treks. Reasonable prices and free public transport make for an easy and affordable walking holiday. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2014
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2014
  • Bavarian Alps Walking Guide
  • Walking in the Bavarian Alps from Cicerone Press with a selection of 85 walks: graded mountain routes, gentler valley walks and multi-day tours, grouped geographically to provide a variety of choices accessible from popular holiday destinations.Each of the six areas covered by the guide is presented on a overview map showing road and rail... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2014
eBooks.de
Germany
2014
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelgids Beieren - Walking in the Bavarian Alps | Cicerone |
  • Wandelgids met dagtochten: goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten. Enorm veel keus in een groot gebied! The Bavarian Alps lie along the German–Austrian border in a thin sliver of land roughly 300km long. Crammed into this area is some of the most spectacular walking and beautiful... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2014
  • Walking in Austria
  • A comprehensive guide on walking in Austria by Kev Reynolds. 102 routes, day walks and multi-day treks are described, alongside classic hut-to-hut tours. In ten sections by district across the Eastern Alps of Austria, with full information on transport, accommodation, gear and safety issues, plus full details of 135 Austrian mountain huts. Read more
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United Kingdom
2014
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United Kingdom
2014
  • Austria Walking
  • Walking in Austria is experienced walker Kev Reynolds’ Cicerone guide exploring the walking opportunities in one of Europe’s most walker-friendly countries. The guide outlines some of the best walks in ten districts that illustrate the rich diversity of the Eastern Alps. It explores routes along the country’s 40,000km of way-marked routes... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2014
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2009
  • Wandelgids Oostenrijk - Walking in Austria | Cicerone |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids van dit geweldige gebied. goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten. Bedenk wel - zie het overzicht- dat het voornamelijk routes zijn in het westen en zuiden van Oostenrijk. A comprehensive new guide on walking in Austria by Kev Reynolds with 102 routes... Read more
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  • Grindelwald - Wengen - Müren
  • Grindelwald area of the Bernese Oberland, with Wengen, Lauterbrunnen, Mürren and Interlaken, plus the peaks of Jungfau anf the Eiger at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional... Read more
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  • Lötschberg
  • Lötschberg areas of the Bernese Oberland, from Leuk and Visp to Frutigen and Lauterbrunnen, including Leukerbad, Kandersteg, Griesalp and Mürren at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2015
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Netherlands
2015
  • Wandelgids Kärnten - Karinthië Alm- und Hüttenwanderungen | Rother |
  • De ‘Rother Wanderbücher’ behandelen telkens de 50 mooiste wandelingen, die variëren van eenvoudige kindvriendelijke wandelingen tot routes die aanzienlijk meer ervaring vereisen. Uitvoerige routebeschrijvingen, een aantrekkelijke lay-out met vele kleurenfoto’s; niets aan duidelijkheid te wensen gelaten hoogteprofielen, kaartjes met de... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelgids Karawanken un Steiner Alpen | Rother verlag |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids met 52 dagtochten in dal en hoger gelegen delen van het gebergte. Met praktische informatie en beperkt kaartmateriaal! Wandelingen in verschillende zwaarte weergegeven in rood/blauw/zwart. Deze wandelgidsen uitgever staat hoog aangeschreven en is een begrip onder de wandelaars! Entlang der Grenze zwischen Kärnten und... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelgids Kärnten - Karinthië | Rother wanderbuch | Evamaria Wecker
  • De ‘Rother Wanderbücher’ behandelen telkens de 50 mooiste wandelingen, die variëren van eenvoudige kindvriendelijke wandelingen tot routes die aanzienlijk meer ervaring vereisen. Uitvoerige routebeschrijvingen, een aantrekkelijke lay-out met vele kleurenfoto’s; niets aan duidelijkheid te wensen gelaten hoogteprofielen, kaartjes met de... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
  • Wandelgids Karinthie - Kärnten, Kärntner Seen | Rother |
  • Uitstekende wandelgids met een groot aantal dagtochten in dal en hooggebergte. Met praktische informatie en beperkt kaartmateriaal! Wandelingen in verschillende zwaarte weergegeven in rood/blauw/zwart. Die Kärntner Seen zählen zu den beliebtesten Urlaubsgebieten der gesamten Alpen. Kein Wunder, denn kaum eine Region kann auf eine derart reiche... Read more
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Maps

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  • Jauntal - Klopeiner See - Völkermarkt - Bleiburg - Steiner Alps
  • Jauntal - Klopeiner See - Völkermarkt - Bleiburg - Steiner Alps area of Carinthia presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information.To see the list of currently... Read more
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  • Dachstein - Ausseer Land - Filzmoos - Ramsau - Bad Ischl - Schladming
  • Dachstein - Ausseer Land - Filzmoos - Ramsau - Bad Ischl - Schladming area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list... Read more
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  • Goms - Aletsch
  • Goms - Aletsch area of the Bernese Oberland at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in... Read more
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  • Faaker See - Ossiacher See - Villach - Dreiländereck - Unteres Gailtal
  • Faaker See - Ossiacher See - Villach - Dreiländereck - Unteres Gailtal area of Carinthia presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information.To see the list of... Read more
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  • Styrian Winelands
  • Styrian Winelands area south-eastern Austria presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently available titles in this series please... Read more
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  • Piedmont: Southerm Langhe
  • The southern part of the Langhe region of Piedmont, famous for its wines, cheeses, and truffles, in a series contoured hiking maps at 1:50,000 with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale.Maps in this series have contours at 50m intervals, enhanced by shading and... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart IGC 18 LANGHE MERIDIONALI | Istituto Geografico Centrale |
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Alpen (Piemonte). Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
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  • Susa, Chisone and Germanasca Valleys: Sestiere - Sauze d`Oulx - Bardonecia
  • Susa, Chisone and Germanasca Valleys, with coverage including Sestiere, Sauze d`Oulx and Bardonecia, in a series of contoured hiking maps at 1:50,000 with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale.Maps in this series have contours at 50m intervals, enhanced by shading... Read more
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  • Italy: IGC 50K Walking Maps of North-Western Italy
  • Italian Alps and Piedmont, the lakes and northern Lombardy, and the Italian Riviera at 1:50,000 from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale on contoured hiking maps with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc.The maps have contours at 50m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic relief. An overprint... Read more
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  • Montreux
  • Montreux - Col du Pillon area at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in Hallwag’s hiking... Read more
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  • Maira, Grana and Stura Valleys
  • Maira, Grana and Stura Valleys in a series contoured hiking maps at 1:50,000 with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale.Maps in this series have contours at 50m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic relief. An overprint highlights local footpaths and... Read more
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  • Asti - Alba - Acqui Terme
  • Asti - Alba - Acqui Terme area in a series contoured hiking maps at 1:50,000 with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale.Maps in this series have contours at 50m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic relief. An overprint highlights local footpaths and... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart IGC 19 ASTI, ALBA, ACQUI TERME | Istituto Geografico Centrale |
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Alpen (Piemonte). Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
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  • Via Alpina Long-distance Hiking Trail
  • Via Alpina across Slovenia at 1:50,000 from Kartografija in Ljubljana, covering the route northwards from the Slovenian Istria to the Julian Alps and then eastwards from Triglav to Jezerski Peak. Accommodation for hikers is included.The route from Krvavi Potok to the Austrian border just north of Kranjska Gora in the Julian Alps is 220km long... Read more
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  • Val Venosta / Vinschgau
  • Val Venosta / Vinschgau area in the Dolomites at 1:50,000 in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible and contoured recreational maps from Kümmerly + Frey with both local and long-distance hiking and cycling trails, ski routes, sites for other outdoor pursuits, accommodation, bus stops, etc. Coverage includes the Ortles/Ortler... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Mountains & Lakes of the Julian Alps Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Explore the mountains and lakes of Slovenia’s Julian Alps as you follow the Via Alpina from Jezersko to Lake Bohinj. Explore the mountains and lakes of Slovenia’s Julian Alps as you follow the Via Alpina from the tranquil village of Jezersko to Lake Bohinj at the heart of the Triglav National Park. Following well marked trails you will walk... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Slovenië - Koroska * mountain & mine biking
  • In het noorden van Slovenië ligt de streek Koroska. Groen heuvelland tussen de hoge Karawanken en het relatief vlakke plateau in Karintië, tevens mountainbike paradijs. Je wordt welkom geheten op een ecologische boerderij te midden van 1000 km aan mountainbike en fietsroutes, in alle soorten en zwaarten. Je wordt hier uitstekend verzorgd en van... Read more
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