From the UNESCO World Heritage Site Semmering or the high-altitude health resort Fischbach to the edge of the Pannonian plain near Köszeg, a path full of variety and natural attractions leads: alpannonia®. There is also the possibility to start the alpannonia trail, as in this case, in Vorau or Mönichwald and hike from there to the 1743 m high Hochwechsel. From there the main path leads to Mönichkirchen, Hochneukirchen, Bernstein, Oberkohlstätten and finally to the destination, Köszeg.

Statistics

5 - 6

hrs

1,410

m

362

m

13

max°

Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Severe

Description

This tour starts at the only still active Augustinian canon monastery of Styria in Vorau, with its impressive library and sacristy.

Afterwards we continue over the gentle hilly landscape of the Joglland to Mönichwald, which is also situated on the Steirische Blumenstraße.

By the way: Both the Vorau Monastery and the municipality of Mönichwald are celebrating their 850th anniversary this year, in 2013.