Hike along the witnesses of the flourishing glassworks in the hiking villages of Soboth and Sankt Vinzenz in the south of the Schilcherland.

Statistics

3 - 4

hrs

552

m

552

m

9

max°

Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Difficult

Description

For a long time, until the middle of the 19th century, it was not as idyllic a place as it is now, but a busy place.

It was largely deforested - the wood was eventually needed for the glassworks and there was work for charcoal burners, woodworkers, glassworks workers.

Hundreds of families lived here in the area of St.

Vincent.

It's been a hard life.

It is not easier today - if you can live here at all,...