A long-distance circular trail that leads along the hillsides of three valleys in Koroška: Meža, Drava and Mislinja river valleys. It is 230km long and takes about 10-12 days.
A long-distance circular trail that leads along the hillsides of three valleys that Koroška consists of: Meža, Drava and Mislinja river valleys. It also connects Karavanke, Pohorje mountains, Kozjak and Savinja Alps mountain chains.
The trail leads over the peaks of all prominent mountains and hills in the region, and past the mountain huts where most of the 31 control points are situated. The entire trail is 230 km long and can be done in a demanding 10- to 12-day tour. The network of mountain trails also enables numerous short attractive tours; some of them are easy and suitable for occasional hikers.
The trail is a mix of forest paths, roads, and hiking trails.
The region Koroška with little more than 74 000 inhabitants is amongst the smallest in Slovenia.It is “an originality of small treasures and nooks in wilderness in the middle of industrial world – as if it were at the end of the world when it actually is at the cross-road of Europe”.
You can get diary and a guide on the mountain trail in TIC Koroška. Plan your support stops for easy travels.
Normal safety precautions that apply to long distance hiking, so keep an eye on weather, plan your stops to where you can get supplies.
Clothes that cover all weather conditions, enough food and water, gps device, mobile device.
You can find stage by stage map here: http://www2.arnes.si/~sopalavr/planinske_poti/koroska_planinska_pot/
By car, from the highway Ljubljana - Maribor turn off for Velenje- Slovenj Gradec, and than continue towards Ravne na Koroškem.
You can arrive by plane to Ljubljana, Maribor, Klagenfurt, Zagreb or Graz.
Parking available behind the bus station in Ravne na Koroškem.