A popular hike in the Tilliach Valley in East Tyrol proceeds from the idyllic Klapfsee to the Porze Mountain Hut at almost 2,000 m a.s.l
Image gallery: Lake Klapfsee
The Tilliach Valley (Tilliacher Tal) is a popular excursion destination with a beautiful lake: the Klapfsee. At this lake, the road into the valley ends at a barrier. In the lake and the nearby mountain stream, fishing is allowed - the fishing rights are in possession of the Unterwöger Hotel.
A popular hike takes you from Lake Klapfsee at 1,680 m a.s.l. to the alpine world of the East Tyrolean mountains. One hour the ascent to the Porze Mountain Hut lasts, it is located at the Carnic main ridge in the mountaineers village of Obertilliach. If you want to extend your hike, you can try the easy 3-hour via ferrata to the peak of Mt. Porze (2,589 m a.sl.).
By the way, the Tilliach Valley near Obertilliach is also known as Dorfer Valley (Dorfer Tal) - not be confounded, however, with the Dorfer Valley with the Daba Gorge near Kals am Grossglockner. It can be found in East Tyrol as well, and there's also a beautiful mountain lake: Lake Dorfer.
Altitude: 1,680 m a.s.l.
Water sports: no