Feistritz Saddle

Feistritz Saddle
Feistritz Saddle

Location of the Feistritz Saddle

Elevation 1,286 m (4,219 ft)
Traversed by L407
Location Austria
Range Alps
Coordinates 47°34′3″N 15°51′55″E / 47.56750°N 15.86528°E / 47.56750; 15.86528Coordinates: 47°34′3″N 15°51′55″E / 47.56750°N 15.86528°E / 47.56750; 15.86528

The Feistritz Saddle (German: Feistritzsattel, el. 1298 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Austrian Alps between the Bundesländer of Lower Austria and Styria.

The pass leads between the Wechsel (1743 m.) and the Stuhleck (1784 m.).

With the Semmering, it is one of the most important links between Lower Austria and Styria.

Many hiking trails in the area make it a destination for hikers, particularly to the nearby Sonnwendstein. In winter, the area is a popular cross-country skiing venue.

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