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Lake Wörthersee - Klagenfurt - Carnica Rosental Region

It’s All About Finding the Right Blend

Take in the stunning beauty of its shimmering waters in all shades of green and blue. Lake Wörthersee is one of a kind. Set in Austria’s south near the borders with Italy and Slovenia, the water is safe to drink and reaches 28 °C in summer. Traditionally, Lake Wörthersee has always been regarded a gem of a lake in Austria. It’s not merely the beauty of the scenery that makes this lake so appealing. The unique quality of life here is truly magical. Nestled in a beautiful landscape surrounded by forests and hills, this region will satisfy the longing for some light-hearted moments in life. Carinthia’s capital Klagenfurt is a vibrant renaissance city and an exciting crossroads where three different cultures intersect. Guests with a sweet tooth should visit the Carnica Rosental Region. Here, it’s all about beekeeping!

10 Things To Do in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee

THE ULTIMATE BUCKET LIST FOR CARINTHIA’S CAPITAL

  • Cycle leisurely along the rivers and stop by the romantic natural swimming hole “Kalmusbad”
  • Stroll through the city and have a latte on the Old Square
  • Walk along the Lend Canal and take a seat on one of the benches
  • Take in stunning views of Lake Wörthersee and the city’s historic centre after having jogged to the top of the hill Kreuzbergl
  • Go shopping and discover beautiful hidden courtyards
  • Climb the tower of the parish church for an amazing mountain and lake view & visit tower keeper Horst
  • Sample local delicacies on the farmer’s market “Benediktinermarkt”
  • Join a themed guided tour through the city focusing, for example, on local crime scenes or the history of doctors and barber surgeons
  • Try the Austrian, Italian, Croatian and Slovenian cuisine in the city’s restaurants
  • Take a photograph standing on the eastern shores of Lake Wörthersee between the Maria Loretto Castle and the local cruise ships

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STORIES FROM THE FARM, RECIPES AND TRADITIONS

We uncover treasures. We take a look behind the scenes. We put the spotlight on farmers and their guests. We show you the real farm life. We also want to spark your interest. Make you long for flower fields in bloom, crystal-clear lakes, cold mountain streams, the sun caressing your skin. Make you yearn for honest conversations with genuine people and culinary delights that you can’t find anywhere else but in the Alps-Adriatic area. Here, you will find the ideal spot to spend your holiday and to take a break from everyday life.

Carinthia - Austria's Sunny South

Immerse Yourself in a Mediterranean Lifestyle

Carinthia is the land of lakes. Home to Austria’s highest mountain. The setting for experiences that you can only find here. In the midst of an intact natural landscape that is as unique as it is different from farm to farm and from region to region. Let go and enjoy the hours of sunshine - this is possible all year round in Carinthia. Click your way through the individual regions of Carinthia and find your perfect holiday farm in the sunny south!

  • Hohe Tauern National Park Region

    In 1800, courageous men were the first to climb Austria’s highest mountain, Großglockner (3,798 m). This region is home to the largest national park in the Alps and some of the world’s most diverse landscapes: majestic waterfalls, extensive glaciers, rare animal and plant species. Explore the Hohe Tauern National Park with one of the rangers.

  • Nassfeld-Pressegger See - Lesachtal Valley - Lake Weißensee

    Hikers and cyclists can cross the border to Italy on a number of great tours. Food lovers will indulge in culinary delights that are typical of the world’s first Slow Food Travel Destination. A breathtaking panorama is guaranteed! Keen swimmers can take a dip in Lake Pressegger See or Lake Weißensee. The Lesachtal valley, Europe’s most natural valley, is unique. The region provides the perfect balance of tradition, nature, culinary delights and tranquility. In winter, it’s home to Carinthia’s largest ski resort called “Nassfeld”.

  • Bad Kleinkirchheim - Lake Millstättersee - Nockberge Region

    Nestled between the undulating hills of UNESCO’s Nockberge Biosphere Reserve, this is one of Austria’s most diverse regions. Carinthia’s “Nockberge” range is an insider tip for travellers looking for the ultimate indulgence during their activity holiday. Look forward to sports, spas or skiing in Bad Kleinkirchheim and outdoor activities at Lake Millstätter See, one of Carinthia’s most beautiful lakes that’s steeped in legend and surrounded by mountains. Romantic mountain cabins, pristine nature and historic farms are the icing on the cake.

  • Katschberg - Liesertal - Maltatal Region

    At altitudes between 1,100 and 2,200 metres above sea level, south of the Alpine divide, on the border to the province SalzburgerLand - that’s the Katschberg - Liesertal - Maltatal Region with Gmünd, the “town of artists”, at its centre. Lots of mountain cabins are the ideal starting points for long, alpine hikes on the southern side of the Alps.

  • Villach - Lake Faakersee - Lake Ossiachersee

    This region borders Italy and Slovenia. Enjoy country walks, hikes and day trips on the mountains “Gerlitzen” and “Dobratsch”. Visit the town of Villach with its Mediterranean flair, the famous celebrations during the carnival season and Austria’s largest fun fair, the “Villacher Kirchtag”. Marvel at the turquoise waters of Lake Faaker See with the iconic island at its centre. A picture-perfect scenery! The festival Carinthian Summer with its renowned cultural events draws lots of visitors to Lake Ossiacher See in summer. The spa “KärntenTherme” in Villach is one of Austria’s state-of-the-art spas and is open all year round.

  • Lake Wörthersee - Klagenfurt - Carnica Rosental Region

    This is one of Austria’s most popular regions: stage for parties and lifestyle, paradise for water sports enthusiasts and sun-worshippers, hot spot for yogis, meeting point for bikers, hikers and runners with Europe’s tallest wooden lookout tower “Pyramidenkogel”. Carinthia’s capital Klagenfurt is a vibrant renaissance city and an exciting crossroads where three different cultures intersect. Guests with a sweet tooth should visit the Carnica Rosental Region. Here, it’s all about beekeeping!

  • Central Carinthia

    The historical heart of Carinthia is surrounded by unspoilt, charming natural landscapes. A number of attractions such as the castles “Hochosterwitz” and “Taggenbrunn” can be discovered by bike or on foot. For more than 650 years, the so-called “Wiesenmarkt”, Austria’s fair with the longest tradition, has drawn thousands of visitors to the town of St. Veit each year. Warm lakes with water that’s safe to drink are oases of relaxation.

  • Lake Klopeiner See - Southern Carinthia - Lavanttal Valley

    Do you prefer vibrant beaches open to the public or spots in peaceful seclusion? Thanks to the mild climate, the swimming season starts at the beginning of May. At that time, the water temperature of Lake Klopeinersee often reaches 22 °C already. The caves in the mountain “Obir” featuring stalactites and stalagmites and the flow trail for mountain bikers on the massif “Petzen” are some of the region’s most spectacular attractions. Southern Carinthia is a bilingual region where Austrian and Slovene cultures and culinary traditions meet. In the Lavanttal valley in the very east of Carinthia, creative producers turn locally-grown ingredients into irresistible delights.

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