Are you undecided whether to spend your holiday in the mountains or a relaxing holiday swimming and sunbathing on the beach?
If you choose Carinthia you will not have to decide as it is the ideal combination.
Carinthia offers more than a thousand lakes. The Lake Ossiach is the best known (and loved) while on Lake Maltschach you can practice many water sports.
The Wörthersee is the largest, and most popular of the lakes in Carinthia. Here you can safely swim. In fact in the summer months the water temperature reaches 27 ° C. On this beautiful lake you can practice sailing, surfing, water skiing, diving and paragliding, and there is also great restaurants and bars.
We advise you to discover the smaller lakes and take a boat trip on the beautiful natural lake Pirkdorfer.
The unique landscape of the Turracher Höhe offers visitors a lively variety of activities, such as: walking on level ground around the lake Turracher or along a series of trails through the forests of pines. Guests can also visit the cities of Klagenfurt, Villach and Salzburg.
Average summer temperature: 25 degrees
Klagenfurt with its beautiful old town.
Swim in the fascinating Wörthersee.
Locally produced Speckknödel, roggene donuts and Schwarzbeernocken
Floral blouse Pleamle from Villach.
Aquatic adventure park in Carinthia, a holiday paradise for the whole family.
Pressegg is one of the warmest lakes in Carinthia and the beautiful clear water is perfect for a swim after all that fun!
In this region, given its geographical location you will find a mix of various cuisines.
A popular dish is the Sasaka Verhackerts a kind of sandwich stuffed with smoked bacon and then seasoned.
One of the many dishes inspired by the cuisine of Slovenia.
The city of Klagenfurt offers one of the most beautiful old towns in Austria. Here you can stroll along the idyllic Renaissance courtyards full of quaint shops, bars and restaurants.
The Castle Maria Loretto in Klagenfurt, is a unique 2 story building with a high hipped roof.
Nearby you can stop at one of the excellent restaurants on offer , the ideal place to enjoy a glass of wine in a romantic setting.