Captivating mountains, blue lakes and gorgeous panoramas the southern region of Carinthia is a great holiday destination and your cottage in Carinthia is the ideal place for the entire family. In addition to the appealing mountain landscape, there is a large number of opportunities to enjoy all types of sports.
This region has the largest network of riding trails in Europe, with 1,400 km of riding paths, and those who love hiking can choose from a number of hiking routes. Cyclists and mountainbikers have a number of cycling and mountainbiking routes at their disposal.
The many lakes offer all kinds of aquatic fun (Carinthia has around 200 lakes for swimming!), and have a very pleasant temperature in summer (up to 28°C). Favourite holiday destinations include lakes such as the Millstätter See, Ossiacher See, Weissensee, Wörther See and Faaker See. The holiday homes in Carinthia are ideal for a holiday near the water.
The Carinthian landscape is dominated by mountains, and some of them also are national parks. The Hohe Tauern is in the northwest, on the border with Tirol and Salzburgerland. This is the largest national park in Central Europe and a favourite spot for hikers and mountain climbers, due to the hundreds of kilometres of routes. Youll discover a spectacular mountain scenery with mountain lakes, waterfalls, a glacier and unique flora and fauna. Another national park is the Nockberge, with the 35-kilometre-long Nockalmstraße. Youll also have plenty of chances to go hiking, or to explore a distinctive plant and wildlife reserve.
You can recharge your batteries and relax in one of the spa resorts, like Bad Kleinkirchheim, Warmbad-Villach or Bad Bleiberg.
Carinthia also has much to offer to winter sports fans. You will have access to five large ski areas (such as Hohe Tauern or Nassfeld Ski Arena) as well as a number of smaller ski slopes. You are directly in the snow from your cottage in Carinthia.
Tip: If you want to visit a number of attractions in the summer, the Kärnten Card is very useful. For only 34.00 (for children 6-15 : 14.00) more than 100 sights, museums, panoramic routes and boat trips are open to you.