The Hemmaberg with its striking cliffs is visible well into the Jaun Valley. Find out more about the archaeological excavations, the pilgrimages, the St. Rosalia grotto and the ecclesiastical significance here.
The treasure house of Carinthia in the Benedictine St. Paul monastery. Nestled in the fertile landscape of the lower Lavant Valley St. Paul’s Abbey rises on a cone of rock.
The popular destination in Lower Carinthia. On the trail of the Middle Ages.
Enter and discover Austria’s most fascinating wonder of nature! Plunge into a subterranean world – a symbiosis of nature and man.
The unique and colourful exotic bird world at Lake Turnersee.
The Liaunig Museum has one of the best collections of Austrian art from 1950, supplemented by prominent works from foreign painters and sculptors. The attractively staged permanent exhibition “Gold of the Akan” offers a contrasting programme.
The museum of the painter Werner Berg (1904-1981), one of the most important artists of the 20th century, has become a centre of attraction for art lovers from all over Europe.
Discover the world high above the treetops!
Take the cable car up to 1,700 metres above sea level, where you can enjoy a fabulous view over the entire region of Southern Carinthia.
“Enjoyment on the river” – that is the motto aboard the MS Magdalena – let yourself be carried away by the beauty of the Southern Carinthian landscape.
If you want to get a view from above over the Lake Klopeiner See – Southern Carinthia region, with the Jaun Valley and the lakes, plus the surrounding mountain world (Saualpe, Karawanken), there are a variety of mountains with rewarding views.
Many visitors enjoy the wonderful summer days at Mölltal Glacier - a paradise for hikers. The journey starts with the funicular railway "Gletscher Express". After 8 minutes and 4,8 km yu've reached an altidude of 2.200 m above sea level.
By cable car from lake Turracher See up to mountain pasture Panoramaalm at 2.000 m above sea level and enjoy the great view to the lakes of Turracher Höhe.
Every summit is possible! We will bring you to them, in a comfortable way by cable car up to 2.100 m above sea level, into the heart of the national park Nockberge or to the Kaiserburg.
Gerlitzen – tourist attraction for the whole family in the heart of Carinthia. Let us bring you at 2.000 m above sea level and you’ll be captured by the unique landscape. Rustic alpine cabins pamper you with traditional dishes.
The favorite destination among hikers! From the city to the mountain. The Goldeck cable car will bring you up to 2.000 m above sea level.
The Benedictine Monastery of St. Paul is pleased to present a modern museum.
The Museum Liaunig possesses one of the most extensive collections of contemporary Austrian art since 1945, which is supplemented by leading representatives of classic modernism and exemplary works from international artists. In the reopening year following enlargement, five exhibitions await the visitor.
The viewpoint Siebenhütten at an altitude of 1.700 m is easy to reach by cable car. Here you can enjoy the great view to the whole southern Carinthian region with its multifarious landscape.
The Obir Stalactite Caves - Austria’s most fascinating natural wonder - are waiting to amaze you with their unique world of caves.
The Werner-Berg-Museum offers a representative overview of the lifetime work of the artist Werner Berg (1904-1981), born in Wuppertal Elberfeld, later settling down on Rutar’s farm in Lower Carinthia in 1931, in order to spend more time with his family as a farmer and artist.
A natural wonder of overwhelming beauty. The gorge will fascinate every visitor.
Forest high wire garden: climbing, fun, action at lake Faaker See. Outdoor experience between trees at 3-20 m. You will enjoy the great view, cope with surprising challenges, live interesting moments and of course have much fun.
Hiking amidst breath-taking nature: Be impressed by thunderous cascades. Tscheppaschlucht gorge is a unique nature experience near the town of Ferlach.
In the huge lime rock of Griffner Schlossberg you'll find Austria's most colourful stalactite cave. Fireplaces, pieces of ancient tools and extinct animals like cave bear and mammoth are the silent witnesses of ancient times.
Experience lake Wörthersee with all its variety from its most beautiful side! Learn more about architecture, culture and celebrities. Enjoy the "adventure" boat trip with breakfast on board or choose from our great gastronomic offer. Welcome on board!
Explore the fascinating world round mount Katschberg when hiking, biking or just relaxing.
Unique throughout the world: free-living, swimming Japanese macaques!
The High Wire Garden Innerkrems is one of the top adventure destinations in the Carinthian Nockberge mountains. It features a high wire course challenging ability and courage. Children and parents climb amidst great nature landscape. Fly along the steel rope with Flying Fox over 300 m. Pure adrenaline!
Hochosterwitz Castle was fi rst mentioned in a 860 deed and is possessed by the Khevenhüller family since the 15th century.
The outdoor adventure at Nassfeld does not only feature high ropes elements and fl ying fox course, but also fi xed rope routes. Tip: Try the new fi xed rope route “Black Spider” and the spectacular “Base Jump”.
An amazing hiking area offering various possibilities to spend the day!
Carinthia‘s most specatcular dry luge run featuring a length of 1,4 km and possible speeds up to 40 km/h. Adventure rock climbing, rock and tree elements and flying-fox-rope slide. Everyone will find his adventure at Klippitztörl.
Pass an adventurous day at Obervellach – huge leisure offer on site and further attractions in the surroundings.
A huge nature park with exciting attractions: treetop trail, foxes’ den, bouncy bounce, tree labyrinth, giant slide, rope bridge, animal park, wire walk, many interesting playing and climbing areas
The primary aim of the eagle show is to let people have a closer approach to birds of prey and owls and to transmit some knowledgeable facts about them.
World of water adventures! Over thousands of years Raggabach torrent formed one of the most beautiful natural gorges of the Alps. Vertical rock faces narrow the romantic gorge; the sound of roaring water fi lls the air.
This gorge is just great! Groppenschlucht gorge – over trails and bridges, past rapids and Groppenstein waterfall (30 m), followed by the newly erected part of the gorge’s trail that develops Zechnerfall waterfall.
In the 20th century Wolfsberg was location of three large camps that determined for various reasons life and destiny of ten thousands of people from all over the world.
At „nature’s playground“ a four-seat chair lift leads up to mountain pasture Naggler Alm (1.400 m) – starting point to many hikes as to refuge Kohlröslhütte and to mountain pasture Bodenalm.
This unique meeting point of three countries, languages and cultures offers multiple hiking possibilities in 680 to 1.600 m above sea level and a diversified local flora.
This museum with an exhibition space of 1000 m² is a place where we can meet modern and contemporary art.
The Emblem Hall at the Landhaus in Klagenfurt with the “Fürstenstein” and the 665 emblems is one of the most important tourist attractions.
With „Millennium-Express“ cable car or „Gartnerkofel“ chairlift to many adventures: Aqua Trail, Via Dolce Vita, dry luge run „Pendolino“, mountain playground „Almrausch“, adventure mile „Pramollo Wild clique with Fix & Foxi“...
By Schareck cable car from Heiligenblut (1.301 m) across three climatic zones to the unique viewpoint at 2.604 m above sea level.
The oldest museum of its kind in Austria displays peasant houses and farms from all over Carinthia. A tavern offers refreshments.
After decades of waiting, one of the most beautiful palaces in Austria finally opens for visitors. Unchanged stately rooms from the early classicism period, around 1780, await you on the splendour floor „Beletage“ of the residence.
Houses about 150 animals of various races on a surface of 30.000 m². Direct contact to the animals.
Experience the thrilling feeling on a real bobsled run – an inexpensive delight!
A place of herbal flavours and colours. The “Kräuterstadel” displays the multiple possibilities to use herbs – herbs shop.
A short ride by cable car, a half-an-hour walk and you’ve reached the Pasterze, the largest glacier of the eastern Alps. 9 km of eternal ice, towered over by mount Großglockner. Starting point of the “Alpe Adria Trail”.
Europe ‘s first private Porsche Museum is situated in Gmünd, the birthplace of the first car named Porsche (1944-1950).
The medieval town of has successfully focussed on art & culture for years.
Simply brilliant. Refreshingly different. Blue and wet.The thermodynamic landing place for adventure, wellness and fitness.
St. Veit Museum features 7 main topics:
Enjoy a special day with your family at the colourful world of the animal park! Explore our animal family: American bisons, bold mountain monkeys, ibexes, lynxes, rare deer species like the white red deer and even more.
On a surface of 1.000 m² more cars, motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, motor-assisted bicycles.
After hikes and alpine tours or just for fun, the Mallnitz Tauernbad swimming pool offers refreshment and relaxation!
Enter the Middle Ages! Be present at a burning of witches, face executioners or commiserate with your pilloried forefathers and watch the tortures in the dungeons.
Porcia Castle offers 1001 possibilities to understand and experience every-day culture from past times on two floors.
The water- & wellness oasis for the whole family! Indoor pool with bubbling water, massage bench, 45 m long water slide. Infant area with elephant slide.
Experience 1.000 thrilling animals in Austria’s largest reptile zoo.
The Carinthian ﬂower Wulfenia carinthiaca, a gorge with fern and moss, a thun-derous waterfall, numerous wetlands and a collection of cactuses are only some of the highlights. Explore the fascinating ﬂ ora of Carinthia in a compact way, completed by special exhibits from all over the world.
Very close encounters with arboreal green mambas, minacious cobras or rattlesnakes will give you an understanding of the fascinating world of poisonous snakes!
The most famous alpine road leads you into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park, to the highest mountain in Austria, the Grossglockner (3,798m) and its glacier, the Pasterze. You will have a driving and nature experience of a special kind on 48 kilometres of high alpine road with 36 bends, and an altitude ascent to 2,504 metres!
Join us on a journey into the past! In the Carnicaregion Rosental valley, historic engineering comes alive. Enjoy the train ride in our waggons pulled by a steam locomotive.
The water games park is situated under Carinthia’s highest waterfall, the Fallbach. Imagination has no limits along this brook: waggling bridge, climbing trees, mud hut water wheels etc.– a special nature experience!
Experience the gunsmiths’ tradition of Ferlach, retrace the steps of local and foreign wild animals.
Adventure cruises under Carinthia‘s only lighthouse. Nature & culture experiences - like Austria‘s most narrow bridge passages, the devil‘s islands or the town of Völkermarkt. Our captain will bring to life legends, myths and characteristics of the landscape. For children: pirates‘ helmstand & captain‘s certifi cate.
As the river Drau weaves its way from the heart of Villach to lake Faaker See there is beauty around every bend.
Top-secret during the Cold War – now accessible: Austria’s largest defence network (1963-2002) with original bunkers, communication trenches, fighting positions – completed by obstacles as well as all bunkered and mobile weapons systems of the fortifi cation forces. Parking: main road.
Through the valley of waterfalls, along the 14,4 km long Malta High Alpine Road, several interesting spots like the Malta Watergames invite to rest.
An emperor, a prince, Mozart’s patron, his mistress, the em- pire‘s biggest counterfeiter. The wax cabinet invites you to an exciting tour through history in this Stately Home. Relax in the charming Schloss café.
The „small historic town“ of Spittal is annually the stage for Porcia comedy theatre in Porcia Castle, one of the most beautiful Renaissance-Palazzo outside Italy.
Landskron Castle was built in the 16th century, on the foundation walls of a fortification dating from the 14th century.
Dating back to the 12th century, the Finkenstein castle ruins nestle in a historically important setting above Lake Faak.
Cruise ships can be chartered from around the 20th April until the 20th October.
Day cruises are available from May until October.
The ethnological collection of the important explorer allows us to go on a journey around the world in his native place.
The two oldest motor ships on lake Wörthersee, the „Loretto“ and the „Lorelei“, both built in 1924, will take you on a nostalgic boat tour on lake Wörthersee every Wednesday.
Round trips with tour guide on board!
The small museum in Metnitz, an idyllic locality near the castle town Friesach, holds an extraordinary treasure.
In Knappenberg – the third largest place in the world where minerals are found – you can visit a comprehensive and colourful mineral exhibition.
Look at what was made out of different kinds of wood and roots.
The Bamberger Amthof reminds of the lordship of the bishopric Bamberg (1166 - 1759) in Feldkirchen.
The Amthof museum (Amthofgase 5) offers the visitors an exemplary selection of illustrated showpieces.
"The Heidi world", the children’s adventure park in the Nockberge mountains at 1.875 m above sea level has something to offer for everyone.
The 35 km long curvaceous road leads through this highly fascinating area.
The exhibits lead chronologically from the periods of the Celts and the Romans to the Middle Ages, including the coinage history of Friesach.
The Auer von Welsbach Museum in Althofen shows a unique exhibition of former gas lightings, metal filament light bulbs and rarest pocket lighters, as well as an originally equipped laboratory of the most important Austrian inventor and discoverer of chemical elements.
The museum was granted the Austrian Museum Certification.
The exhibition „ Straßburg Prince Residence and Bishop’s Town“ displays the roots of the church of Gurk, the Gurk Diocese and the development of Straßburg.
The Villach Alpine Road is 16 km long and offers a great view to Carinthia’s beautiful landscape from its several viewpoints.
The museum is located in an old town house in the centre.
The Carinthia Relief Model at the Schillerpark in Villach is a real must-see for all friends of models and scenic representations: the whole region threedimensional on a scale of 1:10.000 on 183 m². It had been built in 1913 an is now Europe`s largest plastic relief model of a landscape
Nature never ceases to amaze - at Austria's largest Bonsai Museum in Seeboden at lake Millstätter See.
The 1st Carinthian Handcraft Museum is situated in a former monastery at the foot of Ortenburg castle.
The Liechtenstein Family has owned Rosegg Castle since 1831. It had been built by one of the most important promoters of Mozart.
Lake Millstätter See is about 12 km long and up to 2 km wide and is situated at an altitude of 588 m. With a depth of 142 m it is not only the deepest but also the warmest of Carinthia’s bathing lakes.
The Goldeck Panoramic Road in Zlan-Stockenboi with its great view to the surrouding mountains and valleys is among Carinthia’s most beautiful scenic roads.
This museum features a variety of special fishing attributes and an insight into the underwater world of lake Millstätter See.
The numerous findings shown at the new Roman Museum tell a story about the artistic skills at the ancient town of Teurnia and offer a fascinating insight into the social life of the inhabitants between 1200 B.C. and 600 AD.
Newly-arranged exhibition with interactive exploration terminals! Experience the fascinating world of bees: discovery tour through the beehive.
It takes only 11 minutes to reach the upper station at an altitude of 1.200 m above sea level. Go for a hike and take the “Waldgeisterpfad” and explore the panels with wise sayings along the way to the refuges “Foidlhütte” (mountain pasture Mernikalm) and “Klinghütte” (mountain pasture Mühldorfer Alm).
This museum of history presents precious artworks from antiquity to the present time as well as examples of sacral traditions, archeological fi ndings, rustic furniture and traditional costumes.
450 years ago Emperor Charles V. travelled to the Benedictine monastery by boat. Today two modern passenger boats offering beer, wine, a special “Captain’s Coffee” and ice-cream cups, will bring you to the monastery of Stift Ossiach, to Landskron Castle, to the cable car and to other tourist attractions.
What a great conclusion of a wonderful hike in the National Park Hohe Tauern. Indulge yourself – enjoy the refreshing bath at the large indoor swimming pool of Heiligenblut and of course the amazing view to mount Großglockner!