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.
Carinthia’s wonderful mountain and lake landscape has a new viewing platform. With a total height of 100 metres, the Pyramidenkogel is the highest wooden viewing tower in the world.
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.
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.
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!
The GRANATIUM, an extraordinary family-friendly theme park all about the "stone of love and passion", is located in the centre of Radenthein. To spend enough time in our experiential world, you have to calculate approx. 2 hours for your visit.
The Benedictine Monastery of St. Paul is pleased to present a modern museum.
Explore the fascinating world round mount Katschberg when hiking, biking or just relaxing.
Unique throughout the world: free-living, swimming Japanese macaques!
We’ll find plenty of ways to show you legends and myths.
The House of Amazement will leave no one unmoved and its name truly reflects what it is all about:
A well-orchestrated journey through a magical world of the audio-visual, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in a universe of sensual perceptions. Everything turns, moves, flows, runs, with sounds coming out of pipes and funnels...
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.
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.
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.
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 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 wonder of the cosmos: The Planetarium as multimedia-based entertaining, cultural and educational facility offers “celestial insights” to its visitors. Optical precision devices and effect projectors display an artificial starry sky. A sophisticated sound system accompanies the show.
An amazing hiking area offering various possibilities to spend the day!
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.
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.
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.
The mountain railway is closed in 2016.
By Schareck cable car from Heiligenblut (1.301 m) across three climatic zones to the unique viewpoint at 2.604 m above sea level.
Experience live and very close a trendsetting farm with plenty of information and adventures for the whole family. Delicious hay milk cheese from raw milk and many other deli-cacies are produced here. At the end of your visit you may taste all the specialties at the homelike “GailtalBauer-Einkehr”.
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.
Pass an adventurous day at Obervellach – huge leisure offer on site and further attractions in the surroundings.
Houses about 150 animals of various races on a surface of 30.000 m². Direct contact to the animals.
In the unique Energy Adventure World „energy-park“ you may discover the huge topic ENERGY thanks to about 30 indoor and outdoor stations. Interactive and interesting for adults and children.
At Kanzelhöhe middle station you’ll find the Gerlitzen Pisten-Flitzer.
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.
Through the lost cave to the giant spider. Help her wrap up her prey and continue to the sacrifi cial area of the original „Nocki“ inhabitants. And then...we do not reveal more! Fun is guaranteed for the whole family, when the little ones start for this adventure journey.
„The dwarfs‘ treasure“ – Experience a thrilling and tricky treasure hunt with map, compass and magic glasses through Donnerschlucht gorge. You have to find the treasure of the dwarfs called “Nockzwerge”! Adventure fun for the whole family with children aged 4 and older.
The family adventure world LOLLIPOP offers fun and action on 600 m2 on three levels: giant slides, climbing garden and much more. Children of 3 years and more can be entrusted in the care of the LOLLIPOP team.
This „Hands-On Museum“ focuses on one’s own action. Exciting workshops – for children aged six years and older. “Learning by doing” in the private cartoon factory and the sound and TV studio developing and realizing own ideas. Workshops: Mon-Fri by arrangement.
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”.
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.
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!
The history of Tauern gold revives in this exhibition at over 500-years-old Gewerkenhaus. “Gold – a Myth!” is a special exhibition because it assembles the big treasures of Upper Tauern in one place.
Europe ‘s first private Porsche Museum is situated in Gmünd, the birthplace of the first car named Porsche (1944-1950).
Hochosterwitz Castle was fi rst mentioned in a 860 deed and is possessed by the Khevenhüller family since the 15th century.
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.
Gods, graves and history. The mysterious time of the Hallstatt culture is getting alive at the Celtic World in Frög.
The Obir Stalactite Caves - Austria’s most fascinating natural wonder - are waiting to amaze you with their unique world of caves.
This museum with an exhibition space of 1000 m² is a place where we can meet modern and contemporary art.
Around the world in just one day! About 150 of the most beautiful models of buildings, ships and trains from all over the world are presented here.
St. Veit Museum features 7 main topics:
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.
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 Romanic church from the 12th century ranks mong the most important buildings of European sacral art.
Find the right balance between relaxation and mountain adventures! Outdoor pool with 68 m long water slide, neck shower, bubbling water, rock grotto, paddling pool, grass area, sunbeds, massages, gastronomy.
2 exhibition mines - 1 site. Explore the inside of the mountain at Terry Mystica or Terra Montana.
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!
Alpin+art+gallery – KRANZELBINDER - this treasury of nature unique in Austria is situated opposite the dry luge run and directly at the 3-lakes circle hiking trail.
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!
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.
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”.
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
Experience the gunsmiths’ tradition of Ferlach, retrace the steps of local and foreign wild animals.
Hiking amidst breath-taking nature: Be impressed by thunderous cascades. Tscheppaschlucht gorge is a unique nature experience near the town of Ferlach.
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.
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!
Romantic idyll Maria Wörth.
The romanticism of the village of Maria Wörth, its tiny church renowned beyond Carinthia’s borders as a church for weddings.
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.
The oldest museum of its kind in Austria displays peasant houses and farms from all over Carinthia. A tavern offers refreshments.
Renowned Elli Riehl put 46 years of work into the 700 fabric dols, which expressively illustrate scenes from rural life.
Landskron Castle was built in the 16th century, on the foundation walls of a fortification dating from the 14th century.
The Mining Museum is a thematic museum with its focus on Carinthian mining history, mineralogy, geology and palaeontology. The museum can be visited with normal clothing and independently from the weather.
Dating back to the 12th century, the Finkenstein castle ruins nestle in a historically important setting above Lake Faak.
A natural wonder of overwhelming beauty. The gorge will fascinate every visitor.
Cruise ships can be chartered from around the 20th April until the 20th October.
Day cruises are available from May until October.
The entire forest is peopled by wood spirits, witches, gnomes and tree hobgblins. Large playground with small animals and cafeteria offering small dishes.
Fun, action and adventures! Our highlights: pineapple, giant waterslide, comet, butterfl y, luna loop, magic disc, Formula 1, pedal boats, Nautic Jet, PIT PAT miniature golf, sky dive, children’s land, giant trampoline, tennis, water games, rowing, food and drinks on the sunny terrace!
Carinthia’s only narrow-gauge steam railway. Pöckstein-Zwischenwässern-Treibach-Althofen.
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“...
The well-constructed Tschiernock Panoramic Road will lead you to the "Nature experience Tschiernock". The unique view to the valleys and Carinthia's mountains will amaze you.
The 91,7 m high tower of St. Egyd Parish Church at Pfarrplatz square has a viewing platform at an altitude of 50 m and provides a spectacular view to the town centre of Klagenfurt and a great panoramic view – lake Wörthersee, Karawanken mountains, Koralpe mountains.
The ethnological collection of the important explorer allows us to go on a journey around the world in his native place.
The Emblem Hall at the Landhaus in Klagenfurt with the “Fürstenstein” and the 665 emblems is one of the most important tourist attractions.
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 „Town at Magdalensberg“ ranks among the largest excavation sites of the eastern Alps and is archaeologically studied since 1948.
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 way leads from Gerlitzen Panorama-Kanzelbahn on the alpine nature trail to the Alpine Museum „Pöllingerhütte“.
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.
Experience the fairy tale of King Waldgeist. He and his subjects – the spirits of air and medicine and the spirit of water – fought against the wicked witch Stumpelpein.
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 outdoor swimming pool offers a 58 m long water slide, a whitewater channel, massage jets, a counter current system and an adventure pool with mushroom fountain.
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.
Find out all the important and interesting facts about mushrooms, their habitat and about their different ways to prepare them.
The Villach Alpine Road is 16 km long and offers a great view to Carinthia’s beautiful landscape from its several viewpoints.
The steeple of St. Jakob‘s is 94 meters high and therefore the highest church steeple in Carinthia. It has been renovated several times and was already famous in the Middle Ages.
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
A tourist destination offering 4 attractions: Wildlife Park: an eventful hike through the child-friendly animal park. Fish Museum: preparations of fish species from local lakes and rivers, old fishing gear.
Austria’s largest model railway was built on a surface of 300 m². Follow historic and modern sets of waggons along about 600 m of rails across cities, over mountains, past castles.
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.
Exceptional findings from the Early Middle Ages led to the foundation of the Carantana Museum in Molzbichl.
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.
The solar-heated outdoor swimming pool provides fun and action for the whole family.
Nature’s biggest playground is a 3 km long adventure hiking trail through the forest with one of the longest rope bridges of the Alps (175 m), the witch ride and the shuttles (with costs; on Thursday, Sunday and holidays in low season; in peak season daily), the dragons „Schluchti“ and „Meilino“, an old time blacksmith’s shop, various fairy tale and playing areas, possibilities to take a break; no circle hiking trail.
Every hour the Tschu-Tschu-Bahn train brings its passengers from car park 1 amidst the protected landscape lower Pöllatal valley to its destination.
Gravel beaches, seats and deck chairs made of local stones, wide footbridges and inviting grass areas. Enjoy swimming in the 1700 m² large natural pool (drinking water quality).
Families with young children appreciate the clearness of the facility (natural swimming pool, children’s pool, playground, sunbathing area). Visitors like to rest at the catering point enjoying regional and culinary delicacies.
Fun and action for the whole family at the outdoor swimming pool in Weißbriach. Enjoy the calmness on our sunny grass area.
Experience the production of many cheese and dairy products from fresh alpine milk according to traditional recipes.
Since 25 years the Gailtal valley Museum of local history is established in Möderndorf Castle near Hermagor displaying over 5.000 exhibits of the unique Georg Essl Collection.
Every summer’s day will be an adventure! Adults and children enjoy the new 54 m long water slide.
Our modern water park caters for all your water needs! Situated in the middle of the countryside, fun and frolics abound. The water park offers the following:
This exhibition takes you back to the time, when mountain farmers were self-supporters and produced everything they needed.
A fascinating “World of Rock Crystals” awaits the visitors of Toll Tower Winklern.
Fun and action for the whole family at the solarheated outdoor swimming pool in Winklern. You’ll find a water slide, a climbing net, a gush shower, a wave grotto and bubbling water!
Newly-arranged exhibition with interactive exploration terminals! Experience the fascinating world of bees: discovery tour through the beehive.
Discover invisible wonders! Searching for the most exceptional natural phenomenon – fun for the whole family.
Outdoor swimming pool offering a large pool for serious swimmers, a learner pool and a baby pool.
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.
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).
Experience over 400 years of brewing tradition at Schleppe Brewery and learn more about the art of brewing and the characteristics of Schleppe’s world of brewing and distilling and its beer and brandy specialties.
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.
Solar-heated swimming pool, 310 m² water surface, baby pool, 40 m long water slide, idyllic, quiet position.
Experience the history of gold mining at the authentically reconstructed gold digger village. It seems as if the gold diggers have just left their cabins:
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!
Without clothes for days on end – like Adam and Eve in paradise. Enjoy the feeling of being nude when bathing, sunbathing, at the sports fi eld and the playground and when hiking to mountain pasture Lidoalm.