Carinthia Summer Vacation

Summer Vacation in Carinthia

Carinthia offers Sun, South and Summer Fun.
The south of Austria, and also Carinthia, is a summer like and warm destination to fully enjoy the beautiful mountains, with the combination of the beautiful and large lakes, culture and traditions, and the almost Mediterranean atmosphere.

Carinthia is known as the summer destination that has many lakes, in combination with the surrounding mountains, and a rich culture. Countless vacationers enjoy every year again, in holiday homes, hotels, or on one of the many campsites, which are often located directly at the water.

And that is quite unique for Austria, for the most vacation areas do not have many campsites. In this can you compare the Carinthian lakes with Lake Garda, also as far as climate is concerned.

Carinthia is a destination for the whole family. The facilities are good, not only for adults but also for large and smaller children. A child-friendly destination, where every child will spend a wonderful holiday in the outdoors, and has a lot of fun.

Holiday regions

Bad Kleinkirchheim Nockberge Bad Kleinkirchheim Nockberge Nationalparkregion Hohe Tauern Nationalparkregion Hohe Tauern
Carnica Region Rosental Carnica Region Rosental Norische Region Norische Region
Feldkirchen Feldkirchen Oberes Drautal Oberes Drautal
Kärntens Naturarena Kärntens Naturarena Rennweg Katschberg Rennweg - Katschberg
Klagenfurt am Wörthersee Klagenfurt am Wörthersee St Veit Hemmaland St Veit - Hemmaland
Klopeiner See Südkärnten Klopeiner See Südkärnten Turracher Höhe Turracher Höhe
Lavanttal Lavanttal Unteres Drautal Unteres Drautal
Lieser Maltatal Lieser Maltatal Villach Faaker See Ossiacher See Villach Faaker See Ossiacher See
Millstäter See Millstäter See Wörtersee Wörthersee

Being active Outside

Long or Short hikes, and lots of opportunities for cyclists and mountain bikers.
Carinthia offers extensive jogging and hiking trails and trails for Nordic walking, but also cycling routes and trails for mountain bikers. Unique opportunities to ride horses on bridle paths, or golf at one of the many beautifully manicured golf courses the area has to offer.

Whom want to spend the holiday in an active way, this is just the right holiday destination in the south of austria.

But if you prefer more active during your vacation, and want to practice an adrenaline sport and so seek the action or fun and excitement, you also have found the right holiday destination in Carinthia.

A variety of active sports are be offered, such as canyoning, rafting, paragliding and climbing waterfalls.

Lakes and other water sports

A unique region with a lot larger lakes.
In Carinthia there are as many as 1,270 large and small lakes, and other still waters. Oof which 44 are controlled swimming lakes, all of which have water of drinking quality. Some lakes have a water temperature of 28 degrees in the summer months, and every lake or pond knows how to charm its guests in its own way.

But water sports is obviously much more than swimming, because there is much more possible. As you can experience on various lakes and see a differente view during a cruise. This can be done for example on the Lake Ossiach, where you can even view the lovely villages.

The lakes also provide opportunities to sail on the lake in a sailboat, on a surfboard, or a motor boat, which you can rent at various places.

The best tips and Attractions

Natural monuments, magnificent castles and zoos.
Rich in attractions and sights. Which is a typical holiday in Carinthia, where you have no time to get bored, because there is always something else to see.

One of the most impressive and most famous landmarks in Austria, is without doubt the Castle Hochosterwitz. The castle is on a 150 meter high elevation, which is striking in the middle of the landscape, and only on foot you can reach the castle. You should just go and see Hochosterwitz.

But, also other attractions in Carinthia you should really go see, like the Tscheppaschlucht Ferlach, the caves Obir, the Landhaus in Klagenfurt, the car museum in Villach, the museum of modern arts, the Roman Museum Teurnia, the reptile zoo Nockalm, Naturstadel Feld am See, and the castle Landskron, partly ruin, with a very impressive Eagle show.

Tourist Information

Offizielles Tourismusportal des Landes KÄRNTEN
Casinoplatz 1
9220 Velden
Telepone: +43 (0)4274 52100 0