All the beauty of Carinthia, where getting bored is impossible

Land the opportunities that Carinthiain the south from Austria, offers to spend a holidays There are so many. Everyone, in fact, can find their satisfaction there: the sportsman, the wild nature lover, the thalassotherapy stay lover, the gourmet, the mountain lover who nevertheless, in summer do not want to give up a dip in the lake, those who like to take holidays in the name of culture and art and even the most convinced campers. Fresh, pure spring air on the southern slopes of the Alps, the first sun that regenerates and satisfies after the cold winter months, completes the scenario.

Walking surrounded by greenery All the beauty of Carinthia, where getting bored is impossible

Walk surrounded by greenery

Multiple outdoor activities: trekking and walking

The nature of Carinthia offers various possibilities for to walk on alpine meadows, on the shores of warm bathing lakes (Wörthersee, Weissensee, Ossiacher See, Faaker See, Millstätter See, Klopeiner See) and on mountain trails, in valleys and along large rivers such as the Drava and the Gail.

The “Slow trails“There are 14 near the lakes, they are no more than 10 kilometers long and have a drop of less than 300 meters. I am relaxing walks, each with its own characteristics through which you can slowly admire history, architecture and nature. There are also many proposals for excursions And organized activities: glacier hike, red deer sightingyoga by the lake, dawn walks or even trips to discover the panoramic roads of Carinthia, which offer enchanting landscape views and breathtaking scenery.

Then there is the possibility of doing a long distance hike, from the glacier to the seaL’Alpe Adria trail. In 43 daily stages (they don’t cover all the way, most choose to do only a few stages), from Carinthia to Slovenia, it is possible to reach the Upper Adriatic in Italy.

The bathing lakes of Carinthia: fascination and pleasure

The hot ones bathing lakes of Carinthia are splendid for swimming and many other aquatic activities. On the Wörthersee you can go for a stand-up paddle ride, while if you prefer holistic disciplines, Lake Wörthersee is a wonderful yoga hotspot with an international community. There is also a pleasure raft on Lake Weissensee, which combines special natural experiences with local culinary delights; paddling in the “Everglades” at Lake Faaker See or excursions in the bays in rowboats at Lake Millstätter See are unique experiences for those with a romantic soul.

Walking in the green of the region All the beauty of Carinthia, where getting bored is impossible

Walk in the green of the region

Bicycle

Cycling in Carinthia is a real pleasure and there are countless routes to do it. One of the most beautiful routes is the “Grand tour of the Carinthian lakes(Accessible by mountain bike, racing bike or even with an e-bike), 340 kilometers long. Its double ring shape allows you to calibrate and combine the route as you wish. The route includes Lake Millstätter See, Lake Ossiacher See, Lake Faaker See, Lake Klopeiner See, Lake Presseggersee and Lake Weissensee.

Along the Grand Tour of the Carinthian Lakes, cycle tourists can concentrate on the beauties of the landscape without any worries: on the carefully marked cycle paths you will find 50 rental centers Bikes “Kärnten rent-e-Bike“Which provide a total of 1,000 bicycles, including many electric bicycles with their charging stations. Here you can easily rent bikes which can then be returned to any other rental point. Panoramic resting points invite you to recharge your batteries along the way, while regular boats allow you to cover some sections in complete relaxation.

In addition, Carinthia offers the longest route in Europe for mountain bikers, the stream trail 15 kilometers to Bad Klienkirchheim, many other trails and over 3,000 kilometers of recognized routes. Thanks to Flow Trails Karntenthere is the possibility of carrying the bike uphill with the mountain railway.

Golf and tennis

In Carinthia, 12 golf courses offer a wide variety for fans of the sport, each with its own unique character and challenges. A hit when it comes to golf is theAlpe Adria Golf Card cross-border, which allows you to play on twenty of the most beautiful courses in Carinthia, Slovenia and Italy. Sports facilities with tennis courts with different surfaces are also numerous.

Lots of tennis among the proposals All the beauty of Carinthia, where getting bored is impossible

Lots of tennis among the proposals

Discover the cities

The towns of Carinthia are real”insider tips“: Klagenfurt on Lake Wörthersee, with its elegant old town and a wide range of cultural activities, Villach with its Mediterranean way of life and lively costumes, the medieval city Friesach with its castles, the city of gunsmiths of Ferlachwith its hunting museum, or Gmundthe city of artists.

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