Top 10 things to do in Carinthia

Carinthia

Amazing skiiing and fantastic lakes

Carinthia is a city in Austria.

Carinthia is a highly autonomous province in the Eastern Part of Austria known for its proud but warm-hearted people.

Major sights include the cities of Klagenfurt and Villach and medieval towns like Friesach or Gmünd. Carinthia features numerous monasteries and churches such as the Romanesque Gurk Cathedral or Maria Saal in the Zollfeld plain, the abbeys of St. Paul's, Ossiach, Millstatt, and Viktring as well as castles and palaces like large-scale Hochosterwitz, Griffen, or Porcia.

Scenic highlights are the main bathing lakes Wörthersee, Millstätter See, Ossiacher See and Faaker See as well as a variety of smaller lakes and ponds. In winter Carinthia offers ski resorts such as the Nassfeld near Hermagor, Gerlitzen mountain, Bad Kleinkirchheim, Flattach, and Heiligenblut at Austria's highest mountain, the Grossglockner as well as the Hohe Tauern and Nock Mountains national parks for all kind of alpine sports and mountaineering.

City in Austria
Typical length of visit: 1 day
Rating: 4.8

Top 10 things to do in Carinthia

Almdorf Seinerzeit

Almdorf Seinerzeit
Vacation in a mountain hut? You might find privacy and even more luxury.

Carinthia: Architectural Highlights

Carinthia: Architectural Highlights
No Austrian province has more water than Carinthia and an architectural tour of the region invariably leads to a lake

Carinthian Summer

Carinthian Summer
A festival for new music where the innovative and the traditional meet

Ferlach's Master Gunsmiths

Ferlach's Master Gunsmiths
Rifles made in Ferlach, Austria, make a collector's heart beat faster and are coveted by hunters across the world.

Healing power out of nature: the “Speik”

Healing power out of nature: the “Speik”
A special plant wildely used in this region as a medical remedy as well as a building material

Klagenfurt

Klagenfurt
A great vacation destination for summer with a mild Mediterranean climate

Summer Vacation in an Eco-Hotel

Summer Vacation in an Eco-Hotel
The 'eco-hotel' label guarantees guests environmentally-friendly vacation

Trigonale

Trigonale
A festival of early music that creates connections across time and space (September)