Bundesland Karnten Things to Do

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    Heiligenblut - "crystal fountain"
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    Heiligenblut - "crystal fountain"
    by jojes
  • Heiligenblut -
    Heiligenblut - "crystal fountain"
    by jojes

Bundesland Karnten Things to Do

  • Klagenfurt: The Lindwurm / Dragon

    This is the famous monument to the Lindwurm, and it was sculptured in 1590 from a single piece of rock. And there is an old legend about a dragon, that used to live in the area where Klagenfurt is now and the Duke of Carinthia had the idea to catch and kill the dragon by a simple trap: a bull was tied to a chain and when the dragon swallowed the...

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  • Maria Saal: a great openairmuseum

    In Maria Saal you will find an excellent museum for old farmhouses and there is enough to see there for a whole day. All of these mostly wooden houses had been taken from all parts of Austria and had been rebuilt there and now they seem to have been there already for centuries..........................................Kärntner Freilichtmuseum in...

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  • St.Veit an der Glan: Ernst Fuchs Palace

    The Ernst Fuchs Palace in St.Veit an der Glan is used as a hotel, but even when you dont stay there, you will be allowed to take a look around and take some photos ! Prof. Ernst Fuchs is one of the most famous contemporary artists of Austria and you will find his works of art also in other places in St. Veit an der Glan. One of them in the townhall...

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  • St. Veit an der Glan: a great townhall

    Dont miss to go to St. Veit an der Glan as well, they have a great townhall and also some great works of art made by the contemporary austrian painter Prof. Ernst Fuchs - see that in my other tips ! Here is the baroque townhall that is open for visitors as well and has a great hall to be seen inside with lots of arches lich you will see in my...

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  • Gmünd: the castle ruins

    Gmünd castle is another good reason to make a stop in Gmünd. Inside of these old castle-ruins you will find a very good restaurant with family-friendly prices and the only place where you have to pay some entrancefee is the tower, where you will find a box where you can/should throw in 1 euro per person before stepping up. I skiped this part of the...

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  • Hochosterwitz: family-run since 1570

    There are certainly just a few buildings or even castles in the posession of the same family since more than 450 years worldwide ! Just imagine you drive through the landscape and all of a sudden you see a freely standing hill, that is covered all over by a castle and the only way to get into the castle is to walk up a steep path going uphill like...

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  • Klagenfurt: Minimundus

    Minimundus in Klagenfurt is a lot of fun for the whole family, because you will see a lot of interesting sights from all over the world, plus various different types of small trains and even a model of the Wuppertaler Schwebebahn running through these artificial landscapes.You can spend the whole day there and enjoy this interesting place, they...

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  • Gmünd: the very first PORSCHE was built...

    Gmünd is the hometown of Prof. Ferdinand Porsche, who was certainly the most famous and most sucessfull automobil-constructor of the 20th century: he constructed the VW Beatle, the Porsche sportcars, lots of the early STEYR-cars and many more. Iit was also here in Gmünd where he had started to build his very first Porsche-cars right after WW II....

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  • Spital an der Drau: Schloss Porcia &...

    Spital an der Drau is certainly worth a visit ! Make a stop in Spital an der Drau, while driving from Villach to Gmünd, it is an interesting small town with a great palace and some lovely baroque houses. The main attraction of Spital an der Drau and a good reason to leave the highway A10/Tauernautobahn is Schloss Porcia, the former palace that is...

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  • Gmünd: an interesting town & townwall

    Gmünd in the south of Austria is an interesting, small town with a lot of interesting details. You will still find most of the medieval townwall, some towngates and high above the village there is also an old castle-ruin. Inside of these old castle-ruins you will find a very good restaurant with family-friendly prices and the only place where you...

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  • Villach : Burg Landskron

    Villach is a small town in the south ov Austria and high above this town you will see a great castle-ruin. At first you have to pay a toll for the steep private road to the castle. The parking on top is free of charge and the visit of the castle is free of charge as well. Its mainly a restaurant with various restaurant-gardens with an excellent...

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  • Ferlach: Austria's largest museum of...

    The "Historama Ferlach" is Austria's largest museum of transportation !This museum is not only for cars, but they also have a great collection of old trams,trains, buses and trucks plus some other technical achievements like steam-machines and old industrial machineries. You will find this museum inside an old production-hall and some of the old...

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  • Villach: a great carmuseum

    Villacher Fahrzeugmuseum is a nice car-museum for the whole family ! Dont expect any special showcars there, but instead you will see mainly the common cars of the ordinary people of past times and most of them are still in a very good condition. It was great for me to see again some of the cars that my parents had over the years since my...

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  • nice hotel and carmuseum

    Seppenbauer is a hotel, a good restaurant and a wonderful carmuseum and that was a great combination for me.No Bugatti there in the collection but some other great cars like Jaguar E and AC Cobra and even a doubledecker airplaine and some Mopeds and Motorbikes.Museum is open in Winter 10:00 - 18:00 Uhr and in summer 10:00 - 20:00...

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  • Gerlitzen - a real family skiing resort

    Gerlitzen, is the main skiing resort in the Villach area. It offers wide, well groomed slopes, mostly blue and reds. But even the reds skiruns aren't so hard.The Ossaicher See is a privately run family hotel (in the Familien Hotel chain) called Hotel Sonnenblick. Here they will teach children as young as 18 months old how to ski for two hours per...

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  • The steam train of the Rosental

    This small old steam train operates only in Summer, between Ferlach and Weizelsdorf.It is funny, and the trip can be combined to a visit to the "Historama" museum of transports in Ferlach.The route is in a charming out-of-the-way area and it is nice to see people getting to the doors and windows of their homes to see the train and wave to the...

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  • Where three countries meet

    There is a point where the borders of three countries, Austria, Italy and Slovenia, meet.It is easy to reach, just a few kilometres south of Villach. You cannot see much of Italy from there, but the view on the Slovenian side is spectacular, especially because in this part of the Alps the mountains on the Slovenian side are the most impressive.

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  • Faaker See

    A surprisingly short drive (much of it on Autobahn) is between Austria's highest mountain and warmest lake. In normal Summers you may expect water temperatures of 25 degrees even in late September. It is a very small lake among the many attractive and also warm lakes in the Sout of Kärnten, like for example the Wörther See or the Ossiacher See....

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  • Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse

    This "Queen of the Alpine Roads" between Heiligenblut (Kaernten) and Fusch (Salzburg) offers fantastic views in the area of Austria's highest mountain Grossglockner in the Hohe Tauern National Park. The road is very easy to drive (only the side road to Edelweissspitze is rather narrow) and can be done by drivers normally not used to Alpine roads....

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  • Meet a wolf face-to-face

    This park (a wood on the mountain where the Castle Rosegg is located) is the home to animals of 350 species. Many of them are typical alpine fauna, such as the ibex, but many are more exotic, so you can see deers from India together with European deers. I was fascinated by the white wolves, but even more by the eye-to-eye meeting with a European...

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  • Ragga Schlucht

    This is a spectacular gorge created by the Raggabach. It can be visited thanks to a system of catwalks, about 800 metres long (half a mile). The route is uphill, and when you get to the top of the gorge the way back is a path in the wood.It is open in Summer (end of May to October) from 9 to 18 every day.Hiking shoes recommended.

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Bundesland Karnten Hotels

  • Lindner Seepark Hotel - Congress & Spa

    Rooms from € 129, your reservation will be canceled on day of arrival until 18:00 clock free(or €...

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  • Romantik Hotel Post

    Stayed there for one night in 08/2006. Posted price was € 125, but internet rate at € 95 for a...

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  • Chalet Hotel Senger

    Hof 23, Heiligenblut, 9844, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • SCHLOSS VELDEN A CAPELLA HOTEL

    Seecorso 10, Velden, 9220, AT

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • SEEHOTEL EUROPA

    Wrannpark 1-3, Velden Am Worthersee, 9220, AT

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Alpen Adria Hotel & Spa

    There is nothing I don't like about this hotel. It is one of the best hotelexperiences I've ever...

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  • Seehotel Enzian

    Neusach 32, Weissensee, A- 9762, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Hotel Die Post

    Dorfstrasse 64, Bad Kleinkirchheim, A-9546, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Hotel Linde

    Lindenplatz 3, Maria Worth, 9082, Austria

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

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