Embedded amid a unique scenery with high peaks and rolling hills, Carinthia boasts a total of 200 lakes in Austria’s sunny south. Lakes Faaker See, Ossiacher See, Wörthersee and Klopeiner See are among the 44 lakes whose water quality is checked regularly to ensure clean swimming, splashing, water skiing, snorkeling, windsurfing and scuba diving.
In the winter Austria’s southernmost province lures winter sports enthusiasts with superbly groomed ski runs and plenty of sunshine. Holidays in Carinthia are synonymous with great skiing and snowboarding for all skill levels. Freeriders and backcountry skiers will find plenty of great powder stashes in Carinthia and a great selection of trails is prepared for Nordic skiers. Carinthia has countless great ski areas with a total of 1000 kilometers of downhill runs, ranging from easy to challenging, as well as terrain parks and mogul hills.
Whether you are looking for a four or three-star hotel, a cozy guesthouse or a campsite, we have the right accommodation for your Holidays in Carinthia.
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Summer in Carinthia - more than just holidays!
The unique combination of 200 lakes and impressive mountain landscape together with more than 2000 hours of sunshine each year make Austria´s southernmost province to a limitless holiday region.
No other region Austria´s offers such varied surroundings for fans of water sports, mountaineers, bikers and golfers. Horse lovers have Europe´s largest network of riding paths (650km) at their feet.
Sports & Fun included in Carinthia!
Snow-covered mountainscapes and plenty of winter sport facilities await you in the heart of the Carinthian mountains and valleys, a true paradise for skiers, boarders and carvers alike. Ask for the TOP SKI pass including all ski resorts in Austria´s southernmost province.
Backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering rank among the ultimate winter highlights. Also non-skiers are especially welcome! Relax and unwind in a very special ambiance among friends. Let us convince you!