Faaker See

Faaker See
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Nestling between the River Drau in the South and the Karawanken Mountains in the North, Faak am See is one of Carinthia’s prettiest towns.

With an average of 300 sunny days per year, Faak am See is a wonderful holiday destination. In the summer Lake Faaker See is warm and pleasant for swimming. The region’s beautiful nature lends itself to lazy afternoons as well as a wide range of outdoor activities for all ages.

Recreational Opportunities Galore
Spend wonderful summer days on Lake Faaker See and indulge in a variety of aquatic activities including swimming, sailing, windsurfing and boating. The region also offers gorgeous varied hikes around the lake and into the surroundings mountains. Other popular activities include cycling and mountain biking. The castle ruins of Burgarena Finkenstein with their amazing birds of prey show make a great day trip destination for families.
The region is also popular in the winter.

The Gerlitzen ski area and the Dreiländereck offer great skiing for families, including great deals for kids and varied terrain for more advanced skiers. Gerlitzen Mountain boasts superb views of the snow-covered Klagenfurt basin.

Accommodations For All Tastes
Located right on Lake Faaker See, Faak am See offers a great accommodation choice. Whether you are looking for a hotel, an apartment or a B&B - Tiscover has got you covered.

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Climate & Weather

  • Today
    9 / 21 °C
  • Tomorrow
    11 / 21 °C
  • Saturday
    11 / 18 °C
  • Sunday
    10 / 17 °C
  • Monday
    9 / 16 °C
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Arrival & Address

From Salzburg: Tauernautobahn A10/E55 to the Villach junction - A2/E55 towards Udine (Italy) - exit Villach-Faaker See - B84 to Drobollach and other towns in the Faaker See area
From Vienna: A2 Südautobahn - exit Villach/Faaker See (350km)
From Italy: Udine - Tarvisio - Villach/Faaker See (100km)
From Slovenia: Ljubljana - A11 Karawankenautobahn - St. Niklas/Faaker See (90km)

Plan Route Now
Villach main station; direct trains to/from Germany, Switzerland,
Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands (motorail train).
Train Villach - Rosenbach (exit: Finkenstein - Faak am See - Ledenitzen)
Bus: all towns

Klagenfurt airport (35km) - direct flights are offered by

Destinations: Berlin Tegel, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, Cologne/Bonn

Destinations: Frankfurt/Main, Vienna

New route: Klagenfurt - Munich

From late March onward there will be three daily Lufthansa flights to/from Munich:Munich's Terminal 2 is the fastest and most modern terminal in Europe.

Ljubljana airport: 90km

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Daily from 8 am - 9 pm
Tourismusverband Finkenstein am Faaker See
Dietrichsteiner Straße 2
9583 Faak am See, Austria
Faaker See Carinthia