Swimming & action in HermagorLocated in the lovely Gail Valley, on the shores of Lake Pressegg, Hermagor is indeed a prime destination in Austria’s southernmost province: Carinthia! Thanks to an almost Mediterranean microclimate the lake boasts pleasant temperatures throughout the summer season and therefore ensures perfect conditions for swimmers and water sports enthusiasts. In addition, there are innumerable trails and routes for walking, hiking and mountain biking that offer not only an unparalleled nature experience, but also stunning views of the lake. Hermagor makes a splendid destination even in the winter. Choose from an extensive range of accommodation options and enjoy easy access to several ski resorts. Hermagor is the key to a memorable winter vacation!
Swimming, walking & hiking in HermagorHermagor is located in Austria’s southernmost province: Carinthia. Thanks to the proximity to Italy Hermagor benefits from long hours of sunshine and an almost Mediterranean climate. The crystal-clear lake easily reaches water temperatures of up to 28° Celsius in the summer, thus offering outstanding swimming, wind surfing and diving with a faint touch of the Caribbean. However, it is not sandy beaches or palm trees that attract visitors to Hermagor, but a number of lovely routes and trails for walking and hiking, allowing outdoor enthusiasts to explore the beauty of Carinthia: along the lakeshore and all through the charming side valleys of the Gail Valley. Do not miss out on a tour of the Garnitzenklamm gorge: A footpath takes you across bridges, past thundering waterfalls and along a raging torrent.
Cycling is also a fantastic way of exploring the surroundings of Hermagor. Choose from some 50 kilometers of routes for cyclists of all ages and ambitions.