Spittal a.D.

Spittal an der Drau - Culture, shopping & a Mediterranean lifestyle

Located at the heart of Upper Carinthia, the charming town of Spittal an der Drau represents a harmonious blend of long-standing traditions and modern aspects. It is its awareness of history, culture and tradition combined with an easy-going lifestyle and innumerable dining and shopping facilities that makes Spittal a prime destination for tourists.

Take a leisurely walk through the historic town center, past Stadtpark and Schloss Porcia, Spittal's most famous landmark. With its three-storey arcades it ranks among the most precious Renaissance buildings north of the Alps. Built by Gabriel v. Salamanca in 1533, the castle was the seat of the Counts of Porcia for many centuries. ...

... Today, the courtyard hosts international cultural events, including the International Choir Competition and the Komödienspiele Porcia theater festival.

Lake Millstatt on the doorstep... Impressive mountain scenery thanks to the Hohe Tauern and Nockberge ranges

The picturesque town of Spittal nestles at the foot of Goldeck Mountain (2,000 m), the famous viewpoint, and in the immediate vicinity of Lake Millstatt, which is famous for its crystal-clear water. Sports and outdoor enthusiasts will have the time of their lives as the region boasts a variety of sports and leisure facilities and activities including walking (way-marked trails), scenic (mountain) roads, cycling along the River Drau or the lakeshore, and mountain biking.

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Climate & Weather

Weather
  • Today
    28.07.2014
    15 / 25 °C
  • Tomorrow
    29.07.2014
    15 / 23 °C
  • Wednesday
    30.07.2014
    14 / 22 °C
  • Thursday
    31.07.2014
    15 / 25 °C
  • Friday
    01.08.2014
    15 / 27 °C
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Arrival & Address

North: Munich - Salzburg - A10 Tauernautobahn towards Spittal/Drau - exit Spittal-Millstätter See (turn left) - or take the "Bundesstraße" A-road via Katschberg

West: Innsbruck - Felbertauern road or Brennerautobahn - Lienz - Oberdrauburg - Spittal/Drau (B100)

East: A2 Südautobahn Vienna - Graz - Klagenfurt - Villach - exit Spittal Ost (or from Villach to Gegendtal Valley - Radenthein/Döbriach - Millstätter See

South: Autostrada Udine - Tarvisio - Villach - Spittal Ost
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Spittal/Millstätter See railway station
Klagenfurt airport (85 km)

Salzburg airport (175 km)
Ryan Air destination!
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Any questions? Please call us!
+43 512 5351 553

Daily from 8 am - 10 pm
Tourismusbüro und Kulturamt
Burgplatz 1
Schloss Porcia
9800 Spittal an der Drau, Austria
Spittal  a.D. Carinthia
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