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Faaker See

Holidays in Faak am See

Nestling between the Rier 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.  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.

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.

More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board

Fabulous winter break for the whole family! Be prepared for a fantastic winter tale!
There are two ski areas to choose from, each with its own, distinctive character:
Gerlitzen, for instance, is famous for its wide and perfectly groomed slopes and the permanent race track, while Dreiländereck offers skiing in three countries (as its name suggests): Austria, Italy and Slovenia.

Explore Carinthia's unspoiled mountain scenery far from the bustling ski resorts: Dobratsch Mountain offers an unparalleled ski mountaineering experience!

In addition, several spa centers are within easy reach.

Enjoy your family break!

Welcome to the sunny south of Austria!

Nowhere else in Austria does the sun shine as long as in the Faaker See area: 2,010 hours a year! Located at the hub of some major traffic routes, only a few kilometers from the Italian and Slovenian borders, the Faaker See region offers sunshine and an easy-going lifestyle, but also outstanding skiing thanks to cutting-edge snow-making machinery.


Forthcoming events in the Faaker See area in 2014 9th International Faaker See Lauf: July 5 + 6
8th Panaceo Triathlon: August 22 + 23
Harley Davidson European Bike Week: September 2 - 7

Welcome to Lake Faak!

The turquoise water and the bizarre mountainscape create a truly romantic atmosphere! The crystal-clear lake boasts grade A water and reaches temperatures of up to 27 °C in the summer, thus making it a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts.

No matter if you go for the mountains or prefer to stay down in the valley, if you come for relaxation or rather for action and sports: The Faaker See area has a lot of activities to offer for nature and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and ambitions, including walking and golf.
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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)

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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

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

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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.

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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
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