Holidays Afritz am See

Holidays amidst Nockberge Mountains

Enjoy the great Mediterranean climate of Afritz am See – it makes a real paradise for swimming enthusiasts in lovely Carinthia. The gently rolling Nockberge mountain landscape lends itself for outstanding nature exploration within lake Afritzer See and the district of Villach. Be it relaxing in the countless lakeside beach areas or hiking in the marvelous surroundings, Carinthia’s Gegendtal valley leaves nothing to be desired. 1000 kilometers of mountain bike trails offer everything a cycling fan’s heart could possibly desire! The landmark of Afritz, a lovely holiday village with 1400 inhabitants, is the Verditz mountain area, a true heaven for walkers, hikers and cyclists in summer. In winter you should not miss out on scenic snowshoe hiking tours and toboggan adventures. Skiing fans get together at nearby Gerlitzen Alpe which is only a 25-minute drive away.

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Information on the region

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Winter break in Afritz am See Nockberge - Nature experience in a picture postcard winter wonderland...
Off-piste activities include (moonlight) tobogganing, snow-shoe walking, winter walking, ....

Afritz am See offers all you need for a perfect winter break!
AFRITZ am See - SPORTS and FUN for the old and young! In winter Lake Afritz turns into a large outdoor ice rink (safe and well-maintained) and attracts locals and visitors alike.
The holiday resort of Afritz am See nestles amid the gently rolling Nockberge hills. Thanks to its favorable location to the south of the Alps, Afritz benefits from the climatic influence of the Mediterranean. Afritz offers a variety of activities and sports related to the mountains and the lake. AFRITZ am See - SPORTS and FUN for the old and young! The picturesque town of Afritz am See nestles on the shores of a small lake in Gegendtal Valley.

Apart from all kinds of water sports the region provides endless bicycle and mountain bike trails that wind their ways across gently rolling hills and high up the mountains. Verditz Mountain is Afritz' most popular hiking area - an oasis of peace and relaxation far from the madding crowds. Do not miss out on a visit to the scenic Schwarzsee mountain lake and enjoy stunning views!
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Climate & Weather

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Travel Route & Address

From Vienna: A2 Südautobahn - Klagenfurt - Villach - exit: "Ossiacher See" - Millstätter federal road B98 - via Treffen to Afritz

From Germany: Munich - Salzburg - Tauernautobahn A10 - Rennweg - Seeboden (fork-off to Millstätter See) - federal road to Radenthein and Afritz

From Italy: A2 Südautobahn - Villach motorway junction - direction Salzburg (5.3 km) - exit: Ossiacher See - via Treffen (B98) to Afritz
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From Vienna: Villach station; take the bus to Afritz
From Germany: via Munich, Salzburg to Spittal or Villach; take the bus to Afritz
Klagenfurt airport: A2 towards Villach - Zauchen junction - A10 towards Salzburg - exit "Ossiacher See" - roundabout, towards Treffen - 15 km to Afritz am See

Charter flights to/from Frankfurt, Berlin, Düsseldorf and Hamburg.

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Tourismusinformation Afritz am See
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9542 Afritz am See, Austria
Österreich Kärnten Region Villach - Afritz  am  See Carinthia