Holidays Pörtschach am Wörthersee

Holidays in Pörtschach

The idyllic community of Pörtschach extends into Lake Wörthersee like a peninsula. This very popular health resort attracts holidaymakers with its peaceful and relaxing atmosphere as well as with a diverse sports and leisure time program. Water sports fans come a long distance in order to take advantage of perfect wind conditions.
As Lake Wörthersee holds the title of “the warmest lake in the Alps”, there are numerous people who take a swim in the refreshing water.
In winter, Pörtschach is an insider’s tip for its great wellness and culture offer. Furthermore, there are numerous ski resorts in the surroundings, where young and old have fun on magnificent slopes amid a white winter wonderland. Guests will definitely not get bored!

Summer Holidays in Pörtschach

The lake is definitely the most attractive point when on summer holidays in Pörtschach. Especially once you have tried sailing yourself and experienced the calming effect of the water – this is when you realize that sports and relaxation do not exclude each other. Even experienced water sports fans find ideal conditions in Pörtschach in order to hoist the sails or go surfing. However, there is also a great selection of leisure time facilities available away from the lake: walk around Lake Wörthersee on a 55-km-long trail and enjoy views of the impressive peaks of the Karawanken mountains. Most parts of the mountains can be hiked with the entire family, but there are also some quite steep parts, which should only be chosen by experienced hikers.
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1 Lake in Pörtschach am Wörthersee

  • Water
    20 - 26 °C
    Size: 19.39 km² Beach: Sandy Beach, Sunning Lawn Village: Klagenfurt Region: Lake Wörthersee
    Day tickets (EUR)
    High season / Adult
    from 3.00 select
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Information on the region

Magic Winter at Lake Wörthersee

Once the temperatures have dropped and there is a layer of ice even on the warmest Alpine lake, one could imagine that Pörtschach falls asleep during the cold season of the year. This is completely wrong! It is the time when the municipality in Carinthia shows its very special side. Pörtschach offers a particular atmosphere during Advent – sparkling Christmas decoration can be found along lakeshores and a diverse event program ensures traditional entertainment typical for Carinthia.
If you are looking for cultural as well as active holidays, plenty of possibilities await you. There are 5 ski resorts around Pörtschach, which will make the heart of skiers and snowboarders leap for joy. After an exciting and tiring day out on the slopes, use the various wellness offers. Choose between luxury hotels and traditionally run guesthouses.
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Climate & Weather

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Travel Route & Address

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Pörtschach Information
Hauptstraße 153
9210 Pörtschach am Wörthersee, Austria
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