Holidays Spittal a.D.

Spittal an der Drau - Culture, shopping & a touch of the Mediterranean 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 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.

Spittal/Drau - Between mountains & the lake

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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1 Lake in Spittal a.D.

  • Size: 13 km² Beach: Sandy Beach, Sunning Lawn Village: Spittal a.D. Region: Lake Millstätter See
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Information on the region

Winter at its very best ... Enjoy the sunny side of winter... with skiing on the doorstep, cross-country skiing and winter walking on the outskirts of Spittal, and soothing spa sessions at the cutting-edge "Drautal Perle" aqua center!

In addition, Spittal offers a lovely Christmas market at Stadtpark, one of Austria's biggest Krampus parades during Advent Season, and a lot more. Choose the accommodation that best suits your budget and needs - from stylish hotels to private B&Bs and quaint mountain lodges. Spittal makes a true heaven for holiday makers throughout the seasons.

Goldeck - Carinthia's number one sports mountain!

Skiing at an altitude of more than 2000 meters Goldeck Mountain offers wide pistes for skiers of all ages and ambitions, including the longest "black" labelled slope in the Alps, and stunning views of the Upper Carinthian mountains. Enjoy a (lunch) break at one of the charming mountain restaurants and pubs, free transportation ("Skitaxi"), and long hours of sunshine. Arriving by car? - Take the toll-free "Goldeck-Panoramastrasse" road via Zlan.
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Travel Route & 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)
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Kulturamt der Stadt Spittal an der Drau
Burgplatz 1
Schloss Porcia
9800 Spittal an der Drau, Austria
Spittal  a.D. Carinthia