For those who are willing to go a bit further afield, we suggest.
Landskron castle ruins (Burgruine Landskrone): From the castle, there is a stunning view of not only Lake Ossiach, but also of the Villach and the Gailtal Alps, as well as towards the Karawanks.
Once the capital of the state of Carinthia, the town of Villach boasts many architectural masterpieces, besides a diverse and bustling shopping district.
The slopes of the Möll valley are dotted with picturesque towns and villages.
Lake Wörth is one of Carinthia’s most beautiful lakes.
Capital city of the state of Carinthia, Klagenfurt can be reached in about 45 minutes.
Soak up the medieval atmosphere in the city of Gmünd and pop in at the Porsche Museum, with a private collection which is the only one of its kind in Europe.
An exhibit of crystals and precious stones is on display in a 300-year old grain storage building at Turracher Höhe.
The 35 km Nockberge Hochalmstrasse is considered unique in the Alpine region due to its geological diversity.
The Gurk Cathedral is considered to be one of Europe’s most important buildings in the Roman style.
The administrative centre of the north-western part of Carinthia is Spittal an der Drau.
The Drauradweg (450 km) in the Dráva valley is one of Austria’s most interesting bike paths.
With its peak at an altitude of 3,122 m, the Mölltaler Glacier is open for skiing virtually all year round.