his place which, at first glance, is reminiscent of the Caribbean, is actually located many, many flying hours closer, here in the south of Austria, promising summers filled with warmth amid gentle Alpine landscapes; sun, southern climes, a laid-back lifestyle – far from the sea, but a Mediterranean flavor nonetheless. This is a destination that unites that lifestyle with a tradition all its own, a modern worldview with deep culinary roots, relaxation with outdoor sporting activity in nature.
Along the entire 17-kilometer shoreline of the Wörthersee, in Carinthia’s “Three Corners” region at the intersection of Austria, Italy and Slovenia, over the years a sense of playfulness and all-embracing southern lightness has developed here, tangible in varying degrees practically everywhere. From gourmet restaurants to traditional wine taverns, everyone finds something appealing to their personal tastes. The fish of the Wörthersee thrive in waters that are practically pure enough to drink, something you clearly taste in the outstanding flavor.
Austria’s sunny southern reaches are proud of the leisurely lifestyle they are able to offer Central Europe, a reputation they are also happy to underscore with numerous special events and a vibrant nightlife that fits right in. Experts and locals agree: What makes Wörthersee so exceptional is its special blend of lake and soul, of southern lifestyle and glorious sunshine.