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Historical buildings & squares, monuments, churches & cathedrals…

During your visit, you should definitely set aside at least one full day for a sightseeing tour at Klagenfurt. That will give you plenty of time to see the many attractions that make Klagenfurt and the surrounding area so very special.

Visit the Eiffel Tower, look an anaconda in the eye, go on a boat trip or take a trip to the stars.

In Klagenfurt and its surrounding area, big and small explorers will discover great excursion destinations brimming with interesting information, making sure you have a fascinating and fun day out. At Minimundus – the miniature world on Lake Wörthersee, you can marvel at 156 miniature models of famous buildings from around the world. On board one of the Wörthersee Schifffahrt boats you can explore one of the most beautiful lakes in Austria, Lake Wörthersee, and enjoy culinary delights at the same time. At Klagenfurt Planetarium, the stars are within reach, and with the museum tramway you can experience history at full speed. At Mageregg wildlife park you can stroll between red and fallow deer on ten hectares, and on the Maria Loretto peninsula you can stop for a drink at Loretto Castle, built in the 17th century.

Maria Saal Cathedral

image: Dom_MariaSaal1 / photo: (c)WolfgangHANDLER image: Dom_MariaSaal1 photo: (c)WolfgangHANDLER

The abbey church of Maria Saal is a pilgrimage destination, closely associated with the Christianization of Carinthia since the 8th century.

Together with Karnburg, it was one of the earliest churches founded in Carinthia. It acquired its late-Gothic form in the early to mid-15th century, when it was rebuilt, along with the surrounding abbey buildings, into a fortress church, later providing the local populace with protection from Turkish incursions.

During renovations after a devastating fire in 1669 the church acquired its current appearance. At the same time, the “Maria Saalerin”, which is Carinthia’s biggest church bell, was cast for the north tower and consecrated in 1688.

today from 08:00 to 18:00 o'clock

01.01.2020 to 31.12.2021
daily from 08:00 to 18:00 o'clock
Domplatz 94
9063 Maria Saal