Jutting out into the Wörthersee in Klagenfurt’s eastern bay is a promontory, the Maria Loretto peninsula. Located here is Schloss Maria Loretto, a stately home built in 1652. As you enjoy a pleasant drink and good company on the castle.. Read more
Nature & Countryside
Here in Klagenfurt, pleasant walks and bicycle tours often begin along the Lendkanal or on the shore of Lake Wörthersee. The Loretto peninsular is an idyllic location that juts out into the water, with a bar and restaurant there offering pleasant refreshment opportunities. The Kreuzbergl also reveals itself as a peaceful oasis: Just a few minutes’ walk from the town center itself, visitors are able to stroll through the forest and past small ponds.
Vineyards can be found right here in Klagenfurt, too, as they can in Karnburg, which is not very far away. Even more nature awaits you on the Zollfeld plain and at the "Höflein Moor" nature sanctuary.
The only European Nature Reserve found within the market community of Ebenthal is Höflein Moor outside Schwarz. It lies at an elevation of 770 meters in a flattish depression, surrounded for the most part by forest. From the northern edge.. Read more
Located just a few minutes’ walk from the town center is a popular local recreation area known as the Kreuzbergl. Many take advantage of Klagenfurt’s own local mountain in order to go walking or running, or to pay a visit to the botanical.. Read more
The Lendkanal is a 4 km-long manmade waterway that leads from the Wörthersee to the center of Klagenfurt. The roads along the northern bank of the Lendkanal are very popular with cyclists and inline skaters. Originally built in the 16th.. Read more
Visitors to Klagenfurt can also look forward to discovering some marvelous wineries. STADTWINZER is a cooperative of winegrowers that also offers guided tours of the “Ried-Seewiese” vineyards with views out across Lake Wörthersee. Read more
This 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,.. Read more
The Zollfeld, which is an arm of the Klagenfurt Basin, is located north of Klagenfurt and extends all the way to St. Veit an der Glan. For a long time the Zollfeld was a cultural and political center of the Roman province Noricum during.. Read more