Carinthia’s Sports World

Summer holidays Carinthia’s sports world.
Among bike tours and hiking tours, mountain bike or motorcycle tours, golf and horse riding, as well as swimming and doing water sports at Lake Wörth, we offer numerous opportunities to spend a diverse and fascinating time here. Whether you are travelling with your family or on your own, with your partner or with friends, there is something for everyone.


Hiking Paradise
in Carinthia

Wonderful hiking in Carinthia – with numerous national parks and Austria’s highest mountains, such as the mountain “Großglockner” with an elevation of 3.798 metres.

Hiking around
Lake Wörth

Hiking around Lake Wörth is particularly popular. The hiking path is called “Wörthersee-Rundwanderweg” and offers numerous beautiful   spots that will make you want to stay and relax for a while.

A Wonderful Hiking

One can find numerous mountains and alps, as well as national parks in Carinthia.
93 out of all mountain peaks are higher than 3.000 metres, the highest one is the mountain “Großglockner” with an elevation of 3.798 metres. However, also lesser elevated mountains and plains are worth being explored.
Of course there is a variety of culinary delights: there are themed hiking trails such as the so-called “Mostwanderweg” at Lake Wörth or in Lavanttal. Those themed hiking tours will definitely make the hiking easier. In the national park Nockberge an almost forgotten medical plant, the valerian spikenard, is going through a renaissance. On paths around St. Oswald one can enjoy the infatuating scent of this plant and one can relax during footbaths with the oil of the mentioned plant in romantic alpine huts.


Biking in Carinthia

Carinthia offers a very dense network of cycle paths, probably the densest in Austria. There are a variety of cycle paths, such as the “Wörthersee-Radweg”, the popular “Drauradweg” or the “Mölltalradweg”. Biking is perfect for the whole family!

Mountain Bike Route around Lake Wörth
The mountain bike route, which goes around Lake Wörth, has a lot to offer: flat and grassy areas, as well as challenging climbs and fast descents through the woods.

Eldorado of Golf and Horse Riding – Carinthia

Enjoy horse riding with no boundaries in Carinthia. There are many horse ranches situated around Lake Wörth.

There are numerous golf courses in Carinthia!

This golf course is just a few minutes’ drive away:
Leading Golf Course Velden Köstenberg (Nr. 6)

1. Golf Club Drautal Berg
The newest golf course in Carinthia is situated between the Gailtaler and the Carnic alps. The flat and mostly wide fairways offer golfers of all abilities the best conditions.

2. Golf Club Gailtalgolf Carinthia
The newest golf course in Carinthia is situated between the Gailtaler and the Carnic alps. The flat and mostly wide fairways offer golfers of all abilities the best conditions.

3. Golf Club Millstätter See
A golf swing with a view of the lake: Surrounded by a picturesque landscape, this golf course offers scenic views on a world of mountains and lakes.

4. Golf Club Kaiserburg Bad Kleinkirchheim
The golf club in Kaiseburg Bad Kleinkircherheim, which is the highest golf course and was voted “Top of the mountains” in 2005, is surrounded by soft meadows and forests and a panorama of picturesque mountains.

5. Alpe-Adria Golf Schloss Finkenstein
The golf course Schloss Finkenstein is an oasis of recreation a bit outside of the city Villach.

6. Leading Golf Course Velden Köstenberg
A sunny place surrounded by nature. This sophisticated golf course is harmoniously integrated into the landscape.

7. Golf Course Moosburg Pörtschach
This golf course offers ideal conditions for a birdie or an albatross.

8. Leading Golf Course Klagenfurt Seltenheim
This golf course hosts the European Challenge Tour, which is an absolute challenge and nevertheless brings joy to players of all handicaps.

9. Jacques Lemans Golfclub St. Veit Längsee
Embedded in the hill landscape of Central Catinthia and located directly next to the lake “Längsee”, one can find the new golf course “Jacques Lemans Golfanlage St. Veit-Längsee”.

10. Golfpark Klopeinersee-Südkärnten
Discover the beautiful mountain panorama in Klopein. One can enjoy the view on the mountains “Hochobir”, “Petzen” and “Steiner Alpen” extremely well from the terrace of the 19th hole.


Wörthersee Plus Card
Summer 2023

A guest card for the regions Lake Wörth, Klagenfurt and  Central Carinthia

(Valid from the 1st of April to the 1st of November 2023)

Described below you can find a short list of the most important partners:

Free Use or Entry:
– Heraldic hall (“Wappensaal”) of the “Landhaus” in Klagenfurt
– Gustav Mahler composer house
– Robert Musil literature museum
– 1 public bathing area (applies for a stay of 3 or more nights)
– Regional programs which include hiking, yoga, walks with an explanation of herbs, fit & fun, …

50% Discount Partners:
– Lake Wörth shipping
– Museum of Modern Art Carinthia
– Stadtpfarrturm Klagenfurt
– City gallery Klagenfurt
– Alpe Adria gallery

20% Discount Partners
– Velden shipping
– Hochosterwitz Castle
– Burgbau Friesach
– Reptile zoo Happ
– Chocolate factory Craigher Friesach
– Brewery Hirt

An extensive brochure is available. Every guest will receive it by arrival.

You might be wondering: “What does the card have to offer?”
What you want!
 Hiking, sightseeing, swimming  – everything is included, no additional costs:

Adventure Excursions are Included
From April to October you can choose from a selection of adventure walks. There are different kinds of walks offered every week. Three of those are included and you decide which ones you like best.

Bathing at Lake Wörth is Included
You can bathe at Lake Wörth instead of showering at home! There are 8 public bathing areas at three different lakes.

Sightseeing is Included (Excursion destinations of “Kärnten Card”)
More than 100 destinations – yes, you read that correctly – you can visit those destinations for free from April to October! NEW: The app Kärnten Card App is available for free for >> iPhones and >> Android-Smartphones!

You can get up to 30% discount on all of the sport and leisure facilities.

Public Transport
The price for journeys by bus and train are reduced up to 50%.

Period of validity: From Mid-April to the 26th of October

All information is subject to change!