Tourist Attractions in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee

Tourist Attractions in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee

According to the legend, the area around the city ofKlagenfurt was haunted by a special kind of dragon, a "Lindwurm" as the Austrians call it. A brave man killed and founded the city. Klagenfurt is the historical, economic and cultural center of Carinthia. It is located in the western part of Lake Wörther, at 61 km from Italy, 31 km from Slovenia, 140 km from Graz and 300 km from Vienna. Klagenfurt invites you to discover the 800-year history of the city. A walk in the old town takes ... [ read more ]

Lakes near Villach

Lakes near Villach

The first to mention is the Wörthersee as it is a beautiful alpine lake in Carinthia. This lake stretches from the capital Klagenfurt to the Velden in the west. It is about 1km wide and 20km in length. You can see the snow-capped alpine peaks very easily and the special thing about this lake is its blue-green colour which is also transparent. It used to be an exclusive summer relaxation retreat for Vienna’s noblemen in the early 19th century. When you are here, you can visit the main town... [ read more ]