Summer holiday moments


Enjoying a holiday between mountains and lakes means experiencing varied summer days in the beautiful Gailtal. It doesn't matter whether you decide on a scenic hike with a stop at a mountain hut, whether you want to cycle comfortably, want to do challenging mountain biking or relax in the Pressegger See, which is up to 28 degrees warm, everyone will find their special holiday moments here.


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 ... hiking and mountaineering

Green pastures and imposing rocks, in short: unforgettable mountain experiences await you in the Carnic, Gailtal and Julian Alps. Whatever you decide, a hiking holiday on the southern side of the Alps promises a unique mountain and hilly landscape at all altitudes. You will find a surprising variety and varied suggestions at: 

... cycling and mountain biking

Unlimited bike freedom and lots of scenic wow moments let all cyclists really get on tour. 46 mountain bike and cycle routes with a total length of 950 kilometers ensure varied routes and will certainly make you perfectly happy. Great and surprising aha moments in the midst of the extensive nature of Carinthia can be found at:

... bathing and water fun

Whether swimming, stand-up paddling, pedal boating or just floating on the air mattress, in the Pressegger See, the "bathtub of the Gailtal", all water enthusiasts will find optimal conditions with a water temperature of up to 28 degrees Celsius. But countless crystal-clear mountain lakes are also waiting to cool off your feet. For those who prefer action, there are a variety of water sports available, such as rafting tours, canyoning, canoeing, kayaking or river tubing. On the homepage you can dive yourself in more water experiences.

 ... bad weatheractivities ans sightseeing

All sorts of excursion destinations are waiting to be discovered in the area. And not only in summer, but also in winter. Experience the diversity of the cities of Villach and Klagenfurt or visit our Italian neighbors. Feel the atmosphere of the numerous castles, palaces and museums in Carinthia. Or dive into the thermal baths and indoor pools in the region. You can find more exciting options at 

 ... culinary and Slow Food

Farmers and innkeepers in the region provide culinary delicacies with a lot of love and knowledge. It doesn't matter whether it's the spicy Gailtaler Speck PGI, the typical Gailtaler Almkäse or the traditionally made Carinthian Kasnudeln, you will definitely experience moments of pleasure in the Gailtal. Good taste reigns in the world's first Slow Food Travel Region. Each product will be given the time it needs. You can look over the farmers' shoulders and experience tasty highlights without stress and hectic. You can find out more about the culinary world of experience at