The area around our holiday home offers many possibilities for beautiful hikes. You can walk straight into the mountains from the house.
About 100 meters from the house is the chair lift, which takes you to the Dreiland point. You can of course also choose to walk to the top. On top of the mountain you have a magnificent view over the valley and you can visit the restaurant.
Tscheppaschlucht: About an hour's drive from our house is a beautiful gorge, the “Tscheppaschlucht”. Here you can take a wonderful walk and canyoning tours are also organized here.
The Gail River offers many sports activities on the water. You can go rafting, canyoning and river tubing.
You can even ski on the Mölltaler Glacier in summer. Skiing in the summer; that must give a very special feeling!
In and around the Faakersee you can enjoy hiking, klettern, swimming and surfing. It is a beautiful blue lake.
Nature Park Dobratsch is the oldest nature park in Carinthia and has a rich flora and fauna. Many walks are possible in this nature reserve, including a 90-minute walk that starts from parking lot 11.
The park can be reached via the: Villacher Alpenstrasse: a 16.5 kilometer long Villacher Alpenstrasse, which goes over a winding road along Dobratsch and through the Dobratsch nature park.
Gorges in Carinthia
The Garnitzenklamm is located near Hermagor. To hike this gorge and hike back via hiking trails, you need about 5 hours. The route consists of 4 parts and after each part you have the choice to leave the Garnitzenklamm.
Raggaschlucht and Groppenschlucht are close to Flattach
the Mölltaler Glacier
The many lakes ...
Ossiacher See: This lake offers many water sports options. The water can reach a temperature of 25 degrees in summer. Driving from Villach on the north side of the lake you will come across the ski lift to the Gerlitzen area after a few minutes. You can discover the lake of 10.8 km2 with a cruise.
Faakersee: The southernmost swimming lake in Austria is 10 km away . It has 2 inhabited islands. It is 2.2 km2 in size and can reach a water temperature of 27 degrees in summer.
Pressegersee: At 30 kilometers away from Dreilanderblick is one of the warmest lakes in Austria. In summer it has a water temperature of 28 degrees, making it one of the first lakes where you can swim during the swimming season.
Weissensee: The lake of the alternative Elfstedentocht, but also a beautiful lake to walk along the banks and to take the boat back to the starting point.
Cities and villages, worth a visit
Villach: This city, with its historic center, is approximately 20 minutes' drive from our holiday home.
The beautiful indoor shopping center Atrio has many shops and is a good alternative in a bad weather day.
One of the best wellness accommodations in Austria is the Kärnten Therme warm bath.
Kransjka Gora (Slovenia) A mountain village about 20 minutes drive, which can be reached via the Würzenpass.
The village is located against the Triglav National Park and this park is 880 km2 in size. There are beautiful walking and cycling routes here.
Tarvisio (Italy): Via the highway (this part is toll-free) you reach Tarvisio with a drive of about 15 minutes. A tourist village with a covered market selling clothes, vegetables and fruit.