Tourism: Carinthia is on the sunny side of Austria
Carinthia is pure enjoyment! As far as cuisine, landscape or experiences are concerned, in the southernmost federal state of Austria you will find everything. You will be immersed in a unique landscape with high mountains and slightly rounded summits. This region offers more than 1.000 lakes to practice sport or simply nourish your soul. It is near the Mediterranean Sea and, therefore, it usually offers an almost Mediterranean climate and an exceptionally high quantity of sunny hours.
In Carinthia it is always the right season all over the year
People who love to be active do not waste their money here: there are long paths for walking, jogging or practicing nordic walking, routes for bikes or mountain bikes, you can ride a horse or play golf in one of the wonderful resorts of this region. Carinthian mountains are inviting for alpine walks or climbs and offer different levels of difficulty so as to meet everyone’s needs. They are perfect for lovers of action sports, rafting, paragliding, canyoning or waterfall climbs.
Snow and high-quality skiing centers render this region very attractive in winter. In Carinthian resorts where winter sports are practiced, all the people also appreciate different ways of enjoying this season: snowshoe walks, cross-country ski or free ice-skating on one of the numerous Carinthian lakes.
As far as events are concerned, Carinthia offers important highlights, such as for instance the Grand Slam beach-volleyball tournament and the Ironman or the “Stars’ night at the Wörthersee” and the open-air concert “Wenn die Musi spielt” in Bad Kleinkirchheim. Carinthian summer is a real pleasure for classic music. Furthermore, if you are spending your free time in Carinthia, you cannot absolutely lose the many regional holidays and discover the unusual customs of local people.
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