Nature and culture, fun and relaxation, holiday homes Carinthia

Austria is famous for its mountains and pristine nature, but also offers wonderful opportunities for various activities and cultural attractions. Think of Villach with its historical monuments or the gastronomic delights of Carinthia. The real attraction of a holiday in Carinthia is of course the chance to pursue adventure and relaxation in the broadest sense, thus fans of spending time among nature are in the right place here. This rural province has mainly two seasons that you can enjoy with a holiday home in Carinthia: it is very popular in the winter for skiing, while in summer you can fully enjoy its scenic lakes and mountaineering opportunities. The capital Klagenfurt is suitable for sightseeing at a stopover. The main attractions here include the area around the dragon-like Lindwurm statue, the "Neuer Platz". There is the Landhaus here, which is the seat of the Carinthian provincial government. Jörg Haider, Austria′s known rightwing populist, was elected governor of the province several times. The city hall is nearby as well as numerous other old buildings. Take a walk in the area, then go to the cathedral, with its beautiful baroque decorations. There is also a smaller parish church worth visiting, with a high tower. Carinthia′s attractions go outside of Klagenfurt also. A holiday in Carinthia can have you enjoying Lake Wörthersee and the cities of Velden or Wörth, which are popular resorts in the summer. There is a famous casino nearby as well.

Explore nature with your loved ones
From Bungalow.Net's holiday homes in Carinthia you can easily access beautiful and attractive places where you can enjoy a wonderful time among nature. Skiing in winter accompanied by magnificent views, walking around in spring, summer or autumn, cycling along the Drau through a nature teeming with rare vegetation are all great opportunities for fun and relaxation. You will find that Austria has made all the arrangements for you to enjoy various sports, as wherever you go you will find picnic areas like those at Drauoase, Dellach im Drautal and at the entrance to the Gaislochklamm, a perfect starting point for cycling. Walking in the natural surroundings of the Faaksee is a dream vacation for lovers, or how about more than 300km of hiking trails through an idyllic, rocky landscape? You'll also find Oberaichwalk ideal for spending time at the beach in Carinthia. And in Egg am Faaker See and Dribollach you can rent boats or take a boat excursion and just relax.

Some true Austrian culture
Culture in Carinthia is dotted with wonderful attractions. One of the main reasons is Klagenfurt, which is one of the two major cities in the province, a beautiful historic city. At an altitude of nearly 500 meters above sea level, you can expect stunning panoramas! The city has four shopping centers, two castles, craft shops, cozy cafes and narrow streets which makes a lovely setting for a romantic getaway or a family holiday in Carinthia. You can visit a small but beautiful botanical garden which also contains the Mining Museum, complete with mineral collection. Throughout Carinthia you will find small chapels which are not only important for the atmosphere, but are an essential part of life here, and for many visitors to Carinthia, are a memorable part of their religious cultural experience here. You can take day trips in Carinthia as well, try the ancient market town of Gurk, with its Romanesque cathedral and the local saint, St. Hemma. Ossiach and Villach are also beautiful towns by a lake, with an astonishing view from Landskron Castle, where you will be able to see people in medieval costumes displaying the way the nobility used to hunt back in the Middle Ages: through falconry, which was very popular in those times. Pack your bags and enjoy the beauty of Carinthia every step of the way.

Sightseeing, water sports, skiing, nature, holiday parks Carinthia

The beautiful province of Carinthia has over 200 lakes and it is an Austrian vacation paradise. A holiday park in Carinthia will set you among perfect slopes, great snow conditions for skiing in winter, as well as sparkling lakes, spa and wellness opportunities in summer. Cultural excursions in Carinthia are highly recommended, for example to the city of Klagenfurt. Meanwhile exploring nature is simply mesmerizing. Here the wonderful natural environment offers numerous possibilities for adventurous sports. Feistritz im Rosental is a market town situated in a valley of the Drava River. At an altitude of 550 meters above sea level, it is an ideal setting for hiking or mountain biking on a holiday in Carinthia. You can also explore the area on horseback or by horse-drawn carriage. The floral landscape and cozy cabins create a beautiful natural backdrop to a fantastic Austrian experience.

Sightseeing and nature
Heiligenblut is a small town that is to be found on many postcards in Carinthia as well. Its breathtaking landscape on the outskirts of the Hohe Tauern mountain range and National Park creates a perfect setting for the parish church and village. From your holiday park in Carinthia you can reach the Großglockner Hochalpenstraße, the road that goes up to the country's highest mountain, one of the top-attractions of Austria. The other end of the street is actually in the Salzburg part of the National Park. There are also the valleys of Gailtal and Lesachtal, the Maltatal with Malta, also the Rosental and the Lavanttal representing rural attractions. Numerous scenic spots are to be considered as well during a holiday in Carinthia: castles, market towns, lakes and mountains. The area is great for sports like hiking. Other beautiful towns are Gmünd, Friesach, St Veit an der Glan, Spittal an der Drau, also Seeboden and Millstatt, St Kanzian am Klopeinersee, Wolfsberg, etc.. The lakes of Ossiachersee, Millstätter See and Wörther See are not to be missed.

Seeboden water sports and culture
Maybe not as legendary as the nearby town of Millstatt, Seeboden is yet a very popular lakeside town by Lake Millstätter See, perfect for a family holiday in Carinthia. Located next to the town of Spittal an der Drau it offers beyond windsurfing, hiking and swimming, a great display of Carinthia′s past in the time of antiquity. Numerous archaeological digs were undertaken here, it is actually one of the greatest excavation sites in the province. The Roman "highway" Via Iulia Augusta used to pass through here. They say this road was really the first one that the Romans built to go across the Alps. In terms of sightseeing, there is a Bonsai Museum, a park and a few nicer villas as reminiscences from the time when Viennese aristocrats paraded the Millstätter See, a museum for fisheries. There is also the Burg Sommeregg Castle, a popular sight for its inside. This is where you will find the "biggest museum of torture in Central Europe", which was a mean for information retrieval. Various tools are displayed here, also information on modern means of torture, along with the fight against it by Amnesty International. Culture or history, water sports or winter sports, Carinthia is the ideal setting for them all.

Apartments in Carinthia

Villas from Bungalow.Net in Carinthia

Bungalow.Net's villas in Carinthia are beautiful holiday accommodations with all the trimmings. Our bungalows with terrace and barbecue are perfect for a fun-filled family vacation. Here children will find plenty of space to run around. If you would like to bring the family dog along, Bungalow.Net's pet-friendly accommodations are just the ticket, while a holiday home with swimming pool is a dream come true for everyone! Carinthia is a diverse region with a variety of natural scenery including mountains, forests and rivers. The range of holiday possibilities is just as diverse including cultural holidays in cities like Klagenfurt where you'll encounter plenty of hospitable people along with a friendly and inviting atmosphere. Walking and cycling holidays in Carinthia are the cream of the crop thanks to the fantastic surroundings and great amenities - perfect for an outdoor vacation in Carinthia. A good example is the Klopein Sea, one of the warmest lakes in Carinthia. Set among a stunning landscape, it is ideal for pleasant walks in the high mountains of the Karawanken. Our houses in Carinthia also give you easy access to cycling and mountain biking trails through the woods. Book one of Bungalow.Net's self-catering chalets in Carinthia and enjoy the challenge of a true Austrian holiday!

Bungalow.Net's villas in Carinthia offer an active holiday in Austria

Bungalow.Net's villas in Carinthia offer the chance to enjoy a complete and active sports holiday thanks in part to our full-facility accommodations in Austria, like our holiday parks with swimming pool and tennis courts. Your stay is sure to be comfortable, and with our pet-friendly chalets this extends to the family pet as well. Meanwhile, the surrounding area has everything you could want for a perfect outdoor vacation. For example, there is the adventurous "Walderlebniswelt" at the Klopeiner Sea. Here you will find six clear lakes ideal for swimming, plus a farm, a 4-star hotel, climbing courses for persons of all ages, childcare and fishing lessons. In southern Carinthia you can even go by bike (with helmet) to the mines of the Petzen Mountains. Above ground you can enjoy Forest Adventure World, a sort of adventure/climbing park in the tops of trees, easily accessible from one of our self-catering bungalows. Active holidays among nature in Carinthia are very special and unique. At St. Primus in Villach you can swim, play tennis, golf, mini-golf, surf or go diving, boating, fishing, horseback riding or bowling. As a visitor to this beautiful region, the options for an active outdoor holiday are so large that you'll have to choose. Book one of Bungalow.Net's detached holiday houses in Carinthia and treat yourself to a fantastic active holiday in Carinthia!

Bungalow.Net's villas in Carinthia for a cultural holiday in Austria

With Bungalow.Net's villas in Carinthia a cultural holiday in Austria can be a reality. Certainly one of the most beautiful places for such a holiday is Villach, where you will find, for example, Stadtpfarrkerk St. Jakob (church) with its spire of 94 meters. Inside the church you can admire beautiful painted tombs. A wonderful historic cultural holiday can also be enjoyed at Hauptplatz in Schillerpark where there are reliefs of Carinthia, the largest in Europe. Very nicely done and well preserved. The town itself is well worth a visit and lies within easy reach of one of our family-oriented holiday parks in Carinthia. Look around and relish a relaxing break while enjoying the friendly hospitality you will encounter here. Carinthia has a wellness culture which is not always known to outsiders. Throughout Carinthia you will find wellness and spa centers, similar to the "Austrian Monte Carlo", Lake Wörthersee. There are wellness areas equipped with gyms, saunas, steam rooms, relaxation rooms and spa suites, everything you need to pamper yourself in a world of luxury and style. Book one of Bungalow.Net's detached bungalows in Carinthia now for a relaxing holiday in Austria you won't regret!
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