Extract of excursion destinations for your summer holiday on the Katschberg
The holiday regions of the Lungau and the Nockberge, which are both nearby, are proud members of the UNESCO Biosphere Parc. This title carries the indication of representative model regions that are worth protecting and living in. It promotes a sustainable development and secures the natural habitat as the livelihood of its inhabitants. The area spans about 1500 km².
Pöllatal – the valley of a thousand orchids
A trip to Pöllautal delights everyone! On the Tschu-Tschu train to the head of the valley, this excursion is suitable for people of all fitness levels. And a trip to the managed Alpine lodges is definitely in order!
Pöllautal is also known for being the valley of a thousand orchids.
The gentle Alpine road via the Nockberge which has numerous attractions is one of the loveliest mountain roads in the Alps. Regardless of whether you head out on Nockalmstraße by bike, car or motorbike, the beauty will inspire you!
The mountain road is located in the centre of the core area of the Lungau/Nockberge UNESCO biosphere park!
Lakes - in Carinthia
There are a total of 22 swimming lakes in Carinthia. Warm, clear water invites you to swim, and enjoy yourself. Visit the nearest lake to the Katschberg - Millstättersee, or the well-known Wörthersee...!
Porsche museum Gmünd
The privately run Porsche Museum cast a spell over car lovers. You get to see rare cars here like the Porsche 356 or a floatable Porsche hunting car!
The museum is open from May through to October from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.!
A day in the Outdoorparc at Nessiteich will inspire everyone. There are all kinds of things to discover around the pond. Whether it is whizzing across the lake on the Double-Flying-Fox run, or testing out the climbing tower on the team course or having your first goes at climbing on the bouldering wall.
Be a water balloon on the water with a Zorb Ball, or test out the canoes, kayaks and dinghies – anything goes! Around the pond you have the opportunity to sit down on a bench and just enjoy the sunshine.
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Discover one of the most famous landmarks in Austria. 48 kilometers pass road winds with 36 bends through the national park. Majestically stands before you: the highest mountain in Austria at 3.798 meters!
Whether knights festivals, family events, concerts or exhibitions. The castle complex towers majestically over the fields and provides plenty of entertainment for young and old.