Holiday in Carinthia

Versatile nature & boundless possibilities

Its magnificent nature offers all year round incomparable mountain panorama as well as crystal clear lakes, and by this countless excursion opportunities for every taste. The geographical proximity to Italy and Slovenia also allows for short trips across the borders and provides for delicious culinary influences in the Alps-Adriatic region. Explore the country & its people and take home precious memories - until you come back to make new ones. Whether it is adventure in nature or holistic relaxation in the Acquapura SPA, hiking in the mountains or a day at the lake, whether skiing on the fantastic slopes or a romantic walk through the snow-covered landscape, whether as a couple or with the whole family: the Falkensteiner Hotels in Carinthia are your perfect choice for a carefree vacation in the south of Austria.



  • The southernmost province is one of the sunniest regions in Austria
  • Fantastic landscapes with incomparable mountain panoramas
  • In summer: Warm bathing lakes with turquoise-blue water
  • In winter: Kilometres of fun on the slopes for young and old alike
  • Its many facets make it equally suitable for families, active holidaymakers and those seeking peace and quiet
  • Brave all weathers with wellness: Generous Acquapura SPAS in our hotels
  • Countless excursion destinations for every taste: From family adventures to short trips to nearby Italy and Slovenia to charming towns with a rich cultural life.
  • Included region cards with many reductions & free services


Nestled between forests and a sublime mountain panorama, lined with stately villas and promenades, lies the picturesque Wörthersee in the south of Austria. Carinthia's most famous flagship presents itself in summer as a true water sports paradise! Whether stand up paddling, water skiing or swimming - the turquoise sparkling water attracts with temperatures up to 27°C degrees, while the small islands and sandy bays in the middle of the lake are waiting to be explored by boat. Biking and hiking trails also invite you to get active. In the evenings, it's best to enjoy the flair of the lively towns around Lake Wörthersee.


Located in the Carnic Alps, Nassfeld is a true hiker's paradise, connecting Carinthia's Gail Valley and Italy's Canal Valley. Over 1000 km of signposted routes offer passionate mountaineers and novice hikers action and relaxation at altitudes of up to 2800 meters. The numerous hours of sunshine in the fresh mountain air can also be spent on a mountain bike, climbing or on the golf course. Nearby bathing lakes and rivers, which invite you to splash around or make adventurous rafting tours possible, offer cooling off. A variety of excursion destinations and the longest summer toboggan run in Carinthia guarantee fun for the whole family!


The Katschberg region has a lot to offer all year round. In the summer months, extensive hiking trails, the lush green of the meadows & forests and rushing streams invite you to an extensive exploration tour. Located on the sunny side of the Alps, on the border between Carinthia and Salzburg province, the nature reserve with the surrounding adventure opportunities is the main attraction of the region. In addition to about 200 kilometers of diverse hiking trails, exciting adventures for young and old await on the Katschberg. With activities such as archery, bike tours or fishing and highlights that include summer tobogganing, treasure hunts or a visit to the Ponyalm, the whole family gets its money's worth.

Experience Carinthia

The many facets of the southernmost province can hardly be explored in one holiday. Everywhere there is something to discover - whether natural spectacles, culture, customs or sports opportunities with an adrenaline rush. Numerous excursion destinations offer highlights for young and old, events demonstrate the sociability of the Carinthian compatriots. Whatever activity you are in the mood for, you are guaranteed to get your money's worth here!

Activities in Carinthia

Close-up of a man paddling near Falkensteiner Hotels

Water Sports At Wörthersee

In summer, the Wörthersee with its picturesque beaches and excellent water quality invites you to swim and relax.

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A boy cycling on a mountain near Falkensteiner Hotels


Exploring Carinthia by bike is the best way to see the full beauty of the vast and breath-taking landscape.

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A hiker washing hands in a stream near Falkensteiner Hotels


The imposing mountains, the wonderful lakes and the lush green of the meadows and forests - all this makes a hike in Carinthia an unforgettable experience!

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Two golfers playing on a golf course near Falkensteiner Hotels


If you love golf, you will love the facilities in Carinthia, because here you will find a hardly comparable density of first-class golf courses and clubs. 

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A tennis ball is hitting the court near Falkensteiner Hotels


Improve your game on the hotel's tennis court at the Schlossgarten.

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Close-up of gambling table in casino at Falkensteiner Hotels

Casino Velden - All in!

If you want to try your luck at gambling, you'll find Casino Velden just a few minutes from the Schlosshotel.

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Personal Training

Have you ever felt that your fitness goals are just out of reach? 

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Excursion destinations in Carinthia

Buildings at Klagenfurt near Falkensteiner Hotels

Klagenfurt - The Capital Of Carinthia

The beautiful historic town takes you back to bygone times, and makes a lasting impression with the Lindwurm monument in the centre, Klagenfurt's 16th-century landmark.

Maria Worth Church by a lake near Falkensteiner Hotels

Pilgrimage Church Of Maria Wörth

The pilgrimage church of Maria Wörth rises on a peninsula on the southern shore of the Wörthersee.

Stalactite Cave with crystal clear pond, Falkensteiner Hotels

Obir Stalactite Caves

The stalactite caves in Hochobir, the highest mountain in the Karawanks, offer visitors a unique journey through 200 million years of history!

Pyramidenkogel Tower near Falkensteiner Hotels and Residences


Anyone who has always wanted to go high is in the best of hands on the Pyramidenkogel!

Nockalm High Alpine Road near Falkensteiner Hotels

Nockalm High Alpine Road

Through 35 kilometres of the heart of Carinthia's Nock Mountains runs the Nockalm Road – a dream of a mountain road that stretches like a curved line through a unique landscape.

Cheese Platter at The Tressdorfer Alm near Falkensteiner Hotels

Show Cheese Dairy At The Tressdorfer Alm

In the Tressdorfer Alm demonstration dairy, you can follow along the production process from fresh milk to finished cheese and dairy products.

Salmon Smokehouse near Falkensteiner Hotels and Residences

Guided Tour Through the Salmon Smokehouse

In the Bachmann's salmon smokehouse, you can immerse yourself in the world of smoked salmon and taste the house products together with a delicious glass of "salmon wine" and another of Winzersekt, and enjoy the culinary delights.

Gailtaler Museum near Falkensteiner Hotels and Residences

Gailtaler Museum

For those interested in culture, the Gailtaler Museum in Möderndorf Castle is a real must.

Painting at Geopark Visitor's center near Falkensteiner Hotels

Geopark Visitors’ Centre in Dellach

The Geopark in Dellach offers the perfect opportunity to catch a glimpse into the world of the dinosaurs.

Child in Aqua Adventure Hiking Trail near Falkensteiner Hotels

Aqua Adventure Hiking Trail

The 1.5 km long Aqua Trail adventure hiking trail offers plenty of action and fun.

Pressegger lake with mountain view near Falkensteiner Hotels

Lake Pressegger

Whether you are looking for peace and quiet or action, you will find both at the Pressegger See.

Natural Pools in Radnig & Vorderberg near Falkensteiner Hotels

Radnig and Vorderberg Natural Pools

n the heart of nature, you will find the natural baths of Radnig and Vorderberg, where you can enjoy peace and the natural world. There is plenty of action for kids in the family-friendly pools.

Stone Labyrinth Climbing Paradise near Falkensteiner Hotels

Stone Labyrinth Climbing Paradise

At 40,000 m², Steinlabyrinth Kletterparadies is the most popular outdoor adventure park in the area.

Aerial view of a person kayaking near Falkensteiner Hotels

Water sport on the Gail

An action-packed rafting tour, canyoning, kayaking tour or a more leisurely family boat trip is the perfect way to explore the unique side of nature and the water world.

A man holding a Fishing Reel near Falkensteiner Hotels

For Fishers: Fishing Waters in Hermagor

Lake Pressegger is the best place to share your passion for fishing.

Longest Summer Toboggan Run near Falkensteiner Hotels

Pendolino, The Longest Summer Toboggan Run In Carinthia

The Pendolino summer toboggan run hurtles down the mountainside.

Weissensee lake on a misty morning near Falkensteiner Hotels

Lake Weissensee

Hardly anyone can resist the turquoise water and the idyllic landscape around Lake Weissensee.

Ropeway in Katschberg Adventure Park near Falkensteiner Hotels

Katschberg Adventure Park

Coordination exercises using wood and ropes | For all ages | Flying Fox Park

2 horses in Alpine Equestrian Center near Falkensteiner Hotels

Alpine Equestrian Center

Pony pasture: Kids can experience the ponies in their colourful diversity, watch, stroke and ride them.

Close-up of a girl on a swing near Falkensteiner Hotels

Kids Adventure Playground Katschberg

Katschhausen is a particularly worthwhile destination for summer trips for the whole family in the Katschberg holiday region.

Kid's enjoying Game Path at Katschberg, Falkensteiner Hotels

Game Path At Katschberg

Natural game path for children
Adventure hike 

A family enjoying a chairlift ride near Falkensteiner Hotels

Aineck chair lift

Start a day full of exciting sporting activities with a ride on the Aineck chair lift up the Katschberg mountain.

A night at Katschberg Advent Trail near Falkensteiner Hotels

Katschberg Advent trail

Along the Katschberg Advent hiking trail, nature and rustic stops create a special Christmas atmosphere.

Mom & kid with cute foals, Ponyalm Center, Falkensteiner Hotels

Ponyalm horse center

A trip to the Ponyalm horse center sees happy children on the back of a pony, learning a bit of horse knowledge and spending some time at the water play area.