Experience unique Moments

Fulfill your vacation dream in the middle of breathtaking landscapes and southern warmth. The Schlosshotel Velden is a hotspot for connoisseurs and active vacationers and the perfect starting point to experience magical moments in the south of Carinthia. Lake Wörth, as the largest and warmest alpine lake in Europe, with the most sunkissed region in Austria, allows the most diverse forms of water sports and offers culinary highlights and a wide range of cultural diversity around its shores. Experience one of the most beautiful regions of the country and let our concierge inspire you actively, culturally or in a very enjoyable way.

Experience Concierge

No matter what kind of sport suits you best, or what adventure you would like to dare - our innovative Experience Concierge puts himself entirely at the service of your pleasure. It is his job to provide you with valuable insider knowledge about the island's attractions and insider tips and to plan individual program points according to your preferences.

Travel Experiences

Give your vacation that certain special and benefit from hotelcooperations and arrangements. Experience Lake Wörth as the perfect starting point for magical moments in the south of Carinthia and discover one of the most beautiful regions of the country. Let our concierge inspire you actively, enjoyably and with that certain extra.

Helicopter tours & transfer flights

Shopping in Venice or a visit to a restaurant at Hiša Franko by Ana Roš in Slovenia - make your vacation something very special and book a helicopter flight to your favourite place. Enjoy a wonderful and unique view over the Karawanken and Lake Wörth or book your individual transfer flight from and to the Schlosshotel and benefit from exclusive landing spots and special service right to our doorsteps.

charter flights

Enjoy a fast, private and flexible travel experience with "GlobeAir". "GlobeAir" is the leading private jet airline in Europe, offering charter flights with numerous advantages over commercial aviation: Boarding times in less than 15 minutes, higher security regulations and all this at your desired airport. 

Harley Davidson

It's passion, power, style and culture - rent your Harley-Davidson and enjoy the innovative design, distinctive sound and highest quality. With our cooperation with Motodrom Harley Davidson Klagenfurt we make dreams come true and offer you the exclusive opportunity to experience the Carinthian mountain passess or a tour around Lake Wörth with your individual bike.
 

Cruise experience with Captain Robert

Experience pleasurable moments on the lake as the sun slowly sets, the colors of the night sky are reflected on the water and your personal bartender serves your favorite cocktail. Enjoy Lake Wörth with the hotel's own motorboat and let Captain Robert take you to secret places on the lake or to your favourite restaurant. Private Cruise Experiences like a picnic or champagne cruise, an island picnic or wine tasting on the boat are especially recommended during the summer months.

BMW Experiences

Experience with Denzel Klagenfurt the current brand shapers of BMW directly on site in Velden. In addition, the new BMW X7 and a brand new BMW 4 Series Convertible is currently directly on site at any time and can be booked free of charge for real BMW Experiences! We also offer a pick-up service for repair and annual service on site, as well as a pick-up service to and from the airport. Other fully electric vehicles, such as the new BMW i4 and the new BMW iX with ranges of over 600km you will also soon be able to test at Schlosshotel Velden!

Rolls Royce Limosine service

Since then, Rolls Royce stands for pure luxury and special driving pleasure.  Treat yourself to a unique ride in the hotel's own Rolls Royce Ghost, enjoy a bottle of sparkling champagne and let your personal chauffeur take you to the special places around the lake. Whether it's a transfer to the airport or a small excursion - indulge in pure luxury and enjoy classic design and first-class equipment.
 

Sports car rental

Enjoy the feeling of endless freedom and drive your dream car: Take a seat in the Ferrari F40, Rolls Royce Cabrio or Lamborghini Huracan and make your wishes come true. Enjoy a drive around the lake, over the most beautiful mountain passes and panoramic tours of Austria and let the driving fun begin. 

Balloon flights

Float comfortably through the air in a hot-air balloon and marvel at Carinthia and its lake districts. Take off on a round trip just a few meters from the hotel or disembark in Klagenfurt and take a boat  back - we will gladly fulfill your individual wishes and organize a first attempt as a balloonist  for you.

Water sports / Sailing

If the sight of a boat brings a smile to your face and you are already gliding over the lake on a long rope and with water skis under your feet in your imagination, then you are at the right place here. It is not without reason that Carinthia is considered a hotspot for active vacationers and makes their hearts beat faster: from diving or windsurfing on Lake Wörth, to white-water rafting on Lake Ossiach , to a kayak tour on the Drau.  You prefer to take it easy? Then rent your stand-up paddleboard at the Beach Club and enjoy the peace and quiet on the lake.

E-bike rental

Two wheels. One passion. And very individual goals. Experience Carinthia by bike and be amazed by the beauty of the wide, breathtaking landscape. A multitude of cycle paths with varying degrees of difficulty can be found around the Carinthian lakes, in sunny valleys and cool forest areas. Jump on, enjoy nature and clear your head. Rent your e-bike or e-mountain bike at the hotel and start your bike adventure.

Hovercraft "Leadership"

Forward into the past is the motto with the reconstruction of the world's first hovercraft from 1915. Experience a magical journey through time in the region around lake Wörth and its attractive diversity in the form of nature and technology.   The former secret project of the Emperors- and Royal Navy of 1915 was far ahead of its time. Today, the speedboat with its immense thrust, fired from 16 cylinders and an unforgettable vibration sound and effects, sails back into the future.   
 

Nature Experiences

Lake Wörthersee and the wonderful landscape of Carinthia are an experience in every season. The many leading golf courses in the region attract golf enthusiasts from all over the world and water sports enthusiasts also get their money's worth. The impressive lake and mountain world around the Schlosshotel Velden is perfect for hiking and walking and in the cold months a paradise for all winter sports enthusiasts. The perfect place to switch off and recharge your batteries in the heart of nature.
 

Monkey Mountain/ Eagle Arena

The Eagle Arena and the Monkey Mountain offer family fun and adventure around Landskron Castle.  The flying bird show with golden eagles, kestrels and snowy owls and the bird of prey park directly at the castle are unique impressions for young and old. At the foot of the fortress, directly by the ponds, you can also experience around 150 lively Japanese macaques in one of the largest monkey enclosures in Austria after or before the breathtaking eagle flights. The monkey mountain adventure and the flight show in a historical setting provides animal lovers (and those who want to become one) with a lot of interesting information and unforgettable moments. 

Gerlitzen

The Gerlitzen, in the Nockberge, is an excellent destination for excursions in every season. Whether wonderful walks on panoramic paths, adventurous hikes to the summit or directly into the skiing pleasure - fast, comfortable and easy - the Gerlitzen Alpe in the center of Carinthia offers all this and more. During the snowy months of the year the mountain attracts many winter sports enthusiasts, who are brought up to the Kanzelhöhe by Carinthia's oldest mountain railroad and can thus start their pleasure perfectly.

Dobratsch

Directly west to the city of Villach is the Dobratsch Nature Park, the eastern foothills of the Gailtal Alps. The mountain offers with the viewing platform "Rote Wand", the German Church Maria am Stein and Windische Kapelle at the Dobratsch summit and the Alpine Garden with about 800 different alpine plants a multifaceted mountain experience for nature lovers.

Nockalm Alpine Road

In the heart of the Carinthian Nockberge, the Nockalm Road runs for 35 kilometers - a dream of a mountain road that runs like a curved line through a unique landscape and offers a sensational experience especially for bikers and classic car drivers.

Obir Stalactite Caves

In southern Carinthia the Obir Stalactite Caves can be found. They are a breathtaking spectacle of nature, because over many thousands of years impressive stalactite formations were formed by infiltrating surface water. The living stones are an absolute rarity in Europe and a fascinating natural jewel in the highest mountain of the Karawanken.

Ice skating on the Weißensee

A unique ice experience becomes reality at Lake Weißensee - experience the largest constantly freezing and also prepared natural ice surface in Europe. From mid-December to the beginning of March, the up to 40 cm thick ice cover is not only a place for ice sports enthusiasts, but also for horse-drawn sleighs and winter hikers who enjoy the magical scenery.

Forest bathing - Shinrin Yoku

Immerse yourself in the forest, recharge your batteries and consciously experience the beauty of nature. Taking a bath in nature has a positive influence on our nervous, immune and hormonal systems. Stress hormones are reduced and with the guided exercises mental and physical regeneration is promoted. With elements from systemic coaching, a powerful combination is created. 

Fishing & Fly Fishing

Are you enjoying the tranquility of nature while waiting for the big catch or would you rather be active and land very special fish thanks to the special skills of fly fishing? We will gladly organize a unique trip on a fishing boat on Lake Wörth or on its shore without a guide. Or experience a very special adventure on a fly fishing tour with a professional guide who will give you tips and tricks in regard to fly fishing and introduce you to the waters of Austria and Slovenia.

Hiking

Enjoy nature with all your senses and experience the natural paradise of Carinthia through pleasurable encounters and active nature experiences. Whether an expedition in the Hohe Tauern National Park, a hikable art project in Bad Kleinkirchheim, healing bathing in the Nockberge Biosphere Park or magnificent mountain panoramas along the Karawanken - immerse yourself and be inspired by exciting vacation stories from Carinthia. Velden also offers great destinations for short walks, such as the roman gorge or a round trip to Lake Saisser or the Forstsee.

Biking

Two wheels. One passion. And very individual goals. Experience Carinthia by bike and be amazed by the beauty of the wide, breathtaking landscape. A multitude of cycle paths with varying degrees of difficulty can be found around the Carinthian lakes, in sunny valleys and cool forest areas. Jump on, enjoy nature and clear your head. Rent your e-bike or e-mountain bike at the hotel and start your bike adventure.

Island Sundowner

Cosy togetherness surrounded by crystal clear water and refined by culinary delights - experience the sunset on a private island on Lake Wörth. Captain Robert will take you to this special place with the hotel's own motorboat and Chef Thomas Gruber will have special delicacies such as oysters and caviar ready for you. Surprise your loved one with a special kind of excursion.

Tennis

Improve your game on the hotel's own tennis court and enjoy the joy of sport and exercise. We will be happy to organize your individual coaching sessions and rent you tennis equipment. 

Golf

Whether with a view of Lake Wörth, the Dobratsch or embedded in the sunny high plateau on Lake Millstatt - anyone who loves golf will be thrilled by the facilities in Carinthia. Experience Alpe Adria Golf - a hardly comparable density of first class and leading golf courses and clubs. It is no coincidence that the golf courses around Velden attract a multitude of passionate golfers.
 

Skiing/Cross country skiing / Tobogganing

In the winter months the wonderful alpine world of Carinthia invites you to ski. Perfectly groomed slopes and cross-country ski runs guarantee beginners and experts alike unforgettable pleasure in the midst of idyllic snowy landscapes. From Schlosshotel Velden you can reach over 400 fantastic snow-covered slopes within a short drive. We would be happy to arrange your transfer to the ski area and, of course, take care of the safe transport and storage of your equipment.

Cultural Experiences

Whoever wants to make a vacation in Austria perfect, should not miss a stay in Kärnten! All around Lake Wörth, besides breathtaking nature, a variety of cultural places are waiting to be discovered and offer an unforgettable stay on the "Austrian Riviera".

Pilgrimage church Maria Wörth

On a peninsula on the southern shore of Lake Wörth, the Maria Wörth pilgrimage church towers high. The famous sacral building with Gothic and Baroque elements is an attractive destination not only for lovers of architecture and history. The peninsula can be reached by land or by boat, which makes a visit of the church even more attractive.
 

Pyramidenkogel

Anyone who has always wanted to go high is in the best hands at the Pyramidenkogel! The impressive structure of almost 100 metres is the world's tallest observation tower made of wood and allows an incredible 360° view over Carinthia. For adrenaline junkies, there are also two exciting alternatives to descending down the spiral staircase: the 120-metre-long spiral adventure slide or, for the very brave ones, the Flying Fox cable car, over which you float 70 metres to the ground.

Hochosterwitz Castle

A historic highlight and well known beyond the borders of Carinthia is the castle Hochosterwitz. Perched on a 150 m high limestone cliff, it impresses from afar and promises a magnificent view. Embark on a voyage of discovery into the past and be enchanted by the fairytale-like castle complex and the impressive collections from the Renaissance period.

Rosegg Castle

Explore the colorful world of the Rosegg zoo with its fascinating animal species and dive into the past at Rosegg Castle. Experience the former lords of the castle in life-size in the form of wax figures or look for the right path in the largest garden labyrinth in Austria which is located directly between the zoo and the castle.  An exciting journey into the past- only a few minutes away from our hotel!
 

Landskron Castle

The  Landskron Castle is one of the landmarks of the region and is worth a visit from spring to autumn. From the terrace of the café there is a wonderful view of the Villach region and the mountains of Carinthia. The restaurant offers top cuisine with regional products.

Porsche Car Museum Pfeifhofer

The unique, private Porsche museum, where the first vehicles with the name Porsche were built from 1944-1950. From the Porsche 356 type 356 020 ALU, the floatable Porsche hunting car (1956) and Austria's first and only police Porsche 911, to the Porsche rally and racing cars: a special exhibition that changes every year awaits you. 

flower promenade Pörtschach

In spring and summer, the flower promenade in Pörtschach enchants its visitors with colourful flowers and lovely scents. The opulent floral splendour together with the magnificent view of the Wörthersee is a real dream come true - the perfect place for a magical walk.

Klagenfurt

A city with history! The beautiful old town takes you back to past times and impresses in the centre with the Lindwurm monument, the landmark of Klagenfurt from the 16th century. During a walk through the streets you will discover a variety of shops and restaurants, from rustic to trendy. And night owls will feel right at home: Klagenfurt is considered one of THE event capitals in Austria!

Casino Velden

If you want to try your luck in the game, it only takes a few minutes from the Schlosshotel to the Casino Velden. The luxurious casino welcomes its guests with seductive gaming areas, bars and restaurants and invites them to play and enjoy.

Personal Experiences

It is no coincidence that the Schlosshotel stands for harmony and relaxation - a hotel for luxury with all senses.  Sweeten your stay at the Schlosshotel with that little extra and book your personal fitness or yoga coach, a nanny or a dogsitter. Spoil your loved ones with a special surprise for their birthday - or any other occasions that should be celebrated. No wish is too big for us.

Special birthday / wedding decorations

Whoever dreams of a wedding or a birthday in the sunny south does not have to travel further than to Lake Wörth. The turquoise-blue water, the picturesque sunsets, the Carinthian hospitality and the culinary specialties of the region offer the perfect location for your special day. Surprise your loved one with a unique birthday and wedding decoration. Whether garlands or a balloon sky in your hotel room or simply a beautiful bouquet of flowers for your loved one - we will take care of your wishes.

Private Yoga lesson

Leave everyday life behind and treat yourself to your well-deserved time out - learn to be in the here and now and unite body and mind. Holistically and consciously the energy levels are replenished and new perspectives on relaxation and enjoyment are experienced. Our competent yoga teachers and personal trainers look forward to improving your inner balance with yoga, meditation and a variety of other classes while you enjoy the wonderful view of Lake Wörth.

Golf Simulator

It's always time for a round of golf. Starting in September 2021, no matter what the weather, you can play some of the world's most famous courses, including Royal Portrush, Innisbrook, Muirfield Village, Albany, PGA National and the four legendary St. Andrews Links Courses, with the Virtual Golf 2 by TrackMan in the Castle Hotel's Golf Simulator. In addition, if you are a beginner looking to learn how to play, or an amateur golfer looking to improve your game, our PGA Professional Martin Dewhurst is available for golf lessons.

Personal Training

Achieve personal goals, recharge your batteries and improve your general fitness - we are happy to provide you a personal Health & Sports Coach or Dipl. Marathon Trainer for your individual training.  

Nanny Service

Enjoy your vacation and leave the childcare to our loving nanny. Spend relaxing hours in the SPA or at the Beach Club and we offer your child a colorful program with many activities & entertainment.

Dogsitting

With the certainty   that your best friend is in good hands, you can enjoy relaxing hours in the SPA, with a glass of wine in the Seespitz or Beach Club. Entrust us with your four-legged friend and we will provide your loved one with lots of cuddles, company and great walking routes.