Austria - Carinthia (Chapter)
This is the Carinthia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Austria guidebook.
Few regions in Europe match the rugged beauty of Carinthia. At times it can seem larger than life with its spectacularly high peaks; its gouged valleys and glistening lakes; the flamboyant show of opulence in the capital, Klagenfurt; and the 1270 pristine mountain lakes.
- cycling and hiking the forest trails above the Weissensee
- visiting the Eboard Museum in Klagenfurt and playing vintage predigital keyboards – 1300 in all, the largest collection in Europe
- swimming the shores of the Wörthersee and enjoying a lakeside meal at Restaurant Maria Loretto
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Klagenfurt, Central Carinthia, Wörthersee, Villach, Faaker See & Ossiacher See, Burg Landskron, Dreiländereck, Hermagor, Eastern Carinthia, Friesach, Gurk, Hüttenberg, St Veit an der Glan, Burg Hochosterwitz, Maria Saal, Western Carinthia, Gmünd, Spittal an der Drau, Millstätter See and Lienz.
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