Carinthia, a popular destination for tourists, offers many opportunities for visitors, whether in the summer or in the winter. The possibilities are endless and tourists can choose from active, relaxing and cultural activities. Carinthia is a real lakeside region, with many lakes in this region, from which Lake Ossiach is very frequented. Lake Ossiach is an ideal choice for everyone, whether you come with your family, your partner or your friends.
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Lake Ossiach and its surroundings are the perfect choice for a sporty, active pastime: visitors can choose from many water sports, go hiking, and the Gerlitzen ski resort not far away from here, which is very popular in winter, and in the summer you can hike in the hills. Besides hiking, bikers can also choose from a variety of hiking trails. There is a bicycle path in front of the hotel which can be used to pedal around Lake Ossiach (bike rental is possible at the hotel) and there are many exciting hiking places within walking distance (eg. Monkey Mountain, Gerlitzen hiking trails). The lake offers many water activities and sports (eg. sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, organized boat trips, diving).
For those who love culture and sightseeing, the town of Villach, 10 km away, offers many opportunities. The Austrian small town near the Italian border is divided by the meandering Drava, which offers a beautiful sight for its visitors. Churches, squares, museums, theaters and business lines in its historic downtown area offer a variety of activities for tourists and residents alike. Villach also has a thermal bath and a spa resort, offering all-day activities to its visitors.
Klagenfurt is just a 30-minute drive from here, the historic city of Carinthia, and the famous thermal spa town of Bad Kleinkirchen, as well as Lake Wörhti, where the world's tallest wooden lookout tower, Piramydenkogel, is located. If you like, our guests can travel from us to Italy and Slovenia, the beach is just 1.5 hours drive from Ossiach.
The Gerlitzen ski paradise overlooking Ossiach Lake is an ideal choice for anyone who loves winter sports. The ski paradise guarantees a pleasant, active stay for families, friends and groups.
Gerlitzen rises in the center of Carinthia to an altitude of 1.911m. With 39 kilometers of well-prepared ski slopes and 15 kilometers of naturally-left ski trails in all directions, windsurfers, wide slopes at all levels of difficulty, and state-of-the-art snowmobiles guarantee the delight of panoramic skiing from November to April. Considered the best family ski resort, Gerlitzen is the only officially certified ski resort in Carinthia for families with children and (re)beginners.