Carinthia – always worth a visit
1. day – Spittal an der Drau – Gerlitzen
The three-storey arcades and the rich stucco and relief decoration of the castle Porcia earned him the title of “most beautiful Renaissance north of the Alps” by the art historians. Enjoy your stay in Spittal an der Drau.
You can enjoy a fantastic panoramic view over central Carinthia after a pleasant journey over the Gerlitzen Alpine Road. The toll road leads from Bodensdorf am Ossiacher See to 1,800 m above sea level. A beautiful hiking trail then takes you to the top of the Gerlitzen.
2. day – Villach – Dobratsch
The city of Villach is the gateway to the nearby Faaker and Ossiacher lakes and the Villach Alps. On the main square, the church tower of the parish church of St. Jakob offers a wide view. Nearby is the Schillerpark with the relief of Carinthia, a large 3D model of the state.
The Dobratsch or the Villacher Alpe is 2166 m above sea level. A. high mountain stock in Carinthia. It forms the eastern foothills of the Gailtaler Alps and is located immediately west of the city Villach. The area of the Dobratsch is protected as a nature park.
3. day – Minimundus – Hochosterwitz
The Minimundus am Wörthersee shows on a 26,000 m² large area 156 miniature models of famous buildings of many continents in the scale of 1:25.
Castle Hochosterwitz – a fortress with history. The mountain cone, which is particularly suitable for a large and permanent castle complex, rises completely free from a slightly undulating plain. He circled in multiple turns of the secured by 14 gates track in a comfortable slope until he reached the summit with the main castle.