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Around and About


Stadt Gmünd in KärntenDiscover the ancient walls in the historic old town or on the castle hill of the medieval town of Gmünd, or wander round the shops and markets there. If you are interested in art there area host of galleries and workshops to be visited . Frequent exhibition openings, events and painting courses take place. And in addition there are museums and an open-air swimming pool.

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The Malta Valley

The Malta Valley, known as the ‘Valley of the Tumbling Waters’, is a mecca for outdoors lovers. The broad lower valley is a great place to picnic and the sports-minded visitor will find it an excellent area for  jogging or nordic walking. Carinthia’s highest waterfall is an amazing sight and can be enjoyed from all angles from hiking path that circumnavigates it. There is a climbing area , a host of walking paths and mountain huts in which to while away the time. Mountain bike routes and canyoning are also on offer.

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Carinthia’s Sports Mountain offers each visitor numerous goodies: fantastic slopes of all levels of difficulty, perfectly groomed slopes and modern means of transportation.

The impressive panorama of the surrounding landscape and the warm hospitality completes your winter pleasure on the Goldeck.

More sun – winter pleasure and good times! What could be better than being able to enjoy the perfectly groomed slopes on the Goldeck after a tasty breakfast?

More for Beginners – Learn winter sport easily! The Goldeck offers with two new T-bar lifts a perfect area for all newcomers to the winter sport. The difficulty can be increased smoothly, so practicing is great fun.

More comfort – individual quality! Winter sports enthusiasts can have a truly unique comfort: Just come in your casual clothes – we offer ski depots, changing rooms, valuable storage lockers and a beauty corner!

More fun – winter pleasure and swimming fun! The Carinthian Sports Mountain offers not only sun and great slopes, also relaxing your calves in the Drautalperle.

More action – check it out! Shredding is gold! Highly-motivated riders will love it: the Snowpark Goldeck. The sports mountain sets new standards for the freestyle community with a first-class terrain park.


The largest ski resort in the Liesertal area is Katschberg. On the Katschberg 100% of the pistes have snow cannons, in case Jack Frost really has forgotten this magnificent corner of the world.

The ski area, extending on the Salzburg side to St. Margarethen and St. Michael and on the Carinthian side to Rennweg, includes 70 km groomed pistes and 16 lifts up to 2.220 m.

Nestling in the fantastic mountain world of the Tauern, there is a challenge here for every skier: pistes for top skiers, and also intermediate and easy slopes for all who like an elegant and leisurely glide down the mountain.

Naturally there are also plenty of practice slopes for children.

A special highlight is the “Direttissima” from the Aineck mountain station, which can offer a 60% to 100% gradient.

But in summer too it is a great place to go. There is a lot for horse lovers and for walkers there are countless paths and routes with places to rest, eat and drink.


In winter a much-loved family Ski Resort, Innerkrems also has much to offer the summer visitor. Hiking in the Nockberge region is a leisure activity suitable for the whole family. If you are not so good on two feet, use the chair lift to reach some of the most beautiful natural places around.

Lake Millstatt

Only 6 km from Trebesing is Carinthia’s deepest lake, Lake Millstatt. Bathe, swim or hire a boat, or go the whole way round on a bike or skates. Adults can enjoy all manner of water sports and even a romantic dinner for two on a floating raft can be arranged!.


The nearby town of  Spittal is the place to go for shopping. Children’s activities take place regularly all year round in the  Stadtpark Indoor Shopping Centre, while the grown-ups can enjoy themselves wandering round the wide range of shops. Sometimes the main road is closed for festivals and becomes a pedestrian-only zone. Together with the town park, this creates a large space for culinary events  or other activities for young and old.