Region Mittelkärnten

An unadulterated natural landscape

In the Mittelkärnten/Central Carinthia region an unadulterated, gentle natural landscape meets the historic heart of Carinthia. Numerous destinations are just waiting to be explored by bike or on foot, and warm swimming lakes with water pure enough to drink guarantee relaxing moments.

Hochosterwitz Castle

Hochosterwitz Castle

The region is rich in cultural treasures and exciting journeys of discovery. Hochosterwitz Castle looms sublimely on high – and from the top you can also catch sight of the nearby Taggenbrunn Castle, which has been extensively restored in recent years. Magnificent grapevines flourish on the mountain slopes.

Castle construction at Friesach

Castle construction at Friesach

If you want to know how a castle is built, then take a look over the shoulders of the painstaking workers in Friesach, who are building a castle here, using the same medieval methods that were used 800 years ago.

Heinrich Harrer Museum

History of Carinthia

Numerous museums provide further insights into the history of Carinthia, such as the Auer von Welsbach Museum in Althofen, the Town History Museum in St. Veit, the Metnitztal Folk Tradition Museum or the Heinrich Harrer Museum.

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Villages in the region

Weitensfeld im Gurktal

Gurk

Magdalensberg

St. Veit

Brückl

Glödnitz

Eberstein

Mölbling

Hüttenberg

St. Urban

Guttaring

Metnitz

Glanegg

Althofen

Straßburg

Kappel am Krappfeld

Micheldorf

Frauenstein

Klein St. Paul

Liebenfels

St. Georgen am Längsee.

Steuerberg

Friesach

Contact

Tourismusregion Mittelkärnten
Hauptplatz 23
9300 St. Veit an der Glan
Tel.: +43 4212 45608
office.tourismus@kaernten-mitte.at
www.kaernten-mitte.at