For many the best way to discover a country...with one´s own power on two wheels, whether it is pleasure biking along the rivers and lakes or on sharp trails high up in the mountain ….
Not only the well-known Drau cycle path - attracts the whole family for day trips, also the cycle path along the river Gail is gorgeous for cyclist, and definitely a highlight is the Alpe-Adria-Bike-Trail , beautiful and cross-border.
The cycle paths along Lake Faak and Lake Ossiach - are ideal for glorious excursions, stop where you wish, dip into the refreshing water and treat yourself to some local specialities...
For more advanced cyclist, at the our doorstep, the mountains Dobratsch and Gerlitzen offer real challenges...a variety of tours and trails for those of you who love mountain biking or downhill, is simply incredible!
The Carnic Alps, the Nockberge, the mountains Hohe Tauern...are all conveniently located for day trips ... for example the first permanent Austrian downhill track on the mountains Verditz.
Detailed information will be provided by our receptionists: you will receive information and hints about tours and routes, guided bike tours, bike rental services in the Alps-Adriatic-Region, between Austria, Italy and Slovenia.
May is the cycling month in our region and promises not only pleasant temperatures, but also numerous attractive tours and activities for families, leisure cyclists and ambitious competitive cyclists. The programme is complemented with hiking, golfing and cultural activities and will offer a variety of holiday enjoyment for everyone!
The full programme from May 2nd to May 28th 2016
(Time • Duration • Meeting point • Registration, if needed)
Bicycle tour from Lake Faak to Lake Ossiach: Guided bicycle tour from Lake Faak to Lake Ossiach and back • 9.00am TI Faak am See • 9.30am TI Drobollach • 6-8 hrs • Registration: 04254/2110
Bicycle bus to Spittal an der Drau: Bicycle bus from Lake Ossiach to Spittal and individual return via the Drau cycle path • 9.00am • 6 hrs • See bicycle bus timetable • Registration: 04243/476
Golf taster session: Golf lesson with golf teacher, clubs and range balls • 11.00am • 1 hr • Golfclub Schloss Finkenstein • Registration: 04254/2110
Bicycle and hiking bus to Slovenia: Bus to Kranjska Gora and back to Lake Faak via three possible border-crossing routes (not guided) • 9.00am • See bicycle and hiking bus timetable • 8 hrs • Registration: 04254/2185
Bicycle bus to Tarvis (Italy): Bicycle bus from Lake Ossiach to Tarvis and individual return via the Alpe Adria cycle path • 9.00am • 6 hrs • See timetable • Registration: 04243/476
Evening tour “Villach under the stars”: Atmospheric evening walk through the alleys of Villach’s beautiful old town • 6.00pm • 2 hrs • Toustist Information Villach
Adventure hike Kanziani mountain: Guided hike along the hiking path for families, including Kneipp stations and themed locations. Perfect for kids! • 10.00am • 4 hrs • Toustist Information Faak am See am See
Nature adventure hike Finsterbach waterfalls: Entertaining family hike to the three Finsterbach waterfalls on the south side of the Gerlitzen Alpe • 2.00pm • 3 hrs • Toustist Information Sattendorf
Download the full programme.
The most beautyful cycling routes around Warmbad-Villach:
Distance: 46,8 km
Duration: 2 1/2 hours
Distance: 86,3 km
Duration: 5 Stunden
please click here to see cycling routes in carinthia
Discover the **** Thermenhotel Karawankenhof in Warmbad-Villach and book the "Desire & Mood" package:from EUR 345,00 per person in a double room, half-board and Kärnten Therme soa included. Children up to 3,99 stay for free.
- 3, 5 or 7 nights with half-board (with light lunch buffet)
- Free access to all FUN, FIT & SPA areas of the Kärnten Therme
- € 20,-- SPA- & beauty voucher per adult to use at the PREMIUM SPA of the Kärnten Therme
- Soft bathrobe, slippers and spa bag for the whole duration of your stay
- Great choice of daily sport’s activities in the exclusive Fit area of the Kärnten Therme (Yoga, Zumba, spinning lessons on the panoramic roof-terrace, Indian Balance...)
- All amenities of the Karawankenhof included