Klagenfurt on Lake Wörthersee - a perfect synergy of city, mountain and lake
Klagenfurt is located in the south of Austria on the shores of Lake Wörthersee in the province of Carinthia. It is the largest city in the province and the sixth largest municipality in Austria.
The city center is located in the Klagenfurt Basin and stretches about 15 kilometers in a north-south and east-west direction. The city encompasses the entire eastern shore of Lake Wörthersee. The areas to the north are part of the Feldkirchen-Moosburger Hügelland and the Glantaler Bergland. The entire Klagenfurt basin was filled by the Drau glacier during the Ice Age.
Klagenfurt combines city, mountains and lake in a great experience for visitors from all over the world. The city on the turquoise-green Wörthersee is also known as the Renaissance Jewel. Italian builders shaped the 800-year-old city with gorgeous palaces, cozy courtyards and lively squares.
In the center of Klagenfurt you will find charming city hotels and excellent accommodations for your visit to the city on Lake Wörthersee.
The city also offers a wide range of cultural activities - such as the open-air cinema in the Burghof or the Ingeborg Bachmann Literature Competition. Other cultural institutions: State Museum of Carinthia, Museum of Modern Art Carinthia and Klagenfurt Literature.
What can you do during your stay in Carinthia?
Carinthia has a lot to offer you: A great experience is a guided tour through the historic old town - both in summer and winter. There are ornate Renaissance buildings and picturesque courtyards to discover. Special highlights of the tour are the Benedictine Market, the City Theater, the 50 arcaded courtyards and the Lindwurm on Neuer Platz.
Around the lake, there are also numerous and varied excursion destinations in the nearby Carinthian mountains or along the lakeshore, where you can discover great swimming spots. Especially the Kropfitschbad, which is only a few minutes drive away from Klagenfurt.
More lidos in Klagenfurt:
- Strandbad Klagenfurt
- Loretto Bath
- Maiernigg Bath
A special event at the Wörthersee: the star night! Stars, good atmosphere and lots of hits! The Starnacht on Lake Wörthersee is an international showcase of artists and musicians who present their greatest hits in an incomparable atmosphere!