Hiking in Carinthia

Leisure fun at the Wörthersee: a holiday in Carinthia in southern Austria

Start your hiking holiday in Carinthia directly from the Wallerwirt along the 55 km long Wörthersee trail. Explore the beautiful mountains and valleys around Velden, Pörtschach and Klagenfurt. Climb the High Gallin or hike to the Penkensee. From Greilitz you can hike around lake Forstsee. There are countless options around this impressive lake with its untouched nature, unique panoramas as well as diverse flora and fauna.

Hiking trails

Hiking on the "High Gallin" (1046 m)


Starting point: Either Töpriach or St. Bartlmä. Trail description: will lead you up to the highest point of the Wörthersees. The trail is accompanied by numerous magnificent view points. At the summit hikers will be rewarded with a breathtaking panoramic view of the Wörthersee surrounded by surrounding mountain tops. Duration: 2 - 3 hours

Hiking on the "Taubenbühel" (1069 m)

Starting point: Karl Trail description:  Runs from the village of Karl along lonely farms to the highest farm in the lake area. The trail features from magnificent views which you can enjoy along its course. These range from the Wörthersee to the Karawanken mountains. Duration about 1 to 1.5 hours.

Trail around lake Forstsee

Starting point: Forstsee parking Trail description: The trail is ideal for nature lovers who want to combine a beautiful hike with a refreshing dip in the idyllic Forstsee. It is ideally suited for young people and runs along the entire forest lake. Duration about 1 to 1.5 hours.

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