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6 reasons why Bad Kleinkirchheim is the perfect destination for your summer vacation

Discover the many activities and sights Bad Kleinkirchheim has to offer in summer - from outdoor adventures to wellness and culture. Bad Kleinkirchheim is a beautiful place in the UNESCO Biosphere Park Carinthian Nockberge. Here are some of the best activities to do in summer in the Bad Kleinkirchheim, Nockberge & Millstättersee adventure area:

1. hiking:

Bad Kleinkirchheim is a paradise for hikers. The region offers a variety of hiking trails, from easy walks to challenging mountain hikes.

A popular hiking destination is the Nockberge Biosphere Park, which offers a unique hiking experience in an unspoiled alpine landscape.

Along the trails there are also many opportunities to discover the unique flora and fa una of the Biosphere Reserve. Rare species like the alpine ibex & the black grouse live here.

However, visitors to the UNESCO Biosphere Park should take care to protect the environment and act sustainably. The Nockberge Biosphere Park is a protected area and it is important to respect nature and follow the rules of the park.

Tip: When staying at the Landhaus Apartment Prägant the Summer Carinthia Card from May-October is included in the price.

Mountain bike holidays in Bad Kleinkirchheim: Flowtrail Bad Kleinkirchheim in Carinthia - longest flow-country-trail

2. mountain biking

Bad Kleinkirchheim is a paradise for mountain bikers. There are a variety of trails and routes suitable for all levels of difficulty and will delight both beginners and experienced bikers.

The adventure area offers a unique landscape ranging from rolling hills to challenging mountain trails. Along the trails there are always breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, valleys & lakes.

Some of the most popular routes are the Flow Trail on the Kaiserburg, the Alter Almweg Trail to Feld am See and the Millstätter See Trail. These trails offer everything from fast, flowy sections to technical challenges.

Mountain bikers in Bad Kleinkirchheim can also benefit from many services. There are bike rental stations and guided tours as well as repair services and washing stations for mountain bikes.

The region also hosts cycling & mountain biking events throughout the year, including the annual Nockbike MTB Trophy, which takes place every June.

Tip: At the valley station Kaiserburg there is a Pumptrack practice parkour and who still needs riding technique training can also like in the Krainer Sports School book a training.

3. golf

Bad Kleinkirchheim is also an ideal destination for a golf vacation in Carinthia. The region of Millstätter See - Bad Kleinkirchheim - Nockberge offers some of the most beautiful golf courses in Austria, which are located in a breathtaking landscape.

Golfclub Bad Kleinkirchheim: Located at 1,100m above sea level, the course was designed by renowned golf architect Donald Harradine in 1984 and offers 18 holes in an impressive alpine setting. The courses are varied and offer challenges for all abilities.

In addition to the golf course, there is also a driving range and a golf school that offers lessons and training for all abilities.

Golfclub Millstättersee: is located near Bad Kleinkirchheim and is another popular destination for golf lovers. With a beautiful 18-hole course, a driving range and a golf academy, the club offers everything a golfer could wish for.

The location of the golf club on the shores of Lake Millstättersee, in addition to a magnificent view of the surrounding landscape, offers a quiet and relaxed atmosphere for the players. The view of the lake and the mountains in the background is unique and makes golfing an unforgettable experience.

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Summer vacation activities in the Bad Kleinkirchheim adventure area: two nearby lakes directly in the region

4. swimming

When it gets hot in summer, visitors can swim in one of the many lakes and outdoor pools in the region. Particularly popular is Lake Millstätter See, which is located in the immediate vicinity of Bad Kleinkirchheim.

Lake Millstatt is one of the largest lakes in Austria. The lake is crystal clear and offers a variety of activities, such as swimming, diving, water skiing, kayaking and stand-up paddling. The lake is also a popular place to relax and sunbathe.

Brennsee: For those looking for a more natural swimming experience, the region also offers the idyllic Brennsee, a picturesque lake in a quiet forest setting. The lake is a perfect place for swimming and relaxing, but also for activities such as surfing, sailing, kayaking & fishing.

Ski and wellness weeks in Bad Kleinkirchheim, ski and thermal spas in Carinthia

5. thermal baths

Bad Kleinkirchheim is also known for its warm thermal springs. The Thermal Römerbad and the Familie & Gesundheits Therme St. Kathrein are two of the most popular thermal baths in Carinthia and offer a variety of wellness options.

Thermal Römerbad: The modern spa offers a variety of pools, saunas and wellness facilities fed by the hot springs of the region. Particularly impressive is the large outdoor pool, which offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding Nockberge mountains.

Therme St.Kathrein is a highlight with families. The thermal bath has indoor and outdoor pools, a water slide, a sauna area and a wellness area with a variety of massages and treatments.

6. culture

In region there are also many cultural attractions and activities. Visitors can visit the Museum of the Nockalm Road, which presents the history and culture of the region, or visit the numerous festivals and concerts that take place in the summer. Here you can find the Events Highlights in summer.

In summary, Bad Kleinkirchheim is not only a place for sports activities and wellness, but also has a lot to offer culturally. The parish church of St. Kathrein, the Granatium, the artist town of Gmünd, the Nockalmstraße are just some of the highlights that visitors can discover in the region.

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Carinthia Card included: You receive the Carinthia Card with an overnight stay in our establishment - The card is the perfect companion to discover the diversity of the region and Carinthia.

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