Excursion destinations in Carinthia

In the surroundings of the Hotel Glocknerhof there are numerous worth seeing excursion destinations. We have compiled an overview so that it is not boring on holidays in Carinthia. If you want to be active during your holidays, visit the overview of all activities. Many of the Carinthia-wide excursion destinations are included in the Kärnten Card.

Our offer:
Holidays in Carinthia

All inclusive: A lot of offers in the hotel and good recommendations for excursions. Children up to eight years stay free of charge in the parents’ double room, up to 13 years at half price. In larger rooms, such as studios, suites and in the cottage, children up to five years have free stay. More about prices and offers from Glocknerhof.

Carinthia – worth a trip!

Top excursion tips near the Glocknerhof

  • Ochsenschlucht & Gaislochklamm (gorges)
  • Emberger Alm: hiking, mountain biking, hang gliding
  • Water adventure trail Greifenburg and Mühlgraben waterfall
  • Ebnerbichl animal farm, Tschabitscher adventure farm, read more
  • Swimming lake Greifenburg: swimming, climbing
  • Weissensee in summer: swimming, boat trip, mountain railroad, hiking
  • Weissensee in winter: Ice skating, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, skiing
  • Drava: canoeing, rafting, Drau cycle path R1
  • 3D Archery Course Radlach
  • Via ferrata Pirknerklamm
  • Lienz: toboggan run Osttirodler, shopping, cafes
  • Pankratium Gmünd

Walks and hikes

Walks and hikes from the hotel
  • Glocknerhof’s “Liebesbankl”
  • Model airfield Glocknerhof
  • Hiking trail to Greifenburg
  • Walking path past the Biohaus (Chalet)
  • Berger Bach (brook) with dams
  • Buschenschank Hupfa in Schlußnig
  • Ochsenschlucht & Gaislochklamm (gorges)
Hikes in the surroundings
  • Emberger Alm
  • Oberberger Alm
  • Leppner Alm
  • Waisacher Alm, ET Compton Hütte (cottage)
  • Alm hinterm Brunn, Naggler Alm
  • Dolomitenhütte and Karlsbaderhütte (cottages)

Excursions with bike

For long distances and high altitude tours we recommend e-bikes.

  • Ochsenschlucht & Gaislochklamm (gorges)
  • Swimming lake Greifenburg
  • Weissensee via Tröbelsberg: alpine paths, mountain railroad, single trail routes
  • Herb village Irschen
  • Café Egger in Oberdrauburg
  • Drau cycle path to Lienz or to Spittal
  • Oberberger Alm – Emberger Alm

Trips by car

Up to 30 minutes journey
  • Lienz: pedestrian zone with shopping and cafés, Hochstein with mountain railroad, petting zoo and summer toboggan run Osttirodler
  • Weissensee with mountain railroad, boat trip and bathing
  • Natural distillery Kuenz
  • Teurnia Roman Museum
  • Climbing hall Mühldorf
  • Klesch – climbing and shooting center in St. Daniel
Up to 60 minutes journey
  • National Park Visitor Center Mallnitz
  • Haus der Steinböcke (museum of ibexes)
  • Pankratium and Porsche Museum Gmünd
  • Groppensteinschlucht (gorge)
  • Raggaschlucht (gorge)
  • Garnitzenklamm (gorge)
  • Mölltaler Gletscher (glacier)
  • Animal park Assling
  • Alpenwildpark Feld am See (alpine zoo)
  • Tierpark Rosegg (alpine zoo)
  • Excursion roads: Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Nockalm Road, Kölnbrein Dam
  • Lake Millstatt
  • Affenberg (Monkey zoo) and Adler Arena Landskron Castle
  • Villach: Downtown and shopping at the Atrio
More than 60 minutes journey
  • Pyramienkogel lookout tower
  • Minimundus and Reptile Zoo Happ
  • Heidi Alm on the Falkert
  • Klagenfurt: Shopping in the City Arkaden, Jumpworld
  • Obir stalactite caves

Other activities in Carinthia

And what else can you do? Here you can find information about all activities and sports at the Glocknerhof and in the surrounding area.

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