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The Trattlerhof

This idyllic escape in sunny Carinthia is just the place for nature lovers, families, hikers, mountain bikers, golfers and equestrians in summer, and a skier's dream in winter.

Trattlerhof Entrance © Hotel Trattlerhof
Trattlerhof Entrance © Hotel Trattlerhof
Trattlerhof Double © Hotel Trattlerhof
Trattlerhof Double © Hotel Trattlerhof
Trattlerhof Whirlpool Service © Hotel Trattlerhof
Trattlerhof Whirlpool Service © Hotel Trattlerhof
Trattlerhof Lake Beach © Hotel Trattlerhof
Trattlerhof Lake Beach © Hotel Trattlerhof
Trattlerhof Fishing Pond © Hotel Trattlerhof
Trattlerhof Fishing Pond © Hotel Trattlerhof
Rustic Einkehr Restaurant © Hotel Trattlerhof
Rustic Einkehr Restaurant © Hotel Trattlerhof

Bad Kleinkirchheim

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The Hotel

If you are looking for a traditional Austrian experience the Trattlerhof in Carinthia is just the place. The impressive estate has a long history dating back to the 15th century and you are therefore surrounded by plenty of authentic alpine charm. Hospitality at this friendly, family-run hideaway is second to none as Family Forstnig tirelessly aims to please. Rooms are cosy and traditional with plenty of local wood interior and beautiful views. The hotel has been awarded for its energy efficient running and cares deeply about the environment. The beautiful estate takes you on a nostalgic journey with many original untouched features telling their tales. The Einkehr, a nearby cosy chalet restaurant, provides Carinthian specialities and entertainment in a relaxed and happy atmosphere which regularly attracts local visitors who enjoy to mingle with the guests. To treat your taste buds you can even try yourself at fishing in the house-owned pond. If successful, a chef at the hotel will prepare your catch for you together with delicious glass of Austrian wine.

The Experience

There is never a dull moment at the Trattlerhof and activities on offer are plenty. Carinthia is perfect for hiking and the local Nockberge provide plenty of opportunities to set yourself an achievable personal challenge. Try reaching a mountain top or simply discover the beautiful Alpe-Adria-Trail with its amazing high mountain scenery and waterfalls. If hiking is not your thing you can explore the beautiful scenery on mountain bike for the perfect work out. Horse riding is also popular or you could try a romantic hike in the dark with torches and horses. Take plenty of breaks enjoying a delicious local “Jause” consisting of fresh local cheese and meat products or other local delicacies. There is plenty of sunshine in
Carinthia and to cool yourself down head for the not too distant Millstätter Lake for the day. Besides swimming there is surfing, sailing, waterskiing and much more fun on offer. Families and their children are welcome guests at the hotel and in addition to horse riding for little ones there is plenty on offer to keep them amused.


Adjacent to the pool and sauna world, the Trattlerhof offers a broad spectrum of modern beauty treatments. Enjoy a whole body massage or a professional lymph drainage, ideal to rid your body of excess toxins and fluids. Here you can rest assured that the well-trained staff will achieve the desired result. Alternatively, try the Jacuzzi, kick back in the romantic relaxation area, swim in the pool, or even top up your tan in the sun tanning studio. The hotel sauna area consists of a Finnish sauna, a stone pine soft sauna, a steam bath, an aroma shower, an infra red cabin and floating loungers. Not far from the hotel are two wonderful thermal spas that use the local natural spring water. In the beauty and massage area guests will be spoilt with natural cosmetic products of the highest quality, with plenty on offer to relax and revive.

À la carte Experiences

  • Hiking, mountain biking, authentic Austrian dining, horse riding, golf
  • Kids’ entertainment
  • Wellness programme, body massages, lymph drainage, accupuncture massage, foot reflexology massage, selected beauty programme
  • Thermal spas


  • 45 bedrooms
  • Heated pool 12m x 7m
  • Jacuzzi
  • Saunas and relaxation area
  • 1 chalet restaurant
  • Horse stables / pony farm
  • Children’s play area
  • Tennis courts & fishing pond
  • Bikes, e-bikes, beach volleyball
  • Lake beach access nearby