„Glück auf!“ is the greeting of miners to wish each other a productive day at the face and a safe journey back to daylight. Despite closure of the mine in 1993, this traditional miners’ greeting is still on everyone’s lips in Bad Bleiberg near Villach in Carinthia.„Glück auf!“
29.08.2013 - 01.09.2013 - Lake Wörthersee
Not the usual big-city backdrop, no parades for the titillation of curious onlookers, but rather an international get-together for gays, lesbians and everyone in between, including friends of the community, in a beautiful town amidst magical countryside at Lake Wörthersee.Read More
28.07.2013 - 04.08.2013 - Villach
Austria’s largest traditional folk festival is a melting pot of traditions and ancient customs. During the one-week celebrations you can also enjoy the fun park and watch presentations and shows on several stages all over the centre of Villach.Read More
Carinthia is also known as Austria's Riviera. It is blissfully warm in summer, with plenty of beautiful lakes and resorts that cater for romantic waterside weddings. Or try something a bit more adventurous and make a true entrance at your ceremony by paraglider!
Tradition at its trendiest: Lake’s, located right on Carinthia’s Lake Wörth, offers a new take on the good old summer holidays in the country. This hotel is more like a chic private club – and it’s the perfect place for lounging, chilling out, sunbathing, enjoying sports activities, and simply having fun in a stylishly modern ambience.More on Lake's
"On your bike! Ready, steady, go!" Travel through outstanding landscapes in pure mountain air with a well-signposted network of cycle paths. Choose Austria for its unrivalled cycling and mountain bike routes, plus accommodation which offers the full service – from repairs to cycle sheds and delicious meals – a cyclist must experience Austria!Our recommendations
Ever since Will and Kate decided to tie the knot we have all succumb to the Royal Wedding craze. But have you ever thought about celebrating your own big day in Austria? From luxury spa pamper weekends for brides-to-be, to being swept up the mountain to the chapel in a wedding gondola, find royal inspiration here.Yes, I Do!
29.07.2013 - 04.08.2013 - Klagenfurt
Klagenfurt hosts the Beach Volleyball Grand Slam, one of the premium beach volleyball events in Europe. Renowned for its friendly party atmosphere, the event attracts thousands of fans every year to the Strandbad beside the stunning Wörthersee lake.Read More