Interesting sightseeing trips in Carinthia close to the thermal spa Ronacher

Explore the beautiful state of Carinthia

Carinthia offers a wide range of interesting trips, sights and attractions. We have compiled a list of the most beautiful excursions in Carinthia, starting from the centrally located thermal spa Ronacher.

Nockalm Road

Indyllic landscape in Carinthia
Nockalm road

(Travel time from Bad Kleinkirchheim approx. 20 minutes)
After a short journey from Bad Kleinkirchheim via Ebene Reichenau, you will discover a region full of charming landscapes along the Nockalm Road. The numerous stops along the 35 km long road are perfect for walking and exploring along the well-marked footpaths. Discover the most extensive spruce, larch and Swiss pine forests of the Eastern Alps. 

Grossglockner & Grossglockner High Alpine Road

experience Austria´s highest mountain

(Travel time from Bad Kleinkirchheim approx. 1 hour 50 minutes)
Set off on a voyage of discovery along Europe’s most famous panoramic road with fantastic natural landscapes and a real highlight – the Grossglockner – Austria’s highest mountain at 3,798 m.

Minimundus – the miniature world by the Lake Woerthersee

Excursion to Minimundus in Klagenfurt

(Travel time from Bad Kleinkirchheim approx. 1 hour)
Submerse yourself in a miniature world by the Lake Woerthersee. Numerous models of sights from around the world can be viewed here – a great place to spend some time, enjoy oneself, learn, have fun and profit from new experiences.


Lakes & nature in Carinthia

(Travel time from Bad Kleinkirchheim approx. 50 minutes)
The Woerthersee is the biggest lake in Carinthia and one of the warmest Alpine lakes due to its geographical position. Enjoy a magical boat trip on the Woerthersee and admire the magnificent villas by the lake. The lake promenades with their numerous coffee houses are the perfect place to enjoy a walk.

Sommeregg Castle with the museum of torture & knights’ festivals

Museums & Castles in Carinthia
Sommeregg Castle

(Travel time from Bad Kleinkirchheim approx. 25 minutes)
Explore the magnificent Sommeregg Castle which towers up above  Seeboden and across the entire Millstaetter Lake. At the museum of torture, you can learn about witches being burnt to death and mediaeval methods of torture. Knights, horses and sword fights form the focal point of the popular knights’ festivals in August.

Eagles at Landskron Castle

Exciting excursions to Landskron Castle in Carinthia
Eagles at Landskron Castle

(Travel time from Bad Kleinkirchheim approx. 40 minutes)
The Landskron Castle close to Villach presents a magnificent natural showground. Enjoy the birds of prey demonstrations and tours of the birds of prey area. Make sure you do not miss these breath-taking animals and find out about the living habits of these endangered species.

Hochosterwitz Castle

Historic landmark of Carinthia
Hochosterwitz Castle

(Travel time to this destination in Carinthia - from Bad Kleinkirchheim approx. 1 hour)
This historic landmark of Carinthia is located on a steep cliff and is probably the most striking castle in Central Europe with an unbelievable 14 security gates. Explore the armoury, the considerable collection of weapons and an exhibition of mediaeval craftsmanship.

A special treat for all guests staying at the thermal spa Ronacher. Many of these excursions in Carinthia can be visited free-of-charge or at a reduced rate with the Kaernten Card. You can get Kaernten Cards at the hotel reception desk at a special discounted price (50% off).

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