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Camping in Carinthia: Nature vacation between mountains and lakes

Camping in Carinthia: Nature vacation between mountains and lakes

Camping in Kärnten

For camping in Carinthia there are over 100 campsites and 16,000 pitches to choose from, so Carinthia is a true paradise for camping lovers. Whether you choose a quiet spot by a swimming lake, at the foot of a mountain, on the banks of a river, on a farm or on a nudist campsite – the choice is diverse. In addition, modern mobile homes, rustic wooden chalets, fully furnished vacation apartments, rental caravans and luxuriously equipped glamping resorts are available.

Camping in Carinthia: Combination of mountains and warm swimming lakes

The special thing about Carinthia is the unique mixture of mountains and warm bathing lakes. It offers a rich array of outdoor activities, including biking, hiking, paddling, walking, mountain biking, climbing, SUPing, kayaking and more. The southern side of the Alps with its mild climate and many sunny days contributes to an unforgettable vacation experience.

Glamping in Carinthia

Austria’s first glamping resort, Lakeside Petzen Glamping on Lake Pirkdorf in southern Carinthia, offers eight glamping tents, seven glamping chalets and three tree tents. The facilities include a natural pool, a tree sauna, a play area for children, a restaurant with a lake terrace and two fireplaces. Other highlights are the Glamping Village Kötschach, Camping Breznik at the Turnersee and the camping vacation park Europarcs.

Camping sustainability

Carinthia attaches great importance to sustainability. Four campsites have undergone the strict testing lines of the three most important labels – EU Ecolabel, Austrian Ecolabel and Green Camping. Here guests can enjoy their vacation with a clear conscience, because they support environmentally friendly and sustainable providers. Excellent campsites in Carinthia:

  • Alpine camp in Kötschach-Mauthen
  • Camping Brunner on Lake Millstatt
  • Camping Mössler on Lake Millstatt
  • Camping Rosental Roz in Gotschuchen

Travel without own vehicle

For those who want to arrive without their own vehicle, there is the Carinthian train station shuttle. This service closes the last mile between the train station and the campsite and also offers rides to many attractions.

Camping in Carinthia: Activities and nature experiences

Carinthia’s longest and largest river, the Drava, offers numerous opportunities for water sports enthusiasts. In addition, guests can participate in guided day tours that lead to various protected areas and offer unique nature experiences.

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The Carinthia Card

The Carinthia Card, valid from April to October, provides access to museums, mountain railroads, adventure pools, boat rides, panoramic roads and other leisure and adventure activities.

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