Klagenfurt am Wörthersee

The Carinthian provincial capital Klagenfurt am Wörthersee enchants everyone with its southern buzz and distinctive charm.

Franz Gerdl; © Kärnten Werbung
Wörthersee mit Blick auf Maria Loretto

Maria Loretto

Maria Loretto

Franz Gerdl; © Kärnten Werbung
Klagenfurt am Wörther See

Assam; Kärnten Werbung
Kultur in Kärnten

The Landhaus with the armorial hall

The Landhaus with the armorial hall

Steinthaler; Kärnten Werbung
Wörtherseemandl

The "Wörtherseemandl"

The "Wörtherseemandl"

Culture on Lake Wörthersee:

As you amble through the city centre steeped in history, you are struck above all by features such as the Lindwurm, the Wörthersee-Mandl, die Ernst Fuchs chapel, the Landhaus with the armorial hall or the plague column. But the arcaded courtyards, cosy cafes and restaurants, museums and shopping options also make the city a very special place.

Lake Wörthersee makes an important contribution to the city’s attractiveness. The warm swimming lake not only has Europe’s largest lido on an inland lake, but also a well-developed network of cycle paths, and options for jogging, walking and hiking. You can also get to know the lake from a very special angle on a ferry ride. Lake Wörthersee is also the setting for major sports events such as Ironman, the “Kärnten läuft” running event or Beach Volleyball World and European Championships. There is also the World Bodypainting Festival, Fête Blanche and other major events.

Christmas market:

In winter the traditional Christmas market in the city centre delights visitors from home and abroad.

Literature lovers are drawn to the annual Festival of German-Language Literature, during which since 1977 the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize has been awarded; this was created in memory of the Klagenfurt author Ingeborg Bachmann, and is one of the most important literary awards in the whole of the German-speaking area.

Klagenfurt’s Benediktinermarkt is a popular meeting place. Every Thursday and Saturday there are lively goings-on when farmers from Carinthia, Friuli and Slovenia offer their products. A separate organic market takes place on Fridays.

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Contact

Klagenfurt Tourismus und Tourismus Region Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
Neuer Platz 1
9010 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
Tel.: +43 463 537 2223
Fax: +43 463 537 6218
tourismus@klagenfurt.at 
www.visitklagenfurt.at 

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