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Nature & Wildlife
Five kilometres south of Velden is Rosegg, with its Tierpark .
Castles, Palaces & Mansions
Five kilometres south of Velden is Rosegg, with its a Schloss .
Boating & Cruises
On the Ossiacher See, boats complete a crisscross circuit between St Andrä and Steindorf (adult/child €12.80/6.40, 2½ hours, approximately hourly from May to October)...
The most celebrated nightclub on the lake is Fabrik , in the tiny village of Saag between Pörtschach and Velden. Shuttle buses run to here from both places.
On the hill southwest of Maria Wörth is the Pyramidenkogel , a hill topped by a spanking new 71-metre tower made of steel with wooden beams spiralling up its exterior...
Situated between Villach and the Ossiacher See, the castle ruins of Burg Landskron are home to the impressive Adler Flugschau , a 40-minute spectacle featuring these birds of prey...
Located inside the Holiday Inn, Lagana is arguably the top restaurant in town...
On a good night, this is one of Villach's best bars, with a DJ and relaxed crowd.
Museums & Galleries
Relief Von Kärnten is a huge relief model of Carinthia housed in Schillerpark, south of the old town...
Transportation & Travel Services
A large bookshop with guidebooks, hiking maps and some English-language books.
The restaurant of the Romantik Hotel Post serves well-prepared regional specialities in a cosy and intimate atmosphere...
This restaurant and vinothek set in a cosy, vaulted room offers an unusual menu of fish specialities alongside fresh, gourmet baguettes (as a main course) and a selection of salads and pastas (with about 16 different...
Nino’s is a friendly, buzzing café on the old town square, with plenty of tables outside and fresh calamari on the menu each Friday. It also serves great ice cream and extravagant coffees.
Villach’s oldest cafe offers a sumptuous array of more than 50 different cakes and lunch snacks, and has a kids’ play area.
The Stadtpfarrkirche St Jakob dominates the old town and has frescoes, a stuccoed ceiling and a vast rococo altar in gold leaf, arrayed with fresh flowers...
This lounge and restaurant is a perfect place to hang out over a drink, inside or outdoors on the square. Its speciality is steak, which you get by filling out a menu sheet.
This museum covers local history, archaeology and medieval art but also has occasionally interesting special exhibitions.
Book ahead for a courtyard table on weekend summer evenings in this trattoria situated in a lovely courtyard. It has a broad range of seafood dishes, excellent pizzas and a selection of Argentinian steaks.
Das Radl rents bikes in Villach and also from Bodendorf and Faak train stations on the Ossiaker and Faaker lakes respectively.
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