Top things to do in Friesach

Cultural in Friesach


On the last Saturday in July, electric lights are extinguished and the town is closed off and lit by torches and flares as jesters, princesses and armoured knights stroll around juggling, fire-eating and staging jou…
Cafe in Friesach

Cafe Konditorei Craigher

Connoisseurs of chocolate will love dipping into this place – all chocolate is made on the premises. Or come for coffee and cake in the 100-year-old Kaffeehaus.
Theatre in Friesach

Petersberg Fortress

The site for open-air theatre in summer, where performances range from Shakespeare to Brecht. Obtain details and tickets from the tourist office.
Church in Friesach


Parts of this pretty village church date back to the 13th century. It has unusually modest interiors that mix Gothic and later elements. The Peterskirche is accessible by paths ascending from the front of the Gothic…
Church in Friesach


This towering 10th-century Gothic church has Romanesque elements.