Church in Villach

Stadtpfarrkirche St Jakob

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. The walls are studded with the ornate memorial plaques of t…
Museum in Villach

Museum der Stadt Villach

This museum covers local history, archaeology and medieval art; it also hosts occasionally interesting special exhibitions.
Castle in Villach

Adler Flugschau

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 falcons. Affenberg, a monkey reserve, is also here. Five…
Museum in Villach

Relief Von Kärnten

Relief Von Kärnten is a huge relief model of Carinthia housed in Schillerpark, south of the old town. It covers 182 sq metres and depicts the province at a scale of 1:10,000 (1:5000 vertically, to exaggerate the mou…
Church in Villach

St Nikolai-Kirche

The Gothic revival church of St Nikolai might not have any medieval cred, but what it lacks in age it makes up for in charm with its rustic Tyrolean interiors and frescoes.
Tower in Villach


A pair of falcons nests in the Stadtpfarrturm in summer; you can even follow their domestic life on a closed-circuit TV screen from the café across the street.
Museum in Villach

Villacher Fahrzeugmuseum

Located 3km outside town, the Villach Automobile Museum focuses on icons of everyday motoring such as the Fiat Topolino, BMW Isetta and about 250 others. Take bus 5179 from the train station to Zauchen (Bundestrasse…