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Velden am Wörthersee

Velden am Wörthersee has a long tradition as a resort and spa centre. The town prides itself on its extremely wide range of opportunities for recreation, sports, fun and entertainment. Away from the town center you will find numerous hiking and biking trails, dreamy lakes and golf courses.

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Surroundings and environment

The central location of Velden am Wörthersee in Carinthia and to the culture of the Alpine-Adriatic region provides a wide variety of excursions. It offers secluded mountain pastures and Mediterranean cities. Glacier-capped, rugged mountains and lush green meadows where flowers and rare herbs grow. In between pure, drinking-water quality lakes and rivers are numerous castles, monasteries, and churches. Rare species of animals are showcased and a lot of good inns, providing interest for the whole family. Carinthia is not only one of the most beautiful and sunniest states of Austria it is also particularly varied in the range of activities it has to offer.

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Also a visit to our southern neighbors in the Alps-Adriatic region is more than worthwhile, a few examples follow. Trieste - with an incredible collection of elegant buildings from the Hapsburg Empire and historic cafes. Aquileia, the Second Rome, with the largest early Christian mosaic floor of the western world. Monte Lussari - an enchanted place with a pilgrimage church. Bled - Slovenia, with its emerald-green lake surrounded by mountains These are a few examples that highlight the central location of Velden to the many outstanding natural and built environments of the region.