Summer Activities in our Region
Nassfeld – Hermagor – Presseggersee
As Carinthia’s number one adventure mountain, Nassfeld has a lot to offer: Numerous panoramic hiking trails, leisure facilities such as the “BergWasser” aqua trail, the rock labyrinth, Carinthia’s longest summer toboggan run, exciting mountain playgrounds and numerous refreshment stops are very popular with families. A special feature is one of the highest terraces in the Alps, the “Sky Plate” on Gartnerkofel. From here you can enjoy the view of the Gailtaler, Carnic and Julian Alps as well as the Dolomites and the Hohe Tauern. Carinthia, vacation with friends!
Only 6 km from the house you will find Pressegger See, one of the warmest bathing lakes in Carinthia. The lake boasts exceptional water quality and several beautiful beaches with large grassed areas to sunbathe. Around the lake you will find playgrounds for children and a variety of additional leisure activities such as surfing, sailing, rowing, pedal boating, mini golf, and an amusement park. The Weissensee, the highest bathing lake in Carinthia with crystal clear water, is a paradise for fishing and diving enthusiasts.
From the front door of the holiday home you can start numerous leisurely bike rides as well as more demanding ones. The cycle path runs through the valley right next to the river Gail. Along the way you will discover a number of attractions, opportunities for bathing, and designated areas where you can take a break. Nassfeld boasts the longest bike descent in the Alps (11.7 km) as well as single trails and flow trails. The bike is conveniently transported up the mountain by gondola or chairlift. Cross-border mountain bike tours into neighbouring Italy are also possible. Cycle buses can take you to the comfortable Alpe-Adria cycle path to Italy and to the cycle path to Slovenia.
Take in the wonderful alpine landscape, with unique flora and fauna, when out on your hikes in the mountains. Due to our location, close to the Italian border, the climate has a mediterranean feel with more hours of sunshine. The fascinating landscape of the region offers a wide variety of hiking and walking experiences; from pleasant afternoon walks over meadows to climbing tours up to alpine pastures, peaks or mountain lakes. Some areas can also be easily reached by cable car. The hiking trail network is 1000 km long, from 500 to 2400 meters in altitude, with managed alpine huts where you can enjoy the taste of famous Gailtaler Speck (cold cured ham) and Gailtaler Almkaese (apline cheese).
Along the Carnic and Gailtal Alps to the border region to Italy, numerous alpine pastures line up and invite you to relax and taste homemade specialties with idyllic managed huts. Cheese production on the Gailtaler Almen has a long tradition. A typical alpine snack with home-made Gailtaler alpine cheese, Gailtaler bacon and delicious alpine butter pampers tired hikers. The cows, horses and sheep on the alpine meadows are an unforgettable experience for children. With a little luck, you can also spot the playful marmots.
The natural swimming pool in Radnig
The village Radnig is known for its idyllic natural swimming pool on the edge of the forest, which is particularly suitable for small children. It is only 2km away from our house. The restaurant with terrace is also open in the evening.
Winter activities in our Region
Nassfeld – Hermagor – Presseggersee
With 30 most modern cable cars and lifts and over 110 km of slopes of all levels of difficulty, Nassfeld is one of the largest, most attractive and snow-sure ski areas in Austria. But winter has so much to offer even away from the ski slopes at Nassfeld. The nearby Guggenberg toboggan run with floodlights can be reached on foot from the holiday home.
The largest natural ice surface can be found on Lake Weissensee, on which the Dutch skate championships in speed skating take place every year. The Pressegger See also invites you to ice skate. With an incredible 130 km of regionally tracked network of trails, you can enjoy the glittering winter world that the region has to offer on its numerous winter hiking trails.
Valley slope Carnia
A highlight is the “Carnia” valley slope; with a length of 7.6 km and an altitude difference of 1,200 m, it takes you from the ski resort all the way down to the valley. Two fun parks and a twin pipe are also available for snowboarders.
Nassfeld Wintercard Premium
With our Nassfeld Premium Winter Card you get numerous seasonal discounts on ski passes, ski courses, ski rental, etc. Information at www.nassfeld.at.
The largest natural ice surface can be found on Lake Weissensee where the Dutch skate championships in speed skating take place every year. The Pressegger See also invites you to ice skate. The natural swimming pool in Radnig invites you to ice-skate in winter as a natural ice surface in a beautiful setting. The ice stock rink with floodlights also encourages movement in the fresh air.
The cross-country skiing heart beats in the Gailtal and Weissensee region, where perfect prepared cross-country ski-tracks are available. Tip: Another famous possibility is to run either with ice-skates or on cross-country ski-tracks on the frozen surface of the lake of Weissensee. Just try who will be faster. Closer by is the Pressegger See which also offers ice skating opportunities. Along the Gail river, the panorama trail connects the individual villages with a classic and a skating track.
Gabriele & Viktor Mitsche
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