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Discover the winter sports paradise of Klagenfurt

Klagenfurt is the capital of the Austrian region of Carinthia, located in the south on the border with Slovenia. Next to the city, you will find the sparkling water of the expansive Wörthersee alpine lake. The city itself is famous for its picturesque old centre. On top of that, Klagenfurt is a perfect starting point for your winter sports holiday. There are over 20 different ski resorts within easy reach by rental car. So dust off your skis and book your next winter sports holiday with Transavia Holidays. Put together your own winter sports holiday: book a flight, choose the nicest hotel and arrange a rental car or activity at the same time.

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*Starting prices per person on the basis of a return trip for 2 people, including costs payable locally (excluding €22,50 booking costs, SGR-contribution, Dutch calamity funds. Excluding any possible credit card surcharge). Prices can vary depending on flight fare, hotel, and/or car availability. The carriage of hold luggage is not included in the shown prices.

Fun in the snow around Klagenfurt

Most of the ski resorts are about 45 minutes from Klagenfurt and the airport. So it’s a smart idea to arrange a rental car when you book your flight with Transavia Holidays. That way you lose no time getting to the snow-covered slopes. In the region, you will find wonderful ski resorts such as Bad Kleinkirchheim, Gerlitzen, Nassfeld and Heidi Alm. Here, novices and advanced skiers of all ages can go skiing and snowboarding and enjoy the amazing view. Or explore Kranjska Gora, just across the Slovenian border. It is the country’s oldest ski resort, located next to Triglav National Park. This area is highly recommended as it has slopes for every level.

‘Klagenfurt is in a region full of history, high snow-covered mountain tops and vast sparkling Alpine lakes.’

An enchanting city by a lake

Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the city of Klagenfurt itself. A walk through the old city centre with its courtyards and fountains is like stepping into a Renaissance painting. Make sure you also include a stop at Landhaus Klagenfurt. You will recognise the building by its two white towers. Built in the 16th century, the Landhaus features an impressive armoury that you can visit. In addition to history, the city also offers contemporary gems, such as the Carinthian Museum of Modern Art. Here, you can admire paintings, sculptures and objects by artists from Carinthia and beyond. Looking for a fun day trip with the whole family? Visit Minimundus, a miniature version of Austria. And don’t forget Reptilienzoo Happ, the reptile zoo.

Other entertainment in the region

If you want more than just winter sports, explore the many attractions and sights in the region around Klagenfurt. For example, the area around the Wörthersee is a great place for walking and cycling. Experience the region’s natural beauty with on a boat tour on the lake. It’s absolutely stunning when covered in a white blanket of snow. Perhaps even more enchanting: Hochosterwitz Castle. This medieval castle is perched on a 160-meter-high rock and has various halls displaying helmets, paintings, antiques, weapons and other exceptional items. If you are a fan of open-air museums, you will find a Celtic museum in Frög where you can admire artefacts from that time.

Get your ski pass for Klagenfurt

You buy a ski pass for a specific ski area. Usually, you can get a pass via your hotel. Otherwise, the hotel reception can refer you to a nearby selling point