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Wonderful landscape

Hiking, walking, & running

The gorgeous scenery around the Wörthersee offers numerous wonderful hikes and walking paths. 

Available at the reception desk are hiking maps and tour guides. Many excursion destinations are also available in a gmx format to download for free. 


Choose between unforgettable summit experiences in the Carinthian mountains or leisurely hikes in Alpine meadows!

On the 55-kilometer long Wörthersee loop trail, hikers and nature lovers can circle Carinthia's largest lake on a blue-white-blue route either in stages or as stops during a boat ride on the Wörthersee. You will be rewarded with magnificent views of the lake and the nearby Karawanks mountain range as well as wonderful place of power! 

Hiking routes

Hiking along the Wörthersee in summer | ©Daniel Zupanc/Kärnten Werbung

Running & walking

You can start numerous wonderful runs and hikes right outside your door. For example, the 6.3-kilometer long Strandhotel Schabus running route, which leads through beautiful forests and along the southern shore of the Wörthersee, starts here.  

Kärnten läuft marathon - from a children's run to the Wörthersee half marathon, you can enjoy runs of every length and difficulty level. The distance doesn't matter - the main thing is to run! 

The fun begins right outside the door. Running + walking park in Velden.

Strandhotel Schabus running route
Jogging in spring | ©Daniel Zupanc/Kärnten Werbung