History and Culture
Carinthia looks back on a 1000 year history which is characterised by three cultural spheres. The Germanic, Slavic and the Romanesque. Hence, art and culture are part of everyday life here. The Carinthian summer, the numerous museums and galleries in the state capital Klagenfurt as well as many other cultural events like for instance the Festival of Lake Wörthersee provide a lot of entertainment to numerous culture lovers every year. Free admission to more than 100 of Carinthia‘s most beautiful destinations with the Kärnten (Carinthia) Card!
Food and Drink
In a place where there is a lot to celebrate, there are also a lot of culinary delights to discover. The most famous Carinthian dishes are the Kasnudeln and the Reindling. Naturally, a refreshing and invigorating glass of Most goes well with the Carinthian hearty home-style cooking.
Land and People
The Carinthians are very sociable; they like to sing and dance. Sport is very important in Carinthia. In the North West, West and south of the State, Alpinists fi nd lots of opportunities to climb and hike. In addition, one can pursue fun types of sport like rafting and canyoning here. And what Carinthia is particularly famous for is its large number of lakes like Lake Millstatt, Lake Ossiach, Lake Turnersee, Lake Faak, Gösselsdorfer Lake and many many more.