Walking and hiking
Hiking and walking (trekking) can be done in many places, young or old, easy or very difficult courses, there is a great variety of possibilities. The many lifts take you to beautiful starting points, a combination with tobogganing and/or climbing is definitely recommended for young guests.
Whether you take your car and drive to a starting point, or you take a gondola that brings you to the desired height, there are many possibilities in the Gailtal. There are many beautiful alpine meadows to visit such as: the Egger Alm, the Jochalm, the Straniger Alm, Zollnersee, Tropolacher Alm, Watschiger Alm, Tressdorfer Alm, too many to mention. More information can be found at www.nassfeld.at.
Cycling and mountain biking
Bring your own bike or rent an e-bike, bicycle or mountain bike. In Hermagor and Tröpolach there are rental companies. Go up with the gondola and choose a nice downhill route. But also the route along the river Gail is beautiful. Bring your own bike or rent one. More information can be found at: www.nassfeld.at.
Swimming and watersports
With sun comes water and Carinthia's many lakes and their swimming pools offer opportunities for young and old, surfing, diving and paddling.
In Kirchbach (10 minutes on foot) there is an outdoor swimming pool with a restaurant. In Kötschach there is an indoor/outdoor pool with Finnish sauna and Turkish steam bath. In the Weissensee and the Pregessersee are two lakes in which you can swim. Diving is also possible in the Weissensee. Take a boat trip on Lake Weissensee or take the gondola to the top of the mountain to enjoy the view.
Being active, discover the Kletterpark on Nassfeld or one of the toboggan runs in Lienz.
The skiing area of Nassfeld also offers a variety of possibilities in the summer, there is a climbing park for young (from 5 years of age) and old. In the summer, you can also go tobogganing. If you would like to try a different environment, there is also a beautiful toboggan run in Lienz. In the neighbourhood of Lienz, there are 4 climbing parks.
The skiing area of Nassfeld is snow-assured due to the many snow cannons, offers a lot of sun due to its southern location and offers a variety of slopes for every level of experience. Cross-country skiing is also possible.
At 10 minutes by car from the holiday home is the Nassfeld ski area. With a total of 115 km of slopes, this area offers a variety of possibilities, one of the longest (6 km) cabins takes you comfortably to an altitude of around 2,000 meters. From there, you can ski to Italy, among other places, and enjoy local cuisine in one of the many mountain huts. Also for the smaller children there is plenty of entertainment and ski lessons at the middle station, with 2 ski schools, 3 secured practice slopes, practice lifts and BOBO children's paradise.
Food and Drinks
Austria is known for its good food at reasonable prices. Whether you enjoy a Jauseplatte with local dishes, a simple lunch or dinner in one of the many mountain huts or a local restaurant, you will rarely be disappointed.
Enjoy Austrian cuisine after a long walk, bike ride or excursion, from simple to very luxurious there is something for everyone. The mountain huts and alpine pastures often offer a selection of local dishes, tastefully prepared and reasonably priced. Visit one of the restaurants on the Eggeralm, hike to the Odenhütte on the mountain above Kötschach.
In our house you will find a lot of information and tips about restaurants in the surrounding area.
Golfing in the beautiful Gailtal
Whether you are a passionate golfer or a newcomer - here in the Gailtal you will not only enjoy the Mediterranean climate and absolute tranquillity, but you will also be gently guided through lush greens, vast pond landscapes and an incredible variety of internationally protected plants and animals during your personal round.
Look forward to our 18-hole championship course, our 6-hole practice course, our spacious putting/chipping/pitching area or simply get some expert tips from our pro. Of course, sociability and down-to-earthness are not neglected here! For more information: https://www.nassfeld.golf