Find the best place to stay — Carinthia

Where to stay around Carinthia?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,474 holiday lettings near Carinthia. From 789 apartments to 451 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carinthia is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Carinthia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Carinthia. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Nassfeld-Hermagor Skiing: 229 holiday homes
  • Klagenfurt: 247 holiday homes
  • Wörthersee: 402 holiday homes
  • Villach: 388 holiday homes
  • Bad Kleinkirchheim: 410 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Carinthia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Carinthia?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Carinthia with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Klagenfurt: 247 holiday lettings
  • Villach: 388 holiday lettings
  • Bad Kleinkirchheim: 410 holiday lettings
  • Velden am Wörthersee: 399 holiday lettings
  • Malta: 388 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Carinthia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Carinthia. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nassfeld-Hermagor Skiing: 229 holiday rentals
  • Katschberg Pass: 534 holiday rentals
  • Seltenheim Castle: 521 holiday rentals
  • Woerthersee Stadium: 463 holiday rentals
  • Freyenthurn Castle: 487 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carinthia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Carinthia, Austria your home away from home

Stunning views, peace and tranquillity and enjoyable experiences can all be found in the Austrian state of Carinthia. It is the most southerly state in the country and situated within the Eastern Alps. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, chalets and camp sites.

Things to do on holiday to Carinthia, Austria

The state of Carinthia is blessed with wonderful mountains and lakes offering skiing in the winter and hiking as well as climbing in the summer. Holidaymakers can also enjoy sailing, canoeing and other watersports on the lakes here including Worthersee, which is the biggest lake in Austria. There is a beautiful bathing beach at the lake with cabins, wooden piers, and shady grass areas.

Cyclists have a large choice of well-maintained cycle paths, and for runners there is wonderful half-marathon route. Minimundus is another interesting attraction located in Klagenfurt, which has numerous miniature models of famous buildings from around the world. Visitors can take a look at various forms of wildlife with a zoo located in Klagenfurt and birds of prey can be seen at Landskron.

There are various modern boutiques and places to go shopping in Klagnefurt, which is the capital of the region. Here visitors will also find many traditional outdoor café areas in the historic areas and courtyards of the city. Carinthian food is similar in many ways to Italian cuisine with noodles one of the specialities here.

Places to visit on holiday to Carinthia, Austria

There are many interesting places to visit in Carinthia including numerous historic buildings, castles, cathedrals and churches. Ossiach has an eleventh century Benedictine abbey that was dissolved about a hundred years ago and it now hosts events from the Carinthian Summer Festival. Klagenfurt is surrounded by a total of 23 castles of numerous shapes and sizes and many of them were built around the 12th century.

Numerous museums and galleries can be found in this state too including the Klagnefurt Landesmuseum. A one hour trip from Klagenfurt takes holidaymakers to the Soca/Isonzo Valley in Slovenia, where deep limestone gorges and emerald coloured rivers can be seen.

Weather in Carinthia, Austria

The warmest time of the year to visit Carinthia is generally June, July and August when the average high temperature is approximately 21 to 22 degrees centigrade. Temperatures on average fall 1 below zero degrees centigrade in January with the annual rainfall often below 800mm.

Travel to Carinthia, Austria

Austrian Airlines serves Carinthia, arriving several times a day at the Klagenfurt Airport, which is located northeast of the city. The airline has flights from London, Berlin, Zurich, Rome and Frankfurt. Klagenfurt also has rail lines connecting Vienna with Venice, Italy and Zagreb with trains arriving from several different directions at intervals of less than half an hour throughout the day. It's easier to take the train, but there are at least twenty different bus lines from Klagenfurt that venture out in to the surrounding region.