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 The neighbourhood of the estate Austria- Kärnten - Village Treffling

Austria, and especially Kärnten where the apartments are situated, offers a variety of possibilities:

lakes, mountains, all kinds of scenic attractions, strongholds, castles, monateries, old town centres, theatres, operas, concerts, friendly people, sports and entertainment for the whole family

The best-known places and areas in the vicinity of the apartments are The Millstätter See, the Ossiacher See, the Weißensee, the Nockgebirge Park (a national heritage), the Gurktaler Alpena and the cities of Gmüd, Spittal Villach and Bad Kleinkirchheim with its medicinal springs of Römerbad and
St. Kathrein-Thermen providing excellent opportunities for medical treatment. Kärnten has 20% more sunshine than the rest of Austria. The climate of the area is similar to that of Northern Italy and is equally suitable for summer holidays and winter holidays


The summer months are particularly suitable for long walks with incredible natural beauty pastrustling creeks, through immense woods, along the slopes of the high mountains. The trails are well marked. There are trips of various length and duration. Today Kärnten boasts a large number of special cycle tracks, one of which is along the Drau, the biggest Austrian river. It carries you through half of Kärnten. On the north bank of the Wörther See, far from through traffic, you can cycle from Klagenfurt to Velden. In the Gailtal there is a cycle track no less than 100 miles long

Right alongside the apartment there is a 6 mile access road to Tschiernock Alm at 6000. ft altitude. At The top of this alm there are 2 restaurants and a chair lift to the summit. From that point you have a Fantastic view of the Millstätter See and its woody surrounding area. The summit of the Tschiernock
Alm is particularly suitable for delta flying and parapenting. The view is gorgeous. There is a landing area at 300 ft in front of the apartment. The Treffling aviation schools, offering 5 day courses, have thislanding area as their base

10 special routes have been marked out for motor cyclists. Besides there are facilities for aquatic sports such as sailing, swimming, diving, angling and rafting. The golf player will find an 18 holes golf course at 2,5 mls from the apartments. Full information is available in the apartments


Kärnten has very sunny winters. Not far from the apartments there are many possibilities for ski sports:the Goldeck (Spittal) is 4 mls away. It is a small but sun-drenched ski area. Bad Kleinkirchheim boasts a larger ski area with 90 ski-runs and 32 ski-lifts. Katschberg has a 40 mile ski area and a 30 mile Langlauf course. A trip on a hired horsedrawn sleigh across the fairy-tale wooded area is highly recommendable

Trefling is a very quiet place in winter. Only two restaurants are open then. They are easily to be reached on foot. Spittal, always a lively little town, has shops, restaurants and recreational facilitiesall through the year. The Weißensee, very suitable for all kinds of skating, is at 30 mls. In the immediate vicinity there are ample opportunities for skiing and Langlauf.

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