Hiking Holidays in Carinthia
Ckimbing and Hiking in the Region Villach
Mountains, hiking - pure nature in the Naturel Hotels & Resorts
Carinthia, the hiking paradise for our Naturel holidaymakers, enchants with the mighty Karawanken behind which the Julian Alps in Italy and Slovenia appear and await you with wonderful hiking tours. In the close vicinity of the Naturel Hotels & Resorts are the Mittagskogel, the Dobratsch Nature Park and the gentle Nockberge mountains. A leisurely walk around Lake Faak or climbing a peak in the Karawanken, hiking from the Naturel Hotels is particularly varied.
And best of all, our Naturel mountain resort DIE KANZLERIN is located in the middle of the magnificent nature & hiking area of the Gerlitzen Alpe. Perfect for hikes with the whole family. Stroller-friendly walking trails are right on your doorstep during your holiday in the Naturel Hotels & Resorts in Carinthia, also ideal for running laps or for a Nordic walking tour. We recommend suitable hikes with and without children of all ages. These hikes are of course tested by us in advance.
And if it should be a beautiful summit, a via ferrata tour or more, we have great mountain guides at hand, who will accompany you competently through the mountain world during your holiday and also offer courses such as rope technique, climbing level certificates and much more.
European Hiking Quality Seal & Member of the Hiking Hotels
In the Naturel Hotels & Resorts the love of nature and the enthusiasm for hiking is lived. Special highlight: our Naturel Hoteldorf SCHÖNLEITN has even been awarded the European Hiking Quality Seal and has been a member of Wanderhotels Europa since 2019.
Guided hikes: While you can always discover the area on your own, we also offer free guided hikes - in various levels of difficulty and accompanied by our Carinthian mountain hiking guides.
Hiking bus : The hotel's own hiking bus ensures mobility during your holiday in the Naturel Hotels. On selected stages of the Alpe-Adria Trail you can hike comfortably from A to B and we will take you to the starting point of the hike and pick you up again at the finishing point.
Special extra: "MY GUIDE", from now on you can book your very own personal hiking guide. You tell us where you want to go and our mountain hiking guide will accompany you on the wonderful trails of the region. Follow this link and book your desired date.
Hiking offers in the Naturel Hotels & Resorts can be found here.
"Erlebnis CARD" of the Villach Region
In addition to the Naturel programme, the Villach region offers programmes 7 days a week from May-October with the Erlebnis Card. It pays off to take part in the programmes led by local hiking guides. You will receive the Adventure Card free of charge at the reception upon arrival.
Helpful apps for your active holiday in the Naturel Hotels & Resorts
Each hike can be printed out as a tour sheet. If you like to hold a hiking map in your hands, there is a purchase recommendation for the map material in the tour sheet.
Climbing holiday in Carinthia
The climbing mountain called Kanzianiberg, or "Kanzi" among climbing fans, attracts many climbing enthusiasts as the largest and most spectacular sport climbing garden in Carinthia. With more than 300 routes and about 400 rope lengths, this mountain is one of the best climbing gardens in Austria. It can be reached comfortably from the Naturel Hotels & Resorts in just a few minutes by car.
Alpine schools, such as that of Sepp Egarter , are available with their know-how and offer many courses. The reception teams will be happy to advise you.
Close to the mountain resort DIE KANZLERIN there is also the Peterlewand - a climbing garden in St. Urban near Bodensdorf. Perfect for all climbing enthusiasts - whether beginners or advanced.
Get your climbing licence on holiday
Take your climbing certificate home with you to be able to use the climbing hall safely there too or to be able to secure your child yourself during the first climbing experiences:
- Climbing certificate Top Rope, level I for beginners
- Climbing certificate lead climbing, level II for advanced climbers
You can acquire both climbing certificates during your holiday at Naturel Hotels & Resorts under the guidance of a state-certified mountain and ski guide. Our partner, the Alpine School 4 Seasons, is on hand to offer advice and assistance. Of course there are many other climbing activities for beginners, for families or for very ambitious climbers in the close vicinity of the Naturel Hotels & Resorts at Lake Faak and on the Gerlitzen Alpe - ideal for all those who would like to experience an active holiday.
High-ropes parks in the Villach region
Ideal for families are the high ropes parks at Lake Faak, Lake Ossiach and the Gerlitzen Alpe. You can reach the Hochhinauf high ropes park on the Taborhöhe in just a few minutes, as it is located in the immediate vicinity of our Naturel Hoteldorf SEELEITN. An excursion is always worthwhile, if only because of the breathtaking view of Lake Faak. But there is also a forest and high ropes course within walking distance of our mountain resort DIE KANZLERIN: the Adventure Park Gerlitzen Alpe.