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Wörthersee - one of the best tourist destinations in Austria

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When is the best time to visit?

Wörthersee (lake) is a popular tourist destination in the southern Austrian state of Carinthia.  Popular especially in summer time (July and August) when the water reaches temperatures above 20 degrees.  This is also the busiest time of the year, so you might consider going in September.

What are there to do in summer?

At this beautiful destination in Österreich (Austria) one of the best things to do, is to take photos.  It is simply beautiful and any photographer’s dream.  For a summer family holiday, you can enjoy picnics at dedicated areas, go swimming, boating, sunbathing, hiking, exploring and so much more.  Or, how about just enjoying a lazy day or two at your hotel with a stunning view?

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What is Carinthia known for?

Carinthia (Know in German as Kärnten) is known by many as the ‘land of lakes‘ – especially known for its skiing slopes, and its beautiful lakes.

You’ll find some spectacular places to visit and beautiful places to stay with panoramic views of both the beautiful lake and the surrounding mountains.

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The 3 best places to stay - am Wörthersee

(in no particular order)

Nr 1. - Hotel Schloss Seefels (5-Star Luxury)

Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Hotel Schloss Seefels


“Renowned for its superb location right at Lake Wörthersee, Hotel Schloss Seefels offers unique charm and flair combined with luxury and exclusive atmosphere.

Guests can relax in the exclusive 1,100 m² spa area of Hotel Schloss Seefels which was created around natural rocks. It offers several saunas including a Finnish sauna, herbal sauna, outdoor sauna, a separate sauna just for women and a steam room, a salt infrared room. Have a tea from the tea bar in one of the relaxation rooms with panoramic lake and mountain views.” –

Nr 2. - Falkensteiner Schlosshotel Velden – The Leading Hotels of the World

Need we say more?

The location is superb, the reviews are the best, the service is of high quality, but the photos say it best:  Gallery

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Right at the shore of Lake Wörthersee and just steps away from the casino, Schlosshotel Velden includes an award-winning spa (open all year long), an indoor pool, and a spacious garden with an outdoor pool. In summer, the Beach Club features private lake access.” –

Oh, and they allow pets, if you want to take your 4-legged children with for a weekend getaway.  They also receive royal treatment as they deserve.

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Nr 3. -- Strandhotel Sille

“Strandhotel Sille is located right at the shore of Lake Wörth in the village of Reifnitz and comprises a private beach area, a well-known restaurant, a bar, shops, a seminar centre and a fitness room.” –

More ideas on places to stay - compare price and book for the summer

Accommodation - Pörtschach am Wörthersee

Where to stay – an established summer resort and lakeside town on Wörthersee.

Popular places to stay - Klagenfurt am Wörthersee

Klagenfurt, on the eastern shore of Lake Wörthersee, is the capital city of the southern Austrian province of Carinthia, and it is a beautiful place to visit.