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Winter sports; In the mountains; Among nature
Tröpolach is very strategically located, near the border of Italy. Thus this area offers numerous opportunities for a varied holiday. Both Tröpolach, situated in the middle of the sunny Carinthian landscape, and Nassfeld-Hermagor, are favorite destinations for tourists as they have everything you need for an active, sports or relaxing holiday. Whether your passion is hiking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, swimming or golf, this area has plenty to choose from. Everyone is sure to find that which suits them.
Tröpolach is situated in a picturesque valley of Carinthia, an area of the Alps crossed by the crystal clear Gail River. This river is ideal for fishing and rafting. Along the river and parallel to the Italian border there is the Carnic R3 cycling route (Karnischer Radweg R3) which winds its way past many romantic villages and old farmhouses and offers numerous stops so you can indulge in local specialties. Tröpolach is the main base of the "Millennium Express", the longest cableway in the Alps, which terminates in the center of Sonnenalpe Nassfeld. This cable car is open during the summer months and also allows for bicycles. During your trip to the top of Kofelplarz Madritsche (1919 meters above sea level), a distance of 7.6 km, you will span an altitude of 1.3 km without switching cable cars. This trip by cable car (with 15-person cabins) takes just 17 minutes, but is an indescribable and sure to be an unforgettable experience! At the end of the journey you will come to the Nassfeld area with its beautiful lakes and wilderness expanse. A great place for a bit of relaxation. Thanks to the numerous activities and opportunities, Nassfeld-Hermagor is ideal for families as well as sports enthusiasts. In short, the area offers activities for everyone. For cyclists, walkers, joggers and lovers of Nordic walking, there are well-marked trails suitable for persons of all abilities. Water enthusiasts can enjoy swimming and diving in the lakes plus rafting, kayaking, canoeing and river tubing. There is also an NTC Parkour: The right place for unusual adventures! The region of Nassfeld-Hermagor is also known as the capital of ... bacon! Here the annual Gaital bacon festival is held. Other special regional delicacies include salmon and Gailtaler almkaas (cheese).
For families with children there is a summer toboggan run. Or what about the numerous opportunities for horseback riding and paragliding? All water sports are also catered to: swimming and diving in the lakes as well as rafting, kayaking, canoeing and river tubing! You will find even more water fun at Lake Pressegger (Pressegger See), with a water temperature of 28 degrees. Here you will also find trampolines, mini-cars, several water rides, boat rentals and more. The aqua-arena of Kötschach Mauthen offers lots of water fun thanks to its indoor and outdoor pools.
Golfers are sure to enjoy their stay here too. At a distance of just 5 km from the apartment there is an 18-hole golf course situated on more than 70 hectares. Finally, this area contains a number of cultural sites. The City Museum in Villach is one place definitely worth visiting. Art, culture, the history of the city, cozy courtyards and numerous exhibitions combine to present a beautiful picture of the city of Villach. A real experience is Alpenwildpark/Naturstadel in nearby Feld am See, with its 7000 gallon fish tank, fishing museum, child-friendly animal trail and wildlife park.