Hiking in Carinthia, Austria

Enjoy hiking holidays in Bad Kleinkirchheim

Helga Ronacher and our professional mountain guide will take your on a breathtaking hiking tour (levels range from easy to advanced) through the Nockberge National Park. Here you will have an opportunity to experience the sunrise in the Alps, alpine festivities or a picnic on Kaiserburg Mountain.

The unique rock formation of the Nockberge mountains and its fresh alpine air ensure hiking in Bad Kleinkirchheim will always be a special experience. The panoramic views along the trails are absolutely stunning. Hikers will encounter fascinating fauna such as alpine roses that bloom into a sea of flowers. The sunny terraces of Carinthia’s alpine taverns invite you to rest your weary legs and savour a hearty meal from locally sourced produce.


Artistic hiking in the Nock Mountains

NEW: nock/art, the “hikeable” art project
, featuring extraordinary mountain trails.  Landscape artistry is reinterpreted and skilfully incorporated into the scenery, which is adapted in a targeted manner to draw attention to unique aspects of the cultural landscape.  The attractive arrangement makes use of local materials.  For example, oversized wood furniture items create special places for meditation and contemplation, shaping communication and exchanges of ideas.  Let nock/art inspire you.

nock/art opening: weekend of 4 - 7 June 2015

Mountain & nature experience weeks

Discover Carinthia’s mountain world with our mountain guide and the experienced rangers of the Nockberge national park with our Mountain & nature experience weeks from 05. September to 19. September 2015.

Sunrise hike - 3 Days Package

Sit in the front when the world is waking up around you. Let warm your soul, when the sun bathes the surrounding peaks in a golden shimmering light. Bookable: 07.06. – 07.10.2015 (Sunday - Wednesday)

Alpe Adria Trail - Hiking from the Großglockner mountain to Triest

Our head waiter Mr. Kurt

The Alpe Adria Trail is a varied journey of discovery through three countries – Austria, Italy and Slovenia – and three cultures. From the foot of the majestic Grossglockner to the azure blue sea. On the Alpe-Adria-Trail – with heavenly views in the “Garden of Eden”. With views over a well balanced mix of glorious spectacles of nature, alpine water experiences and a fascinating world of animals and plants. Along lakes, streams and rivers until we reach our destination, the Adriatic.

Stage No. 14 is situated in the beautiful Nock Mountains National Park: "From Falkerthaus and Lärchenhütte to Bad Kleinkirchheim" - especially recommended by our head-waiter Mr. Kurt.

Hiking holiday in Bad Kleinkirchheim

  • 1,000 km of marked and well-maintained trails.
  • Safe ascent trails between 1,000 m and 2,500 m above sea level.
  • Safe high-altitude trails with splendid panoramic views.
  • Traditional, cosy alpine taverns.
  • Overwhelming beauty of the mountains and its water: crystal clear springs, picturesque mountain lakes, wild torrents and babbling brooks.
  • Nockberge National Park with its unique flora and fauna
  • Hiking excursions for everyone: hop aboard a cable car and start your tour from the top of the Nockberge mountains. It will save you having to walk uphill.

Recommended hiking gear

  • Good hiking shoes
  • Rain gear or windbreaker
  • Microfibre underwear
  • Light trousers
  • Hiking socks
  • Trekking boots
  • Hat or head covering
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Backpack (with padded straps and curved back)
  • First-aid kit
  • Energy bars, drinks
  • Trekking pole

A visit to the National Park is a great way for kids to discover nature. Enjoy hiking holidays in Bad Kleinkirchheim and send us your no obligation holiday enquiry

Interactive hiking map