Hiking in Carinthia, Austria

Enjoy hiking holidays in Bad Kleinkirchheim


Helga Ronacher and our professional mountain guide, Jürgen, 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.


NEW: Mountain & nature experience weeks

Discover Carinthia’s mountain world with our mountain guide Jürgen and the experienced rangers of the Nockberge national park with our Mountain & nature experience weeks from 06. September to 20. September 2014.

NEW: 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: 01.06. – 01.10.2014 (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