Enjoy the healthy outdoors! Alone, together or with the whole family.
When you’re interested in one or more of the activities below, don’t hesitate to ask us for more information. We would love to help you make your trip the highlight of your day.
On foot, you can enjoy the beautiful nature of the Gailtal. The breathtaking views, deep gorges and surprising alpine meadows are things you can enjoy. Nassfeld Hermagor is, besides a versatile winter sports area, an excellent place to go for a walk or hike during the warmer months. You can even drive up the mountains and then walk or mountainbike back down. The routes are suitable for everyone. For kids, there are special routes. On route, there are several places you can take a rest for something to eat or drink.
Bikerides along the ‘Gailtal and the Gitschtal Radweg.
These two valleys are a paradise for any kind of bike enthusiasts. More than 950 kilometers of paths make it even possible to ride into Italy. There are several places where you can rent a bike. If you want to take it a little bit easier or you want to make longer trips, the e-bike might be something to try out. This electronic bike makes the climbs a little bit easier. Biking into small villages, along old farmhouses and vast meadows – that is what biking in the Gailtal is all about. Along the way, you can enjoy the excellent produce of the region, such as the Gailtaler mountain cheese and the Gailtaler bacon, which are sure to delight your palate. The routes are mainly downhill which are also suitable for families. Popular among mountain bikers is the Millennium-Express gondola. This cable car brings you from the Gailtal up to the top of the Nassfeld ski area mountain.(which doubles as a great mountain bike and hiking area in the summer!) From there, it is 11.2 kilometers of pure downhill adrenalin with spectacular views all around. A ride you will never forget!
Carinthia is a very popular spot among motorcycle enthusiasts. Beautiful valleys and breathtaking mountain passes will make your bike ride unforgettable. When you’re a true bike lover, we recommend you to visit us in September. Every year you can join thousands of bikers at the European Bike Week near the Faaker See. You can find more information in our blog. We would love to welcome you as a group as well.
A real adventure for speed devils: a run on the longest summer toboggan run of Carinthia. ‘The Pendolino’ races down the 2.2 kilometer long run. You can regulate your own speed, so if you want to go a little bit slower, there is no problem. You can combine your run down with a couple of beautiful walking trails. The toboggan run is open from the beginning of June till the end of September.
More than 140 kilometers of Nordic Walking fun! The 17 routes are easy to follow and there are a couple of very beautiful ones around the Pressegger See. Stunning views are the reward for all your efforts.
If you want there are instructors who can teach you what to do or what not to do.
The Weissensee is a beautiful lake approximately 30 kilometers from Förolach. It is located at an elevation of 930 meters and is the highest lake in Austria. In summer, there is a lot to do in and around the lake. You can go swimming, diving, walking or biking.
The river Gail, as well as being paradise for fishermen, is also excellent for rafting or canoeing. A rafting trip on the river Gail takes 1.5 to 2 hours and is an unforgettable adventure for the whole family. The tour is suitable for kids from 4 years and older and there is a professional tour guide. So with every trip, safety always comes first.
You can also choose to go canoeing. These tours lead through caves and are guided by a qualified guide as well. You can choose your own level, so every tour is a breathtaking experience for the whole family.
In between the mountains, you will find a new and nicely laid out 18 hole golf course. The wide, mostly even fairways make this a good course for any kind of golfer.
The golf club also has the following facilities:
– A 6 hole training course
– Chipping area
– 270 meter long driving range
– 1000m2 putting greens
– Clubhouse with golf shop
– Golf school
In the river Gail, there are lots of fishing possibilities. The whole region is a paradise for fishermen. The Pressegger See, as well as the Weissensee are clean enough to drink from and the fishing possibilities are absolutely immense!. If you prefer to fish in flowing water you can choose from the Gail, the Garnitzenbach or the Zerimbach. There are approximately 50 kilometers of river to choose from.
The fishing season is from January 1 till the end of September.