With its unique golden larch amazing visitors year after year. The gentle alpine world of the Carinthian Nockberge mountains appears to have been covered by a golden veil, making it one of Carinthia’s most unmissable regions. Autumn in Austria’s southernmost province offers great variety: from tasty highs at the Culinary Nights, to breathtaking hikes for the whole family and time well spent in both local spas.
Be transported into the charming mountain world and experience countless Sunshine Moments. Your family holiday in Carinthia is a particularly unforgettable experience in autumn!
The hiking trails softly snake across the peaks of the Carinthian Nockberge, inviting even the youngest nature detectives to investigate the fauna and flora of the region. What type of plant is that and what can it do? What was that noise? Who does this footprint belong to? On exciting discovery tours you and the kids can get to know nature even better, and on guided hikes you’ll receive plenty of information on the Biosphere Park Nockberge from the ranger.
Thanks to its many options, Bad Kleinkirchheim is a particularly popular destination for autumn holidays in Austria.
You can also discover the southern side of the Alps by bike at this colourful time of year. It’s always worth stopping for a moment at the rest areas along the hiking and bike trails to absorb the impressive scenery. Take a deep breath and arrive: Sunshine Moments for the soul!
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and treat yourself to some time out with Sunshine Moments for connoisseurs at Bad Kleinkirchheim’s two local spas. The Family & Health Spa St. Kathrein surprises visitors with its 86 m long slide, one of the longest in the province. At 1,200 square metres, you will also find the largest water area of all Carinthian spas here.
There are also plenty of opportunities to withdraw, be it in the wellness pool with its panoramic views, the pine relaxation room with sun terrace or the extensive sauna landscape. Body, mind and soul heave a sigh of relief here.
The nock/MED health centre is located right within the building, and spa and sports physician Dr. Eckart Waidmann and his team are dedicated to preventive treatment for the young and young at heart.
The Thermal Römerbad has an impressive sauna and wellness landscape in store for you, which stretches across three levels. The lowest level "Romanum" is a tribute to the "Römerbad" (roman bath) title, with the shape of its four saunas reminding of Roman vessels. The nature of the local Carinthian Nockberge mountains is reflected in the second level "Noricum", where pine trunks and aromatic herbs fill the saunas. The third level "Maximum" impresses with its extensive choice of saunas and breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks.
Visit us in autumn and treat your palate to Bad Kleinkirchheim’s Culinary Nights! Embark on a tasty journey, sampling and purchasing Carinthian delicacies straight from the region at the Bazaar of Regional Delights in the Kurpark. Come evening, the regional produce is transformed into exclusive multiple-course menus at select restaurants - the ideal conditions for a culinary break.