In addition to the impressive combination of activity and nature, a hiking holiday in Bad Kleinkirchheim offers more: with each step along the path, another distinct feature of the local fauna and flora reveals itself to you. Having reached the summit you are rewarded with an incredible view of the surrounding pastures and mountains.

Sunshine Moments that will remain with you forever!

Float up to the peaks with the Bad Kleinkirchheim cable cars

Biosphärenparkbahn Brunnach and the Kaiserburgbahn take you to 2,000 metres above sea level, from where your hiking adventure can begin.

Should you not wish to head out by yourself,

you can take part in the guided walks. Learn all about the history of Bad Kleinkirchheim and its animals and plants from a Biosphere Park ranger.

Hiking trails & tours

Hiking enthusiasts are spoilt for choice, as options range from walks through the town of Bad Kleinkirchheim to multi-hour circular hikes in the Carinthian Nockberge mountains. There is something for everyone here.

Find the best trails in and around the hiking region of Bad Kleinkirchheim here:


Hiking with children

Hiking with children is no problem in the Bad Kleinkirchheim region, as the network ranges from challenging to leisurely trails.

Designated rest areas invite you to stop, take a deep breath and absorb your spectacular surroundings, far away from the hustle and bustle of the city and everyday worries. Now you have time for yourself and your family – Sunshine Moments for heart and soul.

Your unforgettable hiking holiday in Carinthia

The special atmosphere of the Nockberge is the perfect setting for your hiking holiday in Austria, and after a break it is time to get back out into the mountains.

With a bit of luck you’ll not just get to admire the wonderful vegetation along the way, but will also encounter cows, marmots or even chamois.


It’s important to know how to approach cows, as you will meet them across Carinthia’s pastures throughout summer.
Learn how to deal with these peaceful companions here.


Hiking with pleasure

Stopping at an alpine hut is a mandatory part of your hiking experience!

Around 30 mountain inns delight young and old with local specialties across the region. Listen to the innkeeper’s fascinating stories whilst you enjoy your food, as some huts have been managed for more than 400 years.

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Alpine huts

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Speik– the delicate healing plant

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Hiking in the Biosphere Reserve

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Long-distance hikingAlpe-Adria-Trail & Nockberge-Trail

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Enjoy your holidays without a car!

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Take advantage of the wide range of mobility services in the region and reach comfortably with the starting point of your hike with the "Nockmobil".


Summer holidays in the Nockberge: Offers for families and active vacationers

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