The Nockberge Biosphere Reserve stretches across the four Carinthian municipalities of Bad Kleinkirchheim, Ebene Reichenau, Krems in Kärnten and Radentheinin the south of Austria. It can be defined between the Liesertal (in an imaginary line from Eisentratten to Radenthein in the west), from Bad Kleinkirchheim to Patergassen in the south, from Patergassen via Ebene Reichenau to Turracherhöhe and along the border to Innerkrems in the north. The Biosphere Park is generally divided into three zones: the buffer zone below the tree line, thecore area above and the transition area surrounding it.The people of the Nockberge have been living in harmony with nature for centuries, and have devoted themselves to the conservation of their natural and cultural landscapes. Their aim is to largely, if not completely, maintain these as they are. In addition, they wish to protect the wildlife,the vegetation and their natural environments, allowing you to come face to face with nature when hiking in Carinthia.