About Lake Worthersee
The Wörthersee is located in the Austrian state of Carinthia and to be more precise in the Klagenfurter basin. The Wörthersee is the largest lake of Carinthia by surface area and stretches over 10 miles. The deepest point in the Wörthersee is about 85 meters. Wörthersee is a summer tourist hotspot, this is partly because of the high water temperatures in the summer that can reach over 25 degrees Celsius. In the winter the temperature drops however and it becomes possible to ice skate. Ever since the 19th century after Klagenfurt became connected to the railway system of Austria. the öbb, Worthersee became a summer resort for the wealthy Viennese. Later in the 20th century tourists from all over western Europe and beyond started to come to the Worthersee during the summer. On the banks of the Worthersee several towns and villages are found the most notable ones are, Klagenfurt the capital of Carinthia, Velden am Worthersee, Pörtschach am Worthersee, Maria worth-reifnitz and Krumpendorf. Worhtersee is also home to several annual events that attracts 100.000s of people each year. Some notable events are GTI treffen, luxury car treffen, iron man triathlon, fete blanche and the beach volleyball grand slam.
Things to do and see on and around Lake Worthersee
Visit the pyramiden kogel, visit the watch platform and restaurant looking over the Worhtersee with an amazing view!
Boat tour, buy a ticket to a boat tour and check out the lake from your seat.
Visit Velden am see, this town is with its nice boulevard and restaurants is not the cheapest but it has a 1 of a kind view and atmosphere.
Visit Pörtschach am Worthersee, visit the lake side or the little town. Book your hotel here or just come for a day!
Visit Klagenfurt strandbad, this is the largest public beach ( not a lot of sand mostly grass fields with some trees) at the Worthersee.
Skydive over the lake, every weekend you can get the opportunity to make a tandem skydive jump. Fly with a plane from Klagenfurt airport to 4000 meters above sea level and then jump out of the airplane with an amazing view over the Worthersee.
Wallfahrt kirche maria worth, on a morning before heading to the lake side visit this nice little church and its amazing location.
Renting a boat, rent a boat on one of the numerous renting locations around the lake and really get to experience the lake by your own terms.
Casino Velden, try out your luck at the casino in Velden
Renting a e-bike, go out and rent some e-bikes and ride around the Worthersee on a nice day.
Renting kayaks, is kayaking more your thing? Rent a kayak for a few hours or a day and have fun around the water.
Wakeboarding/ water skiing, a little action in the holiday is never a problem. Enjoy the summer with some watersports
SUP, not kayaking but supping use all your muscles with this lake activity.
Helicopter or plane sightseeing flight, fly over the mountains and the beautiful lakes including Worthersee that are located in this part of Carinthia.
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