Lake Worthersee, Klagenfurt

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#1 of 70 in Parks in Carinthia
Paddleboat, waterski, kayak, or sail around Lake Worthersee, surrounded by steep alpine foothills covered with dense forests. Known for its transparent, blue-green water, the lake is ideal for swimming and water sports. Relax on the beach, take a dinner cruise on the water, or enjoy a meal at one of the several lakeside restaurants. Parking can be difficult to find when the weather is nice, so be sure to arrive early. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Klagenfurt holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Lake Worthersee and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Big lake, very organized and clean in every country or local level as the whole Austria. Relaxation and fun x young and old. To do a boat trip!
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  • It's just a delight in this water to swim or to simply just go past. It is cycling or running.
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  • A magical lake which you can never discover in its entirety as each bank offers different experiences and vistas from luxury hotels riviera style to woods and tiny log cabins. Swimming in its clear wa...  more »

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Where to stay in Klagenfurt

Klagenfurt offers a range of accommodations. Stay in the Innere Stadt, or Inner District, for the most central location to all the city’s tourist attractions. If you’re looking for nightlife and a lively atmosphere, check out accommodations near the university. If a central location isn’t a priority, try to snag a room on the Worthersee, the large lake near the city.
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