Hiking in the region of Wörthersee

  • © Martin, Hofmann
  • © Martin, Hofmann
  • © Martin, Hofmann
  • © Andreas, Kauder
  • © Martin, Hofmann
  • © Martin, Hofmann

Hiking at Lake Wörthersee offers a very special charm at any time of the year. On the one hand, Lake Wörthersee offers an indescribably beautiful arena around which more than 400 km of hiking trails lead. And on the other hand you can find more beautiful hiking trails in the surrounding area like the 4-lake valley Keutschach or in Moosburg.

Hiking at Lake Wörthersee is pleasure hiking at its best

At Lake Wörthersee it is not the strenuous and steep peaks that are the goal. On the one hand, it is the enjoyable and gentle hills around the lake. And the sun-drenched vantage points and warm glades on the other. Moreover, in summer the eagerly awaited shore of the lake awaits, with the promising jump into the cool water.

Hiking by boat

What makes hiking on Lake Wörthersee absolutely unique in Austria is hiking by boat. Travel to the starting point of countless hikes with the lines of Wörthersee Schifffahrt and Velden Schifffahrt. Or simply enjoy the breeze on deck when it's time to return to the starting point!

With the free

Lake Wörthersee Plus Card

card, you will also receive a 50% discount on scheduled boat rides on Lake Wörthersee during the summer season!

Hiking on Lake Wörthersee - something for everyone

Hiking in the Lake Wörthersee region means taking your soul for a walk at any time of year. Gently putting your feet on the ground on comfortable, wide paths, finding your rhythm. It doesn't matter if you start hiking with your family and small children, if you go for a brisk Nordic Walking round with your partner or if you simply want to take a few steps in nature once again. The countless, well-marked trails offer a wide range of activities for all ages and fitness levels.

Our online tour portal will help you plan and carry out your outdoor activities with ready-made suggestions, which you can also print out!

Hiking at Lake Wörthersee - Theme trails

With the Brahms Weg in Pörtschach and the Yoga Weg as well as Slow Trail Römerschluchtin Velden, three theme trails await you on Lake Wörthersee.

Here, those seeking relaxation will find modern theme trails with in-depth information and exercises (Yoga) or far-reaching explanations of special personalities (Brahms Weg) or simply peace and relaxation (Slow Trail).

Feel good while hiking

And where there is hiking, food must not be neglected to regain strength. Therefore, stop at one of the many inns, restaurants and


around Lake Wörthersee, which will serve you unique Carinthian delicacies.

Especially in early summer and during the Golden Hiking Autumn in October, hikers feel extremely comfortable with the mild temperatures. And then, when the sun slowly sinks behind the Carnic Alps in the distance and bathes Lake Wörthersee in a bold orange light, hug your sweetheart tightly and put this special moment in your personal display case for the most beautiful moments in life.

Language switch

Privacy settings

In order to provide the best user experience, we need to use some third party technologies. In the following form, you can set your preferences. If you want to change the preferences later on, you can always do this on our privacy agreement page. Legal information can be found in our imprint.

Necessary cookies and functions are required to use the web-site in its basic form.

A required cookie to store login information for the backend, this is relevant for content managers only.

A required cookie to store your privacy preferences.

Functions extend the basic features of the website, third party technologies will be included and they might also collect information on their own.

Allows displaying map-material (images) from openstreetmap to provide interactive map-features. By allowing this feature, you accept the privacy agreement of openstreetmap.

Allows the playback of videos, that are hosted on youtube.com. By allowing this feature, you accept the privacy agreement of google.

Displays an external widget to provide content and functionality from feratel. By allowing this feature, you accept the privacy agreement of feratel media technologies AG.

Allow the inclusion of an external widget, that is used to add a newsletter registration form. By allowing this feature, you accept the Privacy agreement of Wilken Holding GmbH.

Allow the inclusion of an external widget, that is used to display social media content. By allowing this feature, you accept the Privacy agreement of Flowbox AB.

Inclusion of an external shop for event tickets. By allowing this feature, you accept the Privacy agreement of the Datascroll Eventsupport GmbH.

Statistics cookies collect anonymous data using google analytics. This information helps us to understand the way, our visitors use our website. Third party companies may use the marketing cookies, to show you personalized advertising. That is accomplished by tracing the visitors activity across different websites. Amongst these are google ads and facebook.

Cross-Domain consent

Your consent is valid for the following list of domains: