The almost 35 km long Nockalm Road opens up an area of special scenic charm in numerous gentle hairpin bends. The Nockberge are Europe's only national park in the gentle high mountains with the largest spruce, larch and stone pine forest in the Eastern Alps. The unmistakable appearance of the round "Nock'n" is one of the geological rarities and is unique in the entire Alpine region. Gmünd is one of the best preserved medieval small towns in Austria. . Millstatt Abbey is one of the most important estates in all of Carinthia. Wernberg Castle is situated on a dominating hill above the Drava River and also includes a dreamlike monastery store and guesthouse, run by the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood.