Only a few kilometers from Lake Wörthersee, Ossiach is the center of the popular cycling classicTour de Kärnten. The six-day stage race across Carinthia now enjoys a very large international starting field. The Tour de Kärnten is part of the official cycling calendar of the Carinthian Cycling Federation.
Official calendar of cycling events in Carinthia
Cycling with handicap
For cyclists with handicap provides theCarinthia Handicapped Sports Associationwith its cycling section provides a professional platform. The office is at your disposal for information. A selection of barrier-free accommodation and suitable vacation tips can be found athere.
Both sports enthusiastic guests and locals with a passion for endurance sports know: Lake Wörthersee offers ideal conditions for triathlon & Co.
Of course, it is above all theIronman Austria, which takes place every year at Lake Wörthersee. This attracts triathletes from all over the world to Carinthia. Since 2019, theNewly created bike routeeven an even larger starter field. In other words, Ironman Austria is now the largest of its kind in the world.
Smaller but no less attractive is the annualWörthersee Triathlonin June over the Olympic distance. With its other different distances and various types of competition, the event is already suitable for young people. In addition, the executing association HSV - Section Triathlon provides year-round activities and youth promotion. The most famous athlete of the club is probably the triathleteLisa Perterer.
As a year-round insider tip in the field of triathlon and cycling, theHotel Sandwirth in Klagenfurt.The owner family Kanduth is itself passionately rooted in the triathlon scene. For this reason, you will find perfect infrastructure and also professionaltraining packagesthere.
Off season training
For all triathletes who use our region as a training location early in spring or late in autumn, we can recommend theKärnten Thermein Warmbad Villach, or theindoor poolin Klagenfurt(both with 25m sports pool).
Here people speak the same language when it comes to sports
Are you looking for concrete answers to specific training topics in the region around Lake Wörthersee? Admittedly, you should then deliberately turn to the local specialists and, above all, like-minded people. Who else knows the combination of special needs and local conditions. Here we would like to give you an overview of some associations and institutions to which you can best turn for expert advice: