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Favourite day tours round the Turracher Höhe

There is so much to be seen at the Turracher Höhe, it is hard to make the right choice. Here we have some proposals and recommendations for day trips while you are staying in this beautiful area

"Nationalpark Nockberge" and the "Nockalmstrasse"

The absolute nature highlight of the region is doubtlessly the Nockberge national park, a strictly proteted idyll covering 216 square kilometers (84 square miles) to the west of Turracher Höhe intended to preserve the Nockberge mountains' unique beauty.

This paradise for mountaineers can be explored in many different ways with Turracher Höhe as the perfect base.

Nockalm road offers the opportunity to discover the park's delightful landscape without any considerable vigorous exercise.

Along the road between Ebene Reichenau and Innerkrems one finds various information facilities, children's playgrounds as well as Karlbad bath, a cultureal/historical gem well over 300 years old.

  • Nockalmstreet
  • Nationalpark Nockberge
    Nationalpark Nockberge
  • Fauna in the Nationalparc Nockberge
    Fauna in the Nationalparc Nockberge


Villach is less than 40miles from the Turracher Höhe.

The attractive city with mediterranean temper is situated in the region of Carinthia, Friaul and Slowenia and guarantees a great experience.

The community of Villach borders on many lakes like the Ossiacher see, Faaker See, Silbersee and Magdalensee. Mountains, lakes and nature - in summer as well as in winter well worth a day trip!

Montanmuseum Turrach

While taking a stroll through the city of Turrach you may notice the old days of mining tradition. In varied showrooms and in the openair area its easy to experience the history of mining.

In the premises of a converted carpentry, where you find todays museum, you will see many different shown genius methods of winning and using energy.

Open every thursdays from 2pm to 5pm.

You can also make a booking for group tours.
Appointments can be made with Mrs. Glintschnig: +43 50 42 12 002.

Salzburg - the Mozart City

In less than two hours you can dirve to the world famous city of Salzburg.

Maybe you give a real "Mozartchocolate" a try or take the funicular railway up to the historic fortress of Hohensalzburg - one of the innumerable landmarks of this charming place.

In summer the Salzburg Festival lures millions of visitors to attend Hoffmannsthals "Everyman" and in the winter time the city captivates with its snow covered roofs, the romantic Christkindl market at the Cathedral square or the beautiful walks along the river Salzach surrounded by the scenery of this unique city.

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