OUR EXCURSION TIPS FOR YOUHoliday in Klagenfurt
The regional capital Klagenfurt offers all sorts of interesting excursion destinations for your vacation in Klagenfurt. This is why the Hotel Sandwirth, right in the heart of Klagenfurt, is the ideal starting point for your Klagenfurt stay. Seize the opportunity and book exciting sightseeing highlights now while making your reservation:
Explore the small world in Wörthersee: 156 models from more than 40 countries. Dive into a huge indoor world of miniatures and experience a new perspective.
Travel around the world in a matter of hours — the most wonderful buildings in the world are much closer than you think!
Reptilienzoo Happ has the richest biodiversity of any reptile zoo in Austria, with more than 1000 reptiles right in front of your eyes! Come face to face with crocodiles, turtles in their open-air enclosure, frogs, mamba snakes or even cobras. And don’t miss the chance to be there at feeding time! The reptile zoo is open the entire year around and is an experience that the entire family can enjoy.
Enjoy views of our one-of-a-kind Kärntner lake and mountain landscape from the world’s highest wooden lookout tower. There are three viewing platforms for you to access, all the way up to a height of 70.6m! And simply take a shortcut on the way down with Europe’s highest covered slide.
Back to Space, Time Travel or Ancient Animal Experience shows at the Planetarium Klagenfurt are bound to excite children and adults alike. Have you ever got up close and personal with the stellar system? Or gazed at the mysterious planets of our solar system? The planetarium is open the entire year round.
No matter whether it’s spring, summer or autumn – Lake Wörthersee shows its most beautiful side any time of the year. The crystal-clear water, with its particularly turquoise colouring and tempting summer temperatures, invites you for a wonderful boat trip on Lake Wörthersee. Enjoy the scheduled boat excursions on the MS Kärnten, the MS Klagenfurt, the MS Velden or with our vessel the DS Thalia.
The Stadttheater Klagenfurt is the southernmost theatre of the German-speaking regions. It was built from 1908-1910 in the Imperial style by the legendary architectural duo of Helmer & Fellner, and celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2010. Here, a world of possibilities awaits you, from sophisticated entertainment theatre, classic and modern spoken-word pieces, premieres, popular musicals and beloved operettas, to grand operas. On top of this, children & youth productions and performances also take centre stage in Klagenfurt.
This game concept originated in the USA but has quickly become popular in other countries. One team (2-5 people), many exciting puzzles and only 60 minutes’ time. You are locked in a mysterious room. In the room is everything that you need to escape. Your team will be confronted with all sorts of challenges. You must carefully search every detail of your surroundings, collect clues, combine items and help each other.