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Category: Cities, Local time: 21:05:10, Altitude: 447m, Official WWW website:

Pörtschach am Wörthersee is the most popular holiday resort situated by the Wörther See lake in Austria . It is located in Carinthia, in the Klagenfurt-Land district, about 14 km from Klagenfurt , in the altitude of 446–702 m. Today it has a population of about 2700 inhabitants. Pörtschach am Wörthersee is an exclusive resort suitable for a wide range of activities.

Pörtschach am Wörthersee

Pörtschach am Wörthersee is a popular holiday resort. It has the advantage of being situated by the Wörther See lake, which is among the warmest in all of Austria. In summer it reaches a temperature of up to 28°C. The town consists of two cadastral divisions – Pörtschach by the Woerth lake and Sallach. The visitors can enjoy the beautiful nature and visit historical monuments. Pörtschach am Wörthersee has many quaint villas.

Points of Interest

A popular point of interest in Pörtschach am Wörthersee is the local coastal esplanade, which is the perfect place for romantic walks. If you feel like taking a rest and sitting down, go to the park by the cape, which offers a bower. Other frequently visited places are the ruins of the Leonstain castle, the Brahms Museum and Saint Oswald´s Church in Sallach.

Activities

Among the favourite activities in the Pörtschach am Wörthersee resort belong hiking, cycling and water sports, especially sailing. Many visitors come there to bathe although there are no beaches. But there are steps and piers all along the coast and they offer fairly good access to water. The water is very clean and in summer very warm. Scuba divers and fishing lovers will also enjoy themselves. Cyclists and hikers will appreciate the numerous marked trails. Probably the most popular cyclist path is the 50 km long trail which goes around the lake. Pörtschach am Wörthersee offers a wide range of other activities: tennis, golf, nordic walking, horseback riding, skiing, etc. The tennis tournament Hypo Group Tennis International, which is part of the ATP Tour's International Series, is held there annually. Skiing resorts are not situated directly by the town but in the vast surroundings of the Wörther See lake.

Tourist Services

There is a wide range of high-quality accommodation in the town of Pörtschach am Wörthersee. The basic offer can be found HERE. Seehotel Dr Jilly is a popular and not so expensive hotel and it boasts a beautiful view upon the lake, a wellness center and its own beach. The most renowned and most famous night club is the Fabrik club, situated between the communes of Pörtschach am Wörthersee and Velden am Wörthersee. The club is accessible from the town by a regular bus line. For more information visit the tourist information center at Hauptstrasse street 153. The most important event of the year is the International Johannes Brahms Competition.

History

The area of the town as we know it today was settled already in the Stone Age. The first written mention of Pörtschach am Wörthersee dates back to 1150. But its greatest blossoming came in the mid-19th century, at the time of tourism development.

Transport

Pörtschach am Wörthersee is accessible by car, bus or the train. The closest international airport, Woerthersee Airport, is situated in Klagenfurt . You can rent a car at the airport and drive via highway A2 (E66) , which will take you to Pörtschach am Wörthersee. Klagenfurt can be reached from the town by regular bus and train lines as well as the boat. The boat sets off from a spot located a few hundred meters away from Strandbad Beach.


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GPS: 46.6356, 14.1455
Altitude: 447 m
Nearest airport: Klagenfurt Airport, 14 km
Nearest border: Slovenia, 17 km
Last update: Oct 22, 2012 12:29:30 AM

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