Mmmhhh … the culinary treats of the World of Mountains & Lakes can leave you lost for words. Luckily, as we all know, silence is golden. Especially if you’re about to lean back, savour the delicacies of the region and discover the true taste of the World of Mountains & Lakes!
Whether it’s Gailtaler Speck g.g.A. bacon, traditional Gailtaler Almkäse g.U. cheese or savoury Carinthian “Kasnudeln” – the world’s first Slow Food Travel Region is all about good taste.
And there’s more: Due to the region’s proximity to Italy, foodies can look forward to Alpine treats, Mediterranean highlights and fresh fish from local waters or the Adriatic Sea.
The best thing about it: Whether you’re visiting in summer or winter, the next culinary highlight is never far in the World of Mountains & Lakes – thanks to the region’s numerous mountain huts and ristoranti!
The Culinary World invites you to smell, see, hear, touch and above all taste the very best of the Alpine-Adriatic cuisine.
- Culinary specialties: from Gailtaler Almkäse g.g.A. cheese to fresh fish from Lake Weissensee or honey from the Carnica bee
- Masters of their trade: The farmers and chefs of the region put their heart and soul into preparing the finest culinary treats for you.
- Experience the taste of Carinthia: whether it’s during a mountain hut breakfast, during baking classes or while learning how to make cheese.
- GailtålBauer adventure farm: Experience culinary delights at Carinthia’s most modern show farm.
Experience the taste of the world’s first Slow Food Travel Region
In the World of Mountains & Lakes, every product is given the time it needs, far away from the hustle and bustle. The world’s first Slow Food Travel Region stands for culinary highlights that are all about taking your time, savouring the moment and learning from the experts.
You should visit the Culinary World if …
… you want to enjoy both Alpine and Mediterranean delicacies without having to choose between them.
… you would like to sample your way through the culinary highlights of the Alpine-Adriatic cuisine.
… you are looking for culinary experiences that you can participate in.
… you would like to find out why we value Slow Food over Fast Food.
… you would like to experience the true taste of the World of Mountains & Lakes.
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Location and how to find us
The Nassfeld-Pressegger See holiday region lies in the Austrian province of Carinthia, directly next to the Italian border.