The Bike World for pleasure-seekers

Pleasure-filled bike tours in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region

You’d like to experience pleasure-filled adventures on the sunny side of the Alps? You’ll be surprised by the diverse bike experiences to be enjoyed in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region. How about a relaxed ride along the Gailtal cycle route, for instance? Or some so-called “lake biking” where you can take a refreshing dip in Lake Pressegger See or Lake Weissensee as a reward for your sporty enthusiasm? No matter which route you decide on: The pleasant climate of the Southern Alps is your constant companion.

By the way: The different huts on a total of 46 Alpine pastures in the Bike World fulfil all kinds of culinary wishes. Beginner, pleasure-seeker or family: Discover the various offers!

enjoying nature to the fullest

The World of Mountains & Lakes: a hotspot for diverse pleasures

From the Nassfeld region to Lesachtal Valley and Lake Weissensee, the unique scenery of the region is the perfect setting for special moments on two wheels. Along rivers and streams, through forests or lakeland areas: On the sunny side of the Alps, pleasure-loving bikers can enjoy the beauty of nature. Especially the stunning scenic views of the mountains will have you experience one wow moment after another.

Ready for the whole gamut of scenic views? The many easy routes are perfect for immersing yourself in the breathtaking mountain world of the Carnic and Gailtal Alps. Gently ascending forest roads lead you up to beautiful Alpine pastures. And detours to the drinking-water-quality and comfortably warm Lake Pressegger See or Lake Weissensee round off your pleasure-filled tour through the World of Mountains & Lakes.

Tips for

pleasure-filled routes

A top tip for pleasure-loving bikers or those planning a tour with their family: R3 Gailtal cycle route. On 90 kilometres running parallel to the Italian border and along the river Gail, you’ll be steadily going downhill. Little villages, old farmhouses, rustic inns and Lake Pressegger See: That’s what makes the route from Kötschach-Mauthen to Villach a true pleasure for the whole family. From Gitschtal Valley, you can reach the Gailtal cycle route via the Gitschtal cycle route. The latter runs from Weissbriach to Hermagor.

Discovering Italy and Slovenia: For a comfortable return, you might want to take advantage of the convenient bike transport by train. What’s more, the selection of pleasure-filled routes in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region is continuously being expanded.

One thing’s for sure: From family tours to guided MTB tours, your next route highlight in the Bike World is waiting for you …

Variety for your taste buds

Culinary joys in the Bike World

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of the word “pleasure” are culinary joys? Good! Because there are plenty of those to be enjoyed in the World of Mountains & Lakes. The Culinary World uniquely combines all the flavours of the Alpe-Adria region. Stop by, take a seat, and enjoy! The tasty regional delicacies influenced by the cuisine of Italy and Slovenia will make your mouth water … And what better place to savour them than at one of the 46 mountain huts or at the inns and restaurants of the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region!

Have you already heard of our designated Slow Food Travel partner businesses or our two propriety products of the region? Only a select few producers are allowed to make the Gailtaler Speck g.g.A. (bacon) and the Gailtaler Almkäse g.U. (cheese). Star constellation hikes along the Carnic Milky Way invite you to enjoy and get a taste of this distinct culinary tradition.


Offers for even more bike joy

What rounds off the surprisingly pleasurable biking experiences in the Carnic and Gailtal Alps? Diverse offers that increase the level of comfort for our biking guests – starting with a convenient bike rental system to bike transport by cable car or lift and motorised support in the form of e-bikes.

Tip for especially affordable holiday joys: the +CARD holiday. Going swimming at Lake Presseggersee, having the cable car and lifts take you up into the mountains, or using the local bus services … completely for free. Look forward to these and other amazing benefits!

One thing’s for sure: Pleasure takes priority in the entire World of Mountains & Lakes. Come and see for yourself – and book your bike holiday right away!

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.

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