Pleasure-filled hikes in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region
The sparkling waves of the water before your eyes. The gentle rustling of the reeds in your ear. Just a handful of anglers nearby that seem to radiate a sense of calm. And behind this wonderful scene, the sun slowly sets in beautiful shades of red and purple … That’s exactly what you’re longing for – pure pleasure? Besides the Slow Trail at Lake Presseggersee, many other hiking routes invite visitors to enjoy moments of pure pleasure in the World of Mountains & Lakes.
Scenic or culinary: In the Hike World, diverse pleasures are included on the extensive hiking menu. You would like to know which routes in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region hold special delights for your eyes and palate in store? You’ll quickly find your favourites among the diverse pleasure-filled hikes!
Pleasure-seekers visiting the Hike World
- lets you discover the many natural treasures on the sunny side of the Alps in the most pleasurable way.
- promises tasteful experiences for the whole family thanks to many special routes.
- surprises your taste buds with the unique Alpe-Adria cuisine.
- gets hikers closer to the culinary stars on the Carnic Milky Way.
Scenic joys in the World of Mountains & Lakes
From the Carnic Alps to the Gailtal Alps and the Julian Alps: In the World of Mountains & Lakes, a true hiking paradise full of diverse routes and experiences presents itself to hikers. And it’s where pleasure-seekers can go on different tours of exploration. Between mountains and lakes, the Alpes and the Adriatic Sea, you can discover the unique natural setting on the sunny side of the Alps. Surprisingly expansive and rich with experiences: The stunning mountain scenery isn’t the only thing promising unforgettable moments of awe.
Everyday life: off – carefree hiking joy: on! If you’re looking for moments of peace and quiet in high-alpine terrain and far away from all your everyday stresses, you’ll find them on the Carnic Peace Trail. Leisurely walks along rivers and streams or across blooming alpine meadows are another great way to feel closer to nature. Culinary tours of exploration lead gourmets to the many rustic mountain huts and to the Slow Food Travel manufacturers of the region. And how about taking a dip in the comfortably warm lakes?
Route tips for pleasure-filled hiking experiences
Pleasure-seekers can look forward to a special delight in the international hiking region of Nassfeld-Pressegger See. Because if you embark on a hike along the Carnic Milky Way, you’ll be walking in the footsteps of pleasure. All the way over to the Italian neighbouring region of Tarvisio Val Canale, alpine huts on picturesque pastures invite you to stop by and have a taste of the many regional delicacies. How about visiting a traditional mountain hut where cheese is made, for instance?
A special culinary recommendation: the Gailtaler Almkäse g.U. – a cheese that’s only produced at a few select pastures. A total of thirteen huts serve you this mouth-watering regional speciality.
A hike to the stellar constellations of the Carnic Milky Way, or a guided hike through the region: Pleasure-filled experiences can be found along many trails in the Hike World. Also find out about the convenient shuttle service of the hikers’ bus!
Alpe-Adria cuisine in the Hike World
What’s one thing that shouldn’t be missing during a hike? Exactly: a tasty break! And you’ve got 46 opportunities for one in the Hike World – or even as many as 85 if you count the many culinary businesses along the Carnic Milky Way on Austrian and Italian territory. In the rustic huts and cosy inns, typical regional dishes are prepared and served with lots of love and a passion for culinary art. The influences of Italy and Slovenia promise a feast for your palate – and significantly contribute to the unique taste of the Culinary World.
As they are exploring the world’s first Slow Food Travel Region, hikers in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region are invited to take their time. Time to learn about the history of regional producers and their crafts. And time to enjoy the quality and naturalness of the ingredients and the delicacies made from them.
The dairy pastures along the Carnic Milky Way, for instance, invite you to take a break and have a taste – always with an emphasis on the centuries-old culinary traditions of the region.
Tip: The neighbouring Lesachtal Valley is known for being Europe’s most untouched and pristine region. What awaits you are long-standing traditions, unspoilt nature and the harmonious interplay between man and nature. Lesachtal bread and its production process have taken on special significance in this regard.
One thing’s for sure: Pleasure plays an important role in the entire World of Mountains & Lakes. So take your time and enjoy – while on hiking holiday in the Nassfeld-Pressegger See region!
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.