Feistritz an der Gail
where three cultures meet
The municipality of Feistritz an der Gail lies at an altitude of 638m, covers a total area of around 20 km² and is home to 661 inhabitants. It is located close to the Italian and the Slovenian border.
Feistritz an der Gail is situated at the foot of the Oisternig mountain and runs along the southern banks of the Gail river. The municipality is in the Lower Gailtal Valley and belongs to the administrative region of Villach - Land. The Gail river forms the northern border, while in the south the municipality stretches as far as the main ridge of the Carnic Alps. The Feistritzgraben forms much of Feistritz an der Gail’s south-eastern border. It comprises just one cadastral municipality and one village.