Villach is a vibrant city surrounded by somany opportunities for both the athletic and more relaxed visitor.
It has countless natural jewels, historical buildings and cultural attractions.
In the village of Landskron, you will find the impressive castle ruin on the foothills of the Ossiacher Tauern.
The a spectacular view over Villach, as well as the refined cuisine at the castle restaurant, not to mention the unique animal viewing nearby the castle. This trip is unforgettable.
The bird park at Landskron is one of Europe’s most unique and showcases a stunning bird of prey airshow.
During a 40-minute long show you will watch predatory birds fly free through the sky in the winds of the famous Castle Landskron.
After the breathtaking flights, the birds will return to the falconer.
A special animal adventure awaits at the Affenberg Landskron. Without barriers, you enter the world of about 150 Japanese macaques. Guided by scientists and caretakers, you will be taken on a tour and get to know all about these fascinating monkeys.
In Zauchen, near Villach, you can find the first vehicle museum of Villach of the 1950s. It is a small museum that is very special. Here you cannot find the oldest or rarest pieces of vehicle history. No, it is more about the memories of the time, in which we, our parents, grandparents, or friends had such a vehicle. There is also a small radio museum in house.
This is a mystical underground worls.
With a trip into the pit the legendary, mysterious underworld begins with a 68m long miners slide.
From there, the visitor will go by foot and will be taken with a pit track through the tunnels.
The visitor can see deep into the earth’s insides and experience a mystical show of light and sound stages, with water and smoke effects. Learn about the formation of the earth, and the healing powers of nature.
The only visitor accessible shaft elevator of Austria will then get you into the historical and scientific part of the nearby mining museum, with over 700 years of mining history, the oldest miner flag in the world and the funniest caricature museum, the Terra Humoristika.
The whole mine includes thermal tunnel climate (9 degree Celsius).
This is the biggest animal park Kärnten. Situated on historical terrain, it also inluces the castle ruin Rosegg and the animal park wall, created by the counterfeiting knight von Bohr in 1830. It houses 400 animals of 35 different species.
This is the worldwide highest wooden observation tower in the world. It is a mighty construction of elliptically arranged wooden poles: literallya spiral into the sky. It is truly spectacular as is the 360 degree panorama over Kärnten.
And then, if you choose, you can enjoy an adrenaline rush by doing a FREEFALL by descending with FLY100.
Not a usual variant of descent, is also the highest roofed slide of Europe.
Around the world in one day.
This is miniature park of the world and includes models of all continents, on a terrain of 26.000 square meter.
At a scale of 1:25, these most beautiful buildings have been recreated in detail, including original plans and materials.