Villach accommodation – Enjoy the peaceful surroundings and take in the different cultures
Being the 7th largest city in Austria and the 2nd largest in the Carinthian region, there's always something to do in Villach. Located on the Drava River and with Lake Ossiach and Dobratsch Mountain nearby, Villach holiday apartments provide the base for a wealth of activities for everyone to participate in. Some of Europe's clearest lakes are in Villach and Lake Ossiach is a great place to go sailing and walking. A lake cruise is also on offer so you can see the lake at its full potential and admire the beautiful villages and scenery surrounding it.
Winter Wonderland - exploring the surrounding area and natural beauty
To discover the mountain and take in breath-taking views while staying at Villach, take a hike up the Villacher Alpenstrasse which will take you to Dobratsch Nature Park. In the nature park you'll find a variety of alp plants and also rare species of plants and can take a walk to the top of the mountain from here where you can enjoy panoramic views of Carinthia. The landscape changes dramatically in winter and you can enjoy the sight of the snow-covered mountains from your Villach accommodation and go cross country skiing on Dobratsch or visit the ski resorts around Villach. Not only is the natural setting of Villach amazing but the different cultures that come together in the town to create one big stage for cultural events, street art and festivals are fabulous and make for a great getaway for young people or those with families too.
Holiday Homes in Villach, perfect for a multi-destination roadtrip
Villach is in the centre of a border triangle which connects Austria, Slovenia and Italy together, so staying in Villach accommodation really makes it easy to travel around and visit different countries during your holiday. There's also a railway gateway from your Villach holiday apartments which connects the town to every other major city in the vicinity such as Klagenfurt, Salzburg and Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Villach is twinned with the beautiful and historic Bamberg, in Franconia, Germany - perfect for fans of beer, breweries and fantastically well preserved medieval buildings.