Located in Villach commune of Feld am See, Afritzer See is a picturesque lake. The lake was divided into two smaller parts due to a rock fall in the adjacent mountain range and are connected to each other by Talwasserscheide. Today the lake is a very popular bathing and fishing area and is also one of the cleanest beaches in the town. Local families are often spotted near the lake for a nice dip during a warm summer day.
Located in the central Alps near Drava valley is the Millstatter See or the Millstatter Lake of Carinthia. This water body is a huge fishing spot and bathing area for families during the war season. Boating and sport fishing is very common apart from the swimming at the shore of the lake. Rich in fish population like zander, carp, tench, pike, roach, rudd and many others, this lake gets its name from Millstatt, the market town in the northern area.
Weissensee is a freshwater lake that is very popular in the township for bathing and several activities that take place here during summer and winter months. Four boats and one speedboat are the only water vehicles that operate in the lake and the water body comes under the protected zone of Austria. Located within the Gailtal Alps, it is the largest bathing lake at this height in the entire city and houses fish species such as pike, tench, perch, carp and trout. During winters, the lake freezes completely and many ice skating and skiing tournaments are held at this site.
A pleasant retreat in the summer season, Pressegger See is called "Bathtub of the Gailtal Valley" for its popular relaxing waters. Locals and tourists come from far and wide to experience the rich natural beauty of the lake and to indulge themselves in a cooling swim here. There are beaches on the southern and northern shores. The water remains warm throughout the year.
One of the largest chunks of Alps in Austria is the Gailtal Alps, located in East Tyrol and a part of the Southern Limestone Alps. Flanked on either sides by the Gail valley and the Drava River, this mountain range is at a height of 2,770 meters (9,090 feet) from sea level and has the highest peak in the area. The lake of Weißensee can be found in the middle of the mountain lake and is famed as the highest lake in Austria for swimming and bathing.
Mölltaler Gletscher is an alpine jewel tucked away in Carinthia, Austria's southernmost state. The ice-draped skiing area lies close to Flattach and is the sole glacier skiing region of the state. The highest ski runs are perched at a height of 2800 meters (9186.25 feet) and offer some unmatched skiing adventure to adventure seekers. Its skiing slopes feature varying difficulty levels, thus attracting seasoned and novice skiers alike. A well-build funicular takes skiers to the starting point and covers some serene vistas and pristine lakes on its way. The powdery snow-drenched slopes, high altitudes and an artificially created snow carpet, snowboarders and skiers are promised an exhilarating experience in this white-washed ski resort.
Located in Carinthia, the Molltaler Polinik peak is a part of the Kreuzeck mountain range in Austria. The highest peak on the summit, this mountain is known for its elevation of 2784 meters (9134 feet) above mean sea level, and is the one of the most beautiful mountains in the region. Its paths and routes pose a stiff challenge for hikers and mountain climbers as it offers great height coupled with steep slopes and stunning scenery from the top.
A small lake in the state of Carinthia is the Dosener See. The lake has come under direct protection of the state due to its fragile ecosystem and is a beautiful green and blue water body near an Alpine mountain range. During winters, the lake freezes completely and is frequented by locals for ice skating and other dramatic events. During summers when the lake is in liquid form, it is frequented by anglers and native families.
Arta Terme is a little alpine town that lies in the middle of Carnia Valley. It is a main center for spas and resorts, having some of the most luxurious in the world.