Obir Dripstone Caves
How to find us
The Geopark Karavanke Information Centre "World of geology" in Bad Eisenkappel
Our information centre is located in the south of Austria, in state Carinthia.
From the North
You can reach us from the north via the A2 motorway. Take the exit Völkermarkt East, if you are coming from the direction of Graz or Völkermarkt West if you are coming from the direction of Villach.
Then drive the road towards Bad Eisenkappel to the main square where you have plenty of parking space.
From the South
From the south you can drive over the Seebergsattel/Jezerski vrh.
The distances between major cities and the Geopark
Ljubljana: 110 km; Maribor: 80 km; Klagenfurt: 50 km, and Graz: 130 km. There is no direct connection to a motorway from the south part of the Geopark; in the north, however, there is a connection right onto the A2 motorway (Vienna–Venice) which connects all major cities in Europe. The Geopark is also accessible by train and by plane. The nearest international airports are the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport and the Klagenfurt Airport. The main train station is in Bleiburg. From the station, connections are available to Maribor (to the east) and Klagenfurt (to the north) where the region is then further linked to the European railway network.
Airport Klagenfurt, Austria:
Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Slovenia:
In Eisenkappel there are a lot of possibilities for you to park your car for free, but be careful, for in the centre there are time limited parking zones.
Pay attention to parking signs in the centre of the town. Parking is available before as well as after the main square.
Important transport links
Slovenske železnice d.o.o. (Slovenian Railways)
Koratur, Avtobusni promet in turizem d.d. – Slovenian coach and tourist company
KAMOT SISTEM d.o.o. – Transport company
QBB – (Austrian Railways)