Experience and discover the Geopark Karawanken-Karavanke

The Geopark Karawanken-Karavanke offers countless, very exciting experiences for young and old. Here is a small selection - take a look for yourself.



Trögern Gorge

Trögern Gorge

The Trögern Gorge is a wild and romantic canyon landscape in the municipality of Bad Eisenkappel-Vellach. Between the rugged limestone rocks flows the oxygen-rich, crystal-clear and green shimmering torrent, a valuable habitat not only for the trout, but also for the insects living in the water.

Underground Biking

Underground Biking

Mountain bikes were made for mountain rides, but here you can also ride your bike THROUGH the mountain. Together we discover a path through the abandoned and mysterious mining tunnels under the Petzen Mountain.

Hemmaberg

Hemmaberg

The Hemmaberg, at the northern foot of the Petzen, lies on one of the oldest known pilgrimage routes in Europe and is home to a legendary healing spring and early Christian excavation sites.

Lake Sonnegg

Lake Sonnegg

Known as a pleasantly warm and not overpopulated bathing lake, Lake Sonnegg is a center of attraction for locals and guests from all over the world.

Geological educational trail Mežica

Geological educational trail Mežica

The educational trail starts right in front of the Glančnik show mine and museum, which houses a collection of minerals, rocks and fossils.

Olimpline Via Ferrata

Olimpline Via Ferrata

The ferrata Olimpline literally runs from the centre of Črna na Koroškem and is considered one of the most difficult in Slovenia.

Beaver learning path

Beaver learning path

The idea of the Beaver Learning path "grew up" in the minds of the pupils of the Primary School of Dravograd, while preparing a research project. In the frame of the Interreg NaKult project the Karawanken-Karavanke UNESCO Global Geopark together with municipality of Dravograd upgraded and landscaped the trail and installed interpretation infrastructure.

Prežihova Bajta House

Prežihova Bajta House

In Kotlje, you can visit Prežihovina – the house where Lovro Kuhar spent his childhood. A writer who through his works introduced the Koroška soul and life to the world.

Via ferrata Lärchenturm

Via ferrata Lärchenturm

The very sporty route to the Lärchenturm makes the heart of every experienced mountain hiker beat faster.

Single Trail Park Jamnica

Single Trail Park Jamnica

In Jamnica, in the wide forests and meadows with stunning views, you will find beautiful routes for cyclists - especially with full mountain and Enduro bikes...

Bathing lake Lavamünd

Bathing lake Lavamünd

The bathing lake in Lavamünd (Carinthia, Austria) is a pure natural bathing lake. The newly built bathing facility is very generous and inviting with an area of over 20,000 m². The facility is very easily accessible for cyclists via the Drau cycle path R1 and the Lavant cycle path R10.

Mining Museum Mežica

Mining Museum Mežica

The building in Glančnik, where the museum is located today, was built in 1928 by the English owner of the mine.

Sport center, wellness and Poseka Bike Park

Sport center, wellness and Poseka Bike Park

The park is located in Ravne na Koroškem and offers you a more adrenaline-packed way to get to know Koroška. At your disposal are two different trails - the Šnel Pepi Flow and the Enduro Bavči - the use of both trails is free!

Burjakove Peči climbing area

Burjakove Peči climbing area

In the Topla regional park, under Peca, Burjakove Peči climbing area can be found in the middle of the green landscape. Try out the climbing areas, which are ranked as one of the best in Slovenia due to their height and rock quality.

Underground Kayaking

Underground Kayaking

Row through the clear and calm water and admire the underground labyrinth of tunnels. In the process, you'll learn what it was like in the days when machines hummed and tools hammered in the mine.

Črjanski Raj

Črjanski Raj

The Centre for Experiences, Explorations and Learning in nature is located in the former primary school in Koprivna, in the narrow picturesque valley of the Meža river, just 8 km from the centre of the municipality Črna na Koroškem, in the Karawanken-Karavanke UNESCO Global Geopark.

Boulderbox in Bad Eisenkappel

Boulderbox in Bad Eisenkappel

An indoor climbing hall has been set up at the Bad Eisenkappel Tennis Center, where visitors can test their climbing skills regardless of the weather.

Climbing route Koschutnikturm, Koschuta

Climbing route Koschutnikturm, Koschuta

The Koschuta is an approximately 15 km long mountain range in the Karawanken and forms the border between Carinthia and Slovenia.

Climbing garden Eisenkappel at the Berghof Brunner

Climbing garden Eisenkappel at the Berghof Brunner

In Bad Eisenkappel is one of the largest climbing gardens in Carinthia. This one is family and child friendly!

Lake Dravograd

Lake Dravograd

Lake Dravograd, which was formed at the crossroads of the Strojanski Hills, Pohorje and Košenjak after the construction of the Dravograd hydroelectric power plant built in 1943, turned into a wetland with colorful flora and fauna.

Mučevo Via Ferrata

Mučevo Via Ferrata

In the rocky gorge Mučevo were built two very difficult sport via ferrata with partly extremely steep and demanding and in some places very exposed sections.

Mountaineering village and Alpine Center Zell/Sele

Mountaineering village and Alpine Center Zell/Sele

The Geology and Alpine Center is the starting point for all hikes in the Zeller high valley. In addition, it gives the guest a good overview of the geological composition of the Koschuta Massif.

Bukovje Manor

Bukovje Manor

Nestled in the picturesque backdrop between the flatlands on the right Drava embankment and the Pohorje slope covered with forests, you will find the Bukovje Mansion from the Baroque period. An idyllic location for events, protocol and congressional events, exhibitions, trainings, social events, and weddings..

Water experience Pudlach/Neuhaus

Water experience Pudlach/Neuhaus

Along the path to the mouth of the Motschula stream into the Drau River there are various interactive stations that provide a playful insight into the world of nature. A Kneipp trail provides vitalization during the hike. At the end of the trail, a rope slide is waiting for the children.

Zipline Črna na Koroškem

Zipline Črna na Koroškem

Experience the fastest and longest steel cable slide in Slovenia, the Olimpline in Črna na Koroškem. From the top of Navrški vrh you glide 1263.5 m above the beautiful place Črna and enjoy the great view of hills, valleys, forests and mountains at a flying altitude of up to 250 m.

GEOPARK CAMPS 2023

GEOPARK CAMPS 2023

Dear children! If you enjoy being out in nature with friends, you should consider whether one of our summer camps might be a good opportunity to make new friends, whiz around in the forest, do crafts with natural materials, try out exciting experiments, or maybe hear a funny story or two about prehistoric times...

Lake Pirkdorf

Lake Pirkdorf

Almost fairytale-like, the resort is located between meadows and forests at the bottom of the 2,114 m high Petzen in the south of Carinthia. Small but nice - and just right for a quiet and relaxing vacation with the family.

Christian Koschlak Memorial Climbing Path

Christian Koschlak Memorial Climbing Path

Christian Koschlak Gedenkklettersteig is a via ferrata that has steep rocky sections. Over a rope bridge, beams, rock bands and also partly easy terrain, through a small cave traverses the via ferrata in the Trobefelsen massif to the Türkenschanze.

Geo.Dom

Geo.Dom

The Visitor Center of the Karawanken UNESCO Global Geopark 'Geo.Dom' offers an exciting, interactive insight into the entire cross-border experience of the Geopark Karawanken.

Landscape Museum Koroška

Landscape Museum Koroška

The Koroška Landscape Museum (Koroški pokrajinski muzej) is an important institution in Koroška, which is in the public service and is responsible for the protection of movable cultural assets in the twelve municipalities of the Koroška region.

Museum Liaunig

Museum Liaunig

The Museum Liaunig houses a striking collection of contemporary painting and graphic art with works by Marc Adrian, Hans Bischoffshausen, Arnulf Rainer and Hans Staudacher, among others.

Geopath Lavamünd

Geopath Lavamünd

The approximately 5.5 kilometer long path leads through the middle of forests and along meadows and fields and informs with the help of 8 different panels about the different rock layers and their formation as well as about living creatures from times long ago.

Via ferrata Türkenkopf - Trobefelsen

Via ferrata Türkenkopf - Trobefelsen

Very beautiful and challenging via ferrata through the Trobefelsen in Bad Eisenkappel near the ruins of the Türkenschanze. The via ferrata is laid out entirely in modern style, very steep passages alternate with traverses in easy terrain.

Trinity rock Lavamünd

Trinity rock Lavamünd

Small but nice climbing garden with beautiful views of Lavamünd from the Trinity Church.

Flow country trail Petzen

Flow country trail Petzen

With a length of 11 km, the Flow Country Trail on the Petzen is one of the longest flow trails in Europe. Countless tables, jumps and sharp turns are waiting for you on this trail, which is fixed with macadam stones and winds elegantly with a gradient of about 10% over the southern Carinthian local mountain to the valley.

Time path Petzen Mountain & Marble run

Time path Petzen Mountain & Marble run

Embark on a journey through time and discover every 50 cm 1 million years of our earth's history.... On the time path you will learn many exciting things about the history of the earth and the Geopark Karawanken.

Museum Werner Berg

Museum Werner Berg

The Werner Berg Museum was opened in 1968 as the Werner Berg Gallery of the city of Bleiburg. Since then, the permanent show presents the core area of his origin in a unique interaction of art and environment of the artist.

Wildenstein Waterfall

Wildenstein Waterfall

The Wildenstein Waterfall in Gallizien is one of Europe's highest free-falling waterfalls with a height of 54 meters.

Mine tour by train

Mine tour by train

Explore the underworld as a unique experience! The ride through the 3.5 km long tunnel Glančnik lasts about 15 minutes and can be considered a unique experience.

Archaeological Pilgrim Museum Hemmaberg-Juenna

Archaeological Pilgrim Museum Hemmaberg-Juenna

The new archaeological pilgrim museum Hemmaberg-Juenna opens a gate into the historical past of Globasnitz.

Flying Fox Park at the Wildenstein Waterfall

Flying Fox Park at the Wildenstein Waterfall

The high ropes park 'Flying Fox Park' is characterized by a very high density of rope slides (flying fox), which are equipped with various elements such as balance ropes, suspension bridges and tree trunk bridges.

Obir Dripstone Caves

Obir Dripstone Caves

Embark on a fascinating journey through time - millions of years back into the past.... The incomparable mix of nature and humans, from the symbiosis of 200 million years of history and modern technology, will also captivate you!