Summer World

Surprising. Diverse. Sun-blessed.

Relax and enjoy is the motto in the summery Lesachtal Valley. Or get active and experience adventures! Because how you spend your holiday in the Summer World - leisurely or action-packed, relaxed or fast-paced - is of course entirely up to you.


In any case, Europe's most natural valley offers more than enough possibilities for every type of holiday. Away from the crowds, you will experience unforgettable summer moments in the alpine mountain valley between the Carnic Alps and the Lienz Dolomites.

Whether hiking or biking, on a family excursion or timeout for two: the healing landscape of the Lesachtal Valley is the most beautiful stage for sunny moments of happiness.

Did you know? Lesachtal is a member of the Austrian Mountaineering Villages. This initiative of the Austrian Alpine Association stands for particularly sustainable, nature-oriented tourism.


Over 300 kilometres of hiking trails in the Carnic Alps and the Lienz Dolomites are waiting for passionate hikers in the Lesachtal Valley. Away from the crowds, easier or more ambitious trails -depending on your preference - lead you to the region's most beautiful vantage points. Whether for families, long-distance hikers or pilgrims: in the Summer World, you hike step by step to new favourite places.


Outdoor sports

And action! Summer in the Lesachtal Valley is full of highlights for adventurous holidaymakers. Just hiking is not enough for you? Then you'll be happy about the many action-packed alternatives that are waiting for you! How about a mountain bike tour to the most beautiful peaks in the region? Or a climbing tour on rugged rocks? Also included in the summer outdoor programme: horseback riding, swimming, kayaking, rafting, canyoning and, and, and!


Summer adventures for everyone are on the agenda in Lesachtal Valley. Whether mum, dad or the very youngest: a summer in the Carinthian mountains is an experience for every member of the family.

The Summer World is particularly popular as a family hiking area. Numerous easy routes - many of them suitable for pushchairs - lead you and your kids through the magnificent mountain panorama. Are the little ones in the mood for a bit more action? Then try climbing, family rafting or gold panning together! 

Culture & Customs

The Lesachtal Valley is a place of living tradition. Centuries-old customs meet cultural treasures and master craftsmanship. Culture lovers appreciate the exciting museums, such as the Violin Making and Shoemaker’s Museum. You can also discover the traditional roots of the region in the historic cloister garden or on the Maria Luggau Mill Trail. You can experience the customs of the Lesachtal Valley at close range and in a sociable atmosphere at one of the many traditional events and festivals.


For motorcyclists, the Lesachtal Valley has long since ceased to be an insider tip. No wonder: after all, a drive on the B111 is one of the highlights for horsepower fans. The valley is also the ideal starting point for numerous tours, whether through the picturesque Carinthian mountain landscape or into South Tyrol or Slovenia

Excursion destinations

Colourful and full of variety - this is probably the best way to describe a timeout in Carinthia's Summer World. Because in addition to the numerous summer activities, many exciting excursion destinations are waiting for you and your loved ones in the Lesachtal Valley. Every day a new adventure? In the Lesachtal Valley, this is not just an empty phrase, but a promise!


What's the best way to relax after hiking, mountain climbing or adventures in the great outdoors of the Summer World?

Quite simple: while enjoying wellness in the cosy warmth of an inviting spa area. After all, relaxing and unwinding is just part of a perfect holiday in the Lesachtal Valley!

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Find & Book

Family-run guesthouse or traditional inn. 4*S hotel or perfectly equipped holiday apartment. No matter what you prefer – the Lesachtal valley offers the perfect accommodation for every taste.

Location and how to find us

The Lesachtal holiday region lies in the Austrian province of Carinthia, directly next to the Italian border.

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