Hiking in the Nockberge mountains - at any time of year, at a healthy altitude, on the trail of modern artists: book your room now at the 4-star Genusshotel Almrausch in Bad Kleinkirchheim!
around Bad Kleinkirchheim
More than 1,000 kilometres of hiking trails want to be explored around Bad Kleinkirchheim. Because the diverse hiking tours of the Nockberge mountains have something in store for all levels of difficulty. Hiking in Carinthia in the Nockberge mountains is not a solo theme for the summer - hiking around Bad Kleinkirchheim is in season at any time of year. Gentle peaks, bubbling springs and crystal clear mountain lakes: this is the unique charisma of the Carinthian Nockberge mountains. What's more, hiking in the Nockberge mountains is particularly healthy!
Interactive hiking map:
Fresh mountain air, magnificent panoramas as far as the Großglockner and the Hohe Tauern, warm hospitality in numerous alpine huts and mountain inns: these are the "basics" for hiking enthusiasts who spend their holidays in Bad Kleinkirchheim. Whoever is on foot in the gently rolling Carinthian Nockberge mountains is doing something particularly good for their health. The Bregenz internist and university professor Dr. Egon Humpeler has proven with his "Austrian Moderate Altitude Study 2.000" that mountain hiking at an altitude of between 1,000 and 2,000 meters optimally trains the body. Read here why hiking in Bad Kleinkirchheim is so healthy!
What hiking at altitudes between 1,000 and 2,000 meters does:
- Training of the cardiovascular system
- Normalization of cholesterol levels
- Regulation of blood pressure, high blood pressure is lowered
- Strengthening of the immune system and lungs
- Strengthening of the bones and the entire muscular system
- Stimulation of metabolism and thus fat burning
- Production of happy hormones
The Speik is a medicinal plant found exclusively in this Carinthian hiking region. It accompanies you with its scent and pampers you with soothing effects during a Speik footbath at one of the care stations. In addition, the relaxation hammocks at selected water places provide relaxation. Let it go well!
The diverse hiking trails in the Nockberge Mountains offer the right tour for every age and fitness level. The team at the Wanderhotel in Bad Kleinkirchheim will take care of the perfect addition to your hiking equipment. What you should bring yourself: sturdy hiking boots to cover your ankles and functional hiking clothing, which you should best wear according to the "onion principle". Additionally: sunscreen, gloves for cold hiking days and summit elevations, and a water bottle.
Your further hiking equipment can be borrowed free of charge as a guest at the Hotel Almrausch during your stay:
- Hiking backpack
- Hiking poles
- First aid kit with bandages
- Hiking map
- In the heated hiking room your shoes will dry after the hike
Experience it for yourself: After a hike to one of the most beautiful vantage points in the middle of the Nockberge mountains, a snack in the fresh air tastes simply heavenly! Take the Almrausch "Wanderpinkerl" with you on your tour and enjoy Carinthian delicacies at your personally chosen rest stop:
Bacon, Verhackertes, tomato, hard-boiled eggs, gherkins, schnapps and more - available at the reception for only € 18,-.
- Hiking tours directly from Hotel Almrausch
- Hiking tips and tour advice
- Speik wellness treatments
- Weekly guided hike with host Josef Juritz
- Hiking library
With this holiday card for one, two or five weeks, hiking in Bad Kleinkirchheim becomes a particularly inexpensive pleasure: The use of the summer mountain railways and Nock-Mobil (call bus in the region) is included, as is admission to more than 100 excursion destinations throughout Carinthia and participation in the hiking and activity programme. The Carinthia Card and the Bad Kleinkirchheim Sonnenschein Card are available upon arrival at the Hotel Almrausch.
Save yourself tedious ascents and descents and start right away with the most beautiful high-altitude hikes in the Nockberge mountains! From mid-May to the beginning of November, the Brunnach Biosphere Park Railway and the Kaiserburg Railway will quickly transport you to the starting point of your hiking pleasure from 09.00 to 12.00 and from 13.00 to 16.00 respectively. With the NOCK-Mobil you can travel in the Bad Kleinkirchheim region free of charge and in an environmentally friendly way (other destinations in the Nockberge hiking region at an extra charge): plan your starting and finishing points according to your desire, mood and route..
To ensure that you can start the most beautiful hikes around Bad Kleinkirchheim as soon as you arrive at the Hotel Almrausch, we have selected particularly worthwhile adventure hikes in the Nockberge Biosphere Park for you. The extensive descriptions of the individual hiking tours inform you about the course of the path, the altitude profile, duration, degree of difficulty and special features. Each hike is available for download as a pdf.
Not one but four stages of the popular long-distance hiking trail lead to the Nockberge Biosphere Park. The 4-star Genusshotel Almrausch is an official Alpe-Adria partner: its own hiking guides and Alpe-Adria hiking packages for three, five or seven days make the hiking hotel in Bad Kleinkirchheim a popular "base camp" for long-distance hikers. The four Nockberge stages are available here as a pdf download:.
- Stage 12: Döbriach-Erlacherhaus
- Stage 13: Erlacherhaus-Falkerthaus/Lärchenhütte
- Stage 14: Falkerthaus/Lärchenhütte-Bad Kleinkirchheim
- Stage 15: Bad Kleinkirchheim-Arriach
Sheltered, in close proximity to the hiking trail and the mountain station of the Brunnach Biosphere Park cable car, the yoga trail winds through the small forest at the end of the Brunnach reservoir. Along the new Mountain Yoga Trail, 10 stations await where you can practice focus, strength and flexibility.
The Mountain Yoga Trail is suitable for beginners as well as for advanced practitioners. At the hotel or at the Biosphärenbergbahn Brunnach you will receive an accompanying folder with explanations of the individual asanas. Depending on your own sense of time, "walking through" the yoga trail takes about 1-1.5 hours.