Villach (approx. 16 km)
Villach is the second-largest city in Carinthia and an important traffic junction for Austria and the Alps/Adria region. Villach has numerous sights that reflect the colourful history of the town. When walking through the narrow old streets and idyllic arcade courtyards, you can enjoy the beauty of the city and learn a lot about it. The “Atrio” on the outskirts of Villach is Carinthia’s largest shopping center.
Klagenfurt (approx. 56 km)
Klagenfurt is the southernmost regional capital of Austria and the historical, economic and cultural heart of the federal state of Carinthia. The historic passageways and courtyards today house modern boutiques, popular restaurants and bars as well as quaint beer gardens. The landmark of Klagenfurt is the lindwurm fountain on Neuer Platz. The “City Arkaden” shopping center is located in the vicinity of the pedestrian area on Heuplatz.
Tarvisio, Italy (approx. 33 km)
Tarvisio, with its 4,273 inhabitants, is the first city after crossing the border of Italy into the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia in the province of Udine. Thanks to its special situation on the border, it is a point of intersection of languages and cultures, where Italy, Slovenia and Austria truly do merge.
Monte Lussari, Italy (approx. 35 km)
A popular destination near Tarvisio is the Monte Lussari. With its cable car, it offers even inexperienced hikers the opportunity to become familiar with the beautiful countryside of the Julian Alps. In the winter months, Monte Lussari is a popular destination for ski tours.
Fusine Lakes, Italy (approx. 38 km)
The lakes of Fusine near Tarvisio, which are connected to one another by a delightful path, are also absolutely worth seeing. The Fusine Lakes are the starting point for an easy hike to the Zacchi mountain hut, standing at an elevation of 1,383 m (open June–September).
Udine, Italy (approx. 126 km)
The city of Udine is located in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region in the northeast of Italy and is the second largest city in the region. Udine is only 20 kilometres away from the Slovenian border. It is the main city of the historic landscape of Friuli as well as the capital city of the province of Udine. Please take into account the special opening hours of shops there. In the morning, they are open from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; in the afternoon, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Ljubljana, Slovenia (approx. 115 km)
Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia and its largest city. It is located on the Sava and Ljubljanica rivers in the Ljubljana basin. The market around the St. Nikolai Church that takes place every Saturday is especially attractive and well worth a visit. Once there, you shouldn’t miss out on the fish market that is somewhat hidden under the colonnade. Also on Saturdays, a flea market for art takes place on the banks of the Ljubljanica river.