The mountain experience in the
heart of Carinthia

Diverse hiking paradise

The adventure mountain located in the heart of Carinthia. Family friendly walking routes, easy circular routes or a challenging alpine path – it’s all there. At Gerlitzen Alpe, the whole family can discover the manyfaceted world of the Nockberge mountains on numerous well-marked hiking routes. Hiking enthusiasts and those who want to become hikers have come to the right place!

Easy ascent to the Gerlitzen summit

Starting at Annenheim valley station, you can reach Gerlitzen peak (1.911 m above sea level) with a cable car and a chairlift within 30 minutes. On top of the mountain, you can enjoy a breathtaking 360° panorama overlooking Carinthia’s beautiful mountain and lake scenery. This is the ideal place to escape from hectic everyday life – just leave all stress and worries behind.

Mountain cuisine

At least as important as the hike itself is taking a lunch break. On the Gerlitzen Alpe you will find a variety of gourmet huts with delicious cuisine and homemade delicacies. Many of the products served here have regional origin, are of high quality and derive from sustainable agriculture. Treat yourself and dive into Carinthia’s delicious traditional cuisine!

Family experiences

If you do not feel like hiking, the whole family can visit the Kanzelhöhe Adventure Arena: enjoy a ride on the summer tubing course, explore the wooden ball track, drive electric go-karts and feel the adrenalin on the high ropes course. All of these and many more activities will make your visit unforgettable!

Bike trails for the young and old

The new Kids Bike Park offers varied bike sports for children and young people from 3 years of age. The approximately 1 kilometer long Bino Trails are specially designed for the demands of children and young people and guarantee a safe cycling pleasure. The PROlitzen Trail awaits experienced mountain bikers, which runs from the Kanzelhöhe down to the valley station of the Kanzelbahn.

Paragliding with a lake panorama

Due to the special thermals, the Gerlitzen Alpe is a paradise for aviation. With relatively stable weather at any time of the year, you can get to know Lake Ossiacher See from a completely new perspective while paragliding. With several starting options at different altitudes, the mountain offers the perfect flight conditions for both beginners and advanced paragliders. And all those who don't fly themselves can marvel at the impressive take-off maneuvers at the Gerlitzen summit.

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