• Excursion tips

Between mountain, lake and sea

Kärnten Card

Goldeck mountain station ©Steinthaler

In order to be able to enjoy your stay in Carinthia in the best possible way, we recommend the Kärnten Card in both the summer and winter seasons. This includes numerous excursion highlights!

Here you will find the right excursion destination in every corner and valley of Carinthia.


Hiking in the Drau Valley ©Franz Gerdl/NPHT

Experience the ideal hiking conditions Camping Berggruß is in one of the most beautiful hiking regions south of the Alps. Hiking in a healthy climate with steady weather conditions.

  • Marked hiking trails from the bottom up to altitudes of 2800 m
  • Plenty of variety from flat walking routes to rocky mountain tops
  • Challenging tours with mountain guides


Exploring the Ochsenschlucht ©Mario Waltl

A few minutes' walk from the campsite you will be captured by the grandiose nature of the Ochsenschluchtklamm.

  • Canyoning tours
  • Family excursion destination
  • Waterfalls
  • Swimming in crystal clear water
  • Campfire
  • Barbecue sites

Adventure pool Berg im Drautal

The perfect cool down

Approx. 7 minutes' walk from the campsite, 2 swimming pools, children's pool with 38m slide, large sunbathing lawn, free admission with Kärnten Card and for guests of Camping Berggruß.

The perfect way to cool off during the warm summer months is therefore provided!


Pure adventure

Experience pure nature between incredible rock formations in Carinthia's most beautiful gorges! For hard-boiled and daredevils, a spectacular leisure activity to let off steam. Our qualified and experienced canyoning guides ensure your safety.


Exploring the Gaislochklamm ©Mario Waltl

Approx. 700 metres west of the Ochsenschluchtklamm, you can admire the mighty limestone formations of the Gaislochklamm. Newly built wooden bridges offer a safe hike through this unique natural scenery. The gateway to the Gaislochklamm is a faithfully restored lime kiln.

Golf Club Drautal-Berg

Perfect the tee shot

The 9-hole course of Berg im Drautal is located on a sunny, elevated plateau next to the river Drau. Set in an amazingly beautiful landscape, it offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain and river scenery.

Hang gliding

In lofty heights

Berg im Drautal with its Emberger Alm flying area (venue of the 2004 World Championships) is a paradise for aerial sports enthusiasts. The wide alpine meadows above the tree line offer ideal launching possibilities.

  • Landing site directly in Berg im Drautal
  • Bus shuttle service to the launch site


The highest mountain in Austria

At 3.798m the Grossglockner is not only the highest mountain in Austria, it also counts among the highest peaks in the Alps. The Großglockner High Alpine Road leads you into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park to an altitude ascent to 2504 m.


Trip to the Mediterranean

Within 2 hours by car you are in the city of Triest and its Riviera, with its historical atmosphere and architecture reminiscent of Habsburg Vienna. Enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere on the Mediterranean Sea.

The Slovenian border is only a few kilometres away, which is also noticeable in terms of cuisine.

Drau cycle path

Cycling in the Drau Valley ©Franz Gerdl/NPHT

Try the idyllic Drau cycling trail, one of the most scenic cycle paths in the Alps.
A special experience is provided by the cycling trails along the river Drau and rivers in the neighbouring valleys, which also make ideal destinations for longer trips with few ascents.

The Drau cycling trail: 75 km running from Lienz in the East Tyrol to Spittal/Drau. Bicycle pass, special tickets for bikers.


Weissensee ©Franz Gerdl/Kärnten Werbung

At an altitude of 930 m, purest bathing lake of the Alps, reaches a temperature of up to 24 degrees Celsius. Only 17 km far form Camping Berggruß.

Whether biking, swimming, hiking or relaxing, there is something for everyone here.

Climbing Park Greifenburg

An adventure for young and old

In Greifenburg you will find the climbing park and the bathing lake, an adventure paradise for the whole family. After the exciting climbing, where you can break a sweat, jump straight into the bathing lake and cool off. Definitely worth a trip!

Nockberge Biosphere Park

Wolitzenalm ©Franz Gerdl/Kärnten Werbung

The gentle mountain ranges of the Nockberge Biosphere Park are home to unique flora and fauna. Information boards, educational trails, guided tours and museums invite you to learn and discover. Hiking in the midst of fragrant mountain air becomes a special experience here.

Drau Paddle Trail

Drau Paddle Trail © Michael Stabentheiner/Kärnten Werbung

Nature enjoyment for young and old! Between Lienz and Lavamünd the Drau paddle trail stretches over 210km. Whether canoeing, kayaking or SUP, there are numerous eventful stages with magnificent views, warm bathing lakes and imposing mountain panoramas.

Tandem Paragliding

Air under your feet

The dream of flying is within reach! Fulfil this dream easily and enjoy the unique view over the Drau Valley or the Weissensee and discover a new feeling of freedom at airy heights. A completely new perspective on the world!

Hohe Tauern National Park

Winter in Mallnitz ©Franz Gerdl/NPHT

The Hohe Tauern National Park is characterised by an extraordinary wealth of species. The different altitudes, from the valleys to the three-thousand-metre peaks, provide an incredible space for biodiversity. This high mountain landscape is alive!

Sommeregg Castle

Experience the Middle Ages up close

There is a lot to experience at Sommeregg Castle: Whether eating like in knight times or experiencing history in the torture museum. A special highlight is the annual knights' games, where you can not only browse at the medieval market, but also experience knights and warriors up close!

City of Artists Gmünd

View of Gmünd ©Künstlerstadt Gmünd/Mila

Gmünd is Carinthia's artists' town and offers regional and international artists space for exhibitions. You can also take a look into the studios of local artists and make interesting acquaintances. There is also much to discover on a simple walk through the town.


Archery in the Drau Valley ©Franz Gerdl/NPHT

At the Steinfeld Archery Club, you can not only recharge your batteries, but also leave your everyday life behind. There are suitable offers for both experts and beginners. Training courses, guided tours and rental equipment are just a few of the things on offer.


Enjoy a spectacular panorama

With the spectacular Lienz Dolomites, Lienz not only has a breathtaking panorama to offer, but also plenty for mountaineers, hikers, bikers and water sports fans. In winter, too, Zettelsfeld and Hochstein attract numerous skiing fans. 


Raggaschlucht in Flattach ©Franz Gerdl/NPHT

The Raggaschliucht is a beautiful natural monument that can be experienced by young and old alike, with its 200 metres in altitude and a length of about 800 metres. With good shoes and sure-footedness, the circular trail across the wooden footbridge and the forest can be mastered in about 1.5 hours.

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