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Weissensee Information


Techendorf 78

9762 Weissensee



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Welcome to Weissensee

Thursday, 29 January 2009

Ready for holiday?


Spend your holiday in the therapeutic climate of Weissensee in Carinthia. The region was not awarded the European Tourism and Environment Prize and recently declared a nature reserve by coincidence.


"Soft winter tourism" and "active summer in a therapeutic climate" are the philosophies of the Weissensee region in southwest Carinthia. Here you will experience a summer or winter holiday of unparalleled diversity.


On the following pages, you'll find information regarding the various activities in Weissensee, nature's playground, as well as the right landlord of your room or flat.

Hotels, inns, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts, private landlords, farm holidays, holiday flats, and campgrounds are waiting for you.


April at lake Weissensee

Tuesday, 15 April 2014


April tnWinter finally gives way slowly to spring!


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Nature Park lake Weissensee in Frankfurt

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Workshop tnLast Wednesday Nature Park lake Weissensee had the chance to present his current touristic programme at a key account event in Frankfurt on the Main. Sustainability was the main topic of this event attended also by many journalists, tour operators and representatives of the German Railways.

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MTB-Camp at lake Weissensee

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

MTB Camp tnCome to the SPORTaktiv MTB-Camp from June 6 to June 9, 2014!

From the shores of lake Weissensee 150 km of greatest MTB-trails start. During our SPORTaktiv-MTB-Camp 2014 we will bike the best of them. With participation of: Marco Hösel, seven times Trial Bike World Champion!






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Summer Brochures

Friday, 28 March 2014

Prospekte tnEven if nature is still speaking another language - spring is coming and at Weissensee Information a touch of summer is noticable. The first summer brochures are out now!







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Ski Tour to Mount Stosia

Monday, 24 March 2014

Techendorfer-Alm tnDespite the springlike temperatures in the valley, deep winter reigns on the mountains. Last weekend we went on a ski tour to mount Stosia at 1.811 m above sea level. With touring skis and a rucksack with an original Carinthian alpine snack we went up the mountain. A deeply snow-covered and incredibly beautiful winter landscape waited for us up there.



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Great Cross-Country Ski Runs until the End of March

Friday, 21 March 2014

 Loipenbericht tnGreat cross-country ski runs until the end of March - a season like never before!


Due to the high amount of snow in February the cross-country ski runs at lake Weissensee can be groomed until the end of March. Especially in the morning there are great conditions on the perfectly prepared ski runs. Until the end of March there are groomed Seewiesen Wanderloipe L1 (6,3 km skating/classic), the Franz Josephs Loipe L2 (10,6 km skating/classic) and the Skatingloipe S2 (5,8 km skating).

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Current Weissensee Journal

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Journal03 14 3 tnThe current Weissensee Journal is now available at Weissensee Information! Here a foretaste in the online edition.


Weissensee Journal Edition 03/2014


Staff Training at Egger Alm

Friday, 14 March 2014

Foto 4 Last Tuesday the team of Weissensee Information visited innkeeper Rudi at Egger Alm.


By ski-doo from Garnitzenklamm gorge along the deeply snow-covered road featuring 14 turns up Egger Alm. Some great pictures could be taken from this mountain pasture, known like lake Weissensee for its gentle winter tourism, before the sun disappeared behind the mountains and Rudi cooked delicious Frigga and home-made Carinthian Noodles for us..


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Zipflbob Race at Naggler Alm

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Zipflbobrennen tnSaturday the legendary Zipflbob race at Naggler Alm took place. This year a record could be established – more than 90 people participated in this race over speedy descents featuring spectacular overtaking manoeuvres.


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Weissensee Journal with Carnival Part Published

Friday, 14 February 2014

Journal02 14-tnThe newest edition of Weissensee Journal, featuring a funny section dedicated to carnival, has been published. Who wants to know why in 2014 the GTI and Harley Meetings take place at lake Weissensee, can read more here: Journal02_14_web.pdf


Children's Carnival at lake Weissensee

Thursday, 06 March 2014

Fasching2014 tnLike every year on Pancake Tuesday the traditional Children's Carnival took place. Guided by mayor Johann Weichsler and the traditional band lake Weissensee the carnival parade went from the fire station to Weissensee Haus, where the party continued. Thanks to Jens-Jürgen Strauch for the pictures.

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Cross-Country Skiing Season Extended

Wednesday, 05 March 2014

Langlauf2014 tnWeissensee Cable Car closes on March 9, but the great conditions around lake Weissensee still invite to do cross-country skiing. The season is therefore extended until the end of March. Starting from March 10 the tracks ÜL1 and ÜL2, as well as the tracks L1, L2 and S1 are traced. Here some impressions from this year's winter.


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Winter Olympics For Children

Friday, 28 February 2014

Kinderolymp tnLike every Thursday in winter the popular winter olympics for children took place. This time Wolfi and Tom could welcome over 35 children, because also a class participated.


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Lake Weissensee – A Winter Fairy-Tale

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Wintermaerchen tnFinally there's sun again after a frosty night. The lake and the surroundings show us their most beautiful sides. Many thanks to Jens-Jürgen Strauch for this great report.

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Great Offer For Season Closure

Monday, 24 February 2014

Gratis Ski tn 1 "Ski for free" at Nature Park lake Weissensee


Until March 9 the use of the cable car is included in many accommodation facilities at lake Weissensee. "Ski for free" is this offer called, proving that skiing does not need to be expensive! The conditions could not be better, because with more than 2 metres of natural snow the Nature Park lake Weissensee is presenting itself from its best winterly side since many weeks.




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Best Conditions On All Ski Runs

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Loipe2014 tnA lot of snow and great weather care for best conditions for winter sportsmen at themoent. We have tried to capture them for you.


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The Lake After The Snowfall

Tuesday, 11 February 2014


Schnee-tnThe snowfall on February 9 stopped in the night, the temperatures dropped below 0 and the wind was weak. The landscape surrounding the lake resembles a fairy-tale world. Only the sun made herself scarce. We started our tour in Oberdorf around the "Little Sea".
Many thanks to Jens-Jürgen Strauch for this great report.

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Winter Delights in Naggl

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Naggl tnBesides exciting ice-skating competitions, wonderful nature setting can be experienced at lake Weissensee. We made our way from Unternaggl towards Paterzipf on January 29. Many thanks to Jens-Jürgen Strauch für capturing these moments.

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Friday, 24 January 2014

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Best Conditions for Ice-Skating

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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The long-expected cold night and ice master Norbert Jank cared for perfect ice conditions again after the warm period. Good conditions also on slopes and cross-country ski runs.

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A Short Morning Walk

Monday, 20 January 2014

Spazier tnAfter several days of rain an improvement in the weather is expected. Also the temperatures should drop over the upcoming days allowing ice skating again on the lake. We had a look around during a short morning walk. Many thanks to Jens-Jürgen Strauch for the pictures.


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Weissensee Journal: 11-Cities-Tour-edition online

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Journal01 14-web-1Find here the current edition: pdfJournal 01 2014.pdf


Family Adventure Day

Monday, 13 January 2014

Wintererlebnistag tn Yesterday the family adventure day took place in Nature Park Lake Weissensee. Many attractions could be tried out free of charge, like for example the so called "Eisflitschen", which means sliding on the ice on an ice-cube, Zumba in the snow, tobogganing fun on a "Zipflbob", ice hockey... Thanks a lot to our partner – Kleine Zeitung newspaper – for the great cooperation.





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Competition - Short Break at Lake Weissensee

Tuesday, 07 January 2014


140107 Facebook-Gewinnspiel-10000-Fans-tn 10.000 fans – we say THANK YOU – with good luck you may win a short break for the whole family!

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Our Holiday Tour on January 6, 2014

Tuesday, 07 January 2014

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Snowfall stops in the night and the sun came out the following morning. We wanted to have a look at how accessible were wood and forest trails and hiked along the northern forest trail to Praditz and back along the lake. Many thanks to Jens-Jürgen Strauch for these great pictures and the report.


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Read more: Our Holiday Tour on January 6, 2014


Meteorological Station On The Ice

Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Wetterstation-tnThe Austrian Meteorological Institute (ZAMG) has erected a weather station right on the ice surface of lake Weissensee. The data determined by this station are available from now on:  Data Weather Station


Evening Mood At Lake Weissensee

Monday, 30 December 2013

Abendstimmung tnAfter the snowfall over the past days the clouds make finally way for the sun.


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Merry Christmas

Monday, 23 December 2013

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Merry Christmas


A Happy And Healthy

New Year


to all guests and friends of lake Weissensee and of course to all those who live in this beautiful place!







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Weissensee Journal: Christmas Edition Released

Monday, 16 December 2013

WS-Journal 12 2013-tnThis year's last edition has been recently released and can be read or downloaded here: WS-Journal 12/2013


Fog and Hoar Frost at Lake Weissensee

Friday, 13 December 2013

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Unlike in the valleys, fog does not persist for a long time at lake Weissensee. But before the sun makes her room, fog has already left his traces around the lake. Many thanks to Jens-Jürgen Strauch for this great report.

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Video: Ice Surface on lake Weissensee

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Eis-video tnDavid Darmann has caught the ice-covered western part of lake Weissensee with great weather in a really worth-seeing video. Thanks very much for this unique video.


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Lake Weissensee cleared for ice-skating

Friday, 06 December 2013

IMG 0816 tnThe low temperatures over the past days made it possible: the west part of lake Weissensee can be cleared for ice-skating, already from December 7 on! A sunny day invites to ice-skating! Please respect the barriers.

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