Welcome to Weissensee

Thursday, 29 January 2009

Ready for holiday?

 

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

 

"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.

 
NEWS

Das war das Aufwårt'n am Weissensee

Monday, 22 May 2017

aufwortn 2017 tnDie einzigartigen Geschmackskompositionen, ausgesuchte Produkte und besondere Orte am Weissensee verblüfften rund 300 Gäste im Zuge des 2. Aufwårt'n Genussreigens im Naturpark Weissensee!

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Angeln um die Goldene Forelle vom Weissensee

Monday, 22 May 2017

Forelle2017 tnBereits im Mittelalter war der Weissensee in Kärnten mit seinem damals einzigen Wirtschaftsfisch – der Forelle – weitum bekannt. Heute finden sich von Reinanken und Seeforellen bis hin zu Karpfen und Hechten an die 20 Fischarten im See, der mit unterschiedlichen Seetiefen zwischen 5 und 99 m und ohne Reviergrenzen alle Variationen des Angelns zulässt. Die Angelsaison beginnt 10. Mai und dauert bis zum 20. Oktober.

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Aviso: Aufwårt'n am Weissensee

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

aufwortn2017 tn„Aufwort'n" ist rund um den Weissensee ein alter Begriff für „Essen auftragen". Im Zentrum der Aktivitäten steht der Gedanke der Entschleunigung: genussvolles, bewusstes und regionales Essen.

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Fishing Season Opening at Lake Weissensee

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

140510-243349 Lake Weissensee is the ideal place for an angling vacation in Carinthia!

 

 

Last Sunday the fishing season opening at lake Weissensee took place. Hundreds of fishermen came to the lake to fish with great conditions and completed the day with some catches.

 

The top date for all fishermen is the traditional international angling competition „Golden Trout of lake Weissensee" from June 4 to 6, 2015. A list of the heaviest catches is conducted over the whole season and in autumn the fishing to protect pike and perch take place.

 

 

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Weissenseer Cocktailtage 15. & 16. Juni

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Cocktailtage tnFür die erste Auflage der Weissenseer Cocktailtage konnten die bekannten Bargrößen Stefan Bauer, Philipp Ernst, Kuba Jarosiewicz (alle aus Wien), Ruben Neideck (Berlin) und Ben Schuchardt (Erfurt) gewonnen werden.

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Angling Competition "Golden Trout from Lake Weissensee"

Friday, 17 March 2017

G-Forelle16 tnThe 45th edition the angling competition "Golden Trout from Lake Weissensee" is going to take place from May 26 to May 28, 2016. On May 26 there will be the registration and the licence issue, the competition will take place on May 27 and 28 with following weighing. On Saturday, May 28 starting at 7 pm there is the big fishing festival with "Trio Wahnsinn". For football fans there is a Public Viewing event of the Champions League final at Weissensee Haus.

 

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Eislochfischen von 1. bis 8. März 2017

Wednesday, 08 February 2017

Eisloch17 tnVom 1. März bis 8. März 2017 bietet die Region Weissensee wieder die Möglichkeit zum Eislochfischen an. Nutzen Sie die Gelegenheit und frönen Sie Ihrem Hobby auch einmal in der kalten Jahreszeit. Angeboten werden Tageskarten zu € 28,- und Wochenkarten zu € 55,-.

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Family Skiing Resort Weissensee – Free Skiing for all Guests of our Partner Facilities

Monday, 20 February 2017

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A special goody is offered by Nature Park lake Weissensee in winter 2014/2015: from 21/02 to 06/03/2016 the ski pass is free. Just book your holiday in one of the 40 partner facilities, get your guest card and there you go up the mountain!

 

You are not a skier? The ride by Weissensee cable car pays anyway – because at 1300 m above sea level you can comfortably reach idyllically situated Naggler Alm on foot or using cross-country skis.

 

 

 

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Guten Morgen Österreich vom Weissensee

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

GMOe tnHeute von 6-9 Uhr durften wir den ORF mit der Sendung "Guten Morgen Österreich" mit Marco Ventre und Eva Pölzl am Weissensee willkommen heißen. Auch zahlreiche Ehrengäste wie Eismeister Norbert Jank, Toine Doreleijers (AEW Präsident), Armin Assinger, Werner Franz, Tono Hönigmann, Dieter Kalt sen. sowie Dietlinde und Hanswernerle von der Faschingsgilde Feistritz/Drau kamen in der Sendung zu Wort. Ebenso wurde die Radio Kärnten Morgenshow mit Mike Diwald vom Weissensee übertragen.

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Österreichische Marathonmeisterschaften

Monday, 30 January 2017

oem2017 tnGestern fand am Weissensee die offene österreichische Marathonmeisterschaften im Eisschnelllauf statt. Österreichischer Meister wurde Hans Unterberger vor Wolfgang Wernitznig und Michael Knaller (alle Weissensee) und bei den Damen gewann Anna Lena Müller (Weissensee) vor Monika Sick (Linz) und Claudia Mösslacher (Weissensee). Wir gratulieren herzlichst.

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Alternative 11-Städte-Tour startet

Friday, 20 January 2017

11-std-17 tnZum bereits 29. Mal findet zwischen Samstag, dem 21. Jänner und Samstag, dem 04. Februar 2017 die größte Eissportveranstaltung der Welt, die Alternative holländische 11-Städte-Tour am Weissensee in Kärnten statt. Über 6.000 holländische Gäste, davon 4000 aktive Teilnehmer, tummeln sich in dieser Zeit rund um den Weissensee um dem Eisschnelllaufen auf dem zugefrorenen See zu frönen.

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Das war der Servus Alpenpokal 2017

Monday, 16 January 2017

Alpenpokal 2017 tnAm Wochenende vom 14. und 15. Jänner 2017 ging das größte Eisstockturnier Europas am Weissensee über die Bühne. 12.000 Zuschauer waren vor Ort dabei, als unter insgesamt 32 Teams der Sieger des großen Servus Alpenpokal Eisstockturnier gekrönt wurden - schließlich holte sich das Tiroler Team "Gschwentner und Co" sich den großen Titel. Bernhard Patschg sorgte für die Sensation und erzielte einen neuen österreichischen Rekord von 465,47 Meter im Weitschießen beim PREFA-Weitenbewerb!

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Servus Alpenpokal am Weissensee

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Alpenpokal tnAm Samstag, dem 14.1.2017 und am Sonntag, dem 15.1.2017 findet am Weissensee wie schon im Vorjahr das Finalturnier des Servus Alpenpokals statt. Für interessierte Zuseher, die von auswärts anreisen, steht am Anfang des Weissensees in Praditz ein großer Parkplatz zur Verfügung. Der Shuttlebus vom Parkplatz zum Event ist kostenlos. Das genaue Programm finden Sie hier: pdfServus Alpenpokal Eventflyer

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Angezuckert

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

angezuckert tnDie Schneefälle der vergangenen Nacht haben den Weissensee in eine wunderschöne Winterlandschaft verwandelt.

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Top-Wintersportverhältnisse am Weissensee

Monday, 09 January 2017

Ski0001 tnTrotz des bisher schneearmen Winters herrschen am Weissensee wunderbare Verhältnisse für den Wintersport. Bei Weissensee Bergbahn ist die 4er-Sesselbahn mit der Familienabfahrt und die Seewiese bestens präpariert, es gibt 2 Kunstschneeloipen mit einer Gesamtlänge von 3 km und die Bedingungen am Eis sind bestens fürs Eislaufen, Eishockey spielen und zum Eisstock schießen. 

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TV-Show "Bergweihnacht mit Sabine" from lake Weissensee

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Bergweihnacht tnThe Christmas Eve prime time on channel ORF2 on 24th of December at 8.15 pm features Zabine Kapfinger who welcomes the audience from lake Weissensee. The TV-Show will include detailed reports about our annalist Susi Draxl and the tradition of "Gottelob"-drinking. Furthermore there will also be reports about Lesachtal valley and Nassfeld.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Western Part Cleared for Ice Skating!

Friday, 16 December 2016

Eis2016 tnThe western part of lake Weissensee has been cleared for ice skating on Saturday, 17th of December 2016. 50 ha of crystal-clear ice are ready to be enjoyed by ice skaters, ice hockey players and stock sport players. The day ticket is available at € 5,-. The access to the ice is given at Camping Müller or in Techendorf-Süd/lake-side. Please respect the barriers. Cross-country skiing is possible thanks to artificial snow (classic and skating ski run). Find more information on winter sports on: winter report

 

 

 

 

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Lake Weissensee: Western Part Frozen!

Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Spiegeleis2016 tnThanks to last night's low temperatures the largest part of the western section is frozen. Nach den tiefen Temperaturen der letzten Nacht ist der Großteil der Westseite zugefroren. Our webcam testifies it:Link
The ZAMG meteorological measuring station reporting the water and ice temperatures makes it possible to keep track of the frozening process and the current temperatures: Link

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Ski Resort Weissensee Starts with the Production of Artificial Snow

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Schneekanone 2 The cold nights made it possible! The family ski resort Weissensee started the production of artificial snow last night.

Investments of about € 70.000,- allows to work even more efficiently on the production of artificial snow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Exciting Keynote Speech about "Power Pricing"

Friday, 18 November 2016

"How to reach a better performance with self-reliant prices" -  at Nature Park lake Weissensee


Powerpricing 01startIn the course of the local quality and service campaign of the tourism township Weissensee, setting its focus in 2017/18 on digitalisation and product development, an exciting speech was held by the price policy professional Dr. Christoph Nussbaumer from Strategy Consultants GmbH (www.my-strategy.net).

 

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New this year: Snow-Ice-Biking

Wednesday, 09 November 2016

Fatbike tnOn suitable mountain bikes across the Nature Park! If you think biking is just a summer sport you're wrong!

 

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Fertile Ground For Culinary Art

Friday, 14 October 2016

Auszeichnung tnThe restaurateurs at lake Weissensee can proudly look back on a successful summer season with many top-class awards.

 

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Sign up now for Servus-Alpenpokal trophy

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Alpenpokal2017 tnSign up your team for the preliminaries of Servus-Alpenpokal trophy as of now.

 

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Fishing Event To Protect Pike and Perch Stocks

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Hegefischen2016 tnThe fishing event to protect pike and perch stocks at lake Weissensee starts on September 24 and goes on until October 1st 2016. You can win holiday vouchers and fishing licences.

 

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10 Years Nature Park Lake Weissensee

Monday, 19 September 2016

Naturparkfest2016 tn1Numerous guests of honour participated in this year's Nature Park Festival at lake Weissensee. The Nature Park secretary Franz Schier guided through the programme with eloquence and great sense of humour. A special tribute was paid to the pioneers of the Nature Park Elisabeth Nadrag and former mayor Johann Weichsler.

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Anniversary Celebration „10 Years Nature Park Lake Weissensee“

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

NP-Fest tnSunday, 18 September 2016 was a very special day for this years Nature Park Festival. The celebrations featured a varied programme with a morning concert by traditional band lake Weissensee, carriage rides and a Nature Park quiz.

 

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Gentle Mobility Is Rewarded! – With The Carinthian VCÖ Mobility Award 2016

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

VCÖ 01 With the outstanding project “Nature Park Lake Weissensee – Model Region Gentle Mobility” the municipality of Weissensee is able to show exemplary, how tourism harmonizes with eco-friendly mobility.

Therefore it was awarded with this year’s Carinthian VCÖ Mobility Award by the provincial minister Landesrat Rolf Holub, VCÖ and ÖBB-Postbus.

 

 

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Autumn at lake Weissensee offering a varied programme

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Herbst2016 tnThe varied autumn programme at lake Weissensee starts in September featuring many guided hikes and culinary highlights.

 

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Top Class Classical Music Concert

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Bearzatti tnA classical music concert featuring international top musicians will take place on Saturday, 20th August 2016 at 8 pm at Weissensee Haus.

 

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Weissensee Journal Out Now

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Journal07 2016 tnThe newest edition of Weissensee Journal including a report written by longtime guests and many other interesting stories has been recently released: pdfJournal 07/2016

   

Lake Weissensee Summer of Wine

Monday, 08 August 2016

weinsommer tnThe culinary festival at lake Weissensee "Summer of Wine" will take place on Tuesday, August 9 2016 starting at 7 pm at Weissensee Haus featuring Austrian and South-Tyrolean wines and local delicacies. A cordial invitation goes out to all guests and residents. Entrance fee:€ 10,- incl. deposit for glasses (€ 5,-)

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Weissensee Classics from August 31 to September 3

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

weissensee-klassikAfter a successful debut last year, this small but nice festival of classic music is starting to its second edition!

 

 

 

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Cliff Jumping from Kleine Steinwand

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Klipp tnCliff jumping for teenagers and adventure lovers on Mondays at 1 pm near Kleine Steinwand.

 

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Weissensee Journal - July Edition Out Now

Monday, 18 July 2016

Journal06 16 tnThe newest edition of Weissensee Journal with many interesting articles has been released recently. Read it online: pdfJournal06/2016

   

"Masters" Among Honoured Guests

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Stingl tnThe former mayor of Graz, Alfred Stingl, and his wife Eleonore have been honoured for having been loyal guests at lake Weissensee for 45 years.  5 masters were among the congratulators at Haus Edelweiß: mayor Gerhard Koch, former mayors Johann Weichlser and Alfred Weichsler as well as the chief responsible for the ice surface in winter - "ice master" - Norbert Jank. We would like to express our contratulations!

 

 

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First Edition of Lake Weissensee Breakfast Raft

Friday, 24 June 2016

Fr-Floss tnThe first edition of lake Weissensee Breakfast Raft turned into a big success. 30 guests were pampered with regional delicacies prepared by local chefs on board of the raft.

 

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Nature Park Weissensee - Photo Blog by Carmen Strasser

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

carmen-strasser-weissensee-naturparkA wonderful day to everybody!
My name is Carmen Strasser and I'm born here at lake Weissensee.

 

I've been fascinated by the beauty of nature around the lake since I was a child. It's a few years now that I try to capture all these beauties with my camera and I'm still overwhelmed by all those facets offered by nature itself.

 

 

Got curious? You're cordially welcome to follow my blog, it's just a click away: www.weissenseefoto.at

 

 

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Opening MTB Single Trail Weissensee

Monday, 13 June 2016

Trail tnBe prepared for Saturday, June 25, 2016! The new MTB Single Trail Weissensee will be inaugurated in the presence of collaborating partners and officials.

 

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This was "Golden Trout from Lake Weissensee 2016"

Monday, 30 May 2016

G-Forelle16 neu tn1Wonderful weather and some good catches framed this year's angling competition "Golden Trout from lake Weissensee".

 

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Day 4 – Aufwårt’n in der Kuchl

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Aufworten tag4 tnOne last event of "Aufwårt'n am See", namely "Aufwårt'n in der Kuchl" took place on Saturday. Five restaurants at lake Weissensee shared their culinary secrets and served home-made specialties. All pictures ©as1

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