Ecofriendly holidays in Carinthia
Car-free into the Weissensee Nature Park: You want to leave everything aside that stresses you on holiday? Then just leave your car and travel with a clear environmental conscience to the Weissensee Nature Park. Guests can explore the area for free with the nature park bus, cycle effortlessly up to the mountain pasture on an e-bike or they can glide along the lake on a Stand Up Paddle.
Nature park bus
Gentle mobility is the order of the day at Lake Weissensee: park your car for free at the park and ride facility (P1) in Praditz and start your day at the Weissensee Nature Park. The nature park bus runs every 30 minutes in summer and in winter.
Nature Park Bus - winter 2018/2019 (22 December - 10
Nature Park Bus - summer 2019 (18 May - 22 September)
- The nature park buses run every 30 minutes in the summer peak season and every hour in the off-season. In the winter season the nature park buses run every 30 minutes.
- Daily from 09:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (break from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
- Pram and wheelchair accessible equipment
- There is an hourly connection from the valley station of the mountain railway to Naggl (minibus)
- You can use the nature park buses free of charge with the "mobil+" adventure pass.
- Guests without the "mobil+" experience pass can purchase the bus ticket at
the following points of sale: Municipal office, Weissensee Information, Moni's
Eck or directly in the bus.
Price: € 3.00 day ticket; € 20.00 week ticket
- Every ticket (including the mobile+ adventure pass and the guest ticket) must be validated on boarding
Holidays from the car!
Travel comfortably and stress-free by train - then take the directly to your accommodation at Lake Weissensee.
Railway station shuttle from and to Greifenburg
Greifenburg station is located on the railway line between Spittal and Lienz and
is 10 km away from the Weissensee Nature Park. The journey to the Greifenburg railway station is really charming and entertaining, as the journey takes you through the impressive Alpine landscape. Here you can reservate the Railway station shuttle!
Further information for the arrival by train:
You can park your car for free in the parking lot P1 in Praditz opposite the petrol station.
Use the Naturparkbus! (Bus stop: Parking Praditz)
Management of the car parks in the centre of the village
The car parks in the centre of the village are managed. The daily fee is € 6.00 and one hour costs € 1.50.
The park fees are earmarked for traffic calming measures to protect the nature park and to increase the recreational value of the nature park.
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E-car sharing for everyone– emission-free, efficient and fit for
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"Alpine Pearls" is a predicate for exceptional holiday resorts in the Alps. Gentle mobility is the magic word for all guests who want to combine leisure fun with the conscious interaction with nature. Since 01.01.2013 the Weissensee Nature Park has been a member of the Alpine Pearls.
Those who do without their own car and prefer to travel by bus or train to their holiday destination are already doing a great deal for the environment. After all, it is the basic capital for the places that can call themselves pearls of the Alps.
Gentle mobility is also a guide to currently 25 communities in Austria, Germany, Italy, France, Slovenia and Switzerland. They are all characterised by the fact that they offer more than just a pleasant stay.
Healthy air, wonderful surroundings, a clear view of the mountains - these are the sources of relaxation for all holidaymakers. You should feel comfortable, remain flexible and enjoy nature. This is especially good if you are looking for the beauties and sights of the Alpine pearls on foot, by bike, by Segway or by horse-drawn carriage.