Feldkirchen is the capital of the identically-named district in Carinthia. Conveniently located on the northern ridge of the Klagenfurt basin in central Carinthia between 550 and 900 m (1,800- ft) above sea level and surrounded by lush meadows and extensive forests, lies the old craft town Feldkirchen with its neighboring localities Waiern, St. Ulrich, Glanhofen, St. Nikolai, St. Martin, Sittich, Klein St. Veit and Radweg. Its location makes Feldkirchen the ideal base for varied holidays summer and winter alike. The south-eastern foothills of the gently rolling Nockberge Mountains provide the perfect backdrop for exceptional hiking and biking opportunities.
The idyllic swimming lakes in this area offer a place to cool off during the warmer summer days or invite visitors to ice-skate or play ice-hockey in winter. Feldkirchen is also the perfect holiday destination for skiers, snowboarders or cross-country skiers with several larger ski resorts and some real insider’s tips located just a few minutes’ drive away. But it’s not just the beautiful scenery surrounding Feldkirchen with a wide range of leisure options, also the town itself is always worth a visit!
Besides the Bamberger Amthof also the Steinhaus and the Stadtsaal are well-known for their superb cultural offer. The Steinhaus, famous for its architectural and cultural workshops has become an unconventional meeting place for a wide array of summer events including international concerts and literary gatherings and above all attempts to encourage Carinthian artists. In the Stadtsaal hall the focus is on music, featuring national as well as international artists. Fans of glider flights are offered another extraordinary holiday experience in Feldkirchen – sightseeing flights over Carinthia!
The aviation club Feldkirchen / Ossiacher See offers scenic flights with power gliders, motor planes or modern gliders at amazingly low rates. Take to the skies and experience the town of Feldkirchen and its environs from a bird’s eye view!
But in Feldkirchen it is not only those fancying culture and nature who find what they are looking for. Visitors who like strolling leisurely through the streets, lingering a while in cultivated pub gardens or browsing in shops and boutiques for latest fashion trends will be spoilt for choice during their stay in Feldkirchen.