Lake Millstatt moves into thermal tourism


With stunning panorama views and spectacular lakes Carinthia is a winner in the summer in attracting tourists but the lakeside tourism opportunities are limited by the weather. But at the thermal lake at Millstatt locals have taken the first step towards making lakeside enjoyment and almost all year-round activity with the building of Carinthia’s first […]

Deal to stop building at the Wörthersee

Green Austria

Environmental campaigners are hailing a victory after local officials in Carinthia agreed to a complete stop on further building around the lakeside at the Wörthersee. After decades of uninterrupted expansion of buildings with jetties and concrete steps leading into the water there is now a situation where more than half of the lakeside has been […]

Canola oil boat engine bid as Lake Neusiedl season starts


Burgenland tourism bosses hope for more stays at the province’s Lake Neusiedl this summer after lakeside overnights in January and February soared by 25 per cent year on year.Tourism shipping transfer services at the lake – which is the second-largest steppe lake in Central Europe – started this morning (Fri), and lakeside towns have invested […]