Ski schools in Austria’s southernmost state of Carinthia are among the most reliable: with their “Beginner” and “Recent-Returner” packages, everyone is sure to have a good time either skiing or snowboarding down the mountain. And as with all courses, safety is the number one priority.
When families feel like taking a winter holiday on the sunny southern side of the Alps, with reliable snow and wide, gentle slopes, then the genial hosts in Carinthia are the obvious choice. Now with the “Family Euro” in Bad Kleinkirchheim children can enjoy a skiing holiday that offers exceptional value for money.
The mountains around Lake Millstatt hold one of the largest garnet deposits in the Alps. The ruby-red precious stones accompany hikers on their paths, often only hidden by mica slate, a silvery gleaming stone.
High above the silver ribbon of the River Drau, the Karawanken and Koschuta form Austria’s southern frontier. At their feet lies the historic and striking Rosental (Rose Valley) set between rolling hills and craggy peaks, pristine lakes and roaring ravines.