The captivating town of Hermagor-Pressegger See enjoys both a breath-taking mountain backdrop and a Mediterranean melange of culture. The town’s close proximity to the Italian-Austrian border means a unique cultural combination is present within the colourful architecture and fine cuisine of this picturesque place. An idyllic locating with the verdant Gail River valley means Hermagor-Pressegger See is equally appealing to those seeking solace as it is to travellers with cultural cravings; whether you are hiking, shopping, skiing or eating, Hermagor-Pressegger See is guaranteed to deliver.
Boasting the cleanest water in the entirety of Europe, the boundless health benefits of the Pressegger See Lake simply must be enjoyed. Soothe aching muscles in the warm waters while observing the breath-taking backdrop of forest blanketed ills and snow capped mountain spires. Those seeking adrenaline fuelled adventure will delight in the vast selection of water sports on offer; rafting in the rushing River Gail is a heart racing experience of raucous rapids and twisting turns.
Explore the region’s fascinating natural and historical heritage with a visit to the Gailtal Valley Museum; housed within the atmospheric Moderndof Castle, over 5000 displays are curated amidst excellent exhibitions, all of which speak eloquently of the valley’s colourful past. Highlights include a romantic palace garden and consecrated religious artefacts dating back to the 14th century.
Housed within the prestigious Hotel Kartnerhof, the Unser Restaurant is a critically acclaimed eatery that serves pristinely presented dishes inspired by the rich regional delicacies of the area. The elegant interior exudes effortless sophistication and an extensive wine list offers beverages selected to perfectly accompany your meal. (Presseggersee 4, 9620 Hermagor, Austria)