With its luscious lakeside location and impossibly picturesque surroundings, St Kanzian am Klopeiner See is one of Austria’s most popular and picturesque locations. The town boasts access to three glittering lakes, all of which are surrounded by mountainous majesty and offer excellent swimming and soothing opportunities. A culturally rich history manifests itself in the stunning sights harboured by the town’ sacred churches, subterranean crypts and excavated ancient ruins are just a few activities that may constitute your intriguing itinerary.
One of St Kanzian am Klopeiner See’s finest sacred structure is undoubtedly the Parish Church, an attractive amalgamation of Gothic and Romanesque architecture whose origin dates back to the 12th century. Within, impressive arches compliments prismatic stained glass windows and a historicist nave adds an ulterior architectural dimension.
Combine an energetic excursion with cultural craving on the Kulturwanderweg Gracara, a themed hiking path that reveals ancient wonders and natural splendour. Due to its rich geological history, St Kanzian am Klopeiner See boasts a plethora of excavated sites; the path leads wanderers through breathtakingly beautiful viewpoints and excavated sites, ultimately leading you to the Museum of Celtic Culture, where all questions raised upon your hike will be answered.
For lakeside views almost as luscious as the authentic Austrian cuisine, visit Café Restaurant Seerose. The rustic and richly decorated restaurant serves specialities inspired by the rich culinary heritage of the region; sample indulgent cheese fondue and crisp pork schnitzel for a traditional taste of fine cuisine. (Ostuferstraße 22, 9122 Unterburg am Klopeiner See, Austria)