Villach is considered to be one of Austria’s most liveable and lively cities; industrial innovation compliments incredible transport connections, resulting in a convenient and comfortable place to spend a sojourn. Although lacking in traditional tourist sights, Villach is an ideal springboard from which to visit the surrounding scenery and traditional villages. Fantastic tourists facilities reflect the excellent quality of living, providing visitors with luxurious hotels and refined restaurants in which to relax and restore.
Although now a modern metropolis, Villach boasts an atmospheric Old Town in which many historic monuments can be enjoyed. A charming church considered a legendary landmark is undoubtedly the Stadtpfarrkirche St. Jakob, an authoritative structure whose interior is a veritable feast of gold leaves, fabulous frescoes and magnificent memorial plaques.
The Villacher Fahrzeugmuseum pays homage to Villach’s prosperous industrial climate by displaying renowned automobile icons such as Fiat and BMW. Over 250 cars are creatively display in order to delight motor enthusiasts.
For more artistic aesthetics, visit the Relief Von Karnten, an impressive and inspiring model of the entire Carinthia region that is housed in the verdant Schillerpark beside the Old Town.
Residing within one of the city’s most popular hotels. Lagana is an elegant eatery dedicated to serving the region’s signature specialities. Absorb stunning views of the river and mountainous terrains from the terrace, while decide upon whether to sample grilled octopus with polenta or boiled beef with rich radish sauce. (Europaplatz 1, 9500 Villach, Austria)