Advent in Velden

Advent in Velden - soure: Archiv WörtherseetourismusWith a diameter of 25 m the imposing floating Advent wreath is the symbol of the Veldener Advent and attracts visitors from near and far to enjoy the magic atmosphere of a romantic traditional Christmas market, located on the shores of the most popular Carinthian lake!

More than 80,000 lights do not only illuminate the Velden Bay but will also leave warm memories.


Christmas bakery during Advent in Velden - copyright: Veldener Tourismus GmbHIn the Angel Craft Room children can create their personal Christmas presents or write a letter to the "Christkind".

Just follow the delicious scent of vanilla and gingerbread and you will soon find yourself at the Angel Bakery. The hustle and bustle of Angels and children alike is fascinating to watch.


Advent in Velden and Pörtschach

Christkindlpostamt Velden

The new "Advent Bonus Card" is now also available as voucher at an amazingly cheap price of only EUR 30,00/adults and EUR 18,00/child. Including a number of benefits and Christmas special it makes you and your beloved ones enjoy your stay at Lake Wörthersee even more. Let yourself be filled with anticipation and soak up the unforgettable atmosphere around Velden und Pörtschach. following services are included:


International Sports Car Festival

International Sports Car Festival

Powerful engines and roaring exhausts set hearts racing in June.

Sports Cars with a total value of 20 Million Euro and a total of 100.000 horsepower come to Lake Wörthersee every year. More than 25.000 excited fans marvel at Maseratis, Lamborghinis and Ferraris and enjoy the unique atmosphere around Lake Wörthersee.

The White Night in July

Fete blanche - photo: Kärntenwerbung; GerdlThe Withe Night was first celebrated in the sixties in Pörtschach at Lake Wörthersee. Nowadays it is one of the best known events throughout Austria. In the White Night the whole city of Velden turns into a glamorous stage and hosts the biggest party of the year with music and spectacular live acts.



Pink Lake Festival at the end of August

Pink Lake Festival - copyright: Wörtherseetourismus; by: Krainz

At the end of August Velden, once again gets crazy, colourful and funky. The region around Lake Wörthersee literally turns pink all over. Gays, lesbians, bisexuals and everyone who appreciates a little craziness enjoys this fancy festival. The highlight is the "Almdudler party" – numerous party animals in traditional costumes join the popular event. Also some celebs won't miss out on it.

The Wine Festival in September

Wine festival in Velden

It is the biggest wine festival throughout Carinthia. Wine-growers from Austria, Italy and Slovenia come to Velden to present their products. Charming wooden huts create a special atmosphere where wine fans can taste and enjoy aromatic wines and other local delicacies.

Humour festival in September

Humour festival in Velden - source: ExtraArt

At the end of the summer season the humour festival takes place in Velden. Experience colourful surprises, satirical amusement and extraordinary musical performances. Discover a varied programme, which is unique in Austria.

Lean back and relax

enjoy the spa in your holiday paradise Truppe Muschett at Lake Wörthersee.

After having taken a swim or hiked a mountain or walked along the lakeside, forget about daily routine, breathe deeply and relax at our rainbow oasis.

Family Paradise

Kid's Paradise Truppe Muschett at Lake Wörthersee

In the Holiday Paradise smaller kids are allowed to frolic and act like children. Meanwhile the larger ones can relax and get pampered (by hotel mama).

Enough space to go

Plenty of elbow room guaranteed

Woods, private beach, rainbow oasis, barefoot-sauna-walk – you and your

family will for sure not feel being boxed in.