one of nine warm water and shallow lakes Klopeinersee is
buzzing with activities in summer with pubs, discos and
cafes along its pedestrian promenades - in complete Contrast
nearby Turnersee is quiet and as tranquil as possible.
So the area
represents everything for all the family - especially if
you have restless teenagers and parents craving some peace
far as accommodation is concerned we have taken the quiet
option and obtained some apartments and family pensions
in tranquil settings a few kms from the lakes. The area
being some 20km east of Klagenfurt and the same from the
border with Slovenia.
All the accommodation
offers private access to lake beaches and sunbathing lawns
at no charge to clients.
It seems unbelievable
that the lake water is the same temperature as the average
swimming pool but is so clear the local authorities state
it is drinkable too! There are small sandy beaches - quite
Safe for Small children under Supervision, and yet deep
enough for serious Swimming for strong Swimmers.
is Turnersee which has a camping Site and just one hotel
on its Shores. Surrounded by the Alps and with temperatures
in summer hitting the high 80's who wants the seaside?
to visit is before 10 July and after 20 August when the
crowds have disappeared and you can have Turnersee to yourself.
remains busy out of season but on its shores are many quiet
bathing sites plus walking and bike paths.