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Travel Guide to Karnten, Austria

Carinthia is the southernmost province of Austria. These places attract mainly fans of ecotourism, as well as connoisseurs of art and history eager to explore priceless monuments of history represented in local towns.
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The capital of the region is the city of Klagenfurt; this is where the most impressive architectural landmarks and museums are situated. The must-have excursion program includes visit to Landhaus and walk to the Lindwurm Fountain; those are main symbols of the capital. The Museum of Heraldry, Diozesanuseum, Archbishop's Palace, the Cathedral and Neuer Platz are worth noting. In addition, the city has a great zoo and planetarium waiting for younger travelers. There are fascinating lectures for children that will tell a lot about the world.
One of the most popular excursions is an evening boat trip on the lake. It’s worth to tell a little bit more about Carinthian lakes; there are more than a thousand of freshwaters in the region. The largest are Worthersee, Ossiacher See, See, Weissensee and Milshtater See; the smallest are Afrittser See, Feldsee, Faakersee, Lengsee and Pressegger See. All large lakes have beaches and cozy family-run hotels. It should be noted that water from local lakes is repeatedly investigated for contamination; each time the results of environmental impact assessments are more than impressive. The water here is literally pure as crystal.
Cultural sights in Carinthia
Each city of Carinthia has its own unique historical monuments giving travelers a lot of impressions. Klagenfurt is the capital of the region; it has lots of historical objects, as well as popular...
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In addition to unique lakes, there are several hot springs in the region; modern spas were opened next to those springs. Families with children would also find many interesting excursions in Carinthia. It’s advisable to book an excursion to stalactite caves and Eisenkappel Grifften areas. Hyuttenberg area is famous due to its mine that has been turned into a museum. The colorful park of gnomes is open in Gurk; even the youngest travelers would enjoy it. Klagenfurt has a large park, a planetarium and a terrarium showing rare species of reptiles. Carinthia, unlike other regions of the country, has a plenty of tourist routes.
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