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Colors of Carinthia - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

AUSTRIA. GMUND IN KARNTEN. Carinthia attracts tourists not only with its charming nature and rich culinary traditions, but also with an abundance of interesting holidays. No matter what time of year it would be, you would have a great chance to witness some fabulous events during a trip. Fans of event tourism would like Perchtenlauf Festival held annually in January. The highlight of the festival is the procession with all the participants dressed up in scary-looking costumes and masks; after the march live entertainment and music events begin.
Carinthia is a truly amazing region. Its cuisine is natural, so all indigenous dishes are very simple, affordable and incredibly tasty. An important part of the local menu is represented by … Open
A very interesting holiday is held in February in the picturesque town of Bad Kleinkirchheim; it remains a permanent venue for the International Festival of balloons. Fans of unusual sports would be interested in event taking place at Weissen See; it is the world's biggest snow golf tournament.
The most interesting event of spring is Wine Festival bringing together winemakers from all over the world. During this large-scale holiday, guests have an opportunity to taste the rarest varieties of drinks and visit interesting themed events. It should be noted that the annual wine festival coincides with a string of holidays devoted to painting and art, so tourists could combine a visit to a wine tasting with interesting exhibitions and museums. Copyright
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 … Open
In mid-April, one of the most soulful and romantic national holidays is held; we are speaking about lilies of the valley festival, which symbolizes the long-awaited arrival of spring. A huge amount of music lovers come to Salzburg in May, as a great music festival is held there. Those who wish to get acquainted with musical traditions of indigenous people are recommended to visit the festival held in August at Wolfgang See. The best folk groups of the region are involved in this celebration. Two major music festivals are held in October, one of which is devoted to the works of Bach, and the other is attracting fans of jazz music. The series of festivals is crowned by Christmas holidays; the most magnificent fairs and noisy leisure activities can be observed in Salzburg.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Carinthia
♥   Wallfahrtskirche Maria Himmelfahrt, Maria Saal, 13.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom Sankt Peter und Paul, Klagenfurt, 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom Maria Himmelfahrt, Gurk, 18.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Bazilika Marije Pomagaj, Brezje, 43.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom Sankt Andrä, Sankt Andrä im Lavanttal, 49 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Maria Loreto, Sankt Andrä im Lavanttal, 49.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Stolna cerkev sv. Nikolaja, Ljubljana, 78.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Carinthia
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Glanegg' , 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Dietrichstein' , 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Hardegg' , 5.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Liebenfels' , 8.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Prägrad' , 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Liemberg' , 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Leonstein' , 10.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Austria

Many established traditions in the life of the Austrians are associated with leisure activities. In particular, Austrian coffee houses have long been transformed into a memorable national phenomenon known far beyond the borders of this country. The tradition dates back to the end of the 17th century, when the Austrians got a lot of bags of coffee, which the Turks left behind during the set back. Since then, coffee houses have become a place where musicians, writers and other people gather. Today, local people also like to spend time here. Another popular places for pastime are the wine taverns, Heurigen, which are distinguished by a special atmosphere. … Open
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