Lake Wörthersee car-free

29th April 2018

On 29th April it’s that time of year again: as every year at the end of April, Lake Wörthersee gets taken over by cyclists. All the roads around Lake Wörthersee are only open to cyclists and skaters, all day long. On this day, every year around 35,000 people take the opportunity to explore probably the best-known Carinthian lake by bike.

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11th – 13th May 2018

“E-Motions – Many ways to enjoy Lake Millstätter See”  

In partnership with the Delius Klasing publishing house, the Millstätter See region has plans to soon become an eBike Eldorado. The “E-Motions” eBike event offers more than just cycling. Bike guides will accompany guests on enjoyable tours. On natural trails by eMTB in the Nockberge mountains or by eBike on level and slightly hilly routes alongside the lake. The best locations at and above the lake in the form of alpine farms or lakeside restaurants invite you to stop and rest. And at the Expo grounds, leading eBike manufacturers will be presenting their latest models – test rides included!  

“E-Motions” network for:
Leisure cyclists who can experience more thanks to the e-motor; active cyclists, mountain bikers, tour bikers, and athletes who use the e-motor to reach new summits and glide downhill; families, women, men, and gourmets who enjoy a fun lifestyle.  

“E-Motions” event programme 
Daily: Expo, guided all-day or half-day tours Riding skills training, test rides, stage events, child-friendly cycle routes, culinary interludes
Kick-off tour to Spittal a. d. Drau Evening events in Seeboden, Millstatt and Döbriach
Food and Street Art Festival  Stunt Show
Stage events

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Tour de Kärnten

19th - 24th May 2018

THE stage race for everyone. This event takes place in one of the most beautiful regions of Austria, in the region of the third biggest lake of Carinthia, the “Ossiacher See” and near the region of the well known Nockberge. We will welcome you in Ossiach from Saturday 19th until Thursday 24th of May 2018 for the seventh Tour de Kärnten. There will be a stage race for six days: approximately 400 km and about 8.000 elevation gain. This race is prepared like a “Tour de France“ or a “Giro d´Italia”.

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Racing cycle camp with Jan Ullrich

31st May – 3rd June 2018

Cycle bike-to-bike with the absolute top star of the bike racing scene; or at least pick up valuable tips on bike settings and training for a weekend – all possible at the beginning of May in the region of Lake Klopeiner See – Southern Carinthia. The German top racing cyclist Jan Ullrich will accompany the start-of-season camp from 31st May – 3rd June 2018 in one of the best racing bike regions of the Alps.

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23rd June 2018

From the glacier to the sea. 300 km is a mystical distance for every road cyclist. There are only a few who have ever done it. The Alps-Adriatic region offers a unique route to reach this milestone. From the Hochtor at 2,500 metres the route leads across Carinthia, through the Soča Valley in Slovenia and Friuli mostly downhill all the way to Grado at the Adriatic Sea. The most important route markings are Heiligenblut – Winklern – Spittal an der Drau – Villach – Tarvisio – Passo Predil – Bovec – Kobarid – Cividale – Aquileia – Grado.

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MTB-Enduro-Worldseries Petzen

30th June - 1st July 2018

The Petzen, known for the longest Flow Trail in Europe, will take international centre stage in the mountain biking world from 30th June to 1st July with the 4th race of the MTB Enduro World Series. The event will take place on the Carinthian as well as the Slovenian side of the mountain. Start and finish areas will be positioned directly at the valley station of the Petzen cable cars. 

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Ironman Austria

1nd July 2018

What makes the Ironman Austria so extraordinary is the special connection between the spectators and the athletes – an interplay of excitement and a symbiosis of emotions. Around 3,000 athletes from 60 nations rise to the challenge. The start is at 6:40am in Klagenfurt in the approx. 22 degree warm Lake Wörthersee, where the athletes surge through the waves of the lake for 3.8 kilometres. Then the 180.2 km long cycle route leads through the picturesque mountain and lake landscape of Carinthia (1,680 m difference in altitude) before the marathon begins along the lakeside and through the town centre of Klagenfurt. The finish line is in the Ironman City in Klagenfurt am Wörthersee.

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