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Explore the gentle peaks of the Carinthian Nock mountains directly from the hotel, on a leisurely hike or a sporty mountain bike tour and let yourself be rewarded by a breath-taking panoramic views during your summer holiday at the spa hotel NockResort.
Play golf on Carinthia's highest golf course, enjoy the refreshing water of the nearby lake Brennsee, which is around 8 kilometres away, relax in the NockSpa wellness world or in one of the two thermal baths in Bad Kleinkirchheim: the St. Kathrein public spa and the Römerbad public spa.
The Nock mountains hiking region is an insider tip for all hikers, mountaineers and nature lovers. Enjoy the untouched nature with its great variety of animals and plants, the fresh air and the alpine mountain landscape. Hike over gentle hills and alpine meadows along happily babbling brooks.
Bad Kleinkirchheim and the 184 km² UNESCO Nock Mountains Biosphere Park offer an extensive network of paths and numerous routes for many beautiful walks and wonderful hikes. For your physical well-being, you will find rustic alpine huts that provide you with local Carinthian delicacies.
Nature and flora
The Nock mountains are Europe's largest UNESCO biosphere park with the largest spruce, larch and stone pine forest in the Eastern Alps. The hard-wearing stone pine and the unique Speik are particularly special. Dwarf shrubs such as rust alpine roses, blueberries and lingonberries can also be found in the biosphere reserve.
The forests, rivers, lakes, alpine pastures and the fresh air of the Nock mountains are home to numerous animals: cows, horses, goats, sheep but also chamois, marmots, ringed plovers, ptarmigan, mountain hare, deer and many other lively conspecifics can be found on a hike through the Nock mountains.
Summer hiking programs
In the UNESCO Nock Mountains Biosphere Park, along the Nockalm road, there is an extensive hiking area with countless, well-marked trails.
Guided hikes and special themed hikes, such as the barefoot hike or the Speik adventure hike, are also offered in the biosphere park.
The Nock mountains are a real bike paradise for everyone who wants to explore the area on two wheels. No matter if you are a beginner, a pleasure cyclist or a real mountain bike freak, the bike routes along the Nock mountains impress with a breath-taking panoramic views.
There is something for everyone with over 1,000 kilometres of well-marked cycle and mountain bike trails of various difficulty levels, from family-friendly cycle paths to exhausting climbs and extreme mountain bike flow trails.
In Bad Kleinkirchheim you can mountain bike on Europe's longest Flow Country Trail. Enjoy this sporty ride through the Nock mountains - in a perfectly groomed mountain bike track with waves, steep curves and easy jumps.
From the start at the Kaiserburg peak to the hotel NockResort the altitude difference is 970 meters with an average gradient of 8 percent.
In the summer months you can conveniently rent an e-mountain bike for your bike tour directly at the hotel reception at NockResort. Please contact our reception staff.
At the Kaiserburg cable car station you will find an Intersport branch with professional equipment and mountain bike rental for the flow country trail.
The “Kaiserburg” golf course in Bad Kleinkirchheim was voted the “Top of the mountains” golf course in 2005 and is only 3.5 km away from the hotel NockResort. Whether you are a beginner or pro - the golf course offers the right program for everyone.
There are endless leisure opportunities for families not only in the family hotel NockResort but also in the entire region of Bad Kleinkirchheim.
Whether it is a cable ferry in the Aktive-Park at the Brunnach mountain station, a rapid descent on the Kaiserburg Mountain Rollercoaster, a wildlife park with petting zoo in Feld am See, kayaking, surfing, sailing or stand-up paddling on the nearby lake Brennsee, lake Millstätter See or on the river Drau - boredom is definitely not an option on a summer holiday at NockResort in Bad Kleinkirchheim!
Gothic church in St. Kathrein
Waterfall in Feld am See
Egarter Hof & Hofer Hof
Trattler lime kiln
Are you looking forward to an active summer holiday in the middle of the Carinthian Nock mountains with hiking, golf and mountain biking?
Send us your non-binding request now, book directly on our NockResort website at the best price or check out our attractive holiday package deals. The NockResort team is looking forward to seeing you!