Two people walk the golf carts up a hill at the golf course in Carinthia

Spring experiences in Carinthia's Nock Mountains

On a springtime holiday at the traditional Hotel GUT Trattlerhof & Chalets in Bad Kleinkirchheim, you can enjoy a perfect combination of intrepid expeditions into the surrounding mountains and well-earned relaxation at what may well be the most charming place to stay in southern Austria.

Holidays the GUTshof way promise warm hospitality coupled with thrilling outdoor experiences in the surrounding biosphere reserve. The Nock mountain landscapes are especially spectacular in the Carinthian springtime. Take some time for yourself, your loved ones, and being together.

“Set against the gorgeous backdrop of the Nock Mountains, the Hotel GUT Trattlerhof**** has served as a traditional base with all the mod cons – ideal for comfort-seekers and nature lovers alike. This is the ultimate feel-good destination.”

Activities in spring

Whether you’re here for the spectacular mountaintop views, high-octane cycling trips or your first taste of golf, Bad Kleinkirchheim has so much to offer in spring. The sheer variety of activities coupled with the pleasant temperatures make this a hidden gem that doesn't take you too far off the beaten track. If you’re still looking for a destination for a spring holiday, then look no further – the Nock Mountains of Carinthia offer the complete package. A plethora of activities and magical experiences in nature await.

Hiking & Nordic Walking

A family of four goes hiking in the Nockberge mountains when the weather is nice
Go hiking with the family on the Nockberge mountains in Carinthia in spring

When the spring sun begins to cast its warm rays on the lush green meadows, the first mountain climbers are already on their feet with us. The Trattlers Hof chalets are not only a relaxing retreat, but also the starting point for numerous breathtaking mountain moments. If you have sturdy shoes with you, thanks to Carinthia's optimal geographical location, you can move into the multi-faceted mountain and hiking world of the Nockberge mountains as early as April to experience spring in Bad Kleinkirchheim in a very special way. Let nature inspire you and move through and over rustic and beautiful pastures, past picturesque lakes, up to grassy mountain peaks. When your heart is at its highest, the panoramic view will reward you.


A mountain biker rides the flow country trail in the forest in Carinthia in nice weather
Explore the longest flow country trail in Europe in Carinthia

If you prefer to enjoy your spring holiday actively by mountain bike, you will find your personal, sporty challenge in the "Nockbike". With a length of 15.4 km and an altitude difference of 970 metres, Europe's longest trail is an absolute "must" for mountain bike lovers. In addition, 700 kilometres of signposted tours form the best basis for your sporty mountain bike holiday in the Carinthian Nockberge mountains in Bad Kleinkirchheim.


Franz Klammer hits his golf ball into the hole during his golf holiday in Bad Kleinkirchheim
Enjoy your golf vacation in Carinthia to the fullest

With perfect weather, mild temperatures and surrounded by a magnificent mountain backdrop, you can start the golf season perfectly in Bad Kleinkirchheim. The 18-hole golf arena not only impresses with its unique location at 1,100 metres above sea level, but also with diversity on 60 hectares and golfing fun regardless of age and ability.

Alpine Wellness in Spring

A child diving in the pool at the St Kathrein Therme - the parents sit on the edge of the pool and watch.

Find peace and let yourself be unashamedly pampered. As the perfect complement to your springtime active holiday in the Trattlers Hof chalets, the "Thermal Römerbad" and the "Familien- & Gesundheitstherme St. Kathrein" provide relaxation and deceleration. Both thermal baths are only a few minutes away from the chalet village and offer wellness at the highest level in addition to the healing effect of the thermal water and the various saunas.

Activities at the Hotel GUT Trattlerhof**** & Chalets

If you're keen to get spring off to an active start, you'll want the right balance of activities to make the most of your break in Bad Kleinkirchheim. Little ones will love our pony farm, while you can stop the clock with gentle meditation and opt for some pampering in our wellness area. Whether you’re looking for thrills and adventure or just want to indulge your senses and recharge your batteries in peace, the GUTshof is here to fulfil your wishes. We’re happy to help you plan your stay and can provide tailored advice on our activities and on-site options, from the people in the know. Make an obligation-free enquiry today and we’ll get back to you right away.