Erlebnis CARD Program
The holiday paradise of Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See in the south of Austria offers you unforgettable holiday moments from May until the beginning of November with the Erlebnis CARD! Choose from the broad variety of experiences in the Villach - Ossiacher See - Villach region!
With the Erlebnis CARD, you as a guest receive a colourful bouquet of possibilities in your hand, so you can enjoy fabulous moments at the heart of Carinthia. In total there are over 600 offers that have been put together by our guides and storytellers. From May until the beginning of November there is a weekly programme, offering free bike buses, hiking tours and even free entry to the thermal spa. Discover the most beautiful hiking paths, cycle tours and locations of the region.The Erlebnis CARD is available free at all participating hosts!
There is also a varied programme for children, along with a range of cultural and gastronomic events where typical regional delicacies are served. Those who wish to do so can upgrade the Erlebnis CARD to the Kärnten Card - for free entry to more than 100 trip destinations throughout Carinthia.
How to I get the Erlebnis CARD?
You receive the Erlebnis CARD free of charge from all participating hosts in the Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See region.
Do my children also need a CARD?
Children and young people born from the year 2002 onwards do not need their own Erlebnis CARD (Kärnten Card is an exception) and can participate when accompanied by an adult with a valid CARD.
How long is the CARD valid for?
The card is valid from the beginning of May until the beginning of November for the duration of your stay in the Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See region.
What does the Erlebnis CARD offer?
The CARD offers a wide range of hikes, cycle tours, town visits etc. that can be mostly made use of free of charge. You can find programme details in the Erlebnis CARD brochure.
Is participation in the programme free?
Participation in the programme is free. There may be supplementary charges for access or entry for very few programme items. These costs are clear on the programme description.
Must I register for the programme?
For many programme items, it is necessary to register in advance due to limited participant numbers. The registration must be made by 12.00 on the day before via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +43 4248 2336. You can find details of registrations under the respective programme descriptions.
How often can I use the services of the Erlebnis CARD?
The programme can be used as often as you like during your entire stay in the Villach - Faaker See - Ossiacher See region.
What conditions are there?
At the beginning of the tour, the guide must be shown the CARD. All the programme items take place at your own risk and parents are liable for their children. In principle, for all sports activities ensure suitable footwear, outdoor clothing, catering, sunscreen and weather protection. For cycle tours, you must bring your own bike and the relevant equipment such as a helmet and lock. You can obtain information and contacts about the bike and e-bike rental stations at our tourist information offices.
Tip: Some of the participating hosts can book the payable Kärnten Card services directly onto your Erlebnis CARD, so you can enjoy toll roads, cable cars and many other services free of charge!
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