The idyllic community Paternion is located between the mountain and the valley, between water and the alpine pastures, between Spittal and Villach. Here in the Lower Drautal you can relax through hiking, cycling, horseback riding or just enjoying. The well-known Drauradwegleads directly through the municipal area of Paternion. Here is just the right place to visit one of the restaurants and stay overnight.
Don't miss out on the ferry crossing from Lansach-Fernitz. From the beginning of May to the end of September, the old tradition of boat crossing is in operation. This is a pleasure to guests, visitors and locals alike because it is an experience in itself to be brought across the Drau by a real ferryman. In Paternion angler’s dreams come true: Over a length of about ten kilometres, there is the possibility to fish in the Drau. Fancy a dip in the cool water? No problem! The modern community outdoor swimming pool has its gates open for you. And the Carinthian lakes are also just a stone's throw away. Do you fancy sampling some contemporary art on the land? The artist club Kunstverein "Grünspan" makes it possible. In a former stable building you will find concerts, readings and exhibitions at their finest. Pure art and culture can be experienced in the castles and churches in and around Paternion.
Tourism information Paternion Main Street 83 9711 Paternion Opening hours Monday-Friday: 07.00 – 12:00 p.m. Tuesdays: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.