Velden - Lake Wörthersee - AccommodationHoliday Rentals, Chalets & Apartments to Rent, Holiday Homes

Lake Wörthersee is the largest lake in Carinthia and is surrounded by the stunning Salzkammergut mountain range. It has been attracting tourists for generations and is a fantastic destination for relaxing and exploring this stunning part of Austria.

Velden is one of it's main resorts and is a cosy, family friendly holiday village just a few minutes from the shore and just 29km south east of Salzburg making very short transfer times.

The village is very busy throughout the year and has excellent facilites catering for all ages and tastes.

Key facts...
Restaurants 30+
Car recommended
Distance to lake Lakeside
Nearest airport Klagenfurt (29km)
Nearest train station Klagenfurt (23km)

Featured holiday rentals in Velden

Accommodation in Velden

There are plenty of options when choosing where to stay in Velden from excellent family hotels to private holiday rentals - lakeside chalets or apartments to rent.

Most of the accommodation in Velden is within walking distance to the centre where there is a good selection of bars and restaurants.

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Mountain biking
Hiking trails
velden summer holiday accommodation, rowing boat on lake Wörthersee

Things to see and do

  • Klagenfurt is Austria's sixth largest city and is full of museums, stately homes and castles on its outskirts

  • Only 5 minutes from Velden is Rosegg Animal Park - home to 400 animals and 35 species and a great day out for the whole family

  • Explore Maria Worth which is home to the Marienkirche, a medieval gothic-style church and is the most photographed building in Austria

  • Take the funicular up to 2200m on the Reißeck Bergbahnen for stunning views of the lakes & mountains

Our view on Velden

We think Velden is a beautiful lakeside resort and packed with activities throuhout the year for all the family.

Renting a chalet or apartment to use as a base for exploring the other wonderful valleys of the Salzkammergut region is the perfect way to spend your summer holidays amonst Austria's lakes and mountains.