Map and sights of Kärnten
15 Apr 2014 | From Swen of Austria
Carinthia (German: Kärnten) is the southernmost Austrian state or Land. Situated within the Eastern Alps it is noted for its mountains and lakes.
Major sights include the cities of Klagenfurt and Villach and medieval towns like Friesach or Gmünd. Carinthia features numerous monasteries and churches such as the Romanesque Gurk Cathedral or Maria Saal in the Zollfeld plain, the abbeys of St. Paul's, Ossiach, Millstatt, and Viktring as well as castles and palaces like large-scale Hochosterwitz, Griffen, or Porcia.