The local mountain of the South Carinthians

The Petzen, the local mountain of the South Carinthians, is considered to be the easternmost 2,000-mile-long mountain in the Southern Alps. The Korderschkopf with 2,126m and the Feistritzer Spitze with 2,114m are the highest elevations of the limestone massif in the Karawanken mountains. The offer of the Petzen is varied and ranges from hiking, climbing, mountain biking and paragliding in summer, to skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing in winter.


With the cable car of the Petzen Bergbahnen you can go at 1,708 m above sea level – there you immediately immerse oneself in the beautiful nature and the diverse flora and fauna of the area known for lead and zinc mining. Enjoy the view of the Jauntal valley, the mountains, hills and lakes of the Southern Carinthia region. Further north you can see the Nockberge, the Saualpe and the Koralpe. The Petzen is part of the cross-border "Geopark Karawanken". On a total area of 1,067 km2, varied programs, hiking routes, events and cultural tips are offered both in summer and in winter.


Top Ski Pass Kärnten Osttirol

Skiregion SüdSkiregion Süd

Tourismusregion Klopeiner See - Südkärnten

Geopark Karawanken