Hiking in the Nockberge Biosphere Park

The Nockberge mountains with their characteristic, soft-rolling summits make every hiking heart beat faster. Nestled in this unique natural landscape lies Feld am See and the Brennseehof with many beautiful, diverse and well-marked hikes starting right at the hotel’s doorstep. We’ll be happy to provide you with hiking maps for the duration of your stay.

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The many cozy huts, alpine dairy farms and inns are very popular and an iconic part of life in Carinthia. The Nockberge are also known as a region of culinary excellence. In the summer months, the innkeepers spoil their guests with Carinthian dishes prepared according to traditional recipes.

Its spectacular landscape makes the Carinthian Nockberge region an unparalleled holiday destination with plenty of opportunities to explore mountains, breathe in the natural surroundings and enjoy regional delicacies!

Scaling mountain peaks

Servus die Wadln! While holidaying at the Brennseehof you are bound to find a suitable route. 

Numerous routes lead from the surrounding mountain villages – such as St. Oswald, Kaning, Innerkrems and Turrach – into the Nockberge Biosphere Park’s core zone.

  • Walks in the valley and around the lakes, at around 750 m above sea level
  • Easy hikes on well-marked trails for the whole family
  • Walking tours to farmsteads, along the Mühlenweg, to serviced alpine dairy farms and more (900-1,200 m)
  • Hiking tours to mountain ridges & alpine summits (2,000-2,500 m)
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Hike with cozy mountain hut ambience

Our top hiking tip during the summer months: ride to Feldpannalm and hike up to the Wöllanernock to enjoy the view of the mountains and the prospect of some tasty tidbits in the charming mountain hut waiting at the end of the walk. There’s nothing better. 

Our weekly program, too, revolves around the theme “Lace up your hiking boots & hit the trails.” Occasionally accompanied by our charming childcare experts, who will join you and your children on this outstanding nature experience.


The Nockberge region's distinct features 

  • Preservation of the natural and cultural landscape in its original purity
  • Protection of the fauna and flora and their habitats
  • Coexistence of humans and nature, ensuring impressive nature experiences that leave a lasting impression.

Fact Sheet Nockberge

  • Established as National Park on January 1, 1987
  • Officially Biosphere Park since January 1, 2013
  • Total area: 184,3 km²
  • Core zone: 77,4 km²
  • Highest mountain: Großer Rosennock, 2,440 m

Nockalm Road

The 34 km Nockalm Road offers access to a wide range of hiking tours of varying lengths and difficulty levels, such as Schiestlscharte and Eisentalhöhe, both rising up to 2,000 m above sea level.

The popular and well-marked walking trails up to Königstuhl and Kolmnock can easily be mastered without prior fitness training. The summits can be reached in less than two hours from the Nockalm Road.

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