Family walks on the soft hills, walks through green pastures. Around the lake is a kilometer long network of hiking and biking trails .Whether on a "Waldspatziergang" or at a three-day tour in the mountains of the Julian, and Karawanken Gailtal Alps - here you will discover true jewels of nature at every turn.

Conquer the Faakersee from the summit of Mittagskogel - the mountain.

For a detailed planning tours for hiking or biking go here.



RadfahrerCycling plays around Faak a special role. No wonder was here already once held the World Cycling Championship. There are lots of marked trails for mountain bikers and road cyclists. You hire your bike at "Bike Center Faak".

For detailed tours for hiking or biking you should refer here .


Golf at Faaker See

golf finkensteinIn the immediate vicinity of Faaker See is:

Alpe Adria Golf Schloss Finkenstein
9585 Gödersdorf

The golf course Schloss Finkenstein is an oasis of relaxation in front of the city gates. Experience the unspoiled nature and enjoy the total silence. Only a few minutes drive away from the Villach city.


Water sports

Summer, sun, sailing, fun. The Faaker See is the perfect place for it. With its light moderate winds and pleasant water temperature the lake is a paradise for water sports enthussiasts.

The water temperature reaches up to 27 degrees.



segeln_pepiSailing is a sport for everyone, whether beginner or advanced. After just a few practice hours on the boat, you can - even if you've never been on a sailboat before - independently run the boat. In no other sport is the confrontation with the natural elements of AIR and WATER similarly inspiring and it's just the joy to use the benefits of these natural forces, which brings the most of us to sailing or surfing.

With its light to moderate winds and pleasant water temperature of the lake is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts.

Surf- und Segelschule Pepi



Windsurfing is probably one of the most exciting outdoor sports in general. A windsurfer nevers stops learning and therefore there are always new challenges available. The mother of Funsports trains your coordination, strengthens muscles and self-esteem.

Windsurfing is a sport for life, the variety of maneuvers and jumps ensures decades of challenges. Today's high-tech material has made surfing as a sport for everyone easier.




For the first paddle strokes the Faaker See is perfect. On calm waters we create here safely the cornerstone for all other techniques, whether on the whitewater, the river or on the lake. Lake Faak forms the right setting, and leaves you already dreaming of great hikes.


Boat hire


There ar equal to seven boat rentals on Lake Faak.

Electric boats, pedal boats, rowing boats, sailing boats and surfboards. Each rental place offers something different. Wherein an electric boat is probably the easiest to give you the feeling of the big ride.

A sea taxi is available by appointment, for example, you rent in Drobollach and give the boat back in Faak.



Angler am Faaker See by irmberg on flickrDo not forget! Permitted only with fishing license.

Issuing Office: Tourist Information Faaker See

Fish species: carp, lake trout, lake trout, tench, pike, zander, catfish, whitefish.
Depth: 29.5 m



klettern by schulsportprofisOn the way to the castle arena Finkenstein one passes the Kanzianiberg, Carinthia's largest and most spectacular climbing area. Routes of all grades are waiting for professional mountaineers and those who want to become. The local climbing school shows how it's done. Even children.

Alpinschule 4 Jahreszeiten.