Hol­i­days near the Gerl­itzen Alpe

A mountain – an adventure

When you reach the summit and see the size of the lake and your surroundings, you will quickly realise that you are in heaven. The Kanzelbahn cable car transports you up to 1,911 metres above sea level. Locals love this mountain, home to wonderful alpine adventures: hikes of all difficulty levels, walking trails and magical places of power await you on your active holiday near the Gerlitzen Alpe Mountain.

And there are plenty of chalets where you can enjoy a cool drink and local Carinthian specialities. While you’re here, why not pay a visit to the “Pöllingerhütte” alpine mountain and alpine museum? In winter you will find yourself smack in the middle of a very popular ski area – great for zipping down the slopes or stopping by a chalet for a cocoa. The choice is yours! By the way: we at the Hotel eduCARE near the Gerlitzen Mountain will be happy to share some local tips and fun excursion ideas!

Your hotel near the Gerl­itzen

Well taken care of at the eduCARE

The ideal accommodation for a holiday near Gerlitzen Alpe Mountain: the 4-star Hotel eduCARE! Here you will find everything you could wish for. From our breakfast buffet featuring local products to our wellness area, spacious rooms and 100% accessible facilities, we have it all. No matter whether you come for hiking in summer or skiing in winter – at our hotel near the Gerlitzen Alpe Mountain, you can have an action-packed and relaxing holiday all in one!

The Top 5 Activities 

  • Skiing and ski touring
  • Adventure Park Gerlitzen, a paradise for climbers and kids who love heights
  • Gerlitzen platform
  • Picture frame for photos at the “Wetterkreuz”
  • Kanzelhöhe Solar Observatory

The Gerl­itzen in all four sea­sons

The Gerlitzen Alpe mountain near Villach


There are a number of hiking trails on the Gerlitzen Alpe Mountain - something for everyone!


Winter sports enthusiasts will find true happiness when skiing or snowboarding on the Gerlitzen Alpe Mountain - the Kanzelbahn ski lift is just 2 minutes from the Hotel eduCARE!

winter hiking

Hotel eduCARE's local mountain offers cosy paths for winter hiking - discover them for yourselves!


Slide down the mountain on a sledge or toboggan, either gently or rapidly - however you prefer!


Do you want to go high? Experience paragliding and explore the world from above!

Ready for an adventure?

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