Hotels & Regions
Wellness & Yoga - holidays in Central Carinthia
Knappenberg belongs to an old mining community and is located at almost 1,100 metres above sea level in the North of Carinthia. The market town of Hüttenberg, the location of the JUFA Hotel Knappenberg****, is a world-renowned mineral site. In addition, it is the home of the legendary mountaineer Heinrich Harrer. Through his friendship with Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, the Tibetan pilgrimage trail "Lingkor" became a far Eastern cultural element in Central Carinthia.
In order to find peace and balance, your journey does not have to lead you to distant Tibet – the best way to plan a wellness holiday in the spirit of intercultural exchange is with a stay in Knappenberg. A wonderful view over the landscape gives you peace already when you check-in. The facilities pamper families and wellness enthusiasts with a 2-storey spa, sauna, steam bath and a sun terrace with a café. For social moments we recommend our bowling alleys and also the play areas for kids (indoors and outdoors).
The Central Carinthian region is ideal for hiking and geocaching enthusiasts. Well-developed hiking trails through the Görtschitztal valley, interesting facts about our earth, iron production and exciting castles inspire young and old.
The JUFA Hotel Knappenberg**** in the village of Hüttenberg is the link between the Tibet Centre Knappenberg, "Heinrich-Harrer-Museum" and the „Carinthian Music Academy“. Under the motto "Dialogue of Cultures", it became an international meeting place. Discover the cultural diversity of the world in Knappenberg!
- 53 rooms with SH/WC/TV/Safe
- Free Wi-Fi
- Parking free of charge
- Café & Sun terrace
- Wellness area
- Regional, vegan or vegetarian dishes
- Disabled access / obstacle-free
- Dogs are welcome
- yoga room "Sonnengrußraum"
- Yoga classes
Seminars & Events
- Modern conference technology
- Attractive seminar packages
- Seminar and Workshop rooms
- 60 m² to 140 m²
- for up to 100 participants
Sport, School, Adventure
- Indoor & outdoor adventure area
- Adventure Trail "The Way of Dialogue"
- Bowling alley
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Ski area Klippitztörl
The ski Klippitztörl is versatile, manageable, inexpensive and therefore ideal for families. There is also a very special winter playground thanks to the „Klippi Pippis Kiddy Slope“ with steep curves, tunnels, waves and figures, and even the adults can enjoy a lot of fun on 28 perfectly groomed slopes. A generous snowmaking system also guarantees optimal piste conditions throughout the season.
Summary: 28 kilometer of slopes / 6 lifts
Klippitztörl Climbing Adventure Park & Summer Toboggan Run
Are you hoping to experience an adrenaline rush on your family holiday? Our exciting climbing adventure park awaits you with chain bridges, fixed rope routes, boulder and tree elements, zip wires and much more. The Klippitztörl Climbing Adventure Park is a safe “playground” for both small and big adventurers. Including a summer toboggan run!
Terrassenbad Klein St. Paul Outdoor Swimming Pool
This attractive swimming pool in Görschitztal welcomes visitors to use its excellent facilities. It is located on a terraced site in a splendid quiet location above the village of Klein St. Paul and offers two solar heated swimming pools, a children’s pool and attractive play equipment. A water slide measuring over 50 metres in length enhances the fun and adventure.
Your rehearsal weekend in Knappenberg
Only 100 meters from the JUFA Hotel Knappenberg****, choirs, orchestras, music clubs and schools with the Carinthian Music Academy in Knappenberg, the perfect place for an undisturbed weekend rehearsal or music excursion.
The 11 state-of-the-art rehearsal and seminar rooms (from 20 to 340 m²) of the Knappenberg Music Centre also have the right musical equipment – perfect acoustics, a complete percussion instrumentation or music stands for an entire orchestra.
No wish will be left unfulfilled. For rehearsals and concerts, music pianos and a mobile sound system are available, as well as music stands and a conductor podium. The audio equipment in the auditorium can be used to make sample recordings and the multi-function stage can be used very flexibly.
All rehearsal rooms can be adapted to seminar rooms.
Daily flat rate for guests of the JUFA Hotel Knappenberg****: EUR 9,- per person. Please contact the JUFA Hotel directly for further information.
Seminars & conferences
The JUFA Hotel Knappenberg**** provides an expert service for seminars, events, conferences, team meetings or workshops that are run over several days.
- seminar and workshop rooms measuring from 60m² to and 140m².
- Modern conference technology
- Attractive seminar packages & individual catering options
- Yoga and relaxation training in the Sonnengruss room
- Group walk along the “Weg des Dialogs” trail
The JUFA Hotel Knappenberg**** is a special place. You can enjoy an inspiring view of the Karawank mountains from the Sonnengruss room. This creates an atmosphere that helps create space for new ideas. Attention is notably focused on intercultural cooperation through the connection with Tibet. Our hotel is an insider secret for many yoga groups!
Music societies are catered for and it is possible to rent rooms next door. The Carinthian Academy of Music has the best facilities for a rehearsal weekend at 1,100 metres above sea level.
Experiential education programmes
The JUFA Hotel Knappenberg**** has the perfect facilities to suit your requirements, whether you are supervising a programme for school-aged children or for an association or for company training.
Conference and seminar rooms, a large children’s activity area, a bowling alley and the “Weg des Dialogs”, a special walking trail, help to strengthen and consolidate unity among the different members of the group.
Looking for tips for group excursions? The many activities and attractions in close proximity to the JUFA Hotel Knappenberg**** in Hüttenberg mean that you will be spoiled for choice: The Heinrich Harrer Museum, Löschenkohl organic farm, Minimundus (miniature world) in Klagenfurt, Lake Wörthersee, the Pyramidenkogel viewing tower, the St. Georgen am Längsee lido, the visitor mine, the Sonnenalm dairy farming experience, the Klippitztörl climbing adventure park and summer toboggan run, Castle Hochosterwitz and much more.
Please contact the JUFA hotel directly for further information. Our team will be more than happy to provide you with all the information you need!
A culinary vacation
What would a family holiday be without being indulged with delicacies? Whether you are a hotel guest or restaurant visitor, the JUFA Hotels offer fresh, regional and varied breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet for you.
We are happy to prepare vegetarian or vegan dishes for you!
Location & getting here
The JUFA Hotel Knappenberg**** is located in the mining village of Hüttenberg in the Görtschitz Valley. It is a perfect base from which to embark on infinite adventures and can be reached easily by car. Guests can make use of the free parking spaces for cars and buses.
Travelling by car
From Salzburg: Drive towards Innsbruck / Villach on A1 – follow direction E55 / A10 – continue on A10 – follow A10 to Murtal Str./B96, take exit 104-St.Michael im Lungau on A10 – B96 and Görtschitztal Str./ Follow the B92 to Knappenberg – the JUFA Hotel Knappenberg is on the left
From Graz: Follow the south motorway / E66 to Carinthia – take Klippitzthörlstraße, L91, Sonnseite, Graben and Knappenberger Landesstraße to Knappenberg – the JUFA Hotel Knappenberg is on the right
From Vienna: Take A 23 – Süd Autobahn / E59 and S6 to Friesacher Str./Triesterstraße/B317 in Judenburg – Follow Friesacher Str./B317 and Görtschitztal Str./B92 to Knappenberg – the JUFA Hotel Knappenberg is on the left
Travelling by train
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