Getting to the Hotel Karnerhof

Directions to the Hotel Karnerhof on Lake Faaker See in Carinthia

Nestled in the sun-drenched south of Austria. In Carinthia, near the border with Slovenia and Italy. Here you’ll find the Hotel Karnerhof. A peaceful, idyllic setting perched in the greenery along on the shore of Lake Faaker See: a truly remarkable location. And yet thanks to its proximity to many important traffic routes, the Karnerhof is extremely easy to reach.

Arrival by car
Quick and flexible travelling

Coming from Germany or the north of Austria, after the Oswaldiberg tunnel, switch to the A11 in the direction of SLO (Slovenia) and take the first exit for St. Niklas. At the end of the ramp, turn left and in the following roundabout take the very first right towards Faaker See. After the steep hill, take another right and after another 200 metres you’ll find the Karnerhof entrance on your left.

Coming from Vienna or from eastern Austria, change from the A2 onto the A11 in the direction of SLO (Slovenia) and take the first exit for St. Niklas. At the end of the ramp, turn left and in the following roundabout take the very first right towards Faaker See. After the steep hill, take another right and after another 200 metres you’ll find the Karnerhof entrance on your left.

Coming from Italy, take the exit for Villach – Faaker See. At the end of the ramp keep right, in the direction of Faaker See. Take the Federal Highway (Bundesstraße) 84 through the towns of Mittewald and Drobollach. Just before the end of Drobollach, take a right into the Karnerhof entrance.

Coming from Slovenia, take the exit for St. Niklas. On the exit ramp, first stay left and then immediately after that stay right. In the roundabout, take the third exit, in the direction of Faaker See. After the steep hill, take another right and after another 200 metres you’ll find the Karnerhof entrance on your left.

Arrival by train
Environmentally conscious and stress-free with public transportation

Villach is one of the most important railway hubs in southern Austria – with numerous daily north-south and east-west connections, as well as routes to the most important cities in central, western and eastern Europe.

The Central Station in Villach is about 10 kilometres from the Hotel Karnerhof. We’re happy to arrange transfers for you – just ask us. Alternatively, you can take the station transfer service offered by the Region Villach – Faaker See – Ossiacher See, or simply take a taxi from directly in front of the station.

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Arrival by air
You’ll hardly lose any of your valuable holiday time:

There are numerous airports within a 250-kilometre radius of the Karnerhof, which are served by train, by long-distance bus services or airport shuttle to/from the hotel or Villach, the nearest town. The closest airport is in Klagenfurt, the capital of Carinthia, which offers direct flights to Vienna, Cologne/Bonn, Hamburg and Berlin, with onward connections throughout the world.

Klagenfurt Airport | KLU40 kilometres
Ljubljana Airport | LJU70 kilometres
Graz Airport | GRZ 170 kilometres
FSalzburg Airport | SZG190 kilometres
Venice Airport | VCE240 kilometres
Treviso Airport | TSF240 kilometres

Mobil in der region

During your holiday, the Hotel Karnerhof offers the use of bicycles (for free), e-bikes (at additional charge) and a hotel-owned Skoda Fabia station wagon as a rental car (at additional charge).

Public transport in the Villach region is served by bus: the nearest bus stop is located on Seeblickstraße at the Bogenfeld split – about an 8-minute walk from the hotel.

All major rental car companies have branches at the airports and in nearby Villach.