Welcome to Klagenfurt
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Beautifully restored Renaissance and Baroque buildings fill the streets and squares of this compact city which is so easy to explore on foot. At its historic heart, a narrow street almost imperceptibly separates the Old and New Town, but ‘new’ is relative – it dates from the 16th century. Little passageways lead to hidden, elegantly arcaded courtyards. A spectacular lake, the Wörthersee, lies a mere 4km away. Castles and chateaux, churches and chapels, some of them dating back to the 12th century, dot the surrounding countryside of rich farmland and forested hills backed by craggy.
|Currency||€1, Euro = 100 cents|
|Opening hours||Most shops open between 08.00/09.00-18.00 Monday to Friday, 08.00/09.00-13.00/17.00 on Saturday. They are closed on Sunday.
May to mid-October, 08.00-20.00 Monday to Friday 10.00-17.00 Saturday, Sunday and holidays.
Mid-October to April, 08.00-18.00 Monday to Friday 10.00-13.00 Saturday, Sunday and holidays.
Neue Kartner Tageszeitung
Die Brücke – art and culture
Austria Today is a weekly national newspaper in English
|Emergency numbers||Police 133
Doctor (after hours) 141