Paying attention to regionality, sustainability and high-quality products – at home and when dining out – is really easy in Klagenfurt. That’s because, in addition to several venerable Klagenfurt institutions, a growing number of restaurants are now focusing on cuisine with a purpose.
“The best coffee!”, “the coolest location!”… we have taken a closer look at a handful of cafés in Klagenfurt. Anyone who thinks that trendy venues can only be found in Vienna is very much mistaken: You will come across the full range here, from the charm of a traditional coffee house to hipster flair. The average level of daily consumption in Austria is three cups; we’ve tasted nine for you. Here’s our caffeinated résumé.
Nothing doing culturally? Not so: It’s all happening in Carinthia, and across all genres of art! To start with, the province is internationally renowned for its great wealth of artists and for hosting the largest annual literary competition in the German language in its capital, Klagenfurt. Literary giants such as Ingeborg Bachmann, Robert Musil or the Nobel laureate Peter Handke all hail from Carinthia. So does Austria’s most famous painter, Maria Lassnig. Live literature can be experienced all year round in the Musil House, as well as in the museum housed there, and in the Musil Institute above it, right across the road from Klagenfurt’s main railway station.
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Find out where you can relax on the shores of Lake Wörthersee in the summer without spending a lot of money and without crowds of tourists.
Even though avocados and chia seeds are currently en vogue: If you really want to live a healthy and ecologically sustainable life, try to eat food that is regional and seasonal. The farms in and around Klagenfurt, but also in neighbouring Italy and Slovenia, offer delicious food all year round.
Breakfast: Many regard it as the best meal of the day. The fragrance of freshly roasted coffee, the crunch as you slice into your roll, the snap and crackle of the newspaper sheets. In Klagenfurt you can choose from a vast range of breakfast options, from breakfast à la carte to a sumptuous brunch buffet, you’ll find everything you need to get your day off to a good start. We checked out the breakfast scene in Klagenfurt and selected our top 5 locations.
It‘s cheaper to live in a shared apartment. And, it’s also more sociable. We visited Fredi, Andrea, Peter and Bono in their four-bedroom shared apartment in Klagenfurt’s Waidmannsdorf district to ask about the advantages and disadvantages of sharing with other people.
“The best coffee!”, “the coolest location!”… we have responded to these calls and are taking a closer look at a handful of cafés in Klagenfurt. Anyone who thinks that you trendy places can only be found in Vienna is very much mistaken: You will come across the full range here, from the charm of a traditional coffee house to hipster flair. The average daily consumption in Austria is three cups, but we will make an exception today by drinking six. A résumé.
The time has come: The temperatures are dropping below freezing, in the mornings and evenings you have to allow time to clear the car windows of ice, and cheerfully pedalling your bike is becoming ever more challenging. For those of you who feel the cold, we have some tips on how to make winters in Klagenfurt a little less chilly.