Chalet Austria, a Beautiful Holiday Home in Carinthia, Amongst the Mountains and Lakes

Chalet Kolbnitz is a traditional Austrian wood built detached holiday home with garden on the sunny side of the beautiful Molltal valley in Kolbnitz, National Park Hohe Tauern. The spacious house features sleeping for six in three bedrooms (no bunk beds or sofa beds), a bathroom with steel roll top bath, a shower room, two separate toilets, a kitchen with breakfast table and a through lounge / dining room with a corner sofa and a dining table.

The two bedrooms at the front of the house have balconies with fantastic panoramic mountain views, while in summer there is a wood decked terrace where you can enjoy the view on a sun-lounger, or with a glass of wine at the garden table.

Kolbnitz is a picturesque village and is known as 'The Heart of Carinthia' and is perfectly placed at the centre of the Molltal valley for summer and winter activities. so whether you feel like white water rafting on the river Moll, cruising the panoramic roads, or just taking a walk, visiting a spa and relaxing, it's the perfect location.

In summer the famous 'bergbahnen' (mountain railway funiculars) that leave from Kolbnitz are perfect for exploring the largest national park in europe, the National Park Hohe Tauern, and it's spectacular rivers, lakes, mountains and the hundreds of kilometres of walking and cycling trails. The funiculars lead to the base of two peaks, the first goes to Kreuzeck (1211m), while the second goes to Reisseck (2245m). Both offer breathtaking views, great walks and opportunities to eat and drink in the mountain restaurants. Other summer activities based in Kolbnitz include a rafting centre, two clay tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool, cycling, fishing and a horse riding centre. Lake Millstat is nearby and is a great place to swim, sail, wind surf, or water ski, it is also home to a championship 18 hole golf course. Summer ski and snowboarding is only 20 minutes away at the Molltaler glacier (3122m) which offers non-stop skiing from mid-June to mid-May!

In winter Kolbnitz is the perfect starting point to explore the regions ski and snowboard resorts.

  • Kolbnitz, the village lift, 4 surface lifts, plus night skiing on Fridays and Wednesdays 6-9pm.
  • Ankogel, 2600m, 35km of runs, 15 minute drive (or ski bus) open mid December till April.
  • Molltaler Glacier, 3122m, 53km of runs, 17 minutes drive (or ski bus), open from mid-June to mid-May.
  • Goldeck, 2142m, 30km of runs, 20 minutes drive, recently renovated, open mid December till April.
  • Katschberg, 2220m, 70km runs, 40 minute drive.
  • Bad Kleinkirchheim, 2055m, 103km runs, 50 minute drive.
  • Nassfeld, 2020m, 110km of runs, 65 minutes drive.
  • Grossglockner, 2621m, 110km of runs, 100minute drive.

Kolbnitz has the following amenities - supermarket, bank / cash machine, restaurants, cafes, bars, train station and a tourist information office.

For information on Austrian holidays in Carinthia (Kaernten) and everything you can do in the area please visit our Carinthia activity section.