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Villach in WinterAbout Villach:

Villach  is a town located in Carinthia in Austria .It is the second largest city in the federal state of Carinthia. The city is an important traffic junction for southern Austria and the whole Alpe Adria region. Villach was the first town to be awarded Alpine Town of the Year. Villach is well known for its rich cultural variety. Street art and grand cultural events, marvelous festivals and enthusiastic artists turn the whole town into one big stage. The festive atmosphere in Villach's historic town centre and the sight of snow covered mountains ,Ice-skating on glittering frozen lakes in the daytime, mulled wine and roasted chestnuts at night makes the city more interesting in winter.

Castle Of Burgruine LandskronClimate: The climate is warm and cold. There is significant rainfall throughout the year in Villach. The average high temp is 24 °C in the month of July and average low temp is 8 °C in the month of December. The average annual rainfall is 1220 mm.

places to visit:

Castle of Burgruine Landskron: It is located in the northeast of Villach in the state of Carinthia, Austria. Its dramatic setting makes Landskron one of the top things to see in Carinthia. Today, medieval style plays take place here and a regular display of falconry. The walls are secured, host a hotel and a restaurant, the main features of castel are  falconry show and the "Affenberg", an enclosure for over 100 macaque monkeys, that attract tourists.

Villacher AlpenstrasseThe bell tower of St Jakob: The Church of St. Jakob is one of the city's oldest institutions, dating back to the 14th century. The tower stands an impressive 308 feet tall. That makes it the tallest in Carinthia.

 Villacher Alpenstrasse: This almost 20 km alpine road takes you up to Dobratsch mountain and ends on 1.732 m. Panorama road travels past the marvelous, varied mountain scenery of Carinthia. There are numerous car parks with vantage points, from the lakes around Villach to the higher car parks which offer a great view of the southern mountain ranges.

Museum of Doll Art: It is located in Villach in the state of Carinthia, Austria.It is a perfect place for  doll lovers. They show porcellan, vinyl and wooden dolls made by famous artists. Some of these dolls are manufactured in the own studio. In the basement premises they exhibit all different kinds of crafts work like glass objects, pottery, flowers and certainly a great variety of special dolls.

FaakerseeFaakersee: It is a the lake featuring the cleanest water in Europe. It is a place for motorboats lovers

Other major tourist attraction: Thermen Resort, Falconry in Landskron Castle.

Things to do:Villach is a destination for  iceskaters ,also offers a best natural climbing walls. The city has Alpe Adria Golf course it is one of the best 19 hole golf places in the area with stunning views from every hole and enjoy the Kirchtag and jazz festival.

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