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Discover Villach on foot

Insider tips for the city of Villach

Discover Villach like a local and experience unforgettable moments close to our hotel voco Villach. Our city offers a multitude of hidden treasures and unique experiences, all within easy walking distance. Immerse yourself in the heart of Carinthian hospitality and be inspired by these insider tips.

1. the historic town center

Just a few steps away from Hotel voco Villach, the picturesque backdrop of Villach's old town opens up. Discover winding alleyways, colorful market squares and architectural gems that tell of the city's rich history. Stroll through the lively streets, let yourself be enchanted by the charm of the old town and take a break to enjoy a coffee in one of the cozy cafés on the main square. 

  • Book a guided tour of Villach - it's free with the Erlebnis CARD for guests. You can find more information here
  • Villach's best view - from the parish tower you have the best view of the city. You can find more information here

2. Draupuls - Experience the highlight of the summer

Enjoy the breathtaking water show "Draupuls" directly from our terrace. Every Wednesday and Friday in the summer months, a fascinating spectacle of light, water and music awaits you. Let yourself be enchanted by the themed performances and experience the magic of the night in the front row. An unforgettable experience that you should not miss.

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3. the KüchenKULT festival

The KÜCHENKULT gourmet festival is an expression of the unique culinary fusion that unfolds in Villach, where the borders of Austria, Italy and Slovenia become blurred. In this region, characterized by the diversity of the Alps-Adriatic region, the influences of three rich cultures come together to create an extraordinary gastronomic landscape. Mountains, lakes and the proximity to the sea offer an abundance of fresh, high-quality products, which are transformed into extraordinary culinary experiences by local chefs with traditional hospitality and innovative talent. KÜCHENKULT celebrates this diversity and quality with a festival that focuses on regional product and cuisine culture and offers both locals and visitors the opportunity to discover and enjoy the variety of flavors of the Alps-Adriatic region in a convivial atmosphere.

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4. Villach weekly market

The Villach weekly market, a lively play of colors and a delight for the senses, invites you to the Burgplatz every Wednesday and Saturday from 7.00 am to 12.00 pm. During this time, Villach awakens into a Mecca for fresh food lovers and connoisseurs. Here you will find everything your heart desires: freshly harvested fruit and vegetables that have ripened in the Carinthian sun, fragrant flowers in all their glory and, for lovers of hearty cuisine, a selection of hearty snacks accompanied by refreshing apple juice. The weekly market in Villach is not just a place to shop, but a meeting place for all those who appreciate the variety of regional products and want to experience the vibrant life of the city.

Escape Room - Villach

Take up the challenge in the ultimate escape game! In teams of 2 to 6 people, you become part of a captivating mission. Enter the room together, which is full of secrets and puzzles. Your adventure begins when you close the door and the countdown runs relentlessly. You have exactly 60 minutes to make your way to freedom by cracking codes, solving puzzles and opening locks.

This escape room game challenges your logical thinking, teamwork and speed. Every second counts as you try to complete the mission and escape in time. Are you ready to take on this exciting challenge and prove that you are a true team? Accept the invitation and immerse yourself in a world full of secrets and surprises. Your adventure awaits!

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