From us in Carinthia

“Carinthia is known for its unspoilt nature, deep forests, beautiful hills and mountains.”

In Carinthia, travellers have many hidden and less hidden spots for relaxation and excursions. Events are organised in individual places throughout the year, and winter in Carinthia is generous with snow.

Ski resorts

In the surroundings of Guesthouse Krivograd, our guests can also enjoy a skiing adventure. There is a cross-country ski run in the immediate vicinity (50 metres), and you can go alpine skiing on the vast white slopes of the surrounding Carinthian ski slopes:

  • Poseka ski resort – 10 min
  • Ski resort Črna – 20 min
  • Peca/Petzen ski resort -15 min
  • Kope ski resort – Ribniško pohorje – 45 min
  • Ivarčko – Ošven – 15 min


Carinthia is a hilly and mountainous region, and Krivograd Guesthouse can be your starting point for visiting the nearby hills and mountains:

Cycling routes

The Krivograd Guesthouse passes by a cycle path where you can explore the Mež River valley and continue on to the Mislinj or Drava valleys. For more demanding and physically fit cyclists, we recommend mountain trails, which offer unspoilt nature and adrenaline-fuelled adventures.

  • The route through the underground of Pec
  • Carinthian Cycle Routes
  • Adventure Valley – individual exploration

Nearby excursion points

Popular excursion and tourist spots are located in the vicinity of Guesthouse Krivograd, which you can visit for a quiet break or for exploring.

  • Holmec border crossing 5 min
  • Mežica mine 5 min
  • Tourist village Šentanel 5 min
  • Kotlje (Prežihov Voranc, Rimski Vrelec, Ivarčko jezero) 15 min
  • Rafting on the river Drava – 15 min

Events and activities in Carinthia

JanuarySnow castles of King Matjaž (Podpeca, Črna)
FebruaryBerneker awards (Slovenj Gradec)
MarchTraditional Fair Black Sunday (Ravne)
AprilTraditional Fair Black Sunday (Ravne), Pliberk ham holiday  (Bleiburger Schinkenfest)
MayMarathon Kralj Matjaž (Pliberk/Bleiburg), Medieval market day (Slovenj Gradec), Celebration in honor of freedom and peace (Poljana, Prevalje), Festival Solzice (Ravne na Koroškem, Kotlje)
JuneDravograd night (Dravograd), Carinthian Cultural Summer (Mežica, Mislinja and Drava valley), Central Police Day ceremony and the unveiling of the monument (Holmec), Black Hole fest, downhill with mountain bikes (Črna na Koroškem)
JulyMeeting statesmen under Najevska lipa (Črna), Koroško kulturno poletje (Mežiška, Mislinjska and Dravska dolina), Enduro world series Peca +  Black hole bike .
AugustCarinthian Tourist Week (Črna), Ravne days (Ravne), Carinthian Cultural Summer (Mežica, Mislinja and Drava valley)
SeptemberJormak (Ploberk/Bleiburg), Aero-Expo Fair (Slovenj Gradec), International Symposium and School songs of Hugo Wolf (Slovenj Gradec), Autumn Meetings (Prevalje)
OctoberInternational Symposium and School songs of Hugo Wolf (Slovenj Gradec), Elf land (Slovenj Gradec)
NovemberElizabeth Fair (Slovenj Gradec)
DecemberCristmas fairs, (Marry december in Mežica) Marry December in Mežica , Mountain Peza Christmas fair.