Affenberg Landskron - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Schloßbergweg 26, 9523 Villach, Austria
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About Affenberg Landskron
The Affenberg Landskron is a zoo in Villach and at the same time Austria's largest monkey enclosure with around 160 Japanese macaques . The keeping of animals is semi-free compared to other zoos, which means that the animals live in a fenced, wooded property, which represents a 40,000 m² habitat for the monkeys. The Affenberg is a category A zoo operation under Austrian law. It has around 120,000 visitors annually and does not receive any public funding.
Attractions Near Affenberg Landskron
The pulpit height is 1524 m above sea level. A. high pre-summit of the Gerlitzen north of Ossiacher See , ten kilometers northeast of Villach in the federal state of Carinthia. On the mountain, which has long been accessible by a cable car, there is a hotel and a little to one side is the Kanzelhöhe solar observatory of the University of Graz, which was built between 1941 and 1942 .
Lake Ossiach is a lake in the Austrian state of Carinthia. It is the state's third largest lake, superseded only by Lake Wörth and Lake Millstatt. It is a dimictic lake with mixing periods in spring and in late autumn. In summer the waters reach 28 °C at the surface. Several uninhabited parts of the shore are protected as natural reserves.
The Villach Alpine Road is 16 km long and offers a great view to Carinthia’s beautiful landscape from its several viewpoints. it cover 1,200 altitude metres and offers the most spectacular views and unique experiences. A unique attraction in this area and it also offers nice views fo the nature.
Gerlitzen is a small and friendly resort for beginners and improving skiers to practise their skills. The resort has excellent beginner areas and wide, safe runs on well-groomed slopes. The lifts from the Kanzelhoehe, from Kloesterle and from Birkenhof come together up on the 1911 m high Gerlitzen Alpe. The entire ski resort lies at your feet from up there and you can ski down in all directions.
The Alpe-Adria-Trail connects the three regions of Carinthia, Slovenia and Friuli-Venezia Giulia, and covers a total of 43 stages. It has been designed mainly with pleasure hikers in mind. The Trail runs mainly through the non-Alpine area and as far as possible there are only slight differences in altitude.
A beautiful alpine lake in the Austrian state of Carinthia. It’s Austria’s southernmost bathing lake, just across the border with Slovenia. The crystal-clear lake reaches temperatures of up to 27 °C in the summer. The beautiful shores of the Faaker See lake are not only perfect for sunbathing and bathing, but also surfing, yachting and pedal boat riding can be pursued.
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Southernmost Austrian state. Situated within the Eastern Alps, it is noted for its mountains and lakes.