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Burg Sommeregg - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Schloßau 7, 9871 Seeboden, Austria

Iconic Buildings
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About Burg Sommeregg

Sommeregg is a medieval castle near Seeboden in the Austrian state of Carinthia, Austria. It is situated in the foothills of the Nock Mountains at an altitude of 749 m. The fortress served as an administrative seat in the Upper Carinthian estates held by the Counts of Ortenburg and Celje; it later was the residence of the Graben and Khevenhüller dynasties; ministeriales of the Austrian House of Habsburg. In the Torture Museum, the Middle Ages are shown from its terrible side on an exhibition.

Attractions Near Burg Sommeregg

Millstätter See
Millstätter See6.94km from Burg Sommeregg

A beautiful lake located in Carinthia. It is situated at 588 metres above the Adriatic , north of the Drava Valley within the Gurktal Alps range of the Central Eastern Alps, near the town of Spittal an der Drau. Numerous brooks flow into the lake, of which the Riegerbach near Döbriach is the biggest.

Millstätter Alpe
Millstätter Alpe7.7km from Burg Sommeregg

The Millstätter Alpe is a ridge in the Nock Mountains in Carinthia north-northeast of Lake Millstatt . Between the Millstätter See and the Millstätter Alpe lies the not to be confused and much lower Millstätter Berg. A scenic location with so many trekking routes and also it offers stunning views also.

Granattor8.4km from Burg Sommeregg

The Granattor rises an hour's walk above the Lammersdorfer Hütte. The mighty passage, the pillars of which are filled with thousands of precious stones, is one of the most popular hiking destinations around Lake Millstatt. It is one of te iconic attraction in this area and also there you will get astonishing views too.

Mirnock16.89km from Burg Sommeregg

The Mirnock is a 2110 m above sea level. A. high, isolated mountain range in Carinthia . It is part of the Nockberge and lies between the lower Drautal in the southwest, Millstätter See in the west, the Umgebung valley in the northeast and the Krastal in the southeast. The village of Radenthein borders in the north , the formerly independent municipality of Mooswald lay entirely on the broad west or south-west flank of the mountain.

Nockberge Biosphere Reserve
Nockberge Biosphere Reserve18.02km from Burg Sommeregg

Nockberge National Park was a national park in Upper Carinthia, Nockberge in Austria. It was established in 1987 and dissolved in 2012. In July 2012, it was converted into Salzburger Lungau und Kärntner Nockberge, a UNESCO designated biosphere reserve. Originally a ski area had been planned in what is now the core zone of the Nockberge since the early 1970s, when the region was opened up with the Tauern Autobahn.

Afritzer See
Afritzer See21.24km from Burg Sommeregg

The Afritzer See is a lake in Carinthia . It is located in the region of the valley north of Villach in the municipality of Feld am See. It is located in the region valley in the Nock Mountains at an altitude of 752 m above sea level. The lake is the remnant of what was once a larger lake. This was divided by a rock fall from the Mirnock. Since the lake is located in an often windy valley furrow, it does not reach the high water temperatures of other Carinthian lakes.

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Southernmost Austrian state. Situated within the Eastern Alps, it is noted for its mountains and lakes.