Multimedia city walking tour in the old town of Villach.
Distance 3.6 km
Highest point509 m
Lowest point491 m
Experience the City Tour Villach and visit historically and culturally significant places in the old town of Villach. There are information signs at all the important places. The free wi-fi network, the so-called WIVI, makes watching and listening to audio and video footage free and simple, as you explore the beautiful inner city.
From the central railway station Villach follow the Bahnhofstrasse until you reach the bridge over the river Drau. Before the bridge turn left into the Nikolaigasse. Walk past the red and modern building (Villach Congress Center) and follow the river until you reach the next bridge. Cross it and enjoy the wonderful view of the beautiful mountain chain to the east (Karawanken) and the water of the river. Continue to walk soutwards until you reach the Freihausgasse - go straight ahead and take the first right. Walking trough a narrow alley, you get to the main square with its many attractions, cafes and shops. Walk up the main square until you reach the town hall square. Before visiting the square, turn right to the parish church. Follow the way back and turn right until you get to the end of the main square (pedestrian area). Follow the road straight ahead (walk past the Park Hotel) in the 10th Oktoberstraße . After the bus stops, turn left and proceed past the venerable Perau school to the Schiller park. There is a bust of the namesake of the park and the Relief of Carinthia. After a short visit go back towards the bus stops, but instead of going back to the main square, go straight ahead towards the Italiener Straße. Here, turn right and and go on towards Hans-Gasser-Platz . Turning into the Widmanngasse you get past the town museum of Villach to the old castle of Villach, next to the river. From there you can walk along the river back to the bridge. Cross it and follow the Bahnhofstraße back to the central railway station Villach.
all notes on protected areas
Villach is a transport hub and easily accessible by bus and train.
Coming from Germany / Salzburg via the A10 motorway and from Vienna and Italy on the A2 motorway, please take one of the three exits (Villach West / Villach Ossiacher See/ Villach Faaker See).
Follow the parking guidance system of the city of Villach. The nearest free parking to the starting point is the a huge parking area (called Willroider Parkplatz), situated west of central railway station Villach .