Weissensee Cable Car

A ride by Weissensee Cable Car – a jaunt that’s always worthwile…


The Weissensee Cable Car is a modern 1300 m long 4-seat chairlift and will bring you from the lower station on 956 m above sea level to the upper station within 12 minutes.


The upper station is a perfect starting point for great hikes like to the cabins Naggler alm with MTB parcours (appropriate MTB transport chair) and Kohlröslhütte, to the lookout “Drachsel Bildstöckl” or to the EU monument “Signposts for tomorrow”.


Hiking at lake Weissensee


Wandern am Weissensee

Around lake Weissensee there are more than 200 km of well-marked hiking trails from an altitude between 930 and 2.300 m above sea level. You can cope with the first metres comfortably by using our modern cable car.


From the upper station you may hike to many worth-seeing destinations like mount Mittagsnock, Naggler Alm, Kohlröslhütte, summit of mount Golz or Hermagorer Bodenalm.


Mountain biking at lake Weissensee


Mountainbiken mit Aufstiegshilfe

Our special MTB transport chair will bring you and your bike comfortably to Naggler Alm. The MTB ability parcours is a round course with 9 training points for the first MTB steps or for improving your ability. Back to valley with high-speed via Tour 5 – Naggler Alm course.


Around lake Weissensee there are 10 MTB routes with 150 km length at your disposal. Junctions to the Gailtal valley and Carnic Alps open a paradise featuring 800 km of signed MTB trails.


Nordic Walking at lake Weissensee


Nordic Walking im Naturpark Weissensee

Around lake Weissensee you may choose among 22 well-signed Nordic Walking and running trails with different requirements.
Especially recommendable is our high route “Naggler-Alm-Rundweg”, because there you’ll find – like many scientists already proved – an extra of health and joy of life.
The easiest way to reach the starting point is by Weissensee Cable Car or more challenging via Trial 8 “Naggler Alm – Alpine Walking”.




Familientag am Weissensee in Kärnten Wednesdays and Saturdays are family days at lake Weissensee. Accompanied by the parents, children under 15 years ride free with included bike transportation.


Mountains and lakes


Berg heil und Schiff ahoi am Weissensee

Here’s something different: make use of the Weissensee Cable car and start from the upper station to hike, run, nordic walk or bike through the impressive alpine landscape. You’ll be led via Naggler Alm to Unternaggl. At the so-called “Paterzipf” you’ll be picked up by the boat and get back to the starting point, the bridge.


Who still has some energy left back to valley can afford the last part on foot or by bike. Enjoy!



Alpine Cabins and Culinary Delights


Our alpine cabins, situated along the roads from the starting point at the upper station, guarantee stunning views and offer something for everyone:

Carinthian specialties, homemade delights and sweet delicacies.


Particular culinary hints:

  • Kohlröslhütte – a delicious “Kaiserschmarrn”
  • Hermagorer Bodenalm – Alpine cheese from the own cheese dairy


Special places


A unique setting around the upper station of Weissensee cable car invites to calm down, stock up on health and joy of life or enjoy views to the Draultal valley, Gailtal valley or Carnic Alps.


Especially appropriate for that are:


  • the especially designed “Weissensee furniture” (i.e. near the upper station and at mount Golz)
  • the EU monument “Signposts for tomorrow”
  • the “Drachsel Bildstöckl”



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