Bach church is in the middle of the Gail valley between the larger towns Kötschach-Mauthen Hermagor. The Gail Valley is part of the Holiday Region "Carinthia's Natural Arena" with the adjacent valleys and Lesachtal Gitsch, the Presseggersee and Weissensee and the Nassfeld ski area.
Church on a brook can - very practical - small supermarket, the beautiful baroque church, a public swimming pool and the spacious, newly constructed golf course point.
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From the house long walks are possible through the wide valley and along the Gail. The Gail is a torrent that has beautiful places to swim. Children love to stay at the Gail and play for hours with sand and pebbles on the shore - while parents enjoy the peace and listen to the roar of the river reading. Evening, taking advantage of the numerous picnic areas from simple stones and looking at the starry sky. The Gail valley even love their river so that they can be driven on the weekends with rubber boats on the water.
For those who prefer to swim in the lake, goes to Presseggersee (15 mins by car) and never visited here the crowded beach resorts on the north or south shore. Picturesque easy beach Oswald Passriach is on the south bank. Variety, a trip to Weissensee, the highest lake in the Alps. Almost everywhere offer from the idyllic shady hiking trails along ways to jump into the lake - or visiting here the manicured family bathrooms.
If that's not enough, use the proximity to Italy and travels in 2 hours to the Mediterranean to Trieste, bathes there in the coves below the magnificent coast road, and occurs after a dinner overlooking the sea, the journey home to Gail on.
Find both the avid mountain biker pedaling and the family from the house, all they are looking for.
Mountain bike tours run on the surrounding mountains with their alpine meadows and along the ridge to the south of Italy. Who wanna bike without much effort, moves to the designated R3 is about 90 km through the entire Gail.
Light and medium walks out of the surrounding mountains, the high tops (local mountain creek church), and the Gartnerkofel Reisskofel. The walks can almost always connect with a Almbesuch where the typical delicacies Gail Valley (Scots, alpine cheese, bacon) can be tasted. An extensive tour takes you along the Carnic High Route (15 km), which is also accessible in sections. A must for every nature lover is a walk through the Garnitzenklamm in Hermagor, one of the finest white water gorges in Austria. Especially for children this way is an unforgettable experience. Even when young people here is from the cell phone.
"Gailtalgolf". Established in 2006 by Gary Player, 70 ha area is impressive proof that golf and nature conservation are not mutually exclusive. At the widest part of the valley, the challenging 18-hole course is integrated into a nature reserve. The fairways are lined by numerous ponds, streams and habitats, protect the rare animal and plant species.
The winter iG are often long and snowy. Those looking for peace and reflection, takes along on a clear winter day walks from the house in the valley and on the Gail. Or moves above the valley to the mountain top storage.
The avid skiers and snowboarders will find any kind of change in top ski resort in Carinthia, Nassfeld, of Kirchbach reached in less than 10 minutes. The ski area in the triangle between Carinthia, Slovenia and Friuli, and offers 30 lifts, 110 kilometers of downhill slopes - and the longest cableway in the Alps! It leads from the valley to a height of 1 900 m to the center of the ski circus. The offer of Nassfeld ski school attracts families, but also offers the ambitious snowboarders (snowpark wet field) and skiers every challenge. Not without reason, it has been nominated for 2006 Olympic venue just missed. What did not work then, will now succeed with the new application: the hosting of the World Ski Championships 2017.
Less spectacular, but manageable and comfortable, are the smaller ski resorts in Weißbriach and on the Weissensee - where you almost forget how to ski and loves the view of the frozen lake barely averted. Whatever the Weissensee: The highest lake in the Alps in winter is the largest natural ice rink in Europe. In a round 6 km sledge leisurely glide families with children and chatting there, fast Dutch skating professionals in an elegant attitude on the ice. For years, the Dutch people skating, the "Elfstedentocht", held at the Weissensee. Up to 3 000 skaters swarmed on the ice and bring the region's sporting event of the season. The Eisvergnügen can also be for anyone without much preparation have easily: The sports shops already provide skates for a day. It glides over the polished surface, warms up the winter sun and a mulled wine - at a level that was still a jetty in the summer - and happy travels back to Gail.
Also passionate skiers get their money. In good snow conditions you climb 200 meters away from the house church stream 44 into the trail network through the Gail Valley. Offer alternatives to the start of Weißbriach of the runs in Gitsch, the tracks on the wet field around the small lake behind the Italian border, and not least the trails in the White Sea area.