Art and culture in South Carinthia

A region full of traditions and history

The region of southern Carinthia is not only famous for its beautiful landscape and nature - but also for many cultural activities. Music, choirs and painting are only few examples for the rich cultural heritage of Carinthia.

  • Josef Sorgo (1869–1950), internist
  • Milka Hartman (1902–1997), poetess
  • Werner Berg (1904–1981), artist
  • Janko Messner (1921–2011), author
  • Franz Brandl (1928–2012), artist
  • Kiki Kogelnik (1935–1997), Pop-Art-artist
  • Hubert Fabian Kulterer (1938–2009), artist, author
  • Johann Kresnik (* 1939), choreographer, dancer and theatre director
  • Rainer Schönfelder (* 1977), former skier

Archäologisches Pilgermuseum Hemmaberg - Juenna

The new Archaeological Museum of Pilgrims Hemmaberg - Juenna opens a gate to the historical past of Globasnitz and shows excavations at the Hemmaberg. »

Werner Berg Galerie

Werner Berg was one of the most important artists of the 20th century in Austria. The pictures, whose starting point was the German Expressionism, provide insight into the soul of the people living in southern Carinthia's landscape. »

Museum Liaunig

The Museum with its impressive architecture includes contemporary art. »

Stift St. Paul

One of the most comprehensive art collections in Europe gives right to the predicate "Treasure-house of Carinthia" the Benedictine Abbey. Most important monastic book collection in Austria with the oldest book in Austria from the 5th century, and the first printing from Gutenberg around 1450. »

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Tourismusregion Klopeiner See - Südkärnten
Schulstraße 10
Tel.: +43 (0) 4239 / 2222


Südalpen Lofts

Margarethe und Anton Oitzinger
Am Kömmel 8, 9150 Bleiburg
E-Mail: info@sü
Tel.: +43 664 20 12 562


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