There are ten car rental Klagenfurt Airport firms based at the airport. They can be found between the departures and arrivals areas. Hiring a car is particularly popular in Klagenfurt during ski season. Search for a great value ski car hire quote here today. Klagenfurt in Austria is the capital of a state called Carinthia. It is the sixth biggest city in Austria. It is a town with a strong background in literature with the Ingeborg Bachmann Competition hosted in the city every year. Klagenfurt can also lay claim to being the home town of the famous writer Robert Musil. The famous composer Gustav Mahler lived in the city.
There is a small airport in Klagenfurt serving several international routes. Klagenfurt Airport can be found around three kilometres to the North East of the city. Ryanair offer routes from Frankfurt-Hahn and Stansted to Klagenfurt while TUIfly operate routes to Berlin Tegel, Cologne, Hanover and Hamburg. Austrian Airlines, Germanwings, Lufthansa and Robin Hood Aviation also operate flights from Klagenfurt Airport.
There are some excellent ski resorts close to Klagenfurt. Some of the most highly recommended ski resorts include Nassfeld, Villach, Hohe Tauern, Kolba and Vogel.
Some other highlights of the Klagenfurt calendar include the Beach Volleyball Grand Slam which happens at Wörthersee Lake every August. This is an exciting event in the city for which tickets can be scarce. Another competition which attracts big crowds is the Ironman Austria event.