- Holiday at Klopeiner Lake -


The Merlrose Apartments not only boast breathtaking views with private lake access, but the Klopeiner Lake region in South Carinthia also offers a multitude of activities.

The Klopeiner Lake region in South Carinthia is a true paradise for sport enthusiasts and has over 800 km of hiking tracks through a unique landscape. Climb to the summits of the Steiner Alps or hike through the beautiful nature in the Vellachtal.

Prefer to be biking? Pedal along 273 km of bike tracks including the 'Drau Bike Trail' and explore the attractive surroundings. A special highlight is the Flow Country Trail atop the Petzen Mountain, open since 2014 and only for the daring!

Golfers can enjoy the 18-hole Panorama Golfpark Klopeiner Lake, with its fabulous panorama, the whole year round. The Golfpark has ideal conditions for beginners and experienced.

For art lovers there are two Art-Cycle-Tours, each 25 km, taking you through the Jauntal valley passed old churches and cultural monuments, modern skulptures and healing springwaters. Finish with a tour of the Werner Berg Museum.

We invite you to the magic of the Merlrose Apartments and to discover the beauty of the Klopeiner Lake region.

Golfpark Klopeiner Lake - South Corinthia

18 holes - par 72 - women: 5.413 metres, CR 73,9/slope 115 - men: 6.043 metres, CR 71,3/slope 123


The peaceful and breathtaking landscape of the region provides the perfect background for a challenging round of golf.

The Golfpark Klopeiner Lake-South Corinthia offers a magnificent view of gentle hills, fields, forests and the idyllic Karawanken mountain range. Beginners and experiences golfers alike enjoy the challenge of the 18-hole-golfparks.

The course is open most of the year and has a large driving range with undercover tee off, putting green, pitching area, practice bunker and chipping green.

The golfpark is suitable for beginners as well as professionals, and the EVAN TEPLITSKY PERFORMANCE ACADEMY is available any time if you want to improve your game.

After a challenging game of golf you can relax in your Merlrose Apartment. Our luxurious apartments are only a few minutes from the golf course and have their own private lake access.

The Merlrose Apartments are the perfect starting point for a golf holiday at Klopeiner Lake. Book today and experience the fascination of golf in the middle of South Corinthia's beautiful landscape. Feel welcome in our golf paradise at Klopeiner Lake.

Book your golf holiday today at Merlrose Apartments and enjoy an unforgettable stay in South Corinthia!



Our aim is to provide you with unforgettable holiday memories. From our apartments discover the Klopeiner Lake region in South Carinthia  on two wheels.

With 273 km of bike tracks including the 'Drau-bike-trail' you have an impressive selection of bike tours to choose from. Whether it's an ambitious mountain bike tour or a relaxing lake tour, you'll find exactly what you are looking for.

An absolute highlight is the Flow Country Trail on the Petzen mountain, the longest Flow-Country-Trail in Europe. This 10 km trail gives you an amazing rollercoaster feeling and is an absolute must for all mountain bikers.

If you are looking for an easy bike tour, we recommend the Via Carinzia. This tour is ideal for families and all those who prefer something less strenuous.

The tour with the motto "bike into the mountain" takes you through disused mine tunnels under the Petzen mountain. This tour is a unique experience, you can even ride from Carinthia to Slowenia.

For all art lovers, the Art-Cycle-Route is an absolute highlight. Two tours, each 25 km long and including a visit to the Werner Berg Museum, take you passed old churches and cultural monuments as well as modern sculptures and the healing spring waters of Hemma mountain.

Mountains & Nature

Mountains & Nature

Experience the breathtaking beauty of the South Carinthian landscape with over 800 km of hiking trails between the 'Saualpe' mountain range in the north and the 'Karawanken' massif to the south. Here there is something for everyone, whether you are a beginner or an experienced mountaineer. If you're aiming for summits the Hochobir or the Petzen massif peaks are well worth it, while for nordic walking fans the gentle hills close by are perfect for this sport.

For detailed information on hiking in the region we recommend the 'Wander-Kompetenzzentrum Bad Eisenkappel' (hiking compentence centre) in Vellachtal. There you get valuable tips and information on the best walking routes and mountain guides in the region.

After a strenuous day hiking return to your relaxing apartment on Klopeiner Lake. Enjoy the peace and comfort of your accommodation. Our five exclusive lake apartments offer all the luxury you could wish for on your holiday. Two of the apartments boast a roof terrace with a fantastic view of the surrounding mountains and lake.

You are invited to experience the beauty of the South Carinthian nature here at the Merlrose Apartments. We welcome you and look forward to helping you create magical holiday memories.

Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Our exclusive lake apartments are the perfect place to discover the arts and culture of the region.

The cultural landscape of South Carinthia offers a multitude of opportunities to discover new worlds. The mystical alpine nature of the Karawanken mountain range, the spacious lake landscape and the gentle Saualpe central mountain range are reflected in the South Carinthian languages, the culinary specialtities, the art and the mentality of the people.

Learn the history of the region in the archeological museum Hemmaberg-Juenna, in which findings and models from the 20-year long excavations on Hemmaberg are displayed.

Visit the Werner Berg Museum and gain insight into the soul of the South Carinthian landscape through the paintings of one of the most significant Austrian artists of the 20th century.

In the Liaunig Museum, an architectural masterpiece, you'll find one of the largest collections of contemporary Austrian art.

If you like religious art, visit St. Pauls Benedictine Monastery, housing one of the most comprehensive art collections in Europe, including the most significant monastic book collections of Austria.   

- Free during your stay -

The "Active Card South Carinthia"

Discover the countless opportunities South Carinthia has to offer and experience an unforgettable holiday full of adventure and relaxation. With the Active Card South Carinthia you can participate in 70 activities free of charge, get to know the beauty of the region in completely new ways.

And the best thing? As our guest at the Merlrose Apartments you receive the Active Card South Carinthia free of charge during your stay. Take part in guided mountain bike, racing bike and easy bike tours, guided walks in Geopark Karawanken, stand up paddeling, snorkeling, running and nordic walking meets, golfing for children and adults, fishing for children, archery, horse riding, zumba for young and old, nostalgia rides, railway station-shuttle and much more.

- Holiday at Klopeiner Lake -


Winter in the Petzen ski area is a highlight. With 15 kilometres of piste and a modern snow making system it is a paradise for beginners, enjoyment skiiers, racers, snowboarders and freestylers.

The cable car takes you up to 1.700m where there is a breathtaking mountain panorama. Ski equipment is available at the carpark in the ski and snowboard hire shop. For childeren there is the Petzi’s Kinderland and Petzen Skischool, offering individual courses for all ages and abilities.

At the Pirkdorfer Lake cross-country skiers can use the floodlit arena with snowmaking facilities. The 3 to 5 km track is available to all winter sports lovers. Night skiing is also available.

For a special experience try snow shoe walking on the Petzen mountain. With snow shoes you can explore the area on your own or on a guided tour. Stop for refreshments at one of the mountain huts.

Winter at merlrose

- Winter at Klopeiner Lake -

Discover the activities

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Our apartments are available all year round!

The Merlrose Apartments at Klopeiner Lake are not just a place for summer activities and relaxation, but are also a paradise in winter. Experience the winter wonderland of South Carinthia and spend your winter holidays in the exclusive Merlrose Apartments. The Klopeiner Lake is not only a wonderful holiday destination in summer, a trip in winter is definitely worth it too. The region offers a multitude of activities making your winter holiday an unforgettable one.

After a day on the piste, relax and unwind in your apartment with lake view ... so good for the soul . The Merlrose Apartments have everything you need to make your winter holiday as pleasant as possible.

But not only skiiers are well catered for in South Carinthia, the region has plenty to offer for snow shoe walkers, cross-country skiiers and winter hikers. Explore the snowy forests and mountains on a guided snow shoe walk or simply enjoy the peace and seclusion on a winter hike.  

Spend your winter holiday in the Merlrose Apartments and discover the wintery beauty of South Carinthia. We welcome you and look forward to seeing you at our exclusive apartments. Book an unforgettable winter holiday now.