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Villach is a charming town located in southern Austria, close to the border with Italy and Slovenia. Its city center is a popular destination for visitors and is known for its historic architecture, quaint shops, and lively atmosphere. In the centre of VILLACH parking is difficult. The duration in the city centre is limited and the parking rates are low. Our advice is to use one of the multi-storey car parks in the centre.

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City Centre
Pay Times
Charge and Stay
Monday to Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
€ 2.00/hour
max 3 hours
08:00 - 12:00

12:00 - 18:00
€ 2.00/hour
max 3 hours
Free parking *
08:00 - 12:00
Free parking *
Sunday/Public Holidays
Free parking
* From Friday 12:00 until Saturday 12:00 you may park 3 hrs free of charge with the blue parking disc or by a free ticket from the parking machine.


If you prefer long-term parking, the car parks in the city centre are the best options. Parking rates : € 1.20-1.50 per hour.

Events in Villach

Some of the biggest events in Villach include:
  • Villacher Fasching: one of the biggest and most famous carnival celebrations in Austria, held annually from January to February. The event features colorful parades, traditional costumes, and plenty of music and dancing.
  • Villacher Kirchtag: a traditional folk festival held annually in August, featuring live music, carnival rides, and local food and drink.
  • European Bike Week: an international motorcycle festival held annually in September, attracting thousands of visitors from around the world.
  • Villach Christmas Market: a festive market held annually in December, featuring Christmas lights, traditional crafts, and food and drink.

In addition to these major events, there are also regular concerts and performances at the Congress Center Villach and other venues throughout the town. Check local listings for up-to-date information on upcoming events in Villach.

Popular tourist Attractions in Villach

  1. Schillerpark: a large park located in the center of town, with walking paths, a playground, and a small pond.

  2. Villacher Alpenstrasse: a scenic road that winds its way up the nearby mountains, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

  3. Ossiacher See: a beautiful lake located a short drive from Villach, with opportunities for swimming, boating, and hiking in the surrounding hills.

  4. Burg Landskron: a castle located on a hill overlooking Villach, with a bird of prey show and stunning views of the town and surrounding area.

  5. Villach Old Town: a historic area with narrow streets, colorful buildings, and many shops and cafes.

  6. Kärnten Therme: a large spa complex located just outside Villach, with pools, saunas, and other wellness facilities.

  7. Villach Museum: a museum that tells the story of Villach's history, from the Roman era to the present day.

  8. Aichwaldsee: a small lake located in the hills above Villach, with opportunities for swimming, hiking, and fishing.