Villach / Austria
Alpine Town of the Year 1997
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Lakes around the town
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Villach is located in the region of Carinthia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Slovenia that borders on three countries. Villach is not only geographically at the intersection of two cultures, simultaneously light-hearted and welcoming. The town is also considered the gateway to the nearby Faaker and Ossiacher lakes and to the Villach Alps.
Villach is a lively town with centuries-old traditions and a high quality of life. The town is establishing itself through sustainable growth as the dynamic centre of the Alpe-Adria region.
For many years, the city has been committed to combining measures to protect the Alpine region with a sustainable, future-oriented development of the regions.