Villach Tourism

Villach, Austria is the seventh largest city in Carinthia and is simply a traveller’s paradise. From picturesque architecture to savoury food pallets, the city of Villach has something in store for every traveller that comes its way. Villach is celebrated for its cosy and homely feel and a feeling of belongingness that never fades away. Visit and experience the spectacular scenery and beautiful architecture that will mesmerize you.

The city offers a range of activities from a simple stroll in the quaint city at sundown, a refreshing sight of the Faker See Lake or exploring the local shopping places. When talking about food, the taste of Villach is diverse and rich. Being close to the Italian border the food pallet is influenced by the Italian cuisine, so mouth-watering delicacies are to be expected.

Engaging festivities, soulful events and captivating history is what makes this place the perfect combination of thrill and excitement. A shopper’s paradise the city offers number of shopping malls and local trade merchants that can awe even the most avid shoppers.

Essential travel information and Villach tips for your visit

  • Pack warm clothes as it can get as chilly as -4 degree Celsius in winters.
  • While travelling by car, make sure you have a vignette/ ticket for toll valid in whole of Austria.
  • Carrying a rain coat is a good idea as it rains for most of the year.
  • Know the pollution level of Villach before you plan your visit.

    • Unattended dirt and garbage 2.27 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 11.36 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Villach for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Villach.

    • Burglary and Theft 16.25 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 19.05 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 13.1 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 13.1 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 20.24 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 94.05 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 84.52 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 9.52 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 20 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Villach is 228.73 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 85.19 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 75.94 (High)
    • Pollution Index 0.94 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.65 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 89.36 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.84 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 117.31 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Villach

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.23 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.31 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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