Werzer's Hotel Resort Portschach
Travel Blogs from Portschach am Worther See
We all slowly fell in love with Slovenia, camping in the pine trees, swimming in the lake and chilling amongst the mountains. The campsite was full of Dutch teenagers making the most of the activities on offer on the raging river running past the campsite. A great couple of nights enjoying the surroundings, even with some traditional Slovenian music thrown in as we ate dinner on the last ...
... on to Slovenia pretty quickly. And it was a great decision as we snaked our way through the mountains, the van coping admirably, with a new stunning vista around each corner. We headed to Bled and a campsite on the lake, but an avalanche of tourists for the Bled festival meant that it was completely full. In fact apart from the stunning location, the campsite didn't seem our bag anyway, so we went and found camping Sobec which was perfect, and it was time to chill and catch up on some ...
... recommended. Quickly after beginning our way down, we arrived at an area that was roped off and a sign that showed the path was closed to skiers as this path is a ski hill in winter. We decided to take this path anyway, since it was suggested to us and we didn't know any other way of getting down the mountain. The views around us were amazing, but it was really difficult to enjoy them because this was one of the ...
... many other tourists walking along the path in both directions, making it a bit of a tight squeeze at some points. At the end of the gorge, we followed a path to view a waterfall and got some nice pictures down there before heading back to the hostel. We took a different path back then we talked to get to the gorge and this path took us through a nice forest and some more villages. Along the way we passed many pizzerias, making us a bit hungry by the time we ...
... as the walls climb up and around the hill. A defensive position par excellence. Hochosterwitz has never been conquered.
It's late afternoon when we arrive so we check out the opening times and enquire about camping nearby. We are directed to Langsee, a very popular swimming lake about 5km from the castle. It's time to break out the camping gear again.
It's a lovely site ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed