Located in the center of the Carinthian Lake District, Villach is a picturesque town, well-known for its cultural variety. The entire town is one big stage: street art and grand cultural events, marvelous festivals and enthusiastic artists. Take a walk through old streets and lanes and learn about the beauty and history of this charming town. Villach boasts a large number of sights of historical interest. The Heilige Kreuz church is among the most beautiful sacred Baroque-style buildings in Austria. Also, well worth a visit are: the Parkhotel and Parkcafé Villach that were built in 1910/11 and have been hosting major social events ever since.