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Travel Austria - Velden
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Velden

velden carinthia kärntenInhabitants: 9.000

Velden is located on the western shore of the Lake Wörther See in Villach county, and one of the most favourite and famous holiday destinations in Austria.

The first mention of Velden in a document took place in the year 1150.

The paddle steamer "Maria Wörth" started it's traffic in the year 1853. 11 years later Velden received a railway connection (from Klagenfurt to Villach). In the same year the first public bath was opened in Velden and the town developed more and more to a spa resport.

Velden is also very famous for it's casino, which was opened in the year 1922, and taken over by the state owned gambling casino in 1934.

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The impressive building of the Raiffeisen bank in Velden.

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The "House Tschebull" with some shops in the centre.

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The famous "Casino Velden".

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There are usually a lot of traffic jams in the narrow main street (Am Corso).

Accommodation Hotels:

ACTIV LANDHOTEL MARIENHOFMarienhofweg 1A - 9220 Velden am Wörthersee

BARRY-MEMLE****DIREKT AM SEEKlagenfurter Strass¸e 26A- 9220 Velden am Wörthersee

Casino-Hotel MösslacherAm Corso 10A- 9220 Velden

Hotel Carinthia Velden ****Karawankenplatz 3A- 9220 Velden

Seehotel EuropaWrannpark 1-3A- 9220 Velden am Wörthersee

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