NATURE EXPERIENCE SPEIK
When hiking the region where the Speik plant grows, you treat body and soul.
Amidst the fragrant mountain air in the Speik hills of the Nockberge the health-promoting effect of Kärnten’s south alpine climate meet the beauty of untouched nature – the best place to find inner peace, gain new energy and experience moments of happiness.
On the Speik walks around Bad Kleinkirchheim hiking becomes a wellness experience: A fresh, fragrant scent fills the air and some Alm lodges offer wood tubs for taking relaxing Speik foot baths. A particularly intensive scent is generated by the inconspicuous plant in July and August. When staying in Kärnten one should under no circumstances miss out on the unique Speik hills in the Nockberge Mountains.
Hiking in the Nockberge Mountains is an experience for all senses: Particularly in July and August the fresh fragrant scent of the Speik plants is particularly intensive. Treat your feet to a soothing Speik foot bath:
- take off your shoes
- put your legs into the tub filled with fresh water right from the source
- enjoy the refreshment
- dry your feet
- massage your legs with the oil provided by the Speick company
- enjoy a wonderful Alm snack with heartful Kärntens’ savoury specialities
- continue your Speik walk
In these eleven traditional Alm lodges you will have the possibility to do so:
BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIMER WOLITZENHÜTTE
9546 Bad Kleinkirchheim
Tel.: +43 4240 858521
Tel.: 04240 8416
THE SPEIK TRAIL IN THE INNERKREMS
The Speik trail in the Innerkrems awaits visitors with interactive experience stations on Speik farmers where they learn more about Speik as medicine, balm, spice and aphrodisiac. The “Blutige Alm“ can be reached on foot or comfortably with the chair lift. Admission for the Speik trail is free.
More information about speik is available here.