Klagenfurt (Slovenian: Celovec) is the capital of Carinthia in Austria. It was one of the eight host cities in the 2008 European Football Championships.

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AllYouNeed Hotel Klagenfurt

Situated at the University of Klagenfurt, this Seasonal Hotel is open from 1 July to 30 September. 77 non-smoking rooms en-suite with hairdryer, Flat-TV with satellite access, safe and free Wi-Fi, panorama rooms with rooftop terrace, 2 handicapped accessible rooms, lobby with seating, garden, hotel parking, Rental E-Bikes, drinks and snacks machine, luggage storage, concierge service & breakfast buffet.

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Robert Musil Literatur Museum

Bahnhofstraße 50 Tel. 501429 open M-F 10:00-17:00, Sa 10:00-14:00, entrance is free. The museum is actually the house of birth of the writer Robert Musil. If you are interested in literature, this is the place to go.

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Beachvolleyball Grand Slam

Every year the world's top beach volleyball players meet in Klagenfurt. Tickets sell out quickly and should be purchased well in advance. There is also a certain number of free seats, but queueing is necessary.

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Jugendgästehaus Klagenfurt

Neckheimgasse 6; A youth hostel close to the university. Has single rooms (€26.40), doubles (€22.40/person) and rooms with four beds (€18.40/person) Offers internet access.

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Cityhotel zum Domplatz

Karfreitstrasse 20 (''in the centre of the city''), €60-75/€90-105 (single/double).

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Hotel Palais Porcia

Neuer Platz 13 (''in the centre of the city''), €119-197/€84-182 (single/double).

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Ironman Austria

Takes place every year with a large number of participants (2007: 2200 athletes).

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About Klagenfurt

Klagenfurt has about 90,000 inhabitants and is located close to Wörthersee. It is the native town of well-known writer Robert Musil (especially known for his book The Man Without Qualities) and is host for the The Ingeborg Bachmann Competition, a famous German literature competition. Gustav Mahler, musician and composer also worked and lived in Klagenfurt. Every year the Beach Volleyball Grand Slam Tournament takes place at Wörthersee lake at the beginning of August.


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