Bodensdorf is situated between Feldkirchen (11 km) and Villach (approx. 15 km), directly at Ossiachersee (lake) which is 11 km long and 46 m deep. It is the main resort at the lake. Pleasant water temperatures (in summer up to 28°C) which makes it ideal for swimming and other water activities. For those interested in culture there is the annual Carinthisch Summer at Ossiachersee (musical event) and many excursions and sight seeings in the surrounding area such as the Alm- and mountain farm museum on the Gerlitzen Alps, the thermals warmbath Villach, the 'Burgarena Finkenstein' or the Eagle flight show on the castle Landskron.
Holiday in Bodensdorf is full of activity around the lake: there are a number of water sports: water skiing, sailing, surfing, beach ball etc. as well as 7 water ski schools, 6 surfing schools, 45 tennis courts and 3 indoor swimming pools in the district and for those ramblers there is the Kanzel railway which takes you to the mountain world of Gerlitzen. Mountain biking, cycling, bicycle hire, fishing, room rifle shooting, bowling. Paragliding and trial courses. Riding in Annenheim. Golf in Velden. Summer toboggan railway in Ossiach.
A free ski bus takes you to Bodensdorf and to the nearby Kanzel rialway in Annenheim (approx. 7 km) from here you can get to the family skiing area "Gerlizten". There is 1 cable railway, 6 chair lifts, 6 tow lifts and 25 km ski-runs there. Ski-hire, ski kindergarten. For all those who want more ski fun there is the large area of Villach with 24 lifts and 22 ski-runs and 37 kilometre at your disposal. For the cross country skiers there is the 100 km well prepared ski-trail around the Ossiacher Lake. Ice skating, toboggan railway, horse-driven sleigh rides, sauna, solarium. Indoor swimming pool in Sattendorf.