The mountains of the “Dežela pod Peco – Petzenland” region are marked by the whiteness of their glowing rocks and the softness of their slopes. Their peaks offer a relaxed view across the layout of the valleys and the extensive dark green forests. The following mountains are among the top:
The Peca / Petzen (2,126) is the most extensive mountain of the eastern Karavanke and has the characteristic shape of a tableland with rocky peaks protruding from it. The Peca is a symbol of the region, together with the landscape pearl – the Topla valley, due to the fact that the country border runs across it and because according to legend, Kralj Matjaž (King Matjaž) is sleeping under it.
The Raduha (2,062) is the easternmost ridge of the Savinja Alps. It is an extensive limestone mountain ridge with a steep cliff on its northern side, which is a true paradise for climbers.
The Uršlja gora (1,699) is the easternmost lone mountain of the Karavanke range. Due to its accessibility from all sides and because it offers amazing views across the Mislinjska, Mežiška, Šaleška and Dravska valleys, it is considered one of the most popular alpine destinations of the locals.
The Smrekovec (1,577) is the vast mountain chain of the extinct volcano, the top of which offers a view of the Celje basin, the forested Golte, and the valleys descending towards the upper current of the Savinja River.
The Western Pohorje – the bulky, expansive and massive hills are part of the Central Alps extending all the way to the Karavanke range. Its major characteristics are the deep, dark and in some places almost impassable forests, vast grasslands and numerous small lakes created due to the soil’s impermeability.
The Obir / Hochobir (2,142) and its caves are one of the most well-known natural wonders of Austria. It is quite some distance away to the north from the main Karavanke ridge and offers an excellent view. In addition to mountaineering it is also an exceptional destination for tour skiers.