Austria: Styria – Too Much Charm for Such a Short Trip
After a visit in Murtal last week we will take you to other Styrian regions where you can seek relax and experiences as a part of one package. We will give you tips for events, sights or attractions long to remember.
Styria is a republic of Austria that offers its green heart full of unrestrained and beautiful nature, a symbol of harmony of man with nature. Even this year local prepared for local and foreign visitors many interesting new features.
If you like mountains and rock climbing, you have a unique opportunity to receive an ID card of climber in the Alpine region Ramsau am Dachstein. You ask how? It is easy! You just have to subscribe to mountain course. The course is divided to various levels according to your fitness. After you pass it, you can easily hike along 17 climbing routes , that are freely accessible. No wonder that this area is the climbing Eldorado of Austria.
If you rather take pictures you can go to Gesäuse National Park to a course organized by a photo school . A few day course will take you to charming places, not only during the day but also during the night.
For enthusiastic bikers this year is open a new circuit divided to four daily stages. The route is ideal for the so-called E-Bikes, i.e. bikes with an electric engine. However, even a skilled biker is welcomed here. The bike trails runs across east Styria, across green garden of Austria to the oldest natural sceneries and great culinary experiences. While on the road you can admire Gartenschlos chateau, Pöllauberg church, or karst cave Tropfsteinhöhle Katerloch as well as distillery, place where cheeses are ripening, a chalet, or beekeepers. You ask whether you need some bike map? The answer is no! You can download an app HERE. It will take you through the most beautiful nooks of Styrian nature and also it will provide you with tips for great tourist stops.
Tourists should visit Ausseerland - Salzkammergut, that offer impressive mountains, clear lakes, spa parks and many mountain bike trails and there is even some mystery to that. By this mystery we mean the so called “Treasure Mountain”. In this region there was a fight to preserve world art because during the second world war there were more than 6500 images, graphics, plastics and other items of art or craft that were hidden in local salt mine and were supposed to be destroyed by Hitler’s order. Fortunately, this did not happen.
We cannot forget to invite you to the capital of Styria - Graz, that will again offer its beauty and history through its cuisine. The visitors can look forward to see a connection of music festivals and food at the long table full of all kinds of food served open air. All you can try culinary circuits where you taste great food and try even better wines.
Of course, offer of individual regions is more colorful. As we already have mentioned before, Styria is an idyllic country that you just have to visit.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Source : steiermark.com / cz , foto : © Tomm Lamm ( title photo ) , © TRV Hochsteiermark , © Turracher Höhe
After some considerable time we return to the charming Austrian state of Styria, which has long been a popular tourist destination. This time we will focus on cycling, but we will not miss other interesting activities or events that make Styria special.
We chose to travel along paid Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse road, a mountain freeway that is 48 kilometers long. But due to various turns and stops it would be quite long…
More than 50 ski tows, 120 kilometers of downslopes at 18 ski resorts which are perfectly maintained. You can find the resorts between Semmering, the Hochschwab Mountains, Eisenerz Alps in Hoch Steiermark region.
Winter is coming. It means that possibilities for skiing and trips in nature open once again. Join us to take a short trip to Murtal, a paradise for holidaymakers in Styria. Here we would like to present you some of the new things in the region.
Everybody who loves skiing the region of Schladming-Dachstein is the thing. Situated in the heart of Austria (Styria) the region has many events to offer as well as perfect downslopes as well as cross country tracks. But this is hardly everything!
After a while we go again to the republic of Steiermark situated in the southeast of Austria. Recently, a new tourist trail was opened (950 km long). It takes you from the glacier to vine-growing regions.
The Austrian Alps posses lure to domestic and foreign tourists. They are attractive and there are many marked tourist trails. The Ennstal Alps are also breautiful and interesting for tourists. One of the main summits of the mountain range is Großer Pyhrgas – a limestone giant rising to 2244 meters above Spital am Pyhrn village.
Vast mountain ranges and the East Alps stretching across Austria. These are the endless source of inspiration for outdoor activities in any season of the year. The Seckau Tauern is a marvelous mountain range. It will leave any fan of nature and its beauties with strong impressions.
Salza is a mountain river in Styria. The river rises below Goller mountain. Beautiful nature, rapids and the gorge at the lower reaches is one of the most popular and most frequented rivers in Austria.
The Schladminger Tauern have good reputation among tourists. This popular Alpine mountain range offers many treking possiblities – from easy to high difficulty. There are crossing of saddles or treks which would get you up to high mountains or ridges. Hochwildstelle pyramid mountain is among the most interesting places to go. It is the second highest peak of the Schladminger Tauern.
The Northern Limestone Alps make vast mountains situated motly in Austria. Among its mountain ranges belong also the Ybbstaler Alps. In this article we take you out for a tour the part of which is a spring hike up Großer Zellerhut.
Austrian town Kaprun located at the foothills of the Hohe Tauern, a very popular tourist destination. It is famous for its ski resort. It is located on snowy slopes of Kitzsteinhorn. There are other very interesting locations around Kaprun such as alpine dams Wasserfallboden and Mooserboden.
Austria is an alpine country that has many beautiful sights. These are not just ski resorts, or high snow capped mountains. Near the city of Graz in the Grazer Bergland mountains, are two fascinating places worth visiting - Bärenschützklamm (Bear Gorge) and Hochlantsch mountain.
Austria is a typical mountain country mostly consisting of the Eastern Alps. Austrian Alpine terrain is typical for vast mountain ranges divided by deep valleys and mountains steeply declining to valleys.
After a year we get back to the resort of Murtal west from Graz, Styria. This region welcomes its visitor. It has a lot of attractions and events we will introduce you in the following lines.
The recreation area of Murtal is located on west from Graz, Styria. There are peaks of the Hohe Tauern, Zirbitzkogel, Seetal and Seckau Alps as well as the hilly Nockberge Mountains.
After visiting the mountainous landscape of Hochsteiermark we move today in westerly direction to Murtal. Murtal offers great entertainment, excellent skiing, adrenaline experiences and indescribable scenery.
Hochsteiermark covers the area from StyrianSemmering to the Hochschwab Mountains and further to the Eisenerz Alps. This mountainous land attract from the time immemorial not only the Austrians but also visitors from other countries to do trips in beautiful and sometimes wild nature.
What is the historical centre of the university town, where stayed Johannes Kepler among others?
Despite we have visited well-known Austrian town of Mariazell many times, only recently we have managed to come in the time the basilica was opened. Thus, we have visited this jewel of pilgrimage from the inside.
The last stop of our journey across three countries was Mountain Erberg located in Steiermark. It is known as one of the larges European iron ore sites and it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the whole region.
We stay in Styria even today. Previously we introduced you Murtal, a recreation region and Hochsteirn. Today we look in the capital of Styria, Graz that is also the largest city in the region. We will also give you few tips for trips.
Today we head to Austria where we visit the mountainous landscape of Hochsteiermark. We introduce you to it. As it is an area of the idyllic, sports and recreational activities. We will not forget to give you some tips for interesting events.
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