Holidays in South & West Styria
The holiday region of South & West Styria has a lot to offer to vacationers of all ages. The gently rolling hills are always worth a visit, encircled by breathtaking landscapes and areas of unspoilt nature. Thanks to the mild climate and frequent high-pressure areas coming from the Adriatic countries, this part of Styria makes for a great holiday destination all year round. Styria features some 300 sunshine days per year – cycling and biking is possible throughout the seasons. South & West Styria comprise the geographic regions of Deutschlandsberg and Leibnitz, also known as "Austria's Tuscany" due to its warm temperatures and the softly rolling hills encircled by the summits of Koralpe and endless vineyards. What's more, the area offers a fine blend of art and culture treasures and endless opportunities for sportsmen and adventure-seeking guests.
South & West Styria – Active summer days
The lovely region of South & West Styria comprises the Leibnitzer Feld (a part of the Murtal valley), Lassnitztal and Sulmtal, the southern parts of Western Styria's Hills (Riedelland), the Styrian part of Windischer Bühel, the eastern mountains of Koralpe and the northern slopes of Poßruck. Wonderful landscapes and unspoilt nature accompany guests from the minute they arrive, coupled with genuine hospitality and charming locals. A summer holiday in South & West Styria also promises unlimited activities: cycling, running, jogging, nordic walking, hiking, fishing, horseback riding, playing tennis, plus a lot more. Ultimate water fun is guaranteed at the shores of the Soboth reservoir.
A real heaven for cycling fans of all ages – be it road cyclists, trekking aficionados or mountain bikers – since the region has an infinite number of trails, among them 18 panoramic routes and cross-border trails to Slovenia. All routes offer a unique blend of nature, culture and culinary highlights. Walkers and hikers can choose from varied wine walks, pastureland trails, literature theme hikes or cross-border mountain adventures to neighboring Slovenia.