Holidays Upper Styria

Holidays in Upper Styria's East

Heart-warming and authentic, wildly romantic and innovative – welcome to the Upper Styrian East!
Superb landscapes interspersed with emerald green lakes and shady forests. Upper Styria nestles in the province's eastern part and comprises a range of scenic holiday villages, among them Styria's Semmering-Waldheimat-Veitsch, Kindberg – Mürztal Fruit Region, Pogusch – Romantic Styria, Bruck – Kapfenberg, Leoben – Styrian Iron Road, Palten – Liesing Holiday Valleys, Hochschwab Area, Mariazeller Land and Mürzer Oberland Nature Park. The entire area covers some 3459 square kilometers. Leisurely hikers and alpinists can choose from a huge variety of trails and routes. Winter sport fans are recommended to explore Stuhleck, the biggest ski area in Upper Styria.

Holidays in Upper Styria's East

Vacationers enjoying a stay in Upper Styria's East will find a perfect blend of rest, relaxation and wonderful activities.
Leisurely hikers and expert alpinists get together in the fantastic Veitsch region and the surrounding pasturelands. Nature explorers of all ages enjoy the Roßlochklamm ravine and the "Forest of Senses" amid the scenic Mürzer Oberland Nature Park. The majestic Hochschwab mountain massif has 100 peaks and 40 valleys just perfect to explore and enjoy. The whole area boasts a huge network of walking paths and hiking trails for all skill levels and preferences. Upper Styria's East makes a wonderful heaven for all those in search of rest and relaxation. Why don't you make a fun-filled "Love Diploma" together with your partner? Memorable twosome moments are absolutely guaranteed for all those in love.

The Hochschwab area – also known as Upper Styria's Caribbean – is renowned for its rich waters, offering unlimited outdoor fun and thrilling water sports like river rafting tours. A specialized nordic walking center, located in Wald am Schoberpass, attracts walking fans from near and far. An outstanding adventure world near Mautern - incl. summer tobogganing and a downhill park for families - promises adrenalin kicks in a row. Shopping fans are strongly recommended to visit the lovely towns of Bruck an der Mur and Leoben.

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2 Lakes in Upper Styria

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Information on the region

Winter vacation for adventure fans

Upper Styria's East features gently rolling mountain flanks ideal for nature enthusiasts in winter. A number of small ski areas with excellent services and infrastructures ensures a truly memorable winter holiday amid picture-book landscapes covered all in white. Endless winter walking trails or snowshoe hiking tours take you on a relaxing journey to your inner self. Winter sport fans explore Mariazeller Land and the slopes of Bürgeralpe – a quiet and cozy ski area. Expert skiers and snowboarders should head for Stuhleck – Semmering, the biggest ski region in Upper Styria's East. Stuhleck offers top modern ski lifts, 24 slope kilometers, a night ski run, a toboggan run, two exciting snow parks and a spectacular snow tubing track.

Nordic skiers can indulge in wonderful cross-country skiing tracks for all ages and abilities. Splendid winter holidays in Upper Styria's East also stand for unrivaled action and fun for families and kids. Winter!Sport!Museum! invites visitors to discover Mürzzuschlag and its varied museums: Brahmsmuseum, kunsthaus muerz and SÜDBAHN Museum. Lovely Mürzer Oberland Nature Park focuses on old handicrafts and glass manufacturing.

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Travel Route & Address

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Tourismusregion "Hochsteiermark"
Pestalozzistraße 12
8670 Krieglach, Austria