Culture, sport, recreation in Murau

An unforgettable vacation in the Murau-Kreischberg holiday region stands for unlimited nature exploration. Discover Austria's "Green Heart" which is the widely known name of Styria. Embedded in the Nockberge and Niedere Tauern mountain massifs, nature fans find an infinite number of walking trails and cycling routes leading past the region's most renowned cultural highlights and attractions. Murau makes a wonderful holiday destination throughout the seasons. In summer, crystal clear swimming lakes promise endless water fun against the dreamlike backdrop, plus myriad signposted hiking, cycling and biking routes for all ages. In winter, sports aficionados get together on the immaculate slopes of the Kreischberg ski mountain amid picture-book winter landscapes.

Winter holidays in Styria's Murtal

The idyllic town of Murau makes a true paradise for winter sport fans of all ages and preferences. Both skiers and snowboarders spend the winter holidays of their lifetime here in beautiful Styria. Culture vultures looking for a couple of relaxing days are warmly welcome as well. Highly interesting museums and places worth visiting are spread all over the scenic area – like Schloss Murau castle, the town's landmark. Water fun coupled with ultimate relaxation await vacationers of all ages in the Murau indoor swimming bath. The dreamlike natural landscape lends itself to outstanding activities at the heart of this winter wonderland. Especially the Kreischberg and Frauenalpe ski mountains are popular among skiers and snowboarders. The ski regions not only offer wide open slopes and immaculate runs but also awe-inspiring panoramic views of the Styrian mountains and valleys. Fresh and healthy air already included!
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2 Ski areas in Murau

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    Elevation: 868 - 2118 m KM of slopes: 42 km Operating: 01.12.18 - 01.04.19 Village: St. Lorenzen ob Murau Region: Oberes Murtal
    Day tickets (EUR)
    High season / Adult
    45.50 select
  • Elevation: 1500 - 2000 m KM of slopes: 10 km Operating: 11.02.17 - 15.03.17 Village: Murau Region: Oberes Murtal
    Day tickets (EUR)
    High season / Adult
    25.00 select
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Ultimate hiking holidays in Murau-Kreischberg

There is no better place for varied summer holidays than lovely Murau. Holiday makers can choose from a huge number of sports and recreational facilities plus splendid landscapes offering truly unique fauna and flora. Experience the unrivaled Styrian hospitality in the Murau-Kreischberg holiday region. Kreischberg, Gstoder and Frauenalpe offer everything a mountain fan's heart could possibly desire: fabulous walking trails and hiking routes at all altitudes with breathtaking panorama vantage points. A state-of-the-art mountain gondola takes avid walkers up to the Kreischberg peak where idyllic paths and dreamlike nature landscapes await them. Additionally, the lovely Murau-Kreischberg holiday region boasts wonderful cycling trails and mountain bike routes to the valley's most scenic spots - among them the Mur cycleway leading along the Mur river shore and though gently rolling hills. Murau makes a real heaven for culture lovers thanks to several museums, exhibitions and interesting excursion sites for the whole family. For example, the Murau wood museum organizes a special crafts workshop for the youngest visitors.
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Travel Route & Address

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Stadt Murau
Liechtensteinstraße 3-5
8850 Murau, Austria