No matter the season, there are special natural spectacles to observe in ERZBERG LEOBEN: from blossoming trees and alpine meadows in summer to snow-covered landscapes in winter. And the options for sporty activities in the region are as multifaceted as nature itself!
As soon as the snow starts to disappear from the peaks of the Eisenerz Alps and spring is just around the corner, the hiking season starts. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned mountain expert: In ERZBERG LEOBEN, everyone will find a route that suits their fancy. The region is also perfect for climbing and welcomes the brave with the most challenging via ferratas in all of Austria.
In ERZBERG LEOBEN, excursionists encounter two special highlights. While fishermen cast their fishing rods on the shores of Grüner See (Green Lake), summer visitors cool off at Lake Leopoldsteinersee. Even at the height of summer, the water remains cool and fresh – and its invigorating effects last long after taking a dip in it. Sounds a bit too cold for you? Alternatively, you can find a shady spot at one of the region’s outdoor pools and enjoy a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains.
The river Mur also invites you to refreshing fun in the water. On boat trips or while stand-up paddling, water sports enthusiasts discover the river landscape from the water.
As soon as the leaves on the trees change colour and the days become shorter, autumn is in high season and with it, numerous sporty activities in nature. Hiking is particularly beautiful at this time of year. And while cycling along the river Mur or while biking up the mountains on challenging trails, you can watch nature become more colourful as the days go by.
A unique experience for golf enthusiasts is teeing off in autumnal surroundings at Trofaiach Golf Club. The mountain backdrop and the trees radiating in beautiful autumnal colours create a unique panorama.
Covered in snow, ERZBERG LEOBEN transforms into a winter paradise with numerous opportunities for outdoor activities. The ski resort on Präbichl and Sonnberglifte ski resort invite you to go skiing.
Both ski areas boast an attractive range of ski runs for every skill level. Cross-country skiing pleasure awaits on the trails awarded the Styrian Cross-Country Ski Trail Seal of Quality. Those who also want to pursue their passion for hiking in the winter months can strap on some snowshoes – and off they go on a scenic winter hike!