If you like hiking, you will love Hochsteiermark. The region features numerous trails, among them the BergZeitReise trail that runs all the way through Styria from the high-alpine Hochschwab area to Peter Rosegger’s Waldheimat region in 18 daily stages. Expect a route full of natural, cultural and culinary highlights!
Or how about exploring one of the region’s many other themed hiking trails revolving around water, the sun and climate, famous composers or other fascinating topics together with your family? Alternatively, you could also explore one of Hochsteiermark’s pilgrimage routes – they offer perfect opportunities to leave your worries behind and find inner peace!
What all hiking trails in the northeastern part of the green heart of Austria have in common? All of them are surrounded by splendid nature. Some of them run through romantic forests, others across picturesque meadows or the impressive mountain peaks of the Hochschwab mountain range. Some of them also take you right into the heart of charming towns like Mariazell with its famous pilgrimage basilica or to Bruck an der Mur, one of Austria’s “Small Historic Towns“.
Hochsteiermark boasts a multitude of hiking trails, ranging from easy to challenging routes and from short hikes to multi-week adventures. If you enjoy hiking, Hochsteiermark is just the place for you!