The Murau region stands for stunning nature, fascinating culture and authentic cuisine. The result: You can get to know the region during new activities and explorations every day. For instance, how about forest bathing trips, cultural forays or culinary explorations of the region’s many villages?
Eight summits and about 40 lakes are only waiting for you to explore the splendid nature of the Murau region. From spring to autumn, you can experience marvellous panoramic views during hiking, cycling or swimming.
If you’re into long-distance hiking, the Via Natura trail might be just the thing for you. Young guests can explore the region’s colourful nature during the “NaturLesen” (Reading Nature) scheme at Nature Park Zirbitzkogel-Grebenzen.
Avid cyclists appreciate the region’s varied network of cycle paths, ranging from leisurely rides along the river Mur to challenging mountain trails.
On hot summer days, you can take a refreshing dip. Whether it’s down in the valley or up in the Alpine pasture region: Murau’s natural lakes and public pools offer water fun for the whole family.
During the winter months, the Murau region turns into one big snow paradise. Experience action-packed days of skiing, snowboarding and sledging with your loved ones! Away from the crowds, you can enjoy the tranquillity of the glistening winter landscape during ski touring, winter hiking or cross-country skiing.
The nature of the Murau region is not just perfect for doing all kinds of sports – it’s also a great place to recharge your batteries and cleanse your body and mind. The forests of the “timber region” invite you to feel the invigorating power of wood. For instance, you can find relaxation during forest bathing. Whether it’s on your own or with a group – forest bathing in the Muraur egion is a holiday highlight not to be missed!
Culture lovers get their money’s worth in the Murau region. For instance, learn about the history of beer brewing during a guided tour of the Brewery of Senses. The art of brewing has been playing a major role throughout the region since 1495. Additional highlights for culture lovers include the historic buildings of St. Lambrecht’s Abbey and Murau Castle.
Also don’t miss a ride with the Murtalbahn nostalgic steam train that winds its way along the river Mur and through picturesque mountain landscapes, forests and floodplains.
The Murau region is also known for the many traditional festivities taking place there. For instance, annual highlights such as the “Faschingsrennen” (carnival race) or the “Samsonumzug” procession are deeply rooted in the history of the respective villages.
Discover the true taste of Styria – in the villages of the Murau region! The local restaurants serve culinary delights made from regional ingredients. For instance, the region is known for local specialities such as refreshing beer, aromatic cheese, fresh fish, tender lamb or venison and sweet honey – all of them produced in a sustainable manner and in harmony with the local flora and fauna.