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Steinschloss-round

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The tour leads from Schleifling to the highest castle ruin in Styria - the castle Steinschloss is freely accessible all year round.
Due to its location and size, the castle ruin "Steinschloss" is one of the most impressive complexes in Central Europe. Visible from afar, defiantly grandly positioned on a rocky spur on the western slope of the Kreuzeck, it is one of the largest and with a sea level of almost 1,200 meters, the highest castle in Styria. It is one of the most impressive complexes in Central Europe.

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness

Best season

January
February
March
April
November
December

The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
12,9 km
Route
4:00 h
Time
477 hm
Uphill
477 hm
Downhill
1171 m
Highest point

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More information

Arrival from Germany

From Munich via the A8 in the direction of Salzburg. From Salzburg on the A10 Tauern freeway to St. Michael im Lungau. Take the B96 to Tamsweg, then continue on the B95 to Predlitz. The B97 leads via Stadl an der Mur to Murau. There, at the traffic circle, go straight on in the direction of Teufenbach/Scheiflling.

Arrival from Oberösterreich/Hungary

At the freeway junction in St. Michael bei Leoben take the S36 towards Klagenfurt. Pass Knittelfeld and Judenburg until you reach Scheifling.

Arrival from Italy

Via Klagenfurt on the S37 past St. Veit an der Glan, Treibach and Friesach. In Friesach continue towards Vienna, via Dürnstein and Wildbad Einöd towards Neumarkt. In Neumarkt keep left. Over the Perachauer Sattel you reach Scheifling.

The tour starts at Scheiflings main square and leads in the direction of Schrattenberg. Then follow the marked hikiing trail 141 to the ruin Steinschloss. The way back goes via Teufenbach and the Murradweg.
The "Steinschlosshütte" is open from May to the end of October - so far the weather is good!
With the BusBahmBim app from Verbundlinie, timetable information has never been easier: all bus, train and streetcar connections in Austria can be queried by entering locations and/or addresses, stops or important points. The app is available as a free app for smartphones (Android, iOS) - on Google Play and in the App Store.

ÖBB www.oebb.at | Verbundlinie Steiermark www.busbahnbim.at 

Parking spaces are available at the main square of Scheifling.
The ideal time for this tour is from May to October. Information brochures are available at the various information offices.

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What the weather will be like

Scheifling (770m)

Morning
sunny
18°C
0%
5 km/h
Noon
sunny
29°C
5%
10 km/h
Night
sunny
24°C
25%
5 km/h
Dry and partly sunny throughout the day, with cloudy periods from time to time.
Morning
very sunny
19°C
0%
5 km/h
Noon
slightly cloudy
27°C
15%
5 km/h
Night
slightly cloudy
23°C
20%
5 km/h
The day starts sunny, but will be partly cloudy in the afternoon.
21.06.2024
slightly cloudy
16°C 31°C
22.06.2024
sunny
14°C 24°C
23.06.2024
slightly cloudy
12°C 23°C
Naturpark-Bank | © Alpengasthof Moser - ArisMedia

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