Hiking the alpine pastures and meadows of the Eastern Styria is good for the body and soul, but an unhurried city stroll also has its appeal. No matter where you go in the region, every hike is pure enjoyment. The cabins, inns and wine taverns invite you to stop and refresh yourself along the hiking trail.
The Eastern Styria is truly a hiking paradise for young and old. While skilled hikers climb the Eastern Styria’s peaks, families and casual hikers may explore the region at a slower pace – but the Eastern Styria invites exactly that: Conscious exploration, active experience and sensual enjoyment! Idyllic themed hiking trails and interesting nature trails are ideal for getting to know the region. For families in particular, they need to be part of a holiday in the Eastern Styria.
Hiking along bubbling brooks and rippling rivers is especially appealing since you have a constant, cooling companion along the road. Quickly getting your feet wet or having a long drink of spring water – our water hiking trails are great for families, especially in midsummer.
Hiking and getting to know the country with its people, flora and fauna is truly enriching. The appeal of themed trails lies in the playful, entertaining acquisition of knowledge – an experience that’s not only good for children!
These trails are great for families with prams or buggies and guests with limited mobility to enjoy the hiking experience. These trails follow roadways or board walks.
Our meditative trails are perfect for anyone who wants to get a little more out of hiking. Rather than scaling the peaks, the focus here is on a serene, contemplative hike with stations featuring texts that provide food for thought.
Dogs on a leash are very welcome in Austria’s garden. Hiking trails where dogs will not encounter grazing animals are also provided over the farmed alpine pastures.
Spending several days on foot and getting to know the region in this way is becoming increasingly popular, regardless of whether you are traveling on different stages across Eastern Styria or whether you are making the journey to the neighboring country.
With the Alpannonia long-distance hiking trail, a hiking trail certified with the Austrian Hiking Seal of Quality also starts in the region.
Nordic Walking with Professor Werner Riedl has been available in the Pöllauer Tal Nature Park for many years. The expert guides sports enthusiasts of all ages through the beauty of Eastern Styria and thus awakens the fun of exercise.
Whether together or just with nature as your proud companion - getting fit in Austria's garden is really easy.
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Spending several days on foot and getting to know the region in this way is becoming more and more popular, whether you are travelling across Eastern Styria on different stages or making the journey to the neighbouring country. With the Alpannonia long-distance hiking trail, a hiking trail certified with the Austrian Hiking Seal of Quality also starts in the region.
The Alpannonia long-distance hiking trail connects the Eastern Alps with the Pannonian Plain in six or seven day stages. The most important places along the hiking trail are connected to the main trail by feeder trails, which can be used to reach the Alpannonia route and also to get in along the way. The different stages of varying duration ensure that the Alpannonia trail is also suitable for families.
More info on the tours, stopovers, offers along the route, as well as views and vistas can be found on the Alpannonia Website.
Our most beautiful, popular and well-known trails in the Eastern Styria are presented here.