Immerse yourself in the garden of Austria and collect bonus points for your own happiness account - this is the credo for vacations in Eastern Styria. Summer fresh in love pleases the senses. Cultural enjoyment and a down-to-earth way of life lure you into the countryside.
You can only experience this in Eastern Styria! By this is meant: A handpicked cultural round from the Huabn Theater in the Almenland Nature Park, from the Hartberg ClariArte Festival with swinging clarinet sound, from the Puppet Night for adults at Lake Stubenberg to top-class organ sound concerts in the ApfelLand Stubenbergsee and Pöllauer Tal Nature Park and a lively festival culture, full of colorful regionality, from the Krapfen- and Kraftspendekirtag to the Fischbacher Rindfleischfest in the Joglland-Waldheimat region, from the Musi-Fest in Gasen at the Stoanis, from the Sterzfest on the Sommeralm to the legendary Mulbratfest in the old town of Weiz.
Click here for the events in Eastern Styria.
Garden landscapes in eastern Styria inspire with diversity. Mother Earth means well. Herbs, fruit, wine of many vegetable crops, on lush green pastures and meadows graze cattle and sheep at 4-star level.
Maintaining a balance is something to which a great deal of importance is attached. Two nature parks are proof enough. Where nature is allowed to be nature, that is great cinema for the senses. It is a matter of looking, marveling, sniffing, costing.... And the summer evenings end with culture and celebration.
With culture and festive mood, Sommerfrische is a whole, the protagonist is and remains nature. Dive in, dive down, submerge, emerge: Nature is a fountain of youth, refreshes body and soul. Styrian green power works! Being happy is a somewhat different story. Happiness is like a butterfly: if we chase it, we will never catch it, but if we pause calmly, it will find its place. When diving into Eastern Styria, you will find precisely those places where the beauty of nature makes the melody of happiness resound. → Accommodations who have their hearts in the right place.
Above the clouds, freedom must be boundless. So goes a song by Reinhard Mey, which probably also applies to ballooning. In Eastern Styria, people swear by the ultimate experience with a lot of passion and decades of experience. It is celebrated as one of the last great adventures of our time. Free as a bird, carried only by the wind, it is an indescribable feeling that will remain unforgettable. Take off and experience eastern Styria with a far-sighted view. → At the Thaller → At the Apfelwirt
Whether on sunny or rainy days - the children want to have a vacation! The laughter of the children enchants. Where they feel good, parents also relax. The manifold possibilities in Eastern Styria do not let boredom arise. Summer happiness for the whole family! Whether movement in nature, on family-friendly hiking trails or simply at the "experience for soles" at the barefoot parkour to water fun for young and old. Fun and action, fun and thrills are not missed out.
Off to paradisiacal natural settings! Splashing around in the Raabklamm gorge is an experience that everyone enjoys. From big to small, it's the togetherness that counts. Then it's off to St. Ruprecht an der Raab, the oldest river bath in Styria, for bathing pleasures full of variety. During water games at the babbling brook in Hinterbrühl in the Pöllauer Tal Nature Park, nature pulls out all the stops and fires the imagination. Nature works!
Let's go on a voyage of discovery! Simply walk barefoot through the grass, listen to the quiet sounds in the forest, see the world with different eyes with a magnifying glass in your hand. Nature in Eastern Styria is a huge playground full of adventure. How about a ramble through nature blindfolded, trains the sense of touch. Fun & action is also included: from summer tobogganing to varied trails. Getting into the swing of things in the middle of the greenery is twice as much fun.
Whether swimming, surfing, stand-up paddling or yoga at the lake - the Stubenbergsee is a water paradise for young and old. Children enjoy 60 m water slide and sand playgrounds with sun sails. Teens and the young at heart dive into a party mood at the Beach Club Seehof. In idyllically located outdoor pools in the middle of the greenery, at the natural bathing lake or in the swimming pools directly at one of the family-friendly hosts guarantee a summer fun time.
If you book your vacation with one of the GenussCard hosts, the GenussCard is already included from the 1st overnight stay. More than 160 excursion destinations are free of charge and offer plenty of experiences. Everything chocolate! is called with the Felber in the Schokolademanafaktur. In the apple country alpaca it becomes cuddly-woolly, the four-legged friends one has immediately become fond of. Miniature dwarf goats and Shetland ponies romp around the farm. In Austria's garden, animals and children's hearts are happy.