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Destinations in the Eastern Styria

Enjoy a day with your loved ones in the green heart of Austria. Eastern Styria offers a wealth of choices for spending your day. In nature or in storied buildings, Austria’s garden has everything the heart desires.

Make memories that last a lifetime during a visit to the natural and cultural sites in Austria’s garden. From a magical underground lake to traces of the Romans to legendary places of power, you will find impressive sites in Eastern Styria.

You will find a variety of excursion destinations for the whole family in Eastern Styria as well. Kids can zoom downhill on the summer toboggan run, discover the woods and alpine pastures as a playground, and experience animal adventures at the petting zoo. How could Austria’s garden be otherwise? Artistically designed show gardens enchant visitors with Eastern Styria’s love of details. The various scenic routes, such as the Castle Road and the Roman Wine Road, are another special feature of Eastern Styria.

The most beautiful destinations in the Eastern Styria

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Pöllau Valley_Church_Eastern Styria
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  • Pöllau

Parish Church Pöllau

Visit the parish church Pöllau St. Vitus (former abbey church) in the Nature Park Pöllau Valley.
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Karl-Wirt_Inn_Eastern Styria | © Gasthaus Karl-Wirt
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  • St. Kathrein am Offenegg

Recreational facility Karl Wirt

In the leisure facility at the Gasthaus Karl-Wirt there is a lot to experience, especially for the little guests! It...
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Foucault pendulum_pendulum1_Eastern Styria
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  • St. Ruprecht an der Raab

Foucault pendulum

In the center of the village - right next to the park - is the Foucault pendulum. It is unique of its kind because it...
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Forest park Hochreiter_wooden ball track_Eastern Styria | © Waldpark Hochreiter
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  • Breitenau am Hochlantsch

ÖKO Park Hochreiter

Many adults appreciate the forest as a place of rest. Children want more action. With us, in the forest park Hochreiter...
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The desert garden_garden1_eastern Styria | © Der Wüstengarten
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The desert garden

The desert garden With around 2600 m², this is the largest, most conspicuous and therefore eponymous part of the...
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Sandicca_Seabuckthorn gardens_Eastern Styria | © Sandicca
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  • Wenigzell

Sandicca Wenigzell

The autumnal wild fruit has been cultivated and grown in the Styrian SANDICCA in Wenigzell by the Kroisleitner family...
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Teichalm lake_panorama_Eastern Styria | © Tourismusverband Oststeiermark
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  • Fladnitz an der Teichalm

Teichalm lake

The Teichalmsee is the heart of the Almenland Nature Park. This moor lake is located at 1,200m above sea level and is...
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Family outdoor pool_slide_Eastern Styria | © Stadtgemeinde Friedberg
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  • Friedberg

Family pool Friedberg

Solar heated outdoor pool with wide water slide, massage bench, triple jet pipe, bottom bubbler.
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GenussCard handover at the reception | Harald Eisenberger | © Thermen- und Vulkanland Steiermark, Harald Eisenberger


Starting with the first overnight stay at a GenussCard partner operation, you receive the GenussCard at no charge. It lets you visit the more than 250 GenussCard destinations free of charge, also on the day of arrival. These range from bathing on the Stubenbergsee to a tasting at the Almenland-Imkerei Kreiner or the Konditorei Schwindhackl, a ride on the summer toboggan run, a church tour in Pöllau or an old town tour in Hartberg.

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