Shopping stroll with donkeys in the Pöllauer Tal Nature Park | © TV Oststeiermark | Bernhard Bergmann Shopping stroll with donkeys in the Pöllauer Tal Nature Park | © TV Oststeiermark | Bernhard Bergmann
Time for country and people

slow trips

Eastern Styria has teamed up with different European regions in Austria, Luxembourg, Sweden, Germany, Italy and Lithuania and developed a new sustainable vacation concept for very special guests like you. With these Slow Trip experiences you will discover Eastern Styria away from mainstream tourism. You will experience the authentic local life to the fullest and get to know the diversity of Eastern Styrian everyday culture. Where else do you have the opportunity to meet the locals and have a lively lively exchange of ideas with them?

Learn more about the adventure region of Eastern Styria, be "in the middle of the action" with these bookable experiences, walk barefoot through the lush green meadows and forests and listen to the sounds of nature. Take time for the land and its people and book your Slow-Trip-adventure now!

Experience the diverse everyday culture of Eastern Styria, which has a lot to offer in the way of extraordinary things. Glide over breathtaking landscapes in a hot air balloon. Learn how to steer a train. Or simply explore the surroundings on foot. But the region is also known as a cycling and hiking region. Our Slow Trips experiences in Eastern Styria are individualized adventures far away from the mainstream and hardly tapped by mass tourism.


Here you will find your special experience in Eastern Styria. Vacation experiences that don't exist elsewhere, unique, weird and wonderful! Immerse yourself in the slower way of life of the region and let yourself be inspired by the serenity of the people of Eastern Styria.


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The motto of the Slow Trips experience week


The heart of Slow Trips beats to the rhythm of Eastern Styria. Here you will not only find places, but moments that become true experiences at the gentle pace of travel.

Gain an insight into the fascination of Slow Trips through the eyes of two passionate bloggers, Wiederunterwegs and Elena Paschinger. During their week of experiences, they explored some of the 20 new Slow Trips in Eastern Styria. From lost places and relaxing alpaca hikes to creative wreath-making with autumnal decorations - this week of experiences led to unique adventures.

Whether you learn about the activities of the apple men in Puch, immerse yourself in the magic of the forest, visit the House of Women, experience a unique shopping tour with donkeys through Pöllau or put your skills to the test with soapstone carving - one thing is certain: the journey is the reward - especially on slow trips!

Homemade jam from Kleinhofer's Himbeernest in Eastern Styria | © Elena Paschinger
Shopping tour with donkeys through Pöllau | © Elena Paschinger
Soapstone carving at the Kunstwerk in Eastern Styria | © Elena Paschinger

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