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!

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.

The motto in the Slow Trips - Experience Week from Friday, October 13 to Wednesday, October 18, 2023


As a traveler, you have the opportunity to become creative and actively participate in our adventure region.
in our adventure region. With these Slow Trips experiences you will get an insight into the life of the locals and may even participate in it yourself. Whether from local artisans, cultural purists, decelerators to explorers, immerse yourself in our variety of experiences, which become bookable bundled in the Slow Trips experience week. All these newly created experiences are waiting to be visited by you at this kick-off event.

The exact program with the bookable times will be published here on Tuesday, October 3!

The following businesses & experiences are taking part in the Slow Trips experience week:

  •  Heidenmehl is turned into delicious Sterz by Getreidemühle Posch, Hartberg
  • Fruits of the goddess by Biohof Schloffer, Anger
  • Tying-up tour for singles by Rudi der Schlosskutscher, Stubenberg
  • Shopping strolling tour with the donkeys from Apfelschmiede 3er, Pöllau
  • Lost-Place-Tour to the ruin Waxenegg by Mythische Unter- und Oberwelten, Anger
  • ZERO Waste decoration workshop by RETTER BioGut, Pöllauberg
  • With "animal" relax and enjoy of Hohenkogl Alpakas & Co, pc. Ruprecht a.d. Raab
  • The wolf clan of the Kulm - a stone age journey of bow Gerhard Wiesler, Puch with Weiz
  • Blossom time is wreath binding time of vacation houses De Buigne, Pöllauberg
  • Smart tour with alpaca Johann from Pöllauertal Alpakas, Pöllau
  • Mindfully on the way on styrian pilgrim ways of house of the women, St. Johann b. Herberstein
  • From raw stone to personal work of art by Kunstwerk.CC, Kaindorf b. Hartberg
  • Learning to bake bread at RETTER BioGut, Pöllauberg
  • Jam - the summer in the glass of Kleinhofers raspberry nest, Anger
  • Oldtimer chugging in the nature park Pöllauertal of vacation houses De Buigne, Pöllauberg
  • Elder - the tree of life by Obsthof Pieber, Anger
  • Male travel watercolors after Urban Sketching Art by Styrian Summer Art, Pöllau
  • ABAKUS - in search of the spirit of the apple men by Obsthof Pieber, Anger
  • Once upon a time ... a small family farm by Bauernhof Buchegger, Pöllauberg 
  • Forest magic: Discover the forest with yoga & mindfulness by Nature & Yoga, Rabenwald
  • Fermentation workshop by BIO-Kräuterhof Zemanek, Pöllau
Slow Trips experience "Jam - the summer in a jar". | © TV Oststeiermark | Christian Strassegger

Slow Trips - adventure search go!

As desired, you can enter the vacation period here and choose between the regions of Eastern Styria.

This transnational LEADER cooperation project „European Slow Trips – Explore People and Culture“ is being implemented by the Local Action Group Zeitkultur Oststeirisches Kernland in cooperation with the Zukunftsinitiative Oststeiermark. A total of 9 regions from 6 EU countries (Sweden, Lithuania, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria and Italy) are involved in the project. The region Oststeiermark is the lead partner. For more information about the project:
The present Slow Trips experiences were provided as part of the LEADER transnational cooperation project funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) / LEADER 2014-2020.