Hiking route Eiteljörg circular route, Puch bei Weiz - Touren-Impression #1 | © Oststeiermark Tourismus Hiking route Eiteljörg circular route, Puch bei Weiz - Touren-Impression #1 | © Oststeiermark Tourismus

Eiteljörg circular route, Puch bei Weiz

Enjoyable, easy hike through orchards and vineyards in the paradise of pleasure, the Styrian Apple Road in Puch near Weiz.
The apple village of Puch near Weiz is the center of the Styrian Apple Road, a gently rolling, lovely landscape with orchards as far as the eye can see.

It is especially beautiful in spring at the time of tree blossoming, when the village is enveloped in a cloud of white and delicate pink blossoms, but autumn also shows its most beautiful, sweetest and tastiest side on the Apfelstrasse.

The Apple Road winds around 25 km from Prebuch near Gleisdorf to the apple village of Puch and Oberfeistritz near Anger. On the way you will meet many fruit farmers who, as direct marketers, offer all the delicacies that are made from fruit.

These can be the most diverse juices, must in all variations, but also jams, nectars, fruit liqueurs and, above all, a variety of noble brandies.

First and foremost, the "Abacus", which 23 "apple men" distill in a strict ritual from the best apple variety of the year under the strictest secrecy in seclusion.

Characteristics

Skill
Fitness

Best season

January
February
December

The tour in numbers

easy
Level of difficulty
3,7 km
Route
1:00 h
Time
80 hm
Uphill
74 hm
Downhill
451 m
Highest point

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More information

ApfelLand is located in the heart of Eastern Styria, about 60 km northeast of Graz and about 140 km south of Vienna.

To Google Maps for the calculation of the journey

The Eiteljörg loop takes us from the Puch adventure pool, past the municipal office along the sidewalk to the Hirschenbergweg turnoff.Heading south, we hike along the Hirschenbergweg to the storage area of the Höfler tree nursery.The path now leads us along the nursery area and the Schirnitzbach stream over the bridge to the Eiteljörg fruit and wine farm where we can fortify ourselves.After a refreshment we cross the state road and walk through orchards and vineyards to the connection to the apple hiking trail. From now on, the path leads us along the apple hiking trail or bike and walking path back to the apple village of Puch.Trail marking: Hiking trail signs in yellow - trail no. 3
We recommend

Apple blossom festival

" Apple Street Autumn September- October

Apfelmontgolfiade - (International balloonists meeting) - end of October

Hartberg train station is located close to ApfelLand-Stubenbergsee.

Timetables and information can be found at the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) or at www.busbahnbim.at.

Mobility Eastern Styria with shared cab SAM

All rental stations for bikes & e-bikes in Eastern Styria.

More info about the region, where to stop, where to find rooms:

East Styria Tourism Association

Office Apfelland - Stubenbergsee

Stubenberg at the lake 5, 8223 Stubenberg at the lake

Tel. +43 3176 8882

Opening hours:

November to February: Monday to Friday 08:00 to 12:00

From March

Monday to Friday 08:00 to 12:00 & 13:00 to 17:00

July-August: Saturday, 09:00 to 12:00 o'clock

Information office Anger

South Tyrolean Square 3, 8184 Anger

+43 3175 2211 700

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday: 08:00 to 12:00

Email: apfelland@oststeiermark.com

Website: www.oststeiermark.com

Get information at the tourist office about hiking maps, cycling maps and excursion destination maps and other tour tips.

You can also order information material on our website from the comfort of your own home.

Eastern Styria Tourist Office

Office ApfelLand-Stubenbergsee

8223 Stubenberg at the lake 5

Tel. :+43 3176 8882

www.apfelland.info

www.oststeiermark.com

Hiking map available at the tourist offices in Stubenberg and Anger

Further information material about the region is available at the tourist offices of the

Tourism Association Eastern Styria

Office Apfelland - Stubenbergsee

Stubenberg at the lake 5, 8223 Stubenberg at the lake

Tel. +43 3176 8882

Opening hours:

November to February: Monday to Friday 08:00 to 12:00

From March

Monday to Friday 08:00 to 12:00 & 13:00 to 17:00

July-August: Saturday, 09:00 to 12:00 o'clock

Information office Anger

South Tyrolean Square 3, 8184 Anger

+43 3175 2211 700

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday: 08:00 to 12:00

Email: apfelland@oststeiermark.com

Website: www.oststeiermark.com

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What the weather will be like

Puch bei Weiz (432m)

Morning
sunny
21°C
0%
5 km/h
Noon
slightly cloudy
27°C
35%
5 km/h
Night
sunny
25°C
25%
5 km/h
Dry and partly sunny throughout the day, with cloudy periods from time to time.
Morning
sunny
21°C
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Noon
very sunny
29°C
5%
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Night
very sunny
27°C
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Some clouds in the morning, lateron much sunshine and hardly any clouds
16.07.2024
very sunny
19°C 33°C
17.07.2024
sunny
18°C 29°C
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sunny
18°C 30°C
Kindererlebnis-Bauernhof Perhofer, Silvia | © Oststeiermark Tourismus, Rene Strasser

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