Here, cittaslow can be felt and experienced. Walls steeped in history are just as much a part of this city as modern shopping experiences.
Hartberg in the middle of Hartbergerland is a town with 3000 years of cultural history. And just as Hartberg was once the first gathering place of the nobility in the Styrian Mark in the Middle Ages, today it shines as a gourmet, friendly mellowed cultural city for enthusiasts, dreamers and bon vivants. The city was the second in Austria to receive the internationally renowned "Città Slow" certification. This special distinction stands for recreation, tranquility and deceleration and the enjoy. The city flourishes with its concerts and great events such as musical, exhibitions, literature summer, Live in the City, CariARTE.
For sports enthusiasts, the city of Hartberg, truly an Eldorado. Thus, guests can expect in Hartberg: a swimming facility with diving tower, sports halls, soccer stadium, climbing hall, tennis hall and tennis courts. Runners, hikers, walkers and cyclists also have a wealth of options here on EuroVelo 9 and the Weinland Steiermark bike tour. A special highlight is the World Cycling Week in August. In the Advent season Hartberg shines in a true sea of lights. The Lichter- und Weihnachtszauber in Hartberg is the Advent experience in eastern Styria.