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Look around Stainz - run

Come on, let's go for a run. Get out your running shoes and explore Stainz from the magnificent Stainz Castle. 
Around Stainz

Sporty on the "look around Stainz - run" circuit with the starting point at Stainz Castle. The route invites you to get to know Stainz in its beautiful natural surroundings. A further number of routes with the central starting point at the main square and all levels of difficulty invite you to discover the surroundings around Stainz in a sporty and above all healthy way.


Level of fitness

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The tour in numbers

Level of difficulty
22,9 km
3:35 h
288 hm
284 hm
473 m
Highest point
312 m
Lowest point

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More information

Plan your journey via Google Maps to the starting point of the tour:

From the north: Motorway Munich - Salzburg - Eben - Schladming - Liezen onto the A9 towards Graz. Exit at Lieboch and follow the B76 towards Deutschlandsberg. In Stainz leave the B76 and follow the direction of Schloss Stainz.

A9 is subject to toll - Gleinalmtunnel. Alternative: at St. Michael take the S6 towards Bruck and in Bruck take the S35 towards Graz.

From the west: In Villach take the A2 towards Klagenfurt. Take the Steinberg exit and follow the signs for Stainz - Schloss Stainz.

From the east: A2: Vienna - Aspang - Hartberg - Fürstenfeld - Graz. From Graz continue on the A2 in the direction of Klagenfurt and take the Lieboch exit in the direction of Stainz/Deutschlandsberg/Eibiswald. Follow the B76 to Stainz - direction Schloss Stainz.

From the south: A1 from Marburg to Leibnitz. Exit in Leibnitz (Gralla) and continue on the B74 in the direction of Deutschlandsberg (Heimschuh - Gleinstätten - St.Martin - Deutschlandsberg). Pass the LKH Deutschlandsberg, at each of the four roundabouts take the second exit in the direction of Stainz-Graz. Follow the B 76 in the direction of Stainz. Directly in Stainz, take the third exit at the JET roundabout and drive in the direction of Schloss Stainz.

The start is directly at Stainz Castle. You walk along the Bründlwald forest to Schönegg and Preißberg. At the end of Preißberg, run downhill to the left at the crossroads. A small forest path leads you to Mitterweg through a housing estate. Follow this path to the wayside chapel on your left. Here you walk to the right, cross the Stainzbach stream and follow the forest path. This path leads you directly to Sauerbrunn, also known as the healing spring. A little refreshment at the Kneipweg will give you energy for the way home. Initially, you return the same way you came. When you reach the chapel again, turn right. You pass the school and then turn left into Sauerbrunnstraße. After 600 metres, turn right onto Bartltoniweg. Keep left on this path and turn right at the end after crossing the stream (Rainbach). You will now come to a field path. This leads via Kaplanweg and Freidorferweg to Neurath. Walk through Neuarth. Here you can see alpacas on your right. Cross Engelweingartenstraße. Follow a field path again, past the Freydl bakery to Stainz. At the end of the road, turn right to cross Kärntner Straße. A pedestrian subway leads you under the roundabout to the Gewerbeparkstraße. Follow this until you reach the Banhofpark Stainz. There you can visit the Flascherlzug. Bahnhofstraße leads you into Langwiesenbachgasse. Follow this first to the left and then to the right to a forest path. After a cooling section in the forest, take Lasselsdorferstraße to the left and immediately turn right again towards Graschuh. You cross a settlement lane and at the end of the road you walk to the left and after crossing the stream to the right in the direction of the sewage treatment plant. You are now on a forest path and walk along the Stainzbach stream. At the end, keep left and walk through the village of Ettendorf. Now take the path towards the Georgigberg Chapel and follow the forest path to the Kalvarienberg Chapel. The continuous path leads you past the shooting range, directly to Stainz. The Schilcherweinstraße takes you directly to the Grazer Straße, which you leave on the Klosterhöhe to return to the starting point, Stainz Castle.
Take a look to the right at the end of Neurath. Here you will discover the Schlossblick Alpacas.
You can find timetables and travel information directly at

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Free parking directly at Stainz Castle.


What the weather will be like

Stainz (339m)

5 km/h
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10 km/h
Dry and sunny throughout the day with hardly any clouds.
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Dry and sunny throughout the day with hardly any clouds.
16°C 32°C
18°C 28°C
16°C 27°C

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