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Flair of the South - Premstätten

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You can feel the closeness to the south on this leisurely tour on mainly flat cycle paths and quiet side roads. Immerse yourself in the Schwarzlsee and in nature and art in the Austrian Sculpture Park!
The "flair of the south" will accompany you on the comfortable Premstätten circular tour. The municipal office in Premstätten is the ideal start and finish point, because you can also charge your e-bike here and perhaps get a snack for the road from one of the many direct marketers in the village – although this is not really necessary, because you can enjoy a good home-cooked meal in one of the many inns along the route.

The route follows the R9 Erzherzog Johann cycle path to Dobl and branches off in Muttendorf onto the northern part of the R14 Kainachtalradweg. After Lannach the cycle route leads into the beautiful R56 Liebochtal cycle path and from Attendorf we cycle over wooded hills and then after short steep climbs we come to the Florianiberg – just outside Graz yet still rural landscapes with wonderful views and vineyards.

After a rapid descent we reach the pilgrimage church in Strassgang and ride past the natural swimming pool in Strassgang along the HR11 to the Mur. Then on the R2 along the renaturalised banks of the Mur to the turnoff in Feldkirchen back on the R9 and to the sculpture park and Schwarzl swimming lake, two kilometres from our starting point in Premstätten.

Characteristics

Technique
Level of fitness
Result
Scenery

Best season

January
December

The tour in numbers

medium
Level of difficulty
44,8 km
Route
3:50 h
Duration
331 hm
Ascent
332 hm
Descent
519 m
Highest point
318 m
Lowest point

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More information

Premstätten (Attention partly still indicated as Unterpremstätten!) Autobahn A9 exit Schachenwald, A2 exit Unterpremstätten
R9 (Erzherzog Johann Radweg) - Dobl - Muttendorf - R14 (Kainachtalradweg) - Lannach - Lieboch - R56 (Liebochtalradweg) - Attendorfberg - Riederhof - Strassgang (Graz HR11) - Puntigam - R2 (Murradweg) - Feldkirchen - R9

Connection to Graz center via R2 Mur Cycle Path (3.5 km / -12 m from Graz center)

asphalt bike paths, back roads, cycle lanes, short sections on busy roads and gravel roads

Finally, we recommend a picnic in the vast sculpture park, perhaps after refreshing yourself in the nearby Schwarzlsee lake! All you have to do is pre-order your well-stocked picnic basket at Hotel Ramada, pick it up and find a nice spot, maybe face to face with your favourite sculpture!
Train connection S6 and S7 from Graz, Wies / Eibiswald and Köflach Premstätten / Tobelbad train station - 5 minutes by bike to the town center
free parking in front of the tourist office

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What the weather will be like

Unterpremstätten-Zettling (334m)

Morning
7°C
0%
0 km/h
Noon
14°C
0%
10 km/h
Night
12°C
30%
10 km/h
Fair or bright in the beginning, cloudy towards the end of the day.
Morning
10°C
90%
5 km/h
Noon
11°C
65%
5 km/h
Night
10°C
50%
5 km/h
Heavy rain in the morning, drying up in the afternoon.
30.09.2022
9°C 14°C
01.10.2022
10°C 18°C
02.10.2022
8°C 19°C

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